This comports with my understanding

Yep, sure does.

Justice Department declines to make public its investigation of U.S. attorney’s office, for now ~ Gordon Russell

I’d personally love to see a full report and perhaps some day we will.

By popular demand: A Day in the life of Chuckie and Vaughn…..

After I did the teaser on the last feature of Trout Point Lodge Managers Charles Leary and Vaughn Perret in the last issue of Frank Magazine I sent some fan email to the gang there for the bang up parody of the most miserable innkeepers in all of the maritimes. After all folks, it’s not just anyone that makes the cover of Frank.  Seeing as how the original pictures I posted were small I got permission from the gang to present the last issue full size for everyone’s viewing enjoyment. First the cover:

Chuckie and Vaugh on the cover of Frank Magazine
Chuckie and Vaughn on the cover of Frank Magazine

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Other Voices | Wednesdays Wars: Playing the deficit game

When Ronald Reagan was running for President, one of his most dependable applause lines went like this: “Government is not the solution to the problem, government is the problem.” As soon as Reagan became President, however, he expanded the size of government and increased the deficit.

When George W. Bush became President, he moved to reduce taxes on high-end earners. His Secretary of the Treasury, Paul O’Neill, objected on the grounds that reducing revenue into the treasury would increase the deficit. Vice President Dick Cheney put O’Neill in his place, saying, “Reagan proved deficits don’t matter.”

Taxes were cut. The deficit rose, and O’Neill was soon gone.

Fast-forward to the Obama presidency, and our Republican friends are telling us that not only do deficits matter, they matter more than anything else. What they are really saying is that when they are in charge, they don’t want talk of deficits to constrain their actions (taxes, defense spending, credit card wars). But when Democrats are in charge, all spending must be viewed through the lens of its impact on … The Deficit. Continue Reading……………….