Democrats have gone all in on opposing Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees. On the surface such a plan seems to be benefiting the party. The base is excited, red-state Democrats are joining the cause and the Senate is getting bogged down … Continue reading Democrats Interesting Strategy on Trump’s Cabinet Nominees
Donald Trump has been busy. From his temporary ban on refugees, Executive Orders on the ACA, the military and his tweets he has already proven his presidency will be unique. But more importantly, it shows how shrewd he is. The … Continue reading Trumps Shrewd Brand Of Politics
Since Donald Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court seat of the late Antoin Scalia, rumors have swirled that Anthony Kennedy may be contemplating retirement at the end of what would be his 29th term. He has made … Continue reading What Happens If The Court’s Ideological Make-Up Is At Stake?
While Republicans might be struggling on what to do about Obamacare there is no such disunity over Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick. Indeed, virtually every elected Republican official and outside groups have praised Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court; Neil … Continue reading The Democrats No Win Strategy On Gorsuch
On Saturday, February 25th, a special election will be held in Delaware Senate District 10. The seat, being vacated by a Democrat, used to anchor a 11-10 Democratic majority in the chamber. Now, with the vacancy, the GOP has a … Continue reading The Built In GOP Advantage
Sometimes, it is an art form to parse from Donald Trump’s words what he really means. For example, he does not speak the way a typical politician does, spouting off platitudes about America’s role in the world and assuming everybody … Continue reading Donald Trump’s Radical, But Rational Foreign Policy
Call Donald Trump’s victory the revenge of Old Hickory. The triumph of the little guy over the elites. The rural farmer over the multi-billion dollar conglomerates that send lobbyists to occupy the halls of the nation’s Capitol. The one thing … Continue reading Donald Trump and Jacksonian America