Tag Archives: American Politics

The Wawg Blog: Andy Hailey- ‘How We Got Into The DJT Political Swamp: It Has Little To Do With Russia’

Source: The Wawg Blog: Andy Hailey- ‘How We Got Into The DJT Political Swamp: It Has Little To Do With Russia’ Andy Hailey seems to making the argument that Washington lobbyists became a problem, when our tax rates became lower. That … Continue reading

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The Aspen Institute: David Brooks- On Conservative and Liberal Values

Source: The New Democrat If you just arrived on Planet Earth yesterday and were an adult and two of the first things you observed were supposed to be what it means to be a Conservative and Liberal and what conservatism … Continue reading

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The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin Interviewing Professor Thaddeus Russell- Socialism, Authoritarianism & Liberalism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I disagree with Dave Rubin at least one point here and it gets to my main beef ( for lack of a better word ) with Libertarians today who are … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Bruce Bartlett- ‘The Truth Matters’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I don’t want to make this all about Donald Trump, but when I thinking about The Truth Matters I think of that Kellyanne Conway line from February last year I … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Olga Khazan- A Better Way To Argue About Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Before I get into what I believe is a better way to argue politics, I want to explain my issues with Olga Khazan’s piece here, because she unintentionally lays out … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- David Frum: Conservatives Must Save The Republican Party From Itself

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with David Frum’s video here but I would put it differently. American politics works best at least in the past and perhaps now we would be better off … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: David Cay Johnston- ‘It’s Even Worse Than You Think’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with David C. Johnston that Donald Trump is not the disease in American politics, but a symptom. His presidency is an example of what can happen when Americans … Continue reading

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