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Republicans Despise the Working Class

Friday  23:53,   15 december 2017
The New York Times

Unless you own a business or live off assets, you’re a second-class citizen in their eyes.You can always count on Republicans to do two things: try to cut taxes for the rich and try to weaken the safety net for the poor and the middle class. That[...]

The Child Tax Credit Won’t Save Western Civilization

Friday  23:53,   15 december 2017
The Daily Caller

Marco Rubio's big cause isn't what it's cracked up to beSen. Marco Rubio threatened on Thursday to vote against the final tax reform bill hashed out by the House and Senate in[...]

Net neutrality is gone. Feel the freedom coursing through your veins.

Friday  17:37,   15 december 2017
MSN

What a[...]

Democrats should be heartbroken that Roy Moore lost

Friday  17:37,   15 december 2017
MSN

“Sen. Moore (R-Ala.)” would have been the gift that kept on giving.Poor Al Franken. The Minnesota Democrat was kicked to the curb by a party that, until a few months ago, not only turned a blind eye to sexual misconduct but also lionized serial[...]

My fellow Republicans, a Democratic wave is coming unless we act right now

Friday  17:36,   15 december 2017
FOX News

Republicans lost Tuesday in an Alabama U.S. Senate race for the first time in 25 years. Republicans lost the Virginia governorship last month, despite Ed Gillespie getting more votes than any Republican gubernatorial candidate in the state’s[...]

Sandy Hook was five years ago. Congress has still done nothing.

Friday  01:45,   15 december 2017
MSN

The grieving families of those killed in the mass shooting have taken action on gun violence. What about our legislators?From the editorial board of the Washington[...]

Republicans are paying a price for their extremism

Thursday  22:21,   14 december 2017
Vox.com

The GOP’s self-destructive primaries have cost it a lot of power, particularly in the Senate. It’s an article of faith among many Democrats that Republicans have somehow escaped the electoral consequences for the increasing extremism of their[...]

Facing An Unpleasant Possibility After GOP Defeat In Alabama

Thursday  22:21,   14 december 2017
The Daily Caller

Despite what his advocates tell us, the 'people' did not overwhelmingly vote for Donald Trump as president.More than two million more votes went to his thoroughly unlikeable Democratic opponents, who by Election Day last year was mired in[...]

Donald Trump’s Gift to Women

Thursday  22:21,   14 december 2017
The New York Times

His conduct has spurred women to action.On the day before the Alabama election, I found myself explaining that I needed to get to work despite the bombing at my subway station because there were women coming in to talk about having been sexually[...]

Net neutrality is dead. Good riddance.

Thursday  22:20,   14 december 2017
The Week

Net neutrality is dead. This is a good thing. Even if there were no other compelling arguments in favor of killing net neutrality (though there are), the end of net neutrality would be welcome because it will frustrate the hopes of the largest group [...]

Roy Moore's Loss in Alabama Shows How Trump Is Destroying the GOP

Thursday  22:20,   14 december 2017
U.S. News & World Report - Health

The Alabama election shows Republicans must do more to prevent Trump from destroying the party.On Tuesday night, the political world as we know it was rocked when Democrat Doug Jones won a vacant Senate seat in the overwhelmingly red state of[...]

Roy Moore Is A Lesson On The Folly Of Angry Populism

Thursday  03:35,   14 december 2017
The Federalist

The obvious lesson of Roy Moore's election loss is that angry populism fueled by resentment of 'elites' is not the basis for a political movement.They told me I should keep my "elite media" nose out of it and let the voters in Alabama[...]

Alabama Says No to Trump’s Tribalism

Thursday  00:45,   14 december 2017
The New York Times

This was a real sign of health.There are so many things I could say right now after watching Doug Jones defeat Roy Moore in the Senate race in Alabama, but for me it comes down to just two words: “Thank[...]

Why I Secretly Wanted Moore To Lose: Brooks 2020!

Thursday  00:45,   14 december 2017
The Daily Caller

Trump should have endorsed Brooks in the primary , but he endorsed Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s pro-amnesty candidate, Luther Strange, on the advice of his son-in-law. Because who knows Alabama politics better than Jared Kushner? (I guess[...]

Tax reform could be the GOP's Obamacare

Wednesday  19:06,   13 december 2017
MSN

Will the tax reform effort be the GOP's version of Obamacare? I don't know, and neither does anyone else. We have little idea what the final legislation will look like, and even if we did, it's hard to predict its overall effect. But[...]