Category Archives: Budgets

One down, 207 to go…

Donald Trump has been President of the United States for one week now. Just typing that feels strange. Like a different reality. I’ve been re-watching episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine lately, and I’ve recently gotten to one of … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Civil Rights, Economics, Elected yet unelectable, foreign policy, Governance, Healthcare, immigration, Infrastructure, Politics, Science, Social Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Want to get rid of the IRS? Okay, this is what you need to also get rid of…

 Ted Cruz was the first major party candidate to announce a run for the 2016 Presidential election. One of his primary talking points is a hatred of taxes and a proposal to eliminate the IRS. The GOP has already done … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Economics, Governance, Infrastructure, Politics, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who is killing the Postal Service?

It’s no secret the modern Republican Party’s first overriding principle is that government is the largest problem facing America today. Pretty much all their current philosophy stems from this central tenant. Less government is better. Now this of course, like … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Economics, Governance, History, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Upcoming posts and new blog

Most of my future blog posts will likely be based on current events and whatever is going on in the world. I tend to react to events instead of anticipate them – then again, who beyond Nate Silver does any different? … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Civil Rights, Economics, Governance, History, Myths and misconceptions, Politics, Preview, Space | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Repost – Facebook – January 29, 2014 – A response to the 2014 State of the Union

Reposted from Facebook A response to the 2014 State of the Union – January 29, 2014   I’m going to get political here, so for those who don’t like to see politics on their Facebook pages, I recommend stopping now. The … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Governance, Healthcare, Politics, Repost | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Repost – Facebook – October 20, 2012 – A case for a new New Deal

Reposted from Facebook A case for a new New Deal – October 20, 2012   The federal budget deficit is a serious economic concern for Americans, and it represents a significant long-term impediment to economic growth and success. It has … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Economics, Governance, History, Infrastructure, Politics, Repost | 1 Comment

Repost – Facebook – November 5, 2010 – Quick comment on the e-tax

Reposted from Facebook Quick comment on the e-tax – November 5, 2010 Prop A passed. Now what? It seems like a lot of online discussion related to the e-tax is trending toward repealing it, and letting KC suffer. A lot … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Governance, Kansas City, Law Enforcement, Politics, Repost | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment