Daily Archives: 24 January 2013

Mending The Social Contract


Once the social contract is broken–not stretched or shrank–but broken, people seek the barricades and pick sides for their own protection. Such was the fate of medieval Europe when the collapse of society allowed both robber barons and Florence to … Continue reading

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A Nation In Search Of Policy


Can the conclusion be drawn that Republicans have hardened their position around ideology rather than policy? Policy advances national progress and growth and leads to job creation, security for families, and, yes, greater wealth. Does using the debt ceiling as … Continue reading

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Friends With Consequences


Caution: “In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism. A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government,” said … Continue reading

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Fight Military Sexual Assaults


Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) has consistently raised the specter of military sexual assaults across all branches and assignments of the uniformed services, citing cases each month from the floor of the House. Today, a general reported 60 confirmed cases of … Continue reading

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The Changes Need Changing!


On mortgages, many changes have been ill advised. The focus is only complete documentation which has opened a pandora’s box; regulations and rules have actually removed safguards for non-discrimination in the decision process and in personal security for the information … Continue reading

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