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The Acclamation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, HHS Nominee

The president has said he will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, current White House Budget Director, to replace Kathleen Sibelius as head of the Department of Health and Human Services, a cabinet post that has been much in the spotlight. The word that’s going around is that Ms Burwell’s nomination comes aboutRead More

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Agreeing with Leftists (Sort of) about the World’s Sixth-Largest “Tax Haven”

To put it mildly, I’m not a fan of the so-called Tax Justice Network. In a moment of typical understatement, I referred to the U.K.-based group as “…a bunch of crazy Euro-socialists.” And to give you an idea of why I don’t like them, here’s some of what I wrote about them two years ago. […]

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Washington Politics, Why The People are Odd-man Out

Background: Three Regime Models of Socialism In the thinking-the-unthinkable department, which I’ve sometimes asked you to do, I’m sure it’s crossed your mind that a less-than-benign dictatorship could be in America’s future some day. Even Krauthammer hints this may be the case, although he never hints whether he’ll go orRead More

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Article V Money, “Getting Out of Dodge” Money?

This is my followup to Part II, about the possible motivations of Article V promoters in trying to sell an airplane to the states’ legislators, and the donating public, which none will discuss in terms of how it lands., or even it can land. The obvious question then, is doRead More

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Article V, Selling Tainted Beef to the States

(Photo credit, Allen Ness, the artist) The Tuscon Ring Almost everyone knows the story about Geronimo, how he broke out of the San Carlos Reservation in Arizona and went on a rampage before he was finally captured in 1886. What most people don’t know is the front end of thatRead More

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The GOP Establishment IS at War with the Tea Partiers

We cannot free our country until we can change out the Establishment GOP.

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