Debt ceiling: Get ready five months of nonsensical bloviating over our insane finances

The names of the politicians in Washington change, but the debt and the debt ceiling keep on increasing at an almost exponential rate, over a monstrous $30 trillion.  Some, however, continue to insist that raising the debt ceiling is just a routine vote that should be accomplished without question, while others claim the idea of… Continue reading Debt ceiling: Get ready five months of nonsensical bloviating over our insane finances

Defining good governance in the modern era beyond spending money

There is no doubt that the size and scope of government has changed since the Founding, but a more expansive government requires even more transparency, oversight, and accountability in order to function properly.  A return to regular order is just the beginning of reforms to ensure the elusive good governance. Last week, much ink was… Continue reading Defining good governance in the modern era beyond spending money

Biden’s victory lap on the economy is about as convincing as his victory lap on coronavirus

Second quarter GDP numbers miss projections by as much as 30%, but Biden claims he’s getting America back on track.  Meanwhile, back in the real world a challenging job market, epic inflation, and the end of a moratorium on evictions might be taking the bloom off this rose before it’s even picked. Last week, President… Continue reading Biden’s victory lap on the economy is about as convincing as his victory lap on coronavirus

Biden hopes his bloated budget passes without notice

Not surprising, when he plans to spend enough per household to buy every family in the country a new BMW every year, and accrue enough debt for a new Ferrari after 10 years.  What’s not to like about doubling the size of the government from just before the pandemic?  It’s historic and just what the… Continue reading Biden hopes his bloated budget passes without notice