The Real “Single Payer” Is You, the Taxpayer

Democrats, like lemmings following their leader head-first off a cliff, are apparently wont to plunge to their political death. Nothing else could explain their newfound embrace of so-called single payer health care, a policy idea that even Hillary Clinton said “will never, ever come to pass.” And with good reason. Single payer health care is…
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Mello’s Loss is the Latest Casualty in Democrat’s Civil War

“Are you ready for a political revolution?” a fiery Bernie Sanders asked at a rally in Omaha while campaigning for Heath Mello in the race for Omaha mayor. The answer, was no. Despite national attention and the personal interest of Sanders, who has become a figurehead for the activist left, Mello was defeated by Republican…
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Democrats’ Broke the Health Care System, Now They’re Lying to Keep it That Way

Obamacare was a bill built on lies so it’s fitting that Democrats must now turn to lies to keep their signature legislative accomplishment afloat. Given the law’s slow-motion self-destruction, it’s easy to forget the lengths that President Obama went to in order to get the bill over the finish line. “If you like your health…
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Democrats’ Divisive “Unity Tour”

Today’s Democrats are a maze of contradictions so complex that even the most progressive voters could be forgiven for not knowing where they stand. Take, as an example, the Democrat National Committee’s Unity Tour, an attempt to bring together the factions highlighted by last year’s divisive primary and engage in an anti-Trump pep rally. It…
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Democrats’ Lack of Cohesive Vision Leads to Warring Factions

Democrats are in the middle of an identity crisis. Who do they want to be, what constituency do they want to represent, and who should lead them in making these decisions? These are questions that Democrats should have been wrestling with over the last decade, as their party slowly ebbed towards its historic nadir. After…
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Democrats’ Single-Payer Plans Come Into Focus

The fight over the federal government’s role in health care is far from over. Republicans’ failure to pass a repeal and replace plan did nothing to change the fact that Obamacare is failing. What it did was raise the political stakes for when the inevitable crash happens. First off, let’s put to bed any notion…
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Can Democrats Turn Anger Into Action? Don’t Bet On It

Presidential losses often spur political lamentation. For Democrats this has often meant a turn towards moderation. As David Weigel and Karen Tumulty write for the Washington Post: After previous defeats, the modern Democratic Party typically plunged into a discussion between a moderate wing and a liberal wing. George McGovern’s 1972 loss led to an internal…
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Democrats Rig the Game in Favor of Their Pal Clinton

There’s probably only one issue that Sen. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump agree: The system is rigged. In the primary race Sen. Sanders was on the wrong end of a ruthless Democrat Party machine. He wasn’t a woman, or a minority, he was a loud, angry, white guy with tousled hair and ideas that were…
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Sorry Sandernistas, Clinton’s Got You Right Where She Wants You

Not too long ago—back when Hillary Clinton was scraping and clawing to out-progressive Bernie Sanders for the Democrat nomination—the former Secretary of State literally laughed off the question of when she would release the transcripts of her paid speeches to Wall Street banks. The insinuation was clear: Never. She long ago made the political calculation…
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Despite Latest Efforts, Clinton Still Fails to Inspire Young Voters

It was telling that Hillary Clinton’s first sustained applause line in her speech targeted at millennial voters came when she mentioned the true object of their affection. “I worked with Bernie Sanders on a plan—“ Clinton began before her voice was overwhelmed with cheers from the small crowd of students gathered at Temple University. It…
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