Facebook and Amazon are now the two biggest corporate lobbying spenders in the country. Big Tech has bypassed Big Oil and Big Tobacco, two historically big federal lobbying spenders, with Amazon and Facebook having spent nearly twice as much as Exxon and Philip Morris on lobbying in 2020.
Presidents Day celebrates the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Washington’s birthday was Feb. 22 and Lincoln’s was on Feb. 12. Presidents Day is a good time to look at this country and it’s government.
It’s nice to not have a president who spews hate and calls people names on Twitter every day. It’s also nice that he’s not sitting in the oval office signing harmful executive orders and causing other trouble.
Things have been tough lately. A good friend passed away, then we had the riot at the national Capitol on Jan. 6. Next, another friend passed away. So, Wednesday came and the Inauguration of Joe Biden went off without a hitch.
A panel of federal judges Tuesday struck down the Trump administration’s effort to repeal the Clean Power Plan and replace it with the “Affordable Clean Energy” rule, which wouldn’t require significant carbon emission reductions.
Looking to Martin Luther King Jr. for words of encouragement on the day his life and work are celebrated in 2021
It’s been an important year in the nation’s move toward equality with a wave of protests throughout the nation and the world following the death of George Floyd to demand changes in policing that have led to the deaths of so many people of color.
We all had hopes for 2020 being a better year. With a new president and vaccines to knock down the pandemic, things were looking positive. Then, last Wednesday, a group of Trump supporters stormed the national Capitol.
At last, Congress has finally passed a second bill to help the people who are having financial problems due the pandemic. Some people will be getting money by check or direct deposit. The timing and details are to be determined.
Our governor, Jay Inslee, shut down many of Washington state’s activities again Monday to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. One of the recommendations? Cancel Thanksgiving plans.
It's finally here – Election Day. Be sure and cast your vote. It's a very important election for our country.