The curious case of Senator Kyrsten Sinema

The Arizona Senator declares her independence from the Democrat Party, claiming partisanship in Washington, DC has run amuck, and yet she expects nothing to change after her announcement.  Progressives may have other plans after this curiously inconsequential development. Last week, Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema rocked the political world by announcing she was leaving the Democrat… Continue reading The curious case of Senator Kyrsten Sinema

Coronavirus and abortion: Why can’t we be more like Europe?

European countries used to be a beacon for progressives eager to expand social programs and promote “democratic socialism,” but the comparison has fallen out of favor during the pandemic because it’s no longer politically useful.  Europe has taken a more reasonable approach to vaccines, including analyzing their real risks, and abortion than American progressives will… Continue reading Coronavirus and abortion: Why can’t we be more like Europe?

As the midterms are underway, even CNN knows Joe Biden is full of malarkey and always has been

The midterms were always going to be a referendum on President Biden, and no one should be surprised to learn that the country isn’t enthused with a chronically incompetent, serial liar in the White House.  This is who Joe Biden has always been.  It’s the reason no one wanted him in the first place, and… Continue reading As the midterms are underway, even CNN knows Joe Biden is full of malarkey and always has been

Joe Manchin: Slayer of planets and Democrat dreams all over again

Some shows are better in reruns, so it was last week when Senator Joe Manchin stood alone against his own party once again, stopping the insanity of increasing taxes and regulations in a period of rampant inflation and slowing economic growth.  Both are the precise opposite of what economics demands, but Democrats are increasingly unmoored… Continue reading Joe Manchin: Slayer of planets and Democrat dreams all over again

Build Back Better bites the dust, for now at least

President Biden’s signature progressive legislation fails to attract the 50 votes required for passage in the Senate after months of negotiations.  Progressives are furious, but they should’ve seen this coming all along when the bill was built on gimmicks and cheap accounting tricks with no central message or purpose.  Incredibly, it seems they are only… Continue reading Build Back Better bites the dust, for now at least

Democrats are at war with themselves as progressives push a ridiculous amount of spending against a moderate brick wall

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi can’t get the votes to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill, still held hostage to the partisan $3.5 trillion spending spree.  In an embarrassing week, the vote has been delayed twice, Bernie Sanders called to defeat it entirely, and Biden’s entire agenda is on the brink of the abyss.  Isn’t… Continue reading Democrats are at war with themselves as progressives push a ridiculous amount of spending against a moderate brick wall

The megarich refuse to pay their fair share of taxes, sometimes these progressive frauds don’t pay anything at all

A new report from ProPublica reveals the outrageous rates of the 25 wealthiest people in the United States. The irony is irresistible: The very same people that demand the wealthy pay more in taxes and promote progressive policies are, in fact, paying barely any taxes. Two questions: Why should we listen to them and what can we… Continue reading The megarich refuse to pay their fair share of taxes, sometimes these progressive frauds don’t pay anything at all

Go, Bernie, go! Filibuster all night and ruin the Senate’s New Year’s Eve

If you thought 2020 couldn’t get any weirder, look no further than the recent alliance between Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Democrats over increasing stimulus checks to $2,000 and the nonsensical Republican opposition They say politics makes strange bedfellows.  This has never been more true as Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and other Democrats come together… Continue reading Go, Bernie, go! Filibuster all night and ruin the Senate’s New Year’s Eve

The likely Democrat crack up

Joe Biden is assembling a cabinet of establishment stalwarts and the left-wing of the party can’t be happy Shortly after the election, left-wing superstar Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told the New York Times that the presidential transition sends a signal: “These transition appointments, they send a signal. They tell a story of who the administration credits with… Continue reading The likely Democrat crack up