Tag Archives: United States

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  Socialists whether they’re democratic or not or self-described like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria O. Cortez or closeted like Elizabeth Warren and others, would have a lot more respect and credibility in America and perhaps even followers and … Continue reading

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The Week: ‘Mick Mulvaney- Says Nobody Cares About The Deficit: He Used To Care A lot’

Source:The New Democrat The title of this piece is very important, because before Mick Mulvaney became White House Chief of Staff and even before he was Director of Management and Budget at the White House, he was a U.S Representative … 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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Iconic: Governor George C. Wallace- Talking About His Ideas About Communism

Source:The New Democrat This was a common tactic the right-wing ( Far-Right, actually ) in the 1960s to blame the civil rights movement, as well as the anti-vietnam war movement on Communists. Arguing that Communists from Russia or some other … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren- ‘A Foreign Policy For All

Source:The New Democrat From Senator Elizabeth Warren Foreign Affairs Magazine “ENDING ENDLESS WAR A foreign policy that works for all Americans must also be driven by honest assessments of the full costs and risks associated with going to war. All three … Continue reading

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AEI: What is Pluralism?

Source:The New Democrat From Merriam Webster: “4a : a state of society in which members of diverse ethnic, racial, religious, or social groups maintain and develop their traditional culture or special interest within the confines of a common civilization. b … Continue reading

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