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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 … 0 648

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 … 0 657

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 … 0 601

“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 … 1 666

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 … 0 588

“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 … 0 731

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 2010

A 2020 Democratic agenda is emerging – and Single Payer Health-Care Is The Center Piece

The Washington Post tells us that the future leadership of the Democrats wants to replace Obamacare with a single-payer (read taxpayer) health-care system.  That will amount to a significant movement to the Left for the Democrat Party if their Congressional candidates fall in line with that prescription.  Presumably, the Democrats … 0 602

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