It’s no surprise the party of the affluent, governmental elite and urban/suburban America would struggle in the other pocket of America: rural America. But, after 2018, Democrats had some hope their erosion during Obama had ended. Then 2020 hit and … Continue reading Democratic Woes in Rural America Get Worse
In 2017. Republicans, in complete control of the federal government for the first time since 2005, went ahead with their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare. Since no Democrats were willing to go along with this plan, Republicans decided to move … Continue reading Are Democrats About To Repeat The Mistakes The GOP Made on Budget Reconciliation In 2017?
Even as the Biden administration struggles to grapple with the COVID – 19 pandemic ravaging the nation (such as missing two million vaccine does), two big blue state governors are dealing with the fallout of their current and past handling … Continue reading Democrats Two Biggest Blue State Governors Are In Crisis Mode
On day 1 of his administration, Joe Biden delighted progressives with a spate of Executive Orders targeting everything from the environment to international trade agreements to travel bans. Much of it undid the work the Trump administration had done by … Continue reading The Era of Do – Nothing Government Is Back – Just In A Friendlier Façade
On Monday, two – term GOP Senator Rob Portman (OH) announced he would not run for reelection. For the GOP, it is not welcome news as Portman was a) an incumbent and b) a proven campaigner who knew how to … Continue reading The Writing Is On The Wall About What The GOP Is Becoming
Though it might be an unpopular opinion, Donald Trump entered the White House with a larger mandate to f*** stuff up than Joe Biden has to change society dramatically. Which is truly amazing when you consider Joe Biden won the … Continue reading The Amazingly Mandateless Presidency
During the 2020 campaign, the Biden camp took great pains to convince the working class (a catch-all term for low to middle income Americans working in various industries) he was one of them and Donald Trump was not. Unlike his … Continue reading If One Wondered Whether Biden Really Stood For The Working Class His Policy Agenda Answers Your Question: No!
The odds are good we all will not know the results of Georgia’s Senate run – offs when we go to bed tonight but both parties have reasons for optimism tonight. The reasons for each are summarized below. Democratic optimism: … Continue reading Georgia Could Really Go Either Way Tuesday
Hot off the heels of a successful 2020 house campaign, House Republicans see an electoral map tilted toward them in 2022 due to a successful 2020, President Trump’s ouster and a number of legislative victories down – ballot leaving them … Continue reading Republicans House Prospects In 2022 Are Looking Pretty Rosy
As the dust settles from 2020 (minus Trump’s last ditch attempts to stay in office) and more data becomes available the political and electoral future of America is becoming clearer. Much has been written about the class divide in America … Continue reading The Emerging New Electoral Landscape