Percy Blakeney, Author at Granite Grok - Page 24 of 34

Percy Blakeney

"They seek him here, they seek him there, those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven or is he in hell? That damned elusive Pimpernel."

What’s Sauce for the Goose…

Democrats seem to think Trump’s presidency is a threat to American governance. That might be a touch hyperbolic. One reason they cite is Trump’s disregard for written and unwritten precedents, institutional “norms,” that have long governed the way our representative republic operates. As evidence they offer that he hasn’t released his tax returns, he implied …

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New! Improved! Sex-Ed Plus Censorship Plus Mandatory Morality

In the beginning… Colorado passed controversial sex-ed legislation back in 2013. What they did started national discussions about how much we want to expose children to. The Colorado legislation was a mandatory, comprehensive sex education law. It requires students undergo “culturally sensitive” lessons. “Culturally sensitive” means sex-ed lessons incorporating minority perspectives on sex. Minority perspectives …

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Pappas on Social Security

Congressman Pappas describes Social Security as “foundational” and “a critical safety net”. If you believe that Congressman, then, why have you signed as a co-sponsor of Social Security 2100 Act? You wrote that, “… Members from both parties must come together to strengthen these benefits that Americans have earned through a lifetime of hard work…” …

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Social Security 2100 Act

Is a 19.35% increase in FICA big enough to do the job? A House Ways and Means subcommittee has held four separate hearings on the insolvency of Social Security. Subcommittee Chairman John Larson recently released a bill, the Social Security 2100 Act, to shore up Social Security’s funding. The bill, which 203 of his Democratic …

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Affordable Quality Healthcare

Trump administration does it for the children Don’t we want a properly functioning healthcare system? Hasn’t the time come to make it happen? The Trump administration is moving this month to make healthcare providers disclose their prices. That includes the prices they charge insurers. The new initiative complements several related steps the administration has taken. …

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