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

This and every holiday season, the government is a gift that keeps on giving to itself at your expense

Like clockwork, Democrats and Republicans collude before Christmas to bust all budget control mechanisms and pass a so-called omnibus bill that spends trillions on pork and pet projects many of which no one has ever heard of before, but thankfully we avoided a government shut down because the world cannot function without bee-friendly highways built… Continue reading This and every holiday season, the government is a gift that keeps on giving to itself at your expense