Balance is a delicate thing. Do you remember those seesaws that we used to play on as children? Just a little more weight on one side, and the whole seesaw moved down on that side. A touch more weight on the other, and it went the opposite direction...equilibrium was difficult.
Sometimes the right thing at the wrong time can be the wrong thing.
The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law by President Bush in 1990. It was a well-intentioned measure designed to give those with disabilities greater access to many things that most of us take for granted. I believe that makes sense.
Early this morning, I voted no on the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.
If you care about spending and the long-term viability of the way that we spend as a civilization, this bill was atrocious.
It’s interesting that I spoke yesterday of straws breaking the camel’s back...because the same analogy holds true when I think about this week’s vote on defense appropriations.
Sometimes, it’s the last straw that breaks the camel’s back.
Let NAFTA continue proving its value to U.S. economy
By Rep. Mark Sanford
Yesterday was certainly dominated by the back and forth of government shutdown versus no government shutdown.
As mentioned in my last post, it also entailed a whole lot of waiting around as the tug-of-war went back and forth in negotiations of what came next on a continuing resolution.
A few moments ago, the House passed a Continuing Resolution to keep the government open over the next month and to February 16th.
Today was a big day.
Just like American military officers, Members of Congress swear an allegiance to uphold the Constitution. Legitimately, people have differences of opinion as to what that means, but we had a significant constitutional debate today and over the last few days about one of its foundational elements.