Tag Archives: US House

Hoping Mr. Costello is inspired by Gen. Butler

I was happy to have a letter in the Daily Local News on 1/9/15. Ryan Costello, is the just-elected member of the US House of Representatives for PA district 6. Michael P. Rellahan’s article “Ryan Costello set to take seat … Continue reading

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Two thoughts from Sinclair and Hightower

Upton Sinclair said in 1935: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!” Do we need to know more to see why, in the age of Citizens United, the … Continue reading

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Responsibility in the country, responsibility in the world

How is President Obama like the United States? Answer: both get blamed whatever they do. In the continuing antics of the US House of Representatives, the Boehner team wants President Obama to wait for their permission to do anything. After … Continue reading

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The secret Boehner memo on Bowe Bergdahl

From: John Boehner To: Republican Members of the US House of Representatives 5/30/14 Dear Colleagues, Our friends at NSA, who know everything, have informed me that some sort of deal may be in the works for the release of a … Continue reading

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The Shutdown: Questions to dispel the smoke

In Washington, diversionary tactics are always in order. Why would the perpetrators want us to grasp something like the limited government shutdown now starting its second week? Let’s rise to the challenge of getting beyond the smoke. What’s the real … Continue reading

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