Grant Sarver

Grant Sarver August 17, 2020

The Democratic National Convention kicks off today “in Milwaukee.” The convention is being held only in name in Wisconsin because it will be entirely online. The pandemic has now been raging on for 5 months in the United States with an average of over 50,000 new cases a day. Speeches and the nomination process will […]

Grant Sarver August 10, 2020

The United States Postal Service is in trouble. A new postmaster general with a disdain for the service is making cuts and delaying mail delivery ahead of a general election with an unprecedented amount of expected mail-in ballots due to the pandemic.  Debate has broken out on the role of the Postal Service in our […]

Grant Sarver July 30, 2020

The CEOs of four Big Tech companies—Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook—were grilled by House lawmakers yesterday. Democrats slammed the companies for monopoly power and Republicans alleged anti-conservative bias against them. There’s no doubt the technology industry is awash with money in the Information Age. The question is: Are companies benefitting fairly from it? Big Tech […]

Grant Sarver July 28, 2020

Many provisions legislated by the CARES Act expire this week. Stimulus and relief measures were passed at the beginning of the pandemic in March. The severity of the pandemic in the United States was not expected to last this long, so legislators are gathering in Washington this week to discuss another stimulus package.  Up for […]

Grant Sarver July 23, 2020

Revamping the nation’s crumbling infrastructure has been a topic of concern for a while now. Presidential candidates and the president himself have promised investment in infrastructure projects not seen since the Eisenhower administration. The collapse of Michigan’s Edenville Dam in May was a stark reminder of the serious threat that negligence of the issue poses. […]

Grant Sarver July 22, 2020

If you’ve forgotten, summer also means it’s hurricane season. Recent headlines have overshadowed this year’s record-breaking season. Tropical Storm Gonzalo is the earliest “G” storm to form and the Washington Post says, “this year has already featured the earliest C, E and F storms on record — Cristobal, Edouard and Fay.” However, Gonzalo is expected […]

Grant Sarver July 21, 2020

The allure of big cities with dense urban cores and vast transportation systems has been fading recently according to a survey released by the Site Selectors Guild. Corporations and residents alike are flocking to mid-sized cities and suburbs. Net migration to these areas has been 200% higher than big cities since 2014, Lidia Dinkova says […]

Grant Sarver July 16, 2020

The US, UK, and Canada have accused Russia of trying to hack into and steal information related to a coronavirus vaccine. The group accused of the attack was also blamed for the cyberattack against the Democratic National Committee in 2016. The attack underscores the world’s desperate attempts to find a cure for COVID-19 which can […]

Grant Sarver July 14, 2020

A fire aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard continues into its third day. The blaze has an unknown origin, and more than 400 sailors and federal firefighters are battling it. They’re pouring water from the pier, tugboats, and from helicopters in an effort to maintain the flames. The government’s use and control of water is extensive. […]