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Happy July 4th!

Happy July 4th! It’s a great day for celebrating our nation’s founding and enjoying barbecues and fireworks with family and friends. It’s a good time to put aside the policy differences we discuss on the site and remember our shared commitment to the goals of government: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And here’s […]

Jefferson’s Admonition, Pilot Programs, and Minority Veterans

In a May, 1788 letter to Colonel Edward Carrington, Thomas Jefferson wrote a famous line: “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” Watching the bills introduced in Congress can help illustrate the mechanics of that process 220 years later – in the government Jefferson helped found. H.R. […]

Introducing the WashingtonWatch.com Blog

Happy Fourth of July! What better way to celebrate the founding of our nation than . . . um, by . . . blogging? But seriously, today is a great day to introduce the WashingtonWatch.com blog because, in a way, we try to deliver on the ideals for which this country was founded every day. […]