Tag Archives: Mark Shields

My Vintage Video: The Capital Gang, March 27, 1993: Foreign Policy and The Clinton Budget

. President Boris Yeltsin who certainly has his issues as President of Russia, looks like a good guy if not a saint, at least compared with Vladimir Putin today. It would’ve been nice had Russia been able to transition away … Continue reading

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My Vintage Video: The Capital Gang, February 20, 1993: The Clinton Deficit Reduction Plan

. This whole show was about the 1993 Deficit Reduction Act. That was offered by President Bill Clinton, which was his first major economic bill as President. That was passed by a Democratic Congress by a total of two votes. … Continue reading

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PBS: NewsHour- Shields and Brooks on Making a Deal With Iran

As far as the nuclear deal with Iran, what is the alternative? Invading a large country that is physically the size of Saudi Arabia, but with seventy-five-million people, where the people there tend to be somewhat pro-American, at least the … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks on CPAC and Homeland Security Shutdown

. As far as CPAC, the one thing I respect about that group is that they do actually bring in lets say Classical Conservatives or Conservative Libertarians and actual Libertarians. It’s not just about mushy-middle establishment Republicans who always play … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks on the MidTerm Mood

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Most likely and for me that means the best guess and best educated guess, Senate Republicans win back the Senate on Tuesday and perhaps add five seats to … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: Shields and Gerson on Ebola and 2014 Elections

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Anyone who uses Ebola to gain political power Right or Left, is unfit for office and perhaps should resign or give up their request to win the office … Continue reading

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PBS: NewsHour-Mark Shields & David Brooks on Same-Sex Marriage, Voter ID & U.S. Senate Elections

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat As far as same-sex marriage where right-wingers have a 5-4 majority on the U.S. Supreme Court and tend to be respected by the Christian-Right in this country. Same-sex marriage is dead … Continue reading

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