Democrats Were For Troop Funding Before They Were Against It

The defense authorization bill is typically one of the few pieces of legislation immune from political grandstanding. Members of both parties recognize that there are better places to pick a political fight than a bill that funds our troops. As Fawn Johnson writes for National Journal: The bill is widely considered one of the most…
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Obamacare Debate Continues to Tear Apart the Democratic Party

The Democratic hand-wringing over the Affordable Care Act has reached a fever pitch. The third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, Chuck Schumer was the first to criticize the Obama Administration’s decision to prioritize health care reform over any further actions on the economy. Schumer said that Democrats “blew the opportunity the American people gave them” by…
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Poverty is a Problem, But Big-Government is Really Bad at Solving It

Democrats already know what happens when they attempt to run on Obamacare. They tried that in 2010 and the results were disastrous—one of the most significant electoral swings in American history. It’s a mistake they’re not apt to make again, especially since the law’s rollout has been rockier than even the most pessimistic conservative could…
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“Don’t Double My Rate” Falls on Deaf Ears in Democrat-Led Senate

A scenario that just last month seemed impossible has now become very real: interest rates on student loans really could double. The harsh reality kicked in today when the Senate Democrats failed to advance their stopgap bill that would have once again punted the issue for another year by keeping rates on subsidized rates at…
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As Scandals Grow Public’s Trust in Government Wanes

Throughout his term President Obama has voiced his frustration with numerous things that he perceived to be slowing his agenda. He blamed President Bush for the stagnant economy, House Republicans for their fiscal obstinacy, natural disasters for poor job numbers and even Rush Limbaugh as “the reason I can’t get anything passed.” But for the…
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Democrats’ Struggling to Hide the Truth About Obamacare

Want to know what’s wrong with politics in America? Look no further than Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer’s verbal jujitsu in an attempt to un-tell the truth. In an interview that aired on Thursday Schumer, one of the ideological heavyweights in the Democratic party, said “our insurance department is empowered to protect families and we’re going…
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Democrats Finally Admit Their Budget Will Require Taxes to Rise, Rise, and Probably Rise Some More

House Republicans realized they were backed into a corner. Democrats control the Senate and the White House and were dead set on pushing the nation to the brink of default to ensure government spending would not be cut. It was a game that Democrats knew they could win; with the media on their side they…
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