Liberals Decry the #SchumerSellout to Reopen the Government

With the Schumer Shutdown heading into its third day, Democrats finally realized just how untenable their position was and promptly caved. From the start of the negotiation Democrats overestimated their leverage. They believed that Americans’ desire for a DACA gave Democrats a mandate to pressure Republicans into taking a one-sided deal. What they assumed was…
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Democrats Remain United Behind Cynical Schumer Shutdown

In the waning hours of Friday evening, Senate Republicans tried one last procedural vote that would have allowed a vote on a continuing resolution to fund the government for 30 days. It failed, falling nine votes short of the 60 votes needed to overcome Democrats’ filibuster. And with that, the government shut down. This is…
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The Government is Shut Down and Democrats are to Blame

The Republican-led House did their part, passing a bill on Thursday that would keep the government funded until February 16. They even included a few policy riders, such as a long-term extension of the low-income children’s health insurance program (CHIP), to sweeten the pot in order to woo Democrats into supporting its passage. Despite it…
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Oprah’s Sudden Emergence Reveals the Fundamental Weakness of Democrats’ 2020 Field

The Democrat Party has no shortage of candidates jockeying for position in anticipation of the 2020 presidential election. Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, the self-described Democratic Socialist who refuses to call himself a Democrat, is the front-runner. A slew of other senators, including New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who has spent the last year abandoning her…
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The List of Companies Offering Tax-Reform Fueled Bonuses and Wage Increases Continues to Grow

Congratulations America. Not only have you managed to maintain life on earth, but you’ve successfully navigated Armageddon! What a fantastic start to the New Year. Confused? Remember back to December when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi claimed: “If [Republicans tax bill] goes through, kiss life on earth goodbye. The debate on health care is like…
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Democrats’ Gambling Their 2020 Prospects On Lurching Leftward

Immediately following the 2016 elections liberals coalesced around two competing positions about how to survive and thrive in a Trump-led Washington. Some argued that the path to power was to “reject the siren calls of the left” and move back to the center. As Mark Penn and Andrew Stein argued in the New York Times,…
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America’s Cities Need Republicans and Republicans Need America’s Cities

In many respects, the Republican Party has never been in a better position. Republicans hold a majority in the Senate and House of Representatives. We hold the White House. We hold majorities in 67 of the country’s 98 legislative bodies. And we hold 35 of the nation’s governorships. All told, Democrats hold fewer elected offices…
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Democrats Going to Desperate Measures to Distract from GOP Successes

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em, or at least, copy ‘em. That seems to be Democrats latest strategy to stopping Republicans’ winning policy winning streak. President Trump has thrived in Washington by using the “shiny object” strategy, i.e. distracting the Left and their media friends by saying and doing provocative things while the real…
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Democrats Have Little to Show for Their #Resistance

While President Trump and Congressional Republicans celebrate the closing of a successful 2017, Democrats have little to show for their #resistance. True, they’ve successfully managed to present a unified front of opposition to Republicans at every turn. But it’s come at the expense of anything resembling a positive, forward-looking agenda. Rather than commit to actual…
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