Tag Archives: U.S. Senate

The Atlantic: David Frum- President Trump’s Attorney General: ‘A Flaw in American Democracy’

Source:The New Democrat What President Donald Trump, doesn’t seem to understand, unaware of, or could simply care less ( and that might be putting it lightly ) is that even though he’s the most powerful and ranking officer in his … Continue reading

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The New Democrat: John McCain- An American Hero Who Defined Heroism

Source: The New Democrat Source: CBS News: John McCain- Had a Wicked Wit That He Often Aimed At Himself There are a lot of great things about Senator John McCain that we can respect and love about him, that I respect … Continue reading

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Keith Hughes: McCarthyism Explained- US History Review

Source: The New Democrat To talk about McCarthyism I think you have to talk about Senator Joe McCarthy who in the early and mid 1950s was the ranking Republican on the Senate Investigations Committee first as Ranking Member and then … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Yuval Levin- ‘Congress is Weak Because Its Members Want it To Be’

Source: The New Democrat “Congress is weak because its member want it to be”: I completely agree with Yuval Levin on this, but I would put it and phrase it differently. The last 10-20 years perhaps longer Congress’s ( both … Continue reading

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Roll Call: David Hawkings- Opus: ‘5 Reasons Why Congress is Broken’

Source: The New Democrat I guess I would disagree a little with what David Hawkings is saying here and that I would add a little to his argument as well. Money, is an issue with Congressional elections, but it’s not … Continue reading

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The Onion: U.S. Senator Tom Carper- ‘My Vote is Not For Sale At These Prices’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Note: these views don’t necessarily reflect the views of Senator Tom Carper, even if he personally wrote this piece for The Onion himself or had a staff writer write it … Continue reading

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Foundation Interviews: Betty Garrett- On Meeting Senator Joseph McCarthy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat That must have been a meeting where you would want to have a camera and video rolling so you always have that memory with you and can always remember it accurately … Continue reading

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