April 7, 2018: Best 60ish Seconds of Your Week

This week Charlie recounts being with the Villanova family in San Antonio to cheer on the Wildcats as they won their second national championship in three years.

On the policy front, Charlie asks what National Guard troops will do along the southern border once they're actually there. He points out that prior administration's sending troops to the Mexican border resulted in inordinate costs.

Charlie also comments on Facebook, "How should it be regulated? Should it be regulated as media, something else? Those questions will start to sort themselves out."

Tariffs are also addressed, as well as Masters magic as Gary Nicklaus notches his first ace during Wednesday's par 3 tournament.


Forget term limits — retirements will create competitive 2018 elections

BY CHARLIE GEROW, April 3, 2018

The concept of term limits for members of Congress is as old as the Republic.

In fact, the idea is as old as any republic. The ancient Greeks and Romans both featured some form of term limits for their elected officials, to guarantee rotation in office and to curb corruption.

Read more: Forget term limits — retirements will create competitive 2018 elections

March 24, 2018: Best 60ish Seconds of Your Week

Spring arrived this week, and with it came another northeast snowstorm, new tariffs proposed by President Trump, and apparent finality to Pennsylvania's congressional map.

"Tariffs are a tax, they simply don't work, and a trade war is not something we ought to be ginning up at this stage of economic recovery," says Charlie.

Additionally, while the lines of Pennsylvania congressional district map are now settled, Charlie discusses the confusion over who lives in which districts and the resulting spotlight on Pennsylvania as the midterm elections near.

Go Cats!