My recent OpEd: The Do-Nothing President
President Obama is right; there are no “quick fixes” or “silver bullets” to reduce short term gasoline prices. But in an attempt to deflect blame for prices pushing and exceeding $4 a gallon, the President has been recycling that excuse for weeks. When it comes to energy, it’s important to keep your eye on what the President does, not what he says. While he busily explains that he’s got nothing...
Wyoming Passes New Wolf Management Plan
I’d like to take a moment to commend Governor Mead and the Wyoming legislature for their swift and decisive work to approve the new wolf management plan. As usual, Wyoming is holding up its end of the bargain. I realize that history does not provide us with many examples to instill confidence, but I do expect the federal government will at long last make good on their promises...
My Thoughts on the President's Budget
The President’s budget, released a week late, is a dollar short - or a trillion to be exact. It soars our deficit to $1.33 trillion for FY2012, making this year’s deficit higher than last. Clearly we are moving in the wrong direction. The cure for our financial fiasco? According to President Obama, more taxes. Extreme government overspending got us here and this budget does nothing to address...
I discuss President Obama’s FY2013 Budget...
It's Time For Washington to Learn from Wyoming
I spent eight years as the treasurer for the state of Wyoming. So sitting heaped in the mess of Washington’s current fiscal irresponsibility is more than frustrating. 2012 welcomes our federal budget with a $1.1 trillion deficit to cope with. In perspective that means our federal government can be completely eliminated – including all agencies and bureaus – and our country would still need to...
Lummis SOPA Remarks on KGAB WASHINGTON - U.S....