May 12, 2014
Permission to republish original opeds granted.
Situation normal in D.C. … and that's bad news for the rest of us
Three things happened in the world of politics last week that are important, but each likely escaped the notice of a vast majority of Americans because they weren't widely reported.
The Supreme Court helps the EPA shut off electricity in America
Nation's highest court concludes that the EPA may regulate power-plant emissions that blow across state lines as per a 2011 regulation, the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.
Will interest rates keep dropping?
Interest rates have been on a 30-year collapse, but has the party ended?
Gehrke: IRS caves on Lois Lerner's emails after House passes contempt citation
"Internal Revenue Service officials have agreed to turn over all of former agency official Lois Lerner's emails after the House of Representatives voted to hold her in contempt of Congress for refusing to cooperate with an investigation into the agency's targeting of Tea Party groups."