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Electric vehicles need only a gentle push

What can you say about the president’s gallop to decarbonize the economy other than “giddyap”? Climate change is an existential threat to this country and world. But policy must be nuanced. On his push to build infrastructure for electric vehicles, President Joe Biden should consider a ...

How long will we sacrifice our kids to the gun lobby’s paranoia?

Mass shootings are good for gun sales. In the days following the horrific school massacre in Uvalde, Texas, firearm stocks rose. Gun buyers, conditioned to fear new restrictions, tend to run out and buy more weapons after shootings like this one. They seem to believe that lawmakers will ...

Biden continues Obama’s ‘fundamental transformation’

There is a quote attributed to poet Maya Angelou: “When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.” As we watch the Democrats in power destroy the American economy, it’s worth paying attention to the things they’ve said. First and foremost is former President Barack ...

Hypocrisy of America’s political parties

Hypocrisy (noun); behavior that contradicts what one claims to believe or feel; synonyms include insincerity, piousness (Merriam-Webster). Research is replete with the behavior of today’s main line political parties meeting the definition of hypocrisy; one would be hard pressed to argue with ...

Summer safety tips for kids

The summer season is upon us! Summer is a time for fun, recreation, and time spent well with family and friends. It is also a good time to talk with our kids or grandkids about basic safety rules so everyone can have a safe and fun summer season. The below listed talking points deal with ...

End of session recap

The legislative session ended on May 25, just shortly after midnight. As usual, the last few days of session were fast paced and impactful. Front and center, of course, were the final budget bills that had been agreed to by both chambers, but significant policy actions also were passed. On ...