Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Rep. Jim Jordan For House Speaker.

April 25, 2018 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan has confirmed that he is looking to run for House speaker when current Speaker Paul Ryan departs at the end of the year. This puts Jordan up alongside the other principal candidates, current Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., whom Ryan has endorsed as his successor, and Majority Whip Steve […]

Teachers and Guns Kind Of Mix.

April 25, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) What should be done about school shootings? After the horrible shooting in Parkland, Florida, President Trump suggested that some teachers carry guns. “We need to let people know, you come in to our schools – you’re gonna be dead.” Anti-gun activists were horrified. But they probably didn’t know that many teachers have brought guns […]

Fifty Years After The Fair Housing Act, America Has A Long Way To Go Toward Ending Segregation.

April 24, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) “The housing problem is particularly acute in the minority ghettos. Nearly two-thirds of all non-white families living in the central cities today live in neighborhoods marked with substandard housing and general urban blight. Two major factors are responsible. First: Many ghetto residents simply cannot pay the rent necessary to support decent housing. In Detroit, […]

CFPB; Payday Lenders Wage New Wars Against Consumers & Regulation.

April 22, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Nearly seven years ago, Congress fought for and won enactment of reforms that would help ensure that everyone would play by the same financial rules. The promise to the nation was that the days of ignoring the long-term health of the national economy as an excuse to justify lucrative and short-term profits would be […]

CIA Director Mike Pompeo: A Proven Leader for the State Department.

April 22, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) When the news broke on Tuesday night that CIA Director Mike Pompeo had met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, I was not surprised. Pompeo had long ago established his importance to this administration and his understanding of geopolitics. Pompeo’s skills are precisely why the president nominated him to be the next Secretary of State—and why […]

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