Filibuster change: the countdown to ‘Humpty Dumpty’ rules?


"I love the Senate, but right now the Senate is broken and needs to be fixed. It’s time for course correction." - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada), speaking at the Center for American Progress, Monday morning Something that could shake the bustling tunnels beneath the U.S. Capitol is about to be released by Sen.… Continue reading Filibuster change: the countdown to ‘Humpty Dumpty’ rules?

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Lack of Cliff deal links to lack of fortitude in Congress


"New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and for decades and decades, the American people have watched the ball drop in Times Square. But this year, Mr. President, the American people are waiting for the ball to drop, but it’s not going to be a good drop." - Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid (D-NV), in a… Continue reading Lack of Cliff deal links to lack of fortitude in Congress

Here lies Old Hope


I am at the age when the pattern that leads to the deaths of ill dear ones seems clear. Whether it is a doctor's optimism or the body's stubbornness to give in to mortality, there always seems to be that glimmer of possibility that shows up in the last few hours of being alive. The… Continue reading Here lies Old Hope