Category Archives: Politics

If I Were Commander In Chief

My experience as Dean of a Business and Computer Technology Division in a community college led me to rehearse administrative decisions I might make in other managerial scenarios. For example what would I do if I was Commander-In-Chief of the … Continue reading

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Newhouse and Reichert Forecast to Win Congressional Districts in Fall

Ninety-five percent of the ballots in primary elections in Douglas County and the two Congressional districts have been counted. From the results my prediction is Dan Newhouse should win Congressman Doc Hastings’ 4th District seat and Congressman Dave Reichert should … Continue reading

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A Breakthrough Idea to Increase Jobs and Cut Greenhouse Gases?

A practical carbon “Fee and Dividend” policy to increase jobs and cut greenhouse gases is in the hands of Congressional leaders and their staff (see the article of the Citizens Climate Lobby event in this edition of the Empire Press). … Continue reading

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Wars, Wars and More Wars Are Not Working

I read we must send our troops and weapons to Egypt, Syria, Libya, Ukraine, Africa and now back into Iraq. If we don’t we’re too weak, our national security is threatened, our allies will lose confidence, USA contractors and citizens … Continue reading

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Expanding Medical Care is Proving to Be Profitable and Moral

Hospitals nationwide, including Wenatchee, Seattle, Denver, Arkansas and Kentucky are gaining income because they’re serving more insured patients under the affordable care act. Douglas, Chelan and Okanogan counties are serving 12,000 new enrollees in Washington’s Health Benefit Exchange, according to … Continue reading

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Reasons Eric Cantor Lost Have Little to do With Immigration Reform

The rush to blame Eric Cantor’s loss to his support for immigration reform ignores facts: others who supported immigration reform won and exit polls show voters support reform but don’t trust Cantor to represent people in his district.  From INA … Continue reading

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Sit Down and Listen: We Need to Get Serious About Federal Debt

This is a serious sit down talk about my and your household debt as a share of the federal debt. It’s going up so much in the next ten years, rich debt consultants in the 1 percent category have made … Continue reading

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