Houses passes bill easing rules regulating Wall Street

Republican proponents insisted the new legislation would reduce the regulatory burden on small businesses and spur creation of new jobs. SOURCE:  Houses passes bill easing rules regulating Wall Street – Yahoo News. I think every one of those GOPers… Read More

An LOL Moment… :)

In a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday morning, the newly elected majority leader suggested that the growing signs of an economic recovery — 5 percent GDP growth, 320,000 additional jobs in November, all-time highs in the markets… Read More

The Less You Know….

“I am kind of like a politician. The less I know about anything, the more I can say about it.” – Will Rogers, 12 June 1928 I’m kind of like a politician myself Will. One of my favorite… Read More

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Learn Here…

Boston MA –  MIT We visited MIT in 2003. It does not have the charm of its neighbor Harvard but I kind of think it produces a better brand of graduates. MIT – Scientist, Engineers, Innovators… Harvard –… Read More

Ain’t That The Truth….

“Party Politics is the most narrow minded occupation in the World.” – Will Rogers, 29 March 1925 It is sad to say that this is probably more true today than even in Will’s Day.  But then again the… Read More

Kind of Scary….

“If lawmakers were elected for life I believe they would do better. A man’s thoughts are naturally on his next term, more than on his country.” – Will Rogers, 8 June 1924 I don’t know about this one… Read More

Vehicles Of The Future….

We are generally very poor at predicting the future. Congressman Ryan who is a radical right conservative in the House of Representative recently proudly put out a ten year government budget that he proclaims will starve us from… Read More

The “A” Word and Evangelicals….

I am going to talk a little about a tough one here and that is the “A” word. By that of course I mean abortion.  It seems to be the sole driving force for many voters in this… Read More

No Good Horse Traders…..

All there is to politics is trading. That’s why politics is not as good as it was years ago. They don’t have as many old-time horse traders in there. These we got are just amateurs. They’re crude with… Read More

Great Men…

‎. . . no man is great if he thinks he is. – March 1, 1929  Will Rogers This one sentence said a lot about people in Will’s day but maybe even more so in today’s world. In… Read More

"Plays Well With Others"….. maybe??

Source:  Leaders of deficit panel say public’s confidence at stake – USATODAY.com. Since this is an optimistic post and I am short of optimism lately it will be a short one. In these times of total political gridlock it is nice to… Read More

All I Know — Ignoring History…

source: GOP ignores growth despite ’90s tax hikes – USATODAY.com. As I have mentioned several times before I am a history buff and have been for more than fifty years now.  So, I am a believer in the saying… Read More

Don't End It; Fix It…..

It is heartening to see that seniors medical care means something to the nation as a whole. After the Republican defeat in the very conservative district in New York on Tuesday maybe they will get the message. Why do… Read More

Fix It Don't End It….

It is heartening to see that seniors medical care means something to the nation as a whole. After the Republican defeat in the very conservative district in New York on Tuesday maybe they will get the message. Why do… Read More

Your Brain Holes Are For Listening….

Some people seem to think that those two holes on the sides of your head are for relieving pressure from your brain when you have to think too much.  Kind of like that weight  thingie we put on… Read More