As promised, Congress and the Trump Administration delivered substantial tax reform to tens of millions of American taxpayers and hundreds of thousands of US corporations and businesses before Christmas.
For years, many of my colleagues and I have called for tax reform - reform that would benefit American workers by letting them keep more of what they earn, bring American companies back to our shores, promote economic growth, and lower taxes on businesses.

One of the three or four best known Christmas movies is the 1947 classic, “Miracle on 34th Street” wherein nursing home resident Kris Kringle’s status as Santa Claus is challenged

As Christians, we are called to give back to the less fortunate. The Bible teaches in Matthew 25 to lend a hand to our neighbors as we would Christ: “For

Charles Caleb Colton was a colorful guy. First a member of the Clergy, spending 20 years with the Church of England between Devon and London, he was known as a gifted clergyman with an “eccentric, indulgent disposition.”

His eccentricity led him to a life of writing, gambling and wine collecting. His role as a cleric was cut short when allegations arose that he was a “wine merchant” and he fled to the United States where he wandered the American countryside for a couple of years in the mid-1820’s.

Anyone who knows me at all or has had one of my classes knows that I am a history nerd; the greatest evidence of this fact is that I have a list of favorite elections. This list changes constantly, but the top ones have always remained constant: 1800, 1860, 1896, and then I dance around with 1968, 1840, and 1932 amongst others.

By Rep. David Perryman

One of Aesop’s Fables reminds us of the Grasshopper that spent its summer in the meadow hopping about chirping and singing to its heart’s content. One day, the Grasshopper noticed an Ant passing by bearing along with great toil an ear of corn that he was taking to his nest.

“Why not come and chat with me,” said the Grasshopper, “instead of toiling and moiling in that way?” “I am helping to lay up food for the winter,” said the Ant, “and recommend you to do the same.”

By Congressman Tom Cole

A key element of America’s constitution is the relationship our nation has had with Native Americans.

Although there are moments in history where that relationship has been strained, the federal government today has been a usually reliable supporter of tribal sovereignty and self-government – a concept enshrined in the Constitution.

Native Americans are the ‘First People’ of our land, and the federal government has a responsibility to support their sovereignty and promote their well-being as citizens of this country.