Middle East
'We want to escape but we fear the sea': Exile in Eqypt

Planned Parenthood

Dear Congress, do your job

As your read this, there are just a few days until a new federal budget must be approved by Congress. As has become the norm for I can't remember how many years now, the required action has not been taken to this point. I was taught many years ago that Congress's main charge is to formulate and pass the budget for the nation. However, a true budget proposal hasn't been passed in so long that I can't remember. It seems that the country is running on a series of continuing spending resolutions and patchwork tax legislation that don't show any long-term planning for the economic health of the country. If not passed as continuing resolutions or a full budget by...