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The Steep and Thorny Way: A New YA Hamlet

Fiona Hartley-Kroeger (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

The Steep and Thorny Way (2016) by Cat Winters joins a long list of recent Hamlet re-imaginings published for teens, including John Marsden’s… 873 more words

Book Reviews

Appropriations Update

Article I, Section 9, Clause 7 of the United States Constitution states in part that “No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by law…”. 403 more words


... the ObamaCraps must have a Death Wish [#Exec Action][#Gitmo]...

.. the ObamaCraps are famous for this . There have been a number of circumstances during his lordship ‘ s nearly two terms in office where he has acted to ” redefine ” the terms of the compact that is our Constitution . 138 more words

Personal Opinion

Friday Night Wrap-Up

Summer may officially be over, but it still feels very much like July here in DC (mostly because it’s about 197 degrees today); Congress returned to Capitol Hill on Monday, picking up where they left their negotiations over the upcoming fiscal year. 756 more words

Section 8

Cornyn Disputes Dysfunction

The Chief Majority Whip, John Cornyn, R-TX, challenged the idea that the Senate fails to get things done today.

He held up the 240 bills acted on by the Senate, 140 of which were signed into law. 130 more words

What the Passing of the Appropriations Bills Mean For Businesses

Following the spirit of the recently concluded Olympic games, the Nation is now in its own sprint through the final turn of fiscal year (FY) 2016 with the Congress having one eye on the November elections and the other, ostensibly, focused on funding the Federal government for fiscal year 2017. 432 more words


How are your tax expenditures tracking?

Let’s talk about tax (expenditures).

Now these were hinted at in Monday’s post on Mr Woodhouse and behind the deathless Treasuryspeak of the term is something all good citizens should know about. 605 more words

Tax Expenditures