After a lifetime in nursing, anesthesia and the Army I now write, blog, attend school for journalism and massage, and watch my 3 grandchildren. I am a veteran of Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan and try to serve other vets such as myself, and to work for peace.
The Trump administration told policy analysts for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta that they could not use certain words in documents for the 2019 budget, the Washington Post reported. Those words were “fetus,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” “vulnerable,” “evidence-based” and “science-based.” The administration prohibited these words from being used in the budget, […]
On Friday night at 5:30 p.m., Republicans finally released their 1,097-page tax bill, including 503 pages of legislative text, to the public. The complex legislation impacts nearly the entire federal tax system and is not light reading. Votes are scheduled in the House and the Senate for early next week. The legislation is the result […]
As the probe into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election draws ever closer to Trump’s inner circle, Democratic lawmakers are becoming increasingly concerned that Republicans are laying plans to quash the investigation. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, said in a series of tweets on Friday that by […]
The GOP plan to overhaul the nation’s tax code is moving at lightning speed. The White House released its framework for the tax legislation in September, and by the beginning of December, the House of Representatives and the Senate versions of the bill were passed. A conference committee is now hammering out the details of […]