My thoughts regarding the Coronavirus

Eyeglasses with newspaper and coffee cup

Throughout the day, I find myself worrying about the total effect this virus could have on human life, on the economy, on the livelihoods of so many, and even the future of our country. But then, I take a deep breath and remember… “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of…

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Tea Party Patriots visit South Bend office of Senator Joe Donnelly

Local leader Kathy Maloney and other representatives of the St. Joe County Tea Party Patriots visited the offices of Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) on August 16, 2018 regarding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. The purpose of their visit was to thank Senator Donnelly for his willingness to meet with Judge Kavanaugh…

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What is the difference between a budget resolution vs. omnibus spending bill?

A budget — specifically passed as a “budget resolution” — is a guideline document wherein Congress lays out its spending priorities. It is not signed by the president, and has no force of law. But it represents Congress’ agreed-upon spending levels for the multitude of federal government programs, and the Appropriations Committees in both House…

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Quin Hillyer: The Senate budget deal is overwhelmingly irresponsible

The Senate budget deal worked out on Wednesday should be vetoed by President Trump immediately – if it passes Congress, that is. The agreement would bust budget caps for military spending and it would create an explosion in domestic discretionary spending that is unaffordable to a nation already suffering from years of massive deficit spending.…

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