No, the problem for Democrats isn’t that Americans can’t understand how awesome they are

Recent polls suggesting a 2010 style “shellacking” for Democrats are prompting a range of wild narratives to reframe the midterm elections.  Administration officials and the mainstream media insist that President Biden’s accomplishments are simply too many and too vast to communicate to voters, while Biden himself claims Republicans will crash an economy already in recession.… Continue reading No, the problem for Democrats isn’t that Americans can’t understand how awesome they are

Immigration: A new, completely false narrative emerges from the usual precincts

As awareness of the broken border grows after the Martha’s Vineyard debacle, where migrants were forcibly relocated to Cape Cod, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and The New York Times’ Dara Lind start a new narrative:  Republicans are not part of the solution because they don’t support amnesty and they’re against political asylum in general, even… Continue reading Immigration: A new, completely false narrative emerges from the usual precincts

The airline industry can’t take much more of this without permanent damage

Travelers are bracing for another rough holiday weekend of delayed and canceled flights.  Cancellation rates are about four times pre-pandemic levels with many travelers stranded for days.  This cannot continue much longer as there’s no point in traveling if your arrival can only be predicted in days instead of hours. People love to travel.  Almost… Continue reading The airline industry can’t take much more of this without permanent damage

Biden supporters should spare us the buyer’s remorse

The media has suddenly discovered that President Biden is a rapidly fading old man and some Democrats are claiming he shouldn’t run again in 2024.  Of course, Biden’s many problems were evident long before he got into office. Where were they then? Nobody should be surprised that Joe Biden makes an awful President.  He’d been… Continue reading Biden supporters should spare us the buyer’s remorse

Infrastructure: Key provisions and mandates that could yield poisonous fruit in the future

There’s a pilot program to track every mile and tax you for the privilege, a mandate to detect drunk driving and presumably stop your car, perhaps lock you up, a billion for “racist” infrastructure and other equity carve outs.  This is infrastructure according to Congress and the President.  There’s no vision, no plan, just dollars… Continue reading Infrastructure: Key provisions and mandates that could yield poisonous fruit in the future