One year and several days after the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump, took office for the highest position within the free world, we were treated to his State of the Union address. President Trump remarked on job … Continue reading The State of the Union is Not Good Enough
If there was one thing that hampered the Tea Party movement in 2010 it was their adherence to anything non-establishment. Their backing of ideological firebrands led to GOP losses in winnable seats (Delaware, Colorado and Nevada being the standouts). As … Continue reading Did Democrats Nominate A Tea Party Look Alike?
Nearly a week after the GOP pulled the unpopular American Health Care Act from a vote on the House floor, Democrats gleefully celebrated the success of the law’s demise. They should not have. Because now comes news signalling the ACA … Continue reading The ACA Continues to Head Towards A Medicaid Style System
America has become deeply polarized not just along racial, gender and class lines but also along geography (driven in many cases by a divide between rural and urban counties). But, it is the less thought of divide that might benefit … Continue reading The Political Economy of States May Save Republicans