And so it seemed that Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan forgot the platform that an entire Caucus of Republicans ran on platforms of fiscal responsibility, and as such with the passage of tax cuts and a federal spending deal that will cost $300 billion. It flies almost directly in the face of every member of […]
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The Tea Party is dead. Donald Trump just staged the funeral rites. The rebellion against public spending lasted less than a decade.
On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump opined that “Canada does not treat us right in terms of the farming and the crossing the borders.” It’s strange to watch this President as he continues to question the Canadian way.
It changed our politics, briefly, fleetingly. Now Congress’s latest budget shows the GOP is back to its Bush-era ways.
WHEN the justices hear Minnesota Voters Alliance v Mansky on February 28th, they will face a case that pits the freedom of speech against the right to vote. Clashing fundamental values make for interesting Supreme Court cases, and Mansky promises to be a lively discussion of a tussle between rights that ordinarily point in the […]
David Brooks has penned another insipid column , this one especially poorly constructed. Once again, he relies on a dichotomy to try to explain a many-sided problem.
Matt Kibbe, who served as President of FreedomWorks from 2004 and 2015 and was quite often the most visible face of the Tea Party movement during the Obama Administration, laments the demise of the movement he helped found , but he’s mistaken about what actually killed it: The grassroots movement that fought so hard for […]
The grassroots movement that fought so hard for fiscal sanity in government over the past decade is no more. It was killed off by the very same Washington establishment it sought to overthrow.
The Tea Party movement that shook up the Republican Party eight years ago flickered to life this week when Congress muscled through a major budget deal that prompted howls of consternation from conservatives who objected to its spending and deficit increases. But the protests were extinguished quickly by the realities of a Republican government led […]
The budget deal passed by lawmakers early Friday will alleviate the spending fights that marked President Donald Trump’s first year in office, but sets the stage for a battle over immigration and who is to blame for exploding deficits ahead of November’s congressional elections. In the short term, reducing the risk of government shutdowns could […]