America’s Frog Moment

All living things are programmed to react to sudden changes. If you live in sub-zero temperatures like I do, walking outside after having been in warm home produces instant, uncontrollable shivers. When you’re cooking, that sudden splatter of boiling hot greases prompts you to jump back immediately from the stove. A sudden yank on your…

Sequestration Nation: A New Round of Fiscal Terrorism

Well boys and girls, we’re at it again. We’re at yet another “white-knuckle” fiscal deadline not unlike the fiscal cliff crisis a few weeks ago; the debt ceiling crisis; the debt ceiling crisis AGAIN, and so it goes. “Sequestration,” as the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it, means “to place (property) in custody especially in sequestration” This word,…