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I have a concern with what is happening in Congress today. It seems that our elected officials feel more comfortable meeting in the midnight hours behind closed doors to talk about legislation that will affect us all, instead of speaking openly for all to hear and debate in the lighted… Read More
While woodcarver Geppetto may have fantasized about his marionette becoming a real boy, ordinary Americans are trying to make their real-life Pinocchios return to their make-believe world, where only a Wizard of Oz can give them the means to become a true member of Congress, a scholar and a courageous… Read More
It has become evident that the President and Congress continue to deflect any attempt at controlling the gun violence that has become epidemic throughout our country. Congress’ inability to stand up to the gun lobby and take a common-sense approach to the sale and dissemination of weapons, especially automatic weapons,… Read More
The Republican leaders of Congress made statements heard here at home and around the world. It was a statement solidifying their lack of character, morality and most of all intellect and patriotism. It was stupefying in every way, and yet in keeping with their constant desire to showcase their ignorance,… Read More
America, once a nation dedicated to leadership and to the defense and security of its people and the world, found itself cringing and recoiling at the thought of taking command and authority during an assault on the world. It was incredulous to see our nation step back into the shadows… Read More
We each possess personal views and thoughts on our social and political condition. These are polarizing subjects that are alienating and even separating and minimizing people throughout our nation. They are subjects that we hear about every day, read about, and even observe and feel in some way in our… Read More
Where were you on January 6, 2021, the day America almost came tumbling down? Where were you the day a lynching mob ascended the steps of our Capitol, determined to kill the spirit and the soul of America? Where were you the day America was lynched, and the world watched… Read More
I heard a rumor that a seven-member Republican delegation would be headed to North Korea shortly, headed by Lindsey Graham, to gather information on how to best begin the national idolization, veneration and national reverence and worship of Donald J. Trump as America’s supreme leader and savior Read More
America was the ark of human consciousness – embracing humanity’s hope and promise. America was the melting pot of ideas and ideals and for many, the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow – a human rainbow. Read More
There is a betrayal that overwhelms and ravages the human heart and soul. There is a betrayal that assaults and insults the sensibilities and vulnerabilities that bind and bridge one nation under God. Read More
Congress Being called out for wasteful spending of American taxpayers money! Read More
Congress & our Stimulus.....crumbs form congress Read More
With congress, it's business, just business! Read More
With what is going on in America today, this story has a very exciting new addition. 1765: the Revolution is a graphic fictional story of drastic measures taken in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate in crucial time of the United States future history. Though… Read More
In the wake of the sudden resignation of Rep. Katie Hill, Rob becomes overwhelmed by the fact that he may have to compete for the seat for the seat much earlier than he expected, while still in the throes of recovery from alcoholism. Noel reveals he’s met someone his age… Read More
Rob plans to launch a campaign for CA-25 after Katie Hill snipes him, and tries to find people to join him, Whitney feels left out after discovering her friends hang out with Hannah without telling her, Hannah becomes concerned that her cocaine habit is becoming an addiction. Read More
This is a story about the king-ships that never ended and the power money brings.--- How much of it is true? You be the judge. Read More
It's a description of an unholy coalition between the Left Front and Congress in the Indian State of West Bengal. Read More
Heathen Anti-Christian America Haters led by a group of competing Anti-Christs try to take over America but one man promises reform. Read More
This is the first chapter in a story about a fictional Congressional office. I'm hoping to capture what's life like working in America's oft-confusing, frequently dysfunctional and always interesting House of Representatives. The characters are entirely made up and any resemblance to real people is most likely unintentional. Read More
Some sequestrations were unfair, some are necessary and few are essentail for the public good. Read More
It is time for America's wake-up call. Too long we have basked in the ignorance that we are a country with declining statistics on violence as making a safe citizens. Creating "Stand Your Ground", numerous "concealed weapon permits" is a stark indication citizens do not feel safe in America. Read More

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Essay on the ins and outs of the 112th Congress Read More

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The Donahues go to Washington and confront Ryan, Michelle and Brennan for running away, but then decide to see the sights, Ryan and Michelle go to Capitol Hill, Ethan and Kimberly have protests outside the White House for different reasons, Jacob and Madeline get mugged in D.C. slums and President… Read More
In a lucid mindset, I began to reminisce over my past, present, and the future of my world, the economy, and the fate of the disillusioned hate which politicians seem to have for anyone who truly needs them... Read More

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Dedication: To all U.S. Military Veterans and in commemoration of the annual American national holidays of Memorial Day (last Monday in May), Independence Day (July 4) and Veteran’s (Armistice) Day (November 11). While surfing the YouTube website to find some original recordings of old(ies), pre-Beatles rock ‘n’ roll songs, I… Read More
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