Do We Want to Win Elections? If So, We Must REPENT & REBUILD

Arizona Senator John McCain died this week. Progressives and Democrats have been issuing a series of confusing statements talking about what a Great American McCain was. In embracing his distaste for Donald Trump, they seem to have forgotten his lack of support for...

Overpopulation Looming Planetary Disaster Outranks All Other Issues

Readers of my work may recall a previous OP ED in June, in which I repeated my concern about overpopulation as the root cause of disasters now pending as closer to apocalypse for our planet than ever before. You can refresh your memories here. CFPUP has so effectively...

Chemical Abortion Abounds But Still Not Freely Enough

My wife, Sally’s sister, Judith Kahrl, the founder of Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights(GRR!!) had her July 29, 2018 letter published in the Portland Press Herald which reported that over 200 million women worldwide lack access to contraception. These sisters’...

Policy Watch: Congress Locked in Spending Battles

As we leave July behind and move forward into August, we approach the end of Congress’ session for the year. This means that members of Congress are more focused on preparing re-election campaigns than voting on bills, but with legislative backlog mounting in the...

Voter Purges Are A Reality, And What You Can Do

A new report by the Brennan Center shows that millions of registered voters were purged from state registries across the nation, leading to renewed accusations of voter suppression and discrimination. The 1965 Voting Rights Act included numerous provisions to prevent...

Earth Overshoot Day Arriving Faster Every Year

Humanity is using more resources per year than ever, and it’s getting to the point where the Earth can barely keep up. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can produce in...

How to Help Puerto Rico Today

Almost a year after the devastating Hurricane Maria, reporters are still trying to discover the actual body count. While official counts totaled less than one hundred, it is now believed that over 4,500 Puerto Ricans died during and in the aftermath of the natural...

Congress in Chaos as Backlog Builds Up

Congress, as always, has been busy lately. Or at least the House of Representatives: Of the 768 bills passed by the House this Congress, 569 of the bills are still awaiting Senate action. That’s 75% of all bills this year. It begs the question why, with all branches...

A New Standard for Law Enforcement Bias. . .

Yesterday, I was looking through coverage of the Congressional Hearing where Mr. Strzok of the FBI was being interviewed by Congress. For a policy/politics aficionado, like myself, this sort of thing is better than the Super Bowl or World Cup. Lots of Kabuki....

Can We Save the Supreme Court?

Trump just got a nice present before a heated midterm election. On the final day of the supreme court’s latest session, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he would soon retire. The 81 year old judge, nominated by President Reagan, would give Donald Trump his second...

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Policy Watch: Congress Locked in Spending Battles

Policy Watch: Congress Locked in Spending Battles

As we leave July behind and move forward into August, we approach the end of Congress’ session for the year. This means that members of Congress are more focused on preparing re-election campaigns than voting on bills, but with legislative backlog mounting in the...

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