Tag Archives: Congress

If you are truly serious about the national debt, tax reform is irrelevant

I hate debt. Really hate it. In 2010, one of the most encouraging things that I thought came out of the Tea Party movement, was a focus on the issue of the budget deficit and the national debt. That year, candidates who promised to address those issues managed to gain 63 seats in Congress. For Democrats, […]

Sexual impropriety in Congress isn’t really a surprise

Years ago, I worked for a woman just a few years older than I am. She was an experienced professional communicator who had extensive experience in Washington, including a stint working on Capitol Hill for a very influential congressman. One afternoon, I was sitting in her office with another female employee who had similar experience […]

A false sense of internet privacy

What is privacy on the internet? Well, a smart person would probably tell you that it doesn’t exist, and you should probably assume as much as you spend time online. But according to the spin from the Obama-era Federal Communication Commission, privacy on the internet does exist, thanks to them. That’s what they say they did […]