Category Archives: Budget

Cave In

As a dedicated Trump supporter, it’s hard to see how Trump relenting to Nancy Pelosi to end the government shutdown can be characterized as anything other than caving in to her demands that there will be no border wall funding, … Continue reading

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Manufactured Crises

The current government shutdown is a symptom of the much larger problem of politically manufactured crises whereby one party seeks to create a series of ongoing crises to gain political leverage over the other party in a trend which was … Continue reading

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Trump Got Rolled

After tenaciously focusing on the last stopgap spending measure to humiliate Chuckie Schumer and the Democrats who got nothing out of their shutdown stunt but negative publicity, President Trump took his eye off the ball and wasted the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Schumer Shutdown

New York Democrat Senator Charles Schumer’s insistence as Senate Minority Leader on holding the House Continuing Resolution bill hostage over amnesty for the 3.6 million illegal aliens imported by the Obama administration as children under the DACA program rightly earns … Continue reading

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Shot Across the Bow

President Trump’s recent pivot towards congressional Democrats to ratify a three-month extension to the debt ceiling signals a shot across the bow of the establishment congressional Republican leadership intent on sabotaging his agenda through procedural intransigence that he will work … Continue reading

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Shut It Down

Playing to his conservative base at the Phoenix rally, President Trump threatened to shut down the government unless funding is included by Congress to build the border wall he campaigned on, and with the recent departure of Steve Bannon, widely … Continue reading

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Desperate Times

The particularly egregious incivility on display this past weekend in the fabricated marketing frenzy kicking off the Christmas shopping season known as Black Friday is less an indication of a general breakdown in civility than it is an indication of … Continue reading

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