Texas Boy in a DC World
Texas Boy in a DC World

Texas Boy in a DC World

The adventure of moving from Houston, Texas to Washington, DC, and all the shenanigans that take place!

This New Normal... Suck

3 Aug 2023 3 minute read 2 comments Cje95

It is safe to say that today has been an absolute hell of a day. While it wasn't so bad starting off I had various twists and turns I have come to expect working on the Hill. After all, there is a method to my madness of getting into work an hour to...

Uncertainty, Unease, AI

26 May 2023 4 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Living and working on Capitol Hill has really transitioned over the last few years from something that was prestigious to something that has left a lot of the staffers I know not only uncertain but uneasy. Partisan politics on both sides of the aisle...

This Weekend Congress Lost a True Bipartisan, Compassionate, and Intelligent Key Staffer

25 Apr 2023 2 minute read 5 comments Cje95

Last Wednesday I wrote about an extremely beautiful display of bipartisanship in the House of Representatives where a Special Order, you can read about what that is here, was held for my Committee's Deputy Staff Director who had entered hospice after...

Congress Can Come Together for Good

20 Apr 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Cje95

Working in Congress I can easily argue both sides of how divided Congress is or isn't. The biggest factor is how this can be spun to a Members base supporters. However, sometimes Congress can overcome the partisanship without needing to spin somethin...

New Year New Congress: What is Going On

6 Jan 2023 3 minute read 6 comments Cje95

As many know currently things are not going smoothly in Washington, DC. As someone who works on a Committee in the House of Representatives, it is an extremely challenging time. Congress is broken up into two different chambers the Senate with 100 Me...

The Binance Issue with BNB People Do Not Seem to Think About

27 Dec 2022 2 minute read 8 comments Cje95

I won't lie I am a walking conundrum when it comes to Binance. The reasons for this are numerous but for the most part, it boils down to the lack of accessibility for United States users face when it comes to using it. While Binance.US exists everyon...

Crypto Traders Rejoice as Tax Rule Falls Out of the Omnibus Bill

22 Dec 2022 2 minute read 4 comments Cje95

Well, the 4,000+ page text for the government funding bill, more commonly known as the omnibus, has been released, and while I am sure there are plenty of interesting tidbits, one key thing stands out among the rest. The biggest tax loophole in the c...

Finally Escaping

18 Dec 2022 2 minute read 2 comments Cje95

To whoever thinks that working for Congress is easy and a task that anyone can do, I have some oceanfront property in Arizona for you to buy. Being a kid from Texas Washington DC is an alien planet. Even the people that I have met from Cali and New Y...

When Working in a Crypto/Technology Legislative Body Weares You Down

5 Dec 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Cje95

There are a ton of things that I love about my job from what I do to who I work with but every once in a while it just becomes a little excessive. Like most things in life, it is possible to have too much of something, and recently I have really run...

U.S. Elections

8 Nov 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

It is Election Day here in the United States and the implications of this year's elections are key on several fronts. For those of you who are not aware I work in Congress for a House of Representatives Committee. I say that so that before anyone tri...