Experts skeptical of $4000 raise claim

Claim: Congressional Republicans claim tax reform legislation would be equivalent to a $4000 raise for the average American family. Fact: Experts are skeptical of the claim. The estimates are based on incomplete legislation and include assumptions such as tax cust will be used to increase wages. It is believed that any such increase would have... Continue Reading →

Under the Rule of the Czar: Week 10

We continue out trek into the swamp. We are now in the part of the swamp where very little light reaches. What was that sound? Oh, that was Devin Nunes slinking across the White House lawn in the dead of night for an illicit gathering. Last week, Nunes tantalized us with alleged proof of incidental surveillance... Continue Reading →

Under the Rule of the Czar: Week 4

Nobody can say that this week was boring.  This week has seen some of the worse behavior of Donald Trump yet and just think we are only four weeks into his reign. On the immigration front, throughout the course of last weekend, the Republican administration conducted nationwide sweeps of illegal immigrants and made many arrests.... Continue Reading →

Republicans like the Constitution except..

Republican like the Constitution except when it conflicts with their ideology.  As a case in point, the refusal of Republican governors to accept Syrian refugees.  Regardless whether or not bringing potential extremists into this country is prudent, the Constitution is rather explicit where this power lies.  The power lies with the federal government. This means... Continue Reading →

Was Hillary mansplained?

In case anybody missed the obvious, Clinton appeared before the Benghazi inquisition to answer questions.  One of the accusations that was leveled by liberals at the Republicans conducting the hearing was that she was mansplained. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced hours of questioning from the House Select Committee on Benghazi Thursday. As the... Continue Reading →

What happened to all of the conservatives?

Remember back in 2010, we were asked to vote for true conservatives to represent us in Congress to oppose Obama's liberal agenda.  Well, in 2010, 2012, and 2014, the American voter has given to the Republicans what they wanted: total control of Congress. Why is it that when the vote for the Trans-Pacific Partnership happened,... Continue Reading →

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