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Tom Mullen: ‘Words and Phrases To Avoid April 15’: Uncle Sam is Coming For You!

From Tom Mullen “We hear a lot about words and phrases we should or shouldn’t use these days, politics having crept into virtually every area of our lives. At the risk of promoting even more political correctness, here are some … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Brian Lamb: ‘Washington is Full of Waste and C-SPAN Lets Us Wallow In It’

. Source:The New Democrat  “The Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN) broadcast from the House of Representatives for the first time in March 1979, uncovering a process shrouded in secrecy. C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb says how Americans use that transparency is … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Adam Harris- ‘What’s The Deal With Free College?’

Source:The New Democrat  From Adam Harris: “Every day now, it seems, another Democratic candidate announces his or her 2020 presidential run. Among the most popular ideas these hopefuls campaign for is a tuition-free secondary education. A free-college proposal has practically … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Brian Riedl: ‘We’re $16 Trillion in The Hole- Democrats Want To Burry Us $42 Trillion Deeper’

Source:The New Democrat  The Democratic Party is clearly not just moving Left, at least at the activist and grassroots level, but I would argue they’re movie Far-Left. It would be one thing if Democrats were moving from let’s say from … Continue reading

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Peter G. Peterson Foundation: Why The National Debt Matters

Source:The New Democrat For anyone who tries to tell you that deficits and the national debt don’t matter, whether they’re Socialists on the Left or supply Neoconservatives on the Right, ask them one question: “then why do we need taxes … Continue reading

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Bernard Goldberg: ‘We Love Free Stuff- As Long As Someone Else Is Paying For It’

Source:The New Democrat  “It’s become Democratic Party orthodoxy, at least if you’re a progressive running for president: First, you righteously demand that the richest Americans pay their “fair share” which is a top tax rate of at least 70 percent. … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Michael Tomasky: ‘A 70% Percent Tax Rate Isn’t Radical- Alexandria O. Cortez Has It Just Right’

Source:The New Democrat What Michael Tomasky failed to mention here ( and perhaps intentionally ) is that back in the 1950s and 70s when we had high tax rates of 70 and 91%, no one especially the rich were actually … Continue reading

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Chomsky’s Philosophy: Professor Noam Chomsky- The Nanny State

Source: The New Democrat Noam Chomsky’s definition of a nanny state, is what almost every else including people who favor the nanny state on both wings of the American political spectrum call corporate welfare. Where government at taxpayers expense subsidizes … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair: Julie Miller- ‘Is Reality TV To Blame For President Donald Trump?’

“Last year, Real Housewives executive producer Andy Cohen noticed Donald Trump using so many pot-stirring tactics from the Bravo franchise that he began cataloguing them on Twitter. When the president used social media to cancel a White House invitation that … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- Paul Waldman: ‘Americans Don’t Pay Enough Taxes’- Give Me a Break!

Source: The New Democrat Only Socialists whether they’re self-described Socialists like Senator Bernie Sanders ( the only self-described Socialist in Congress, ( but not the only Socialist in Congress ) or trapped in the closet with no key or person … Continue reading

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