As of today both the House and the Senate have passed legislation repealing a regulation enacted in the waning days of the Obama administration saying that people who had applied for Social Security disability benefits because of a mental condition, and whose
BLOCKED: Rep. Pascrell’s* Attempt to Obtain Trump’s Tax Records Foiled
As further evidence that the republican party has no interest in transparency or ethics, The Denver Post reports that on a vote along party lines, 23 Republicans to 15 Democrats, the House Ways & Means Committed blocked Rep. Pascrell’s attempt to have
Sen. Pascrell Asks Ways & Means to Produce 10 Years of Trump’s Tax Returns
New Jersey Democratic Senator, Bill Pascrell has called on the ways and means committee to use a 1924 law to require the president to disclose his tax returns. The text of the tax code is set forth below. This happened
Neil Gorsuch. Is he worth the fight?
By now, everyone living in the United States, at least those who are not living under a rock or in a self imposed news blackout, has heard that Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to hold the seat on the Supreme
Why Symbolic Gestures Matter
Over the last week and a half I was horrified to learn that several of our democratic senators voted in favor of one or more of the cabinet nominations proposed so far: Secretary of State, CIA director, Secretary of Defense,
It’s the long game, stupid!
Many of you may remember when President Clinton ran for the presidency he coined the phrase “it’s the economy, stupid!” in order to keep him and his staff focused on the central issue of the campaign. Now, more than 20