The 2,000-plus page healthcare reform bill, it turns out, was just an outline. As in all other newly minted laws, the provisions themselves are
In March, Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood announced that the government is going to give bicycling and walking the same importance as automobiles in
Perhaps more importantly, he or she needs to produce “more smartly.” In other words, as a society we must ensure that what is produced meets at least the basic needs of all citizens.
Right-wing activists are doing a great job of whipping up anti-government sentiment—mostly based on fear-mongering and misinformation. In fact, however, even the most right-wing
The White House has made some good moves toward increasing government transparency, but there’s still a lot more to be done. Recent reports by
The U.S. Census Bureau really, really, really wants everyone to fill out their 2010 Census forms–a process that takes about 10 minutes. So, they’ve
We are just beginning to piece together the various causes for the current recession, from sub-prime lending, to reckless behavior on Wall Street, to
If he were in the U.S. Senate now, would Scranton collaborate with Democrats? This falls into the world of conjecture, but it’s likely that he would keep his distance from the likes of Mitch McConnell or John Boehner.
If you see a rabid raccoon, a leaking fire hydrant or a stray chicken in front of your house, and you live in the
The Bank of North Dakota (BND) is owned and operated by the state of North Dakota, and is the only publicly owned bank in