Overheard on Capital Hill


How do we keep our economy from tanking? Between Senator Wilson a Liberty/Freedom Loving Patriot, and Senator Sampson, a TSR (Tax/Spend/Regulate) loving Socialist

Posted on April 28, 2020 8:21 pm By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Senator Wilson:            This corona virus pandemic is pushing us into a major depression. But if we keep our hands off of it, we’ll manage to get through it. Senator Sampson:        We will just have to hand out some major benefits to our countrymen to protect them from this catastrophe. Senator Wilson:            But […]

Demosclerosis

Posted on February 6, 2020 8:16 pm By delmeyer in Overheard on Capital Hill

Government’s End: Why Washington Stopped Working By Jonathan Raugh https://fee.org/articles/book-review-governments-end-why-washington-stopped-working-by-jonathan-rauch/ It is April 10, 1992. Four U. S. senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, have marched to the Senate floor with a brave and foolhardy proposal. They are going to take a stab at curtailing federal entitlement spending. Entitlements are the huge check-writing programs whose […]

7. Overheard on Capitol Hill: The Democratic Socialists Goal: Free Distribution of Healthcare

Posted on November 5, 2019 5:15 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Between Wilson, a Liberty/Freedom Senator and Sampson, a TSR (Tax/Spend/Regulate) Senator Senator Wilson:           There seems to be a run on who can give out the most benefits and make them free. There doesn’t seem to be a limit on how much this is going to cost. Initial estimates are in the $trillions. Senator Sampson:        […]

7. Overheard on Capitol Hill: The New Invasion of our Personal Assets Between a Liberty/Freedom Senator Wilson and a TSR (Tax/Spend/Regulate) Senator Sampson

Posted on August 12, 2019 1:21 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Senator Wilson:            It looks like the other half of the senate and the H of R are on a spending trajectory again. With senator from Massachusetts thinking there is some wealth out there we haven’t tapped. So we’ll get to their financial worth. Senator Sampson:        There are so many needs for our country that […]

Pelosi for President

Posted on April 29, 2019 9:33 pm By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Between Senator Sampson, TSR (Tax/Spend/Regulate), and Senator Wilson, (Liberty/Freedom) Senator Wilson:         Willie Brown, our long-time speaker of the California Assembly, stated in today’s column in the Chronicle that Pelosi should run for president despite the fact that they have nearly 20 running on the Democratic ticket. He thinks that she can bring the various factions […]

The Debate Continues

Posted on February 20, 2019 8:21 pm By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

     Between Wilson, a Liberty/Freedom Senator, and Sampson, a TSR Senator (Tax/Spend/Regulate) Senator Wilson:           We really have a live wire that won in the House. Senator Sampson:        Our party encompasses the progressives of any stripe. Senator Wilson:           Do you think she’s making progress in the mission of your party? Senator Sampson:        We […]

President Trump is thinking of a government shut-down

Posted on October 10, 2018 1:23 pm By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Senator Wilson: Immigration is becoming a serious problem, as if it hasn’t been for some time. The influx from our Southern border is presenting some new hazards. Senator Sampson: Hispanics have come across our borders for decades. What is so different now? Senator Wilson: The influx has been increasing. We’ve had one amnesty for the […]

The Kavanaugh Character Assassination

Posted on July 20, 2018 12:59 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Senator Wilson:          We have the confirmation hearings of Judge Kavanaugh coming up who is President Trump’s appointment to the supreme court to replace Justice Kennedy who is retiring at the end of this month. The American Bar Association (ABA) previously gave Kavanaugh a unanimous “well qualified” rating for his nomination.[21]After Kavanaugh was accused of sexual impropriety, the […]

Physicians should not be a privileged community

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:25 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Senator Mitch: Doesn’t it seem to you that there is wide-spread animosity towards physicians? Senator Chuck: No more than what they deserve. They are making a fortune off our poor and unfortunate. So why should we feel sorry for them? Senator Mitch: I would agree that they are a privileged community. But when you choose […]

In the Senate Lounge

Posted on January 4, 2018 6:41 am By admin in Overheard on Capital Hill

Between a Tax/Spend/Regulate senator (Charles) and a Liberty/Freedom Senator (Mitch) Senator Mitch (R): Medicare will run out of money three years sooner than expected — becoming   insolvent in 2026 — and Social Security’s financial problems can’t be ignored either, the government said this week in a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class. […]