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Category: Co-Equal Branches

Posts about Congress, the Presidency, and the Courts.

Is This the End of the GOP?

Today was another disappointing day in American politics.  For most of us, it was just another Tuesday; kids had to go to school, parents had to go to work, errands […]

The Case Against Congressional Term Limits

Well, this will be controversial. For progressives and Democrats, November 8, 1994, was a shock.  We were two years into the Clinton Administration and overnight, Democrats lost their majority in […]

Article II, Section 2: The Presidential Pardon

Over the last couple of years, I have made what some may believe to be “controversial statements.”  From my supportive comments towards NFL players (or anyone really) kneeling or remaining […]

Capitol Shooting

My aunt worked on Capitol Hill for the better part of 20 years (actually, it was probably more). She started in the state office of Kansas Senator Pearson and then […]

Voter ID and Suppression Laws

I have had two topics twirling in my head for weeks now, each itching to be written; both hopefully bi-partisan and of interest to all. They were to be edifying […]

John McCain’s Last Vote

I cannot help but wonder if last night’s vote (or I guess this morning) was the last one Senator McCain will cast in the United States Senate. Certainly, I hope […]