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Trump Pushes Back – But Schumer, Pelosi say they have deal with Trump to protect ‘Dreamers’ – PV Asks: What would Reagan have done?

Overnight, Trump pushed back over a deal that Pelosi and Schumer claimed they had on DACA with Trump. Even so, it appears that Trump is more than unlikely to require anyone already here to be deported.  Trump tweeted: “Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young … 1 66

Goodwin: Trump’s Bipartisanship Only Surprising Because of Obama – In The Divided Era, Is It Possible To Reach Across Partisan Lines?

NY Post writer Michael Goodwin posits that “The biggest surprise in President Trump’s willingness to work with Democrats is how much of a surprise it is to much of America.”  Goodwin goes on to note that President Obama was not bi-partisan, writing that “Obama made it clear he would govern … 0 43

Trump Plans Aggressive Road Show to Sell Tax Overhaul – Takes a page from the Great Communicator and matches the Left’s constant campaign tactics

Politics today is a constant campaign – but usually only on the Left.  The American Left seeks to shape public opinion every day, on policy, either through the Media, Academia, public employee unions or the Democrat Party.  Republicans, on the other hand, win elections and go to Washington D.C. to … 1 239

Trump scrambles tax reform debate – 3 reasons why it is good politics

No question tax reform remains the President’s top priority.  Trump’s courting of Democrats should not be a surprise.  Either he is doing it to pressure Republicans, to keep the Media off balance or to soften Democrats.  All of those reasons are good politics at this point given the success rate … 0 53

Hillary Must Be A Racist For Saying This – Right? Maybe Bill too?

Here are some headlines from this week after Trump’s DACA decision: The New York Times: Inner Racism Revealed. Newsweek  THE RACISM AT THE HEART OF TRUMP’S DACA DECISION   The American Prospect:  DACA Phase-Out Yet Another Gimme to Trump’s Racist Base   In the LA Times:  Antonio Villaraigosa slams Trump decision to … 0 77

Who is To Blame? Conservatives direct ire at GOP leaders — not Trump

So who is to blame for the Debt Ceiling deal? Congress or the President? McConnell an Ryan said they were against the plan – so why blame them?  The answer should be pretty clear. Their failure to deliver on legislation in the past has called into question their ability to … 0 47

“Trump shocks GOP by siding with Dems” – But Should They Have Been?

The headlines have been blaring!  Trump has abandoned the Republicans and his acting like a Democrat – and the Republican leadership doesn’t like it. Is Trump a Democrat?  The important question is really whether the Republicans in Congress can get anything done.  As the White House pointed out later, “The … 1 80

How Far Can States Go In Fighting The DACA Decision? and the Answer As To Why California Is Going It Alone

The Mercury News asks the relevant questions today.  What right do states have to fight a federal immigration decision? Isn’t the federal government in charge of immigration? Until the lawsuits filed in response to Trump’s decision to restrict refugees, you would of thought so.  But the Judges of the 9th … 0 43

“Trump Ends DACA – Gives Congress Window To Save It” – Why It Is Savvy For Now

The CNN headline says it all: “Trump Ends DACA But Gives Congress Window To Save It.”  FOR NOW, it is a pretty savvy move by Trump.  First, he can say he kept a campaign promise to end the program.  Second, he can definitely say he is standing for the Constitutional … 0 101

The Tax Cut America Can’t Do Without – and neither can the Republicans in Congress

The economist Richard Rahn makes the argument well that corporate tax reform is needed.  Where once we led the world in tax reform, we are now lagging. We will not be able to have sustained economic growth above 3% without tax reform.  With tax reform, combined with the deregulation underway … 2 160

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