How does a progressive Democrat see your life? It’s still all about death and taxes. You work. Government takes its cut of every paycheck, preferably a supersized portion. You retire and die. If there is enough money left over your estate gets skimmed. That sums it up. We are worth a few bucks for the leftist cause and that’s it.… Finish the story
I suspect a lot of people have made the decision not to vote this year. They don’t want to have anything to do with this election or our candidates, though I’m not sure why. There is a clear choice. One talks too much and the other doesn’t say enough. When it comes to policy one candidate wants to give away the farm and the other says he wants to take it back and make it better.… Finish the story
There is an enormous contradiction in African American anger at the institutions many in urban communities rely on to survive. The riots this week in Charlotte aren’t about police shootings or oppression. Neither were the violent outbreaks in Ferguson or Baltimore. They are about the injustice of money. How should people react when the hand that feeds also hurts?… Finish the story
How does it feel to live your life as the punchline of a bad joke? Working class Americans can answer that. They listen to the same joke and the same promises every four years even though everyone knows the truth: the working class must fail so others can prosper. Success is not part of the future because the failure of lower income workers keeps the left in business.… Finish the story
American families know what they need to worry about. Zika is not on the list. What families don’t need is to be faced with a public health emergency that is just a cleverly disguised political crisis.
Families don’t need Capitol Hill’s Zika threat
When did Hillary Clinton realize that she made a big mistake by publicly venting her hatred for millions of Americans because they don’t agree with her politics and aren’t going to vote for her? Did the shock come right after she said the words that will haunt her for the rest of the campaign? The truly deplorable thing about Clinton’s remarks on Friday is that they came just two days before the anniversary of 9/11.… Finish the story
When a well-known quarterback whose name doesn’t deserve another mention achieved fame of another sort by refusing to stand for the national anthem, many viewed his behavior as disrespect for America. He taught us an unfortunate lesson: propaganda spreads lies that people believe. In this case it was the same lie that inspires violence against the police.… Finish the story
Nothing is so good that it can’t be corrupted. Democracy is no exception.
Despite poll numbers that show the laughably low regard we have for what politicians say and do, threatening our country is business as usual in Washington. Does our distrust of our elected representatives threaten American democracy? Hardly. It protects the republic. It keeps us on guard.… Finish the story