Politics Winning Out Over Pragmatism in Debt Limit Fight

Republicans are stuck on a political hamster wheel—they are running really fast and getting nowhere. On Thursday, Republicans coalesced around a deal to grant a six-week extension of the debt ceiling in order to avoid any turmoil in the bond market, keep the United States credit rating secure, and give them more time to work…
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While Democrats Focus on Fundraising, Republicans Vote to Fund the Government

House Republicans voted yesterday to keep the government open. If you remember nothing else from this blog post, remember that because you’re not likely to hear it anywhere else. The media will no doubt be reporting vigorously on Congressional Democrats who are desperately trying to point fingers of blame in the GOP’s direction in the…
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Tax Hikes Stand in Way of Democrats’ Vision of Conquest

President Obama is on a mission. It’s an undertaking focused not around building a better society, but about destroying the Republican Party. “We’re expecting here, over the next 22 months, to be the focus of this administration as they attempt to annihilate the Republican Party,” House Speaker John Boehner said recently. “And let me just…
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