The Trump Administration has cancelled hundreds of regulations which cost companies and people money according to the Budget Director. Fortunately in Houston companies and areas in Texas there was no or very limited costs. Unfortunately for people of Texas the costs in money and heartbreak are astronomical. After all Houston is and has been the … More The Regulatory Pendulum Swings
The media and bloggers reference how scared people are. How afraid of what Mr. Trump and his lapdog Republicans plan to do next. The marches and action by many people are not motivated by fear. Many disagree with the attitude and direction which our supposed leaders seek to pursue. Afraid no, scared no but absolutely … More Running Scared
We often hear how government should be run like a business. I understand what people imply but also understand that these are not the same. The bottom line for corporate America is the profit line. Public Service needs to provide both effective and efficient service while minimizing its costs. The private sector can raise the … More Government Is Not The Same As Business
Who would have guessed? Crowds packed the churches and lined the streets for an Argentinian of Italian descent. We were all taken by his attitude but his humility was what shown through as he smiled and asked us to pray for him. I thought pray for him, he doesn’t need my prayers, I need him … More Pope Francis Superstar
The sixties, the decade of young people stepping up, getting involved, questioning the rules and defying the accepted from the length of hair to feminism. We were going to change the world to create a better place. It wasn’t just Woodstock and bell bottom pants. Many of us believed in what we were doing or at least in … More Bernie Hoo? ray
We like to claim the first amendment as our own after all it is in our constitution. Our country has its roots in the right to practice our religion, any religion and I assume the denial of any God. Now we feel a need to pass so called “Religious Freedom” legislation. The essence of this … More Church Fences, Government Gates
Read today’s newspaper or review any informational outlet be it websites, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or whatever, what are our so called leaders saying, doing, posting, etc? We have people in Wahington, DC complaining about an effort to limit nuclear proliferation and potentially stopping it. Our state legislators are passing legislation to limit abortions, gay … More Do Our Leaders Care About Us?
Media Negligence or Neglect The front page of the newspaper today leads with a story of the claim by isis that Jordanian airstrikes killed an American hostage. I have to ask why does this rate being on the front page. Does anyone believe these people are capable of the truth? Yet it is printed as … More Media negligence