Tag Archives: United States Congress

Would You Kidnappers Please Make Up Your Minds?

Extortion noun  the practice of obtaining something, esp. money, through force or threats. House Republicans, having balked at paying for what Congress previously authorized to be spent and threatening for the first time in two centuries not to stand behind our … Continue reading

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Fish or Cut Bait?

With the Obama administration giving every sign of intending to use military force against Syria, the nation is once again faced with the differing opinions about the War Powers Resolution of 1973. The Wikipedia page on that states this at … Continue reading

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A Spender’s Memoir

Consumers know that it is psychologically easier to spend with plastic than it is with cash.  Cash seems more real, does it not?  Why is that?  I would say that the difference is the time factor.  With cash, the money … Continue reading

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