Finally, the U.S. Senate is starting to assert itself. By passing the Byrd-Hagel Resolution 95 to 0 on July 25, it served notice on President Clinton that the Senate is not going to be a party to reducing the standard of living of Americans in order … [Read more...] about Global Warning about Global Warming
Ordinarily I don't pay much attention to public opinion polls, but a recent one deserves comment. A Scripps Howard News Service/Ohio University national survey discovered that the majority of Americans believe that our government is guilty of big … [Read more...] about Americans Are Suspicious of Government
July 3 has been designated as "Cost of Government Day 1997" by a number of Governors and organizations in the hope that this will alert Americans to the fact that we work more than half of the year, up until the first days of the seventh month, to … [Read more...] about Time to Cut the Cost of Big Government
Is the Gingrich-Lott leadership going to take the Republican Party down the same road to defeat traveled by the world's other conservative parties? Will they follow in the footsteps of John Major in Britain, Jacques Chirac in France, and Canada's … [Read more...] about The New Political Party Realignment
The media have been in a feeding frenzy again. It's so much more exciting to cover the military's sex scandals than tedious news such as the budget or Clinton's attempt to expand NATO. Historians may look back and record that Air Force General … [Read more...] about The Military’s War Over Marriage
Why does the Clinton Administration insist on financing the military buildup of China when that huge country could eventually pose a threat to the United States comparable to the Soviet threat that hung over us for so many years of the Cold War? Why … [Read more...] about Who Will Stand Up for America Against China?
The Senate is finally facing up to the biggest of all the many scandals about last November's elections: the stuffing of the ballot box with fraudulent and paid "votes." The Senate Rules Committee just ordered a full investigation of Mary Landrieu's … [Read more...] about Uncovering Voter Frauds in a Senate Election
The Clinton Administration sent three of its spokesmen to Capitol Hill last week to plead the case for "key escrow" before the House Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property. They were testifying against H.R. 695, a bill that states: "It … [Read more...] about Encryption Is Essential to Freedom
School-to-Work and Goals 2000 The Clinton Administration learned a big lesson from the defeat of its plan to take over the entire U.S. health care industry. Releasing its plan as a single 1,342-page bill in 1993 gave … [Read more...] about School-to-Work and Goals 2000 — April 1997
It's time for Republicans in Congress to Get a Life and move out of the political and ideological box they are stuck in. It's time to put past mistakes behind them and, with their majorities in both Houses, start marching to the tune of … [Read more...] about Republicans, Get A Life!