Today’s Republicans are complaining loudly about two things. They say the level of political obstruction and vitriol are unprecedented in our history. Never before, they say, has a party made such an effort to discredit and defeat another party’s people and goals. For them to make such a statement, one must either have been struck […]
Since Donald Trump became the Republican Nominee for President and then won the election, I have spent a good deal of time and effort analyzing and criticizing his ideas and his behavior. All things being equal he will be there for four years which means there will be many opportunities to discuss him. So for […]
With his approval rating down around 40 percent, he is the most unpopular incoming President since polling began. Now you might ask, “So what? Who cares if his popularity goes down he’s been elected and he’s in office?” There’s a lot of truth to that statement, he has been elected and he does hold office, but a President cannot do much alone. He needs the support of the congress.
The chickens have come home to roost for the Obamacare-hating Republicans. Since 2010 they have run on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They voted scores of times to do so always comfortable in the knowledge that Obama himself would veto any such bill and they would not have to come up with a replacement. […]
It doesn’t matter that the Republican party communicates conflicting messages because that’s better than the Democratic party that has so many messages that they have none.