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...

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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...


When a Pandemic Meets a Personality Cult

February 27, 2020

So, here’s the response of the Trump team and its allies to the coronavirus, at least so far: It’s actually good for America. Also,...

Republican Cynicism May Win Trump Re-election

February 24, 2020

It may have slipped by you, but last week Donald Trump suggested that he may be about to give U.S. farmers — who have...

Bernie Sanders Isn’t the Left’s Trump

February 23, 2020

Look, I know the primaries aren’t over, and it’s still possible that Democratic centrists will get their act together. But Bernie Sanders is now...

Warren, Bloomberg and What Really Matters

February 20, 2020

Dems should be talking about financialization and fraud.

Have Zombies Eaten Bloomberg’s and Buttigieg’s Brains?

February 17, 2020

MADRID — I’m in Spain right now, talking about zombie ideas — ideas that should have been killed by evidence, but just keep lurching...

Bernie Sanders Isn’t a Socialist

February 13, 2020

Republicans have a long, disreputable history of conflating any attempt to improve American lives with the evils of “socialism.” When Medicare was first proposed,...

How Trump Got Trickled Down

February 10, 2020

One thing many people forget about the 2016 election is that as a candidate, Donald Trump promised to be a different kind of Republican....

The Triumph of Fiscal Hypocrisy

February 6, 2020

Donald Trump’s re-election campaign will be centered around claims that he has done great things for the economy. And let’s be honest: The U.S....

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