White House

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    John Hinckley Jr. Is Free, But I Can’t Forget

    It was a terrifying day in 1981. Commemorated on the website of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum, here is the image of President Ronald Reagan emerging from a Washington, D.C. hotel, right before John Hinckley Jr. tried to assassinate him – along with Reagan’s quote to…
    Donna Martinez, September 29, 2021
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    This Chart Scares The Biden White House

    Notice you’re paying more for gas, among other things? I have. Axios reports the Biden political machine is worried the president will be blamed. The Biden White House increasingly views rising gasoline prices as a source of potential political peril — and is now asking some of the world’s…
    Donna Martinez, August 12, 2021
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    Who’s Visiting the Biden White House? Look Through the Visitor Log.

    This week the White House released its April visitor logs. Who’s been visiting whom? You can search the log of official guests for January through April here. For example, I did a quick search for “Thom Tillis” and came up with one logged visit. He was in a…
    Donna Martinez, July 30, 2021
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    Biden & Cooper OK Forcing Businesses To Compete Against Gov’t Benefits

    It’s happened to me twice. The first time was about a month ago, when I grabbed a take-out order from my favorite Wake County sandwich shop. I was one of the last people who walked in before the manager shut the doors early – at 6 p.m. – because of…
    Donna Martinez, July 7, 2021
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    Dog Tales: Biden, Obama, Bush & FDR

    I admit I was one of those dog lovers who cheered the news that President Biden and the First Lady had moved their shelter dogs into the White House. As people.com put it, “The first dogs have arrived!” It gave me common ground with a progressive president whose views…
    Donna Martinez, March 10, 2021
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    Plan to change Student Loan repayment practices

    An article today from Reuters talks about President Obama’s talk to students at Georgia Tech this week about student loans’ repayment, and how he wants to make it easier for students.  According to statistics from the White House, 40 million Americans have student loans, more than 70 percent of…
    Sarah Curry, March 11, 2015
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    Tax Foundation Report on proposal to Eliminate the Deductibility of Foreign Reinsurance Premiums

    White House Proposes Eliminating the Deductibility of Foreign Reinsurance Premiums New analysis explains why this kind piecemeal tax reform doesn’t work Washington, DC (Feb 18, 2015)— Several recent tax proposals, including the White House’s 2015 budget, have included provisions to limit deductions of legitimate business…
    Sarah Curry, February 18, 2015
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    Federal highlights on Education

    House Committee Approves ESEA Re-authorization; White House Responds Last week, the House Education and the Workforce Committee voted along party lines (21-16) to advance the Student Success Act (HR 5) to reauthorize and replace No Child Left Behind. The measure would dramatically reduce the role of the…
    Sarah Curry, February 18, 2015