In the post-holiday haze, we’ve watched Washington turn up the volume on the amount of really outrageous decisions and actions coming from our elected (and unelected) officials. I like my nation’s capital like I like my monuments: Cold with a few cracks in it, but otherwise stable and with a sno-cone vendor nearby.

What I can’t handle – or maybe I’m too easily distracted – are the consistent waves of crazy news from top to bottom. If I had a full-time staff of 25 people, we could maybe keep up with all of the regulatory issues, decisions, votes and backstories that are playing out across this administration and the agencies built to support our credit unions and members. Alas, there are days where we have to pick and choose the stories because, “There’s just so much happening, so fast,” said me on several calls.

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