How Many EPA Employees are “Essential”?
When the new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt was tasked with looking to eliminate 25% of the 15,000 employees at the agency, many on the left had heart attacks.
Well I just found an article by Reuters in 2013 that when our federal government was facing a shutdown in 2…
Michigan, Medicaid and the Lottery
The Republicans in Washington D.C. might just look to no other than Michigan for inspiration concerning Medicaid and lottery winners.
According to the Detroit News, Michigan Congressman Fred Upton (R-St Joseph) has sponsored a bill that will look a lot like what the State of Michigan passed in 2012..…
Speaker of the House Ryan, Boehner and Congressman Amash
A couple of days ago Congressman Amash stated during a West Michigan Town Hall meeting that the role of the Speaker of the House is to play a “nonpartisan” role focused more on the process of the House than politics.
In fact Congressman Amash stated the following at the Town Hall meeting as well as o…
Audio of Congressman Amash’s Interview with Renk
Today I interviewed Congressman Amash (R 3rd District Michigan) and we discussed his recent Tweeter spat with the President and the Freedom Caucus, the healthcare debate and the recent limited bombing in Syria.
In fact Congressman Amash tweeted the following concerning the limited bombing strike…
Amash, Renk and President Trump
Please join me tomorrow (Tuesday) at 11:06 AM, Congressman Justin Amash (R- 3rd District MI) will be in studio to discuss the issues of the day.
Congressmen Amash and I will be discussing his recent Tweeter spat with the President and the Freedom Caucus, the healthcare debate and the recent limited b…
Bombing, Syria and Trump
Former President Obama laid down a red line when it came to Syria and their use of chemical weapons against their citizens, he did not hold to that red line but President Trump did.
Last Thursday evening President Trump order the bombing, using Tomahawk missiles, of a Syrian airfield from which they …
Great Lakes, Parking Lots and Trees
On March 27, 2017 I wrote a piece titled “Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Restores What?” in which I detailed what the GLRIS goals, major focus of the fund and why it was created.  To remind you the according to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative’s website:
These actions will build on restor…
Congressmen Amash and Trump Aide Twitter Spat
Let the Twitter Storm rage on.  Late last week President Trump tweeted:
The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don't get on the team, & fast. We must fight them, & Dems, in 2018!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 30, 2017
President Trump went on to Tweet if t…
My Immigration Thoughts From 2007
Back in 2007 before I even had my own radio talk show I wrote and spoke about our immigration problem here in the United States.
I called these segments Renk's Rants. I use to write these and come into the studio of the radio show I eventually took over and present them on air...
Obamacare and The Penalty
As you may well remember beginning in 2014 if you do not have a healthcare plan in America you were charged a penalty under Obamacare, well the numbers are in.
According to data from the IRS Commissioner John Koskinen approximately 6...

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