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June 21st, 2024 - 6:07 pm § in Democrats, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Politics

NY Democrat risks seat by pushing for two-state solution

Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY; photo, left), who represents a district with many Jewish voters, faces a serious primary challenge because of his opposition to Israel’s policies toward the Palestinian people. Bowman, like many American politicians, supports an eventual Palestinian state. But during [...]

June 19th, 2024 - 5:14 pm § in Democrats, Politics

Democrats arrested for voting fraud in Connecticut’s largest city

I’ve waited a long time to do a post about Democratic voting fraud, but I finally found a case, and it’s a doozy! It should be noted, though, that this is a story about local contests between Democratic candidates in a solidly blue state, and doesn’t involve voting for president or[...]

June 17th, 2024 - 11:03 pm § in Democrats, Economics, Politics, Republicans

Would deporting illegals make housing cheaper?

I’m thinking yes, if you deport several million of them, simply because it would bring housing demand closer in line with housing supply. That’s because America has a housing shortage, and if you reduce the number of people who need housing, you can end the game of musical chairs and bri[...]

June 11th, 2024 - 5:48 am § in Democrats, Donald Trump, News Media, Politics, Republicans

Heritage chief claims Democrats are illegitimate

The Heritage Foundation used to be a heavyweight conservative think tank. That’s changing. In 2021, Kevin Roberts (photo, left) took it over, and he’s wrecking its reputation as a conservative ideas factory. Roberts, an election denier, views Heritage’s role as “institutional[...]

June 7th, 2024 - 3:26 pm § in Democrats, Politics, Republicans

Are America’s political parties dying?

In Colorado, nearly half the voters are independents, but that’s less dramatic than it seems. New voters are automatically registered as independents, and have to opt into a party affiliation. Many don’t bother, even though most lean toward one of the parties. Still, Politico says here, [...]

June 6th, 2024 - 8:29 pm § in Democrats, Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

GOPer shows off his literary prowess

Derrick Van Orden is a first-term GOP congressman representing a district in southeast Wisconsin. He lost his first election in 2020, but won in 2022. I think the voters were right the first time. Van Orden impresses me as someone who goes around with his mouth open and ears closed (see photo at le[...]

May 27th, 2024 - 4:13 pm § in America, Democrats, Humor, Politics, Republicans

How secession could work

GOP firebrand Marjorie Taylor Greene says, “We need a national divorce,” and while her idea of splitting up red and blue states won’t work, it’s not worth another civil war to keep Republicans in the Union. The divorce part is easy; we’re already divorced. Republicans a[...]

May 15th, 2024 - 2:29 pm § in Democrats, Politics

Money can’t buy love or elections

Money can’t buy love, and sometimes not elections, either. Increasingly, Congress is a preserve of the very rich, with more candidates self-funding campaigns (see story here). Retail liquor magnate David Trone is an example of the breed. When Trone ran in Maryland for a House seat in 2016, he spe[...]

May 14th, 2024 - 6:20 pm § in Democrats, Economics, Politics, Republicans

Alabama law punishes employers friendly to unions

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (photo, left) signed a law penalizing employers in her state who accept unions, Huffington Post reported on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 (read story here). It yanks state economic incentives, grants, loans, and tax credits away from any company that recognizes a union instead of forci[...]

May 9th, 2024 - 9:54 pm § in Biden, China, Democrats, Donald Trump, Economics, Politics, Republicans

Is Biden or Trump worse for inflation?

Polls show inflation is a top concern of voters, and could decide the 2024 election. If you chose a candidate based on that issue, who would you go with, Biden or Trump? Here are 5 reasons why Trump might be the worst pick: 1. Trump favors tariffs.  Trump claims tariffs would be paid by China [&hel[...]