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  • At last Senate passes tax break extender bill to cover 2014
    Senate passes tax break extender bill to cover 2014
    As reported via Politico Pro in an article by Kelsey Snell, entitled “Senate approves tax extender package without Ron Wyden” makes some points clear by some Senators such as Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.).The Senate has...
  • Tax break extenders may fix our addiction for 2014 but how about 2015?
    Tax break extenders may fix our addiction for 2014 but how about 2015?
    While back on Nov. 25 U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew called a potential agreement to revive and extend lapsed tax breaks “fiscally irresponsible”. On Dec. 3rd, the House voted to renew retroactively back to Jan. 1, 2014, a 55...
  • Two Year Anniversary of Newtown Shootings Marked
    Two Year Anniversary of Newtown Shootings Marked
    Two years ago, a tragic shooting impacted the lives of many in the small town of Newtown, Connecticut, a small town located about 60 miles outside of New York City. Furthermore, the tragedy has often been mentioned by politicians when discussing...
  • First African American Republican Party Chairman for PBC
    First African American Republican Party Chairman for PBC
    From a recent TV interview by host Michael Williams on WPTV Channel 5’s Sunday morning program, “To the Point”, it is obvious Michael Barnett does not plan to use his race as a key focus of his calling card as new chair of the...
  • Big federal programs need better clarity for understanding by the people
    Big federal programs need better clarity for understanding by the people
    Big broad programs that President Obama and his Administration bring forth always are cluttered with confusion and frustration. First there was the Democratic-sponsored American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, otherwise known as “the stimulus...
  • TIME Magazine Names Ebola Fighters as Person of the Year
    TIME Magazine Names Ebola Fighters as Person of the Year
    With all the attention placed on the Ebola virus over the past few months, it only seems natural to honor the brave men and women who have fought against the disease, risking their own health to improve the lives of others.TIME Magazine honored...
  • CIA 'Torture' Report Horrifies Many
    CIA 'Torture' Report Horrifies Many
    The recent release of a CIA report detailing the abuses detainees faced following the events of September 11th has horrified many Americans.While the full extent of the abuses suffered by detainees may never be known, many of the tactics used to...
  • This is how it stands with the tax break extenders
    This is how it stands with the tax break extenders
    In the U.S. News & World Report article by Ryan Alexander entitled, 'Temporary' Tax Extenders Sailing Through Congress Again --- Mr. Alexander states that, “the tax extenders package should be the bane of anyone who respects...
  • 2014 tax breaks rest in the Senate for vote to extend
    2014 tax breaks rest in the Senate for vote to extend
    The Senate is expected to (most are hoping they will) vote on tax extenders today, Wednesday, Dec. 10th and everyone is on standby wondering if the tax break of their choice will continue to be their delight. Aside from big business-at-large,...
  • Our 18th District’s congressman on immigration reform
    Our Fla. 18th District’s congressman on immigration reform
    With President Obama strutting forth reeling his executive order power and congress haggling over what Obama can, cannot and should not do---we again (as with ALL issues) are at gridlock (some might call it chronic constipation) on immigration...
  • Ferguson Autopsy Released
    Ferguson Autopsy Released
    Over the past few months, national attention has been focused on Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting death of a young, unarmed man by a police officer. As a result of the decision not to indict the police officer, protests have broken out...
  • Revealing Report Released
    Revealing Report Released
    Recently, a damning report of CIA practices was released accusing the agency of torturing prisoners beyond normal legal measures. Today, a mountain of evidence was made public by The Senate Intelligence Committee suggests that the treatment of al...
  • Ebola: Where is It Now?
    Ebola: Where is It Now?
    Ebola became a national health crisis earlier this year, with many politicians and ordinary citizens expressing concern over the potential of the disease to spread.Within the past several months, about 20 cases of Ebola have been treated in Europe...
  • Lest we forget again, or will we forever remember?
    Lest we forget again, or will we forever remember?
    An article by Lynne O'Donnell (Associated Press) entitled, “US, NATO ceremonially end Afghan combat mission” lays out all the facts surrounding this “alleged” ending to the mission while many American lives were taken...
  • Remembering Pearl Harbor, 73 Years Later
    Remembering Pearl Harbor, 73 Years Later
    December 4, 1941 remains a day that lives in infamy, more than 70 years after President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared it as such during a radio broadcast.In one of the most memorable speeches in American history, President Roosevelt addressed...