Richard Nixon

Food stamps were a bipartisan program until recently

By Rob F | December 20, 2019

Historically, Republicans did as much to build up Food Stamps as Democrats Back in...

Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro’s rant against the homeless shows how media veers towards extremism

By Rob F | December 20, 2019

When I first ran across Ben Shapiro and his DailyWire website, he seemed pretty...

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Can you even explain what Trump’s tariffs are for any more?

By Rob F | December 3, 2019

Let’s be clear about what tariffs are… they are taxes imposed by our government...

Home 1 Home

NY Times poll: Biden is Democrat’s best chance to beat Trump

By Rob F | November 12, 2019

Because of the electoral college, a handful of key states (Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida, Pennsylvania,...

I voted

The real lesson from Tuesday’s election… addressing problems gets you elected

By Rob F | November 7, 2019

Tuesday was an off-year election and pundits are trying to make sense of the...

Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham won’t even read testimony from the guy who made the call

By Rob F | November 6, 2019

At first, Republicans said that impeachment testimony about the Ukraine call amounted to indirect...

Wolf Report National Debt

National debt hits $23 trillion: Only $22 trillion back in February

By Rob F | November 5, 2019

Eight months. That’s all it took for the U.S. to add $1 trillion to...

Beto O'Rourke

Two lessons from Beto’s failed run for President

By Rob F | November 2, 2019

Beto’s run for President is over and there’s a couple lessons for Democrats to...


Trump Is Abusing His Tariff Power, Too

January 23, 2020

So here’s the story: Donald Trump has abused the powers of his office to threaten a U.S. ally. His threat is probably illegal; his...

Biden, Sanders, Social Security and Smears

January 20, 2020

While the news media has been focused on the “spat” between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, something much more serious has been taking place...

Why Does America Hate Its Children?

January 16, 2020

The other day a correspondent asked me a good question: What important issue aren’t we talking about? My answer, after some reflection, is the...

Trump’s Plot Against Health Care Continues

January 13, 2020

Make no mistake: Health care will be on the ballot this November. But not in the way ardent progressives imagine. Democrats running for president...

Australia Shows Us the Road to Hell

January 9, 2020

In a rational world, the burning of Australia would be a historical turning point. After all, it’s exactly the kind of catastrophe climate scientists...

Trump the Intimidator Fails Again

January 6, 2020

International crises often lead, at least initially, to surging support for a country’s leadership. And that’s clearly happening now. Just weeks ago the nation’s...

Apocalypse Becomes the New Normal

January 2, 2020

The past week’s images from Australia have been nightmarish: walls of flame, blood-red skies, residents huddled on beaches as they try to escape the...

The Legacy of Destructive Austerity

December 30, 2019

A decade ago, the world was living in the aftermath of the worst economic crisis since the 1930s. Financial markets had stabilized, but the...

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