Now that the political gamesmanship over the federal debt ceiling has abated, Republicans like our Representative Andy Harris have turned their fiscal indignation against the size of our $33 trillion national debt which is simply the sum of the federal budget deficits from George Washington to Joe Biden.
Governor Wes Moore recently signed into law the SERVE (Serving Every Region Through Vocational Exploration) Act, creating a program that will allow recent high school graduates to participate in a year of paid service before continuing their education, joining the military, or going to work. This is good news for Talbot County students and parents.
Do you, like me, suffer from PTED - Post Traumatic Election Disorder? The bitter and divisive clashes of the last elections drained us all emotionally. Don’t we need a break before the 2024 rounds begin? Well, put your PTED in check for a while longer.
A ballot effort to remove reproductive rights from the Kansas Constitution lost by 18 percent in Kansas’ primary election. 59 percent of Kansas women and the men that love them voted NO, party affiliation be damned.
Development does not necessarily mean more and bigger, but rather growth and change. Change is part of development that should bring about enduring progress for the community, not just immediate gain for some.
There are twenty-seven words in the second amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Tragically, the selective misinterpretation of these words by the National Rifle Association, pseudo originalists, politicians of both parties and those who fail to consider our history has resulted in unspeakable tragedy for our country and our citizens.
The Republican Party and the Democratic Party have each played critical roles in America for a very long time. It is a balancing act, if you will, that has by and large kept the country moving forward without veering too far in one direction or the other.
Our Founding Fathers chose a republican form of government. In this form of government the power is held by the people and elected representatives are required to help all people, not just a few. To further guard against tyranny, our Founders also established three coequal branches of government
On January 6, 2022, Congress would remember what happened on that day one year ago. The members sought to pay respect and say thank you to the Capitol Police, the District of Columbia police, and others who defended the United States Capitol.
Mark Twain once observed that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. This is certainly true concerning the recent performance of our economy. Historically, our economy does much better under Democratic presidents than Republicans.