Karen Jaikowski says she fell in love with Las Vegas immediately when she visited the city for her 21st birthday, even telling her father on the trip that she would one day live here. This year, after 21 years in the community, Jaikowski launched her business, Vegas Girl!
Why is it that when someone or some company comes up with a good idea about renewable energy, the people around the area where the project is proposed agree that it’s a worthwhile project, as long as it’s not in their backyard, where they can see it?
The Constitution vests in Congress the power “to regulate commerce with foreign nations.” For decades, however, Congress has granted vast trade discretion to presidents, for reasons of sloth (setting policy is work), prudence (taking responsibility is risky) and ideology (executive discretion is modern; the separation of powers is an anachronistic impediment to energetic government).
After Tuesday’s testy exchange between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders, it seems quite possible that the tweeter in chief will shut down the government in an attempt to get funding for a wall on the Mexican border.