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Loaded Words

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Hey, it’s hotter than hell out (for Washington… Look, if I wanted to live in an oven, I would have taken a job in Virginia, or Georgia.)  So someone pour me a cold beer, get one for yourself, and let’s find a place with a breeze to chat.  …

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Hypocrisy

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Well, the title says it all.  Look, I served with a chief who was a Chief. (as in Nez Perce Indian Tribe) His family ran a few hundred thousand acre ranch on the CA/OR border breeding and selling POAs (Pony of the Americas.) Now it’s not so much that…

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Shocks and Not So

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. Surely Ragnarök is upon us folks.  I agree with a politician, over an admiral. What’s more, I agree with a DEMOCRAT politician over an admiral.  The paragon above is Elaine Luria, Democratic congresswoman from VA.’s second district.  Now in fairness she’s a retired Navy Commander, so that makes a…

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Budgeting

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.   Hey, pour something and let’s talk about money.  Yeah, I know that’s a touchy subject, but let’s talk about it anyway. Our Thief in Chief will be coming on the TV, oh, about as I am typing this, to tell you why he wants to spend more money. …

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Police Revisited

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt. I find myself back talking about the boys in blue today because that seems to be what’s on everyone’s lips.  Pour yourself something and let’s talk.  I tried to find a shot of myself in my old cop uniform, from back in the day…    But if I have…

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