Democrats are discovering there are limits to how much the government can consume of the nation's wealth. Deficits and national debts as a share of GDP are rising. Are Puerto Rico and Illinois the harbingers of what is to come?
The media has hyper-obsessed over the Kansas tax hike this year and has sold this as a repudiation of "supply side economics." But the real story in the states has been the catastrophic effects of "tax and spend" fiscal policy in Illinois.
"That's a terrible word. Think of it. Their theme is 'resist.' Their theme should be, 'Let's get together. Envelop. Let's get together,'" Trump said in an interview Sunday. "But their theme is resist. It's obstruction. And the problem is they've become obstructionist."
Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich is deeply concerned about Robert Mueller’s ability to lead a nonpartisan, unbiased investigation
As galvanizing as the anti-Trump movement has been these past months, it is not a movement of persuasion. The default disposition of liberals is still to accuse anyone who takes a position to the right of Elizabeth Warren of being a clingy racist.
How much do Democrats really want to defeat Donald Trump? Democrats would do well to think about that a little more than about Russia. But they won't. They oppose Trump fiercely and vociferously. Just not enough to learn anything.
Why does anyone listen to economists anymore? The profession has become an embarrassment and the most respected economists have shown themselves to have as much predictive power on where we are headed as the gypsies who read tarot cards.
The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter-bomber. Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria. Russia threatens to attack coalition aircraft west of the Euphrates. What is going on? It might appear a mindless mess, but the outlines are clear.
After spending $30 million, Democrats lost their fourth special election since Donald Trump became president. So convinced are Democrats that the president is toxic, they failed to realize that in many parts of the country they are toxic.
Just as Trump put Bush-Romney Republicanism into the dumpster in the 2016 primaries, Hillary Clinton's defeat, followed by losses in four straight special elections, portend a passing of the guard in the Democratic Party. So where is the party going?