It was lunchtime at the sale barn on the edge of town and the guys were milling around.
Our founding fathers possessed the wisdom and foresight to create a constitutional republic that limited the power of the federal government through the principle of the separation of powers, and by holding lawmakers accountable to the consent of the governed. They would likely be shocked and alarmed by the massive burden of regulations imposed by today’s unelected federal bureaucracies.
“I’ve never seen a receipt that long.” That was what a clerk at an office supply store this past Saturday told me after he finished ringing up all my back-to-school purchases.
We’re all certain this is coming, we just don’t know when. It could be weeks, even months. Or maybe it won’t be until after a few bruising primaries.
What is a human life worth?
Tomorrow is the draft for my family’s fantasy football league.
Would the citizens of Sunnyside accept a $7 a month rate hike on their utility bill to get curbside recycling?
Get this: renting is the new American dream.
Doc was the first one in at the Mule Barn truck stop this morning, so he got to pick, and he chose the round table instead of the philosophy counter.
If you want to see Washington in action - or, more precisely, Washington inaction - consider its latest wimpish response to our infrastructure crisis.
The most important function Congress serves is to debate and pass the federal budget.
“There is nothing sure in this world,” Billy Idol pouts in his 1982 song “White Wedding.”
I am left scratching my head after this past weekend’s Mid-Valley Swim League championship event in Prosser.
During my time in Congress, I regularly introduced legislation forbidding organizations that perform abortions from receiving federal funding. The U.S. government should not force taxpayers to subsidize an activity they believe is murder.
No one should ever hang up a phone on a veteran seeking medical assistance. Every veteran deserves to be treated with respect and dignity - and especially with urgency in an emergency medical situation.