Current Events, Just musing

Southern Snow and Lessons Learned

Last Tuesday was one of those days in Atlanta, and much of the Southeast.  It snowed.  It snowed where it wasn’t supposed to.  And it caused lots of problems.  The next day wasn’t any better because, although the sun came out, it never got out of the 20’s and the snow and ice stayed.  Not… Continue reading Southern Snow and Lessons Learned

Current Events, Just musing

Other Lessons From A Government Shutdown: A Plan to Take Back Our National Parks

It seems that the people’s enjoyment of our national parks and historic places has been the biggest - or at least the most visible - casualty of this shutdown debacle.  With nearly 80% of the federal government system deemed “essential,” and untouched, the arrangement leaves the President with few good options with which to demonstrate… Continue reading Other Lessons From A Government Shutdown: A Plan to Take Back Our National Parks

Current Events, Federalism, Just musing

Green Eggs & Prayer

So we had another Filibuster. Although this one is a little “f”. It didn't stop a vote. It stalled it. The blabby-blab-blabathon clocked in at over twenty-one hours. Technically, not a big “F” filibuster but...did it work? No. The intention was missed and the Republican Party is being called all sorts of nasty names round… Continue reading Green Eggs & Prayer