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Immigration Reform by the President because Congress already grants Amnesty

People want simple answers. Unfortunately some things require more details to answer and while complex issues may be broken down to simpler questions solving does not involve a single simple answer but a degree of information that exceeds the attention span of many. 1,087 more words

Thoughts On Life And Society

Federal Budget, Easy as Pie

Tax, Spend, tax, spend, so often criticisms of the Federal government fall into one of those broad categories. I reckon that just about everyone wants to cut spending. 1,172 more words

Congress

A STICK IN THE EYE

By David F. Woods

At the risk of “piling on” I can express only shock and dismay at the President’s politically incomprehensible decision to bring about some limited immigration reform through executive action. 445 more words

Massachusetts Politics

Obama's Immigration Executive Order: In Your Face Republicans

The Republicans are threatening all sorts of things in response to President Obama’s executive order on immigration outlined in a speech last night, including impeachment.   And of course, it is true that he has “poisoned the well” for future negotiations on all sorts of things, but how much worse could the well get after Republicans have used it as a toxic waste dump for the past six years. 504 more words

Polarization

November 15, 2014: Whom Do You Trust?

Today was a  philosophical show. According to Gallup, there are only three institutions that more than 50% of Americans trust “a great deal” or “quite a lot”:  the military, small business and the police. 182 more words

Shows

A Tale of Personal Responsibility

What do the terms personal responsibilities or individual responsibilities mean? Throughout my lifetime I thought that these terms meant being accountable which entails receiving credit on occasion but most often taking the blame for something that happened or failed to happen when I had the authority to make the decisions. 1,467 more words

Thoughts On Life And Society

Here's to a Republican Senate Victory Tomorrow.

I have so many thoughts and questions on world events jammed together in my little mind that  I feel mentally constipated.   I need to relieve myself of some of them or my head will burst, but where to begin the flow? 536 more words

Truth/Trust/Spin