Jerry Kremer
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As we begin a new decade, it’s time for the once-every-10-years Scrooge Award. It was a close contest for me. The candidates included . . . more
Many members of Congress have had a great few years in Washington. When you’re in the majority party, you have the joy of bigger offices and many extra side benefits . . . more
Have you ever heard the words “tasseography” or “tassology”? In plain English, it’s the practice of reading the patterns of tea leaves, coffee grounds or wine sediments to tell the future. I have concluded that these substances are just as reliable as all the political polls . . . more
When government officials promote their programs, they attach a cost to them, and in many cases the numbers and the claims don’t add up. We call it fuzzy math. more
The year 2020 promises to be a historic time for all Americans. It will be the year that voters choose a president, a new House of Representatives and a State Legislature. Many people think the next election is next November . . . more
When my daughters were very young, we used to ask them an age-old question: Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? Each one would respond, “Not me.” more
The long, hot summer is just about over, but unfortunately we haven’t been able to avoid the daily barrage of political stories. Every time President Trump issues one of his tweets, the media calls it “breaking news,” even though . . . more
If you’re looking for a summer project and you like government, then it’s worthwhile to see how many cabinet appointments of the past five presidents have resigned or been fired for incompetence, abuse of power or disagreements with the boss. more
Some doctors tell us that us “time heals all wounds,” but for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, a great deal remains to be done, and the public has to be reminded of it as often as possible. more
Storms of epic proportions are a challenge to everyone near or directly affected by them. more
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