The IRS took five years to review the Crossroads GPS application for nonprofit social welfare status. This seems very odd since most Americans would need only five minutes to determine that such a group is about politics, not social welfare.
Socks for Seniors is a national nonprofit community service project to help senior citizens keep their feet warm this winter. Kitty told me that she didn't want money, instead she asked that I donate socks.
As Congress prepares to move its own budget process, it should embrace those proposals that constitute sound investments as compared to just expenditures. Older adults are an important resource to their families, their communities and their nation.
The American public's cynicism about Washington can diminish when bipartisanship prevails and bills become law. The most recent example of this was the signing into law of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act by President Obama yesterday, July 22.
Is speedier air travel more important than lunch for senior citizens or early childhood education for pre-schoolers? How about cancer research, heating assistance, police protection, or special education? All have lost funding to the sequester.