Why 435 Members of the House?

"After the 1910 census, when the House grew from 391 members to 433 (two more were added later when Arizona and New Mexico became states), the growth stopped. That’s because the 1920 census indicated that the majority of Americans were concentrating...

Should Members of Congress Be Forced to Fly Coach?

There are 635 members of Congress at $256,574 each = $163 million dollars a year. . May 14, 2014 "... a new bill introduced by Rep. Paul A. Gosar, R-Ariz., and three of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives – Reps. Raul Ruiz,...

The job of the US is to maintain order worldwide

There are many Muslim movements now in Africa and the Middle East. The youth of these nations (where life expectancies make life short, so they are majorities, usually uneducated except for religion) are engaging in anti-secular governmental...

Republicans reveal legislation they will pass

 Joni Ernst. a newly elected senator from the great State of Iowa outlined the legislation she's been told will be presented by the Republican Congress. This was revealed in the Republican response to the State of the Union address. You just have to...

The GOP plan to replace Obamacare

With both houses run by the GOP, self-destructive non-thinking Republicans may get their wish. They will vote to get less medical care for more cost. . " Inflation-adjusted median household income reached $53,880 in November 2014, according to...

The Democrats took a dive in the midterms.

I heard something on NWPR this morning, made me think this. American voters are fickle, they like to switch pretty often, so the Dems let them have have the Houses so that in the next term elections, a switch-off will give all back to the Dems again....

The Democrats took a dive in the midterms.

I heard something on NWPR this morning, made me think this. American voters are fickle, they like to switch pretty often, so the Dems let them have have the Houses so that in the next term elections, a switch-off will give all back to the Dems again....

No big secret that can be hidden

After the 2008 election, Republicans vowed to do everything to obstruct President Obama and keep anything he supported from passing. When they lost again in 2012, they doubled down on this philosophy. Unfortunately for the country, this strategy,...

Solving US problems with the NAU

Dr. Robert A. Pastor, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), "told the Trilateral Commission in 2002 that the North American Union needed to implement a series of political proposals which would have authority OVER thesovereignty of the...

A GOP plan to grow the economy

Republicans have been saying for a decade that if the 5%, the wealthiest people in the US, aren't taxed, they will increase the economy by creating jobs. . The problem is that the wealthiest people in the US simply don't have enough money left...

OK - so where is the GOP plan to do that?

"“This is not a serious plan,” Brendan Buck, a spokesman for House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), said on Twitter. “We lift families up and grow the economy with a simpler, flatter tax code, not big tax increases to pay for more...