Tag Archives: U.S. House of Representatives

Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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Slate: Karina Longworth- The Hollywood Ten Paid The Price For Refusing to Answer The $64 Question

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Slate: Karina Longworth- The Hollywood Ten Paid The Price For Refusing to Answer The $64 Question I blog about political correctness and what I at least see as fascism on … Continue reading

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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- The Bicameral Congress: Crash Course Government and Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Crash Course: Craig Benzine- The Bicameral Congress: Crash Course Government and Politics The main reason why we have a bicameral Congress made up of a House of Representatives and a … Continue reading

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The Onion: House Speaker Paul Ryan Discovers Half-Finished Escape Tunnel Leading Out of Speaker’s Office

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: The Onion: House Speaker Paul Ryan Discovers Half-Finished Escape Tunnel Leading Out of Speaker’s Office After spending a few months trying to lead the Tea Party and rest of the … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Fix Gov- Molly E. Reynolds: Can Speaker Paul Ryan Keep His Promise of Amendment Opportunities For the Rank and File?

Source: Brookings Institution: Fix Gov- Molly E. Reynolds: Can Speaker Paul Ryan Keep His Promise of Amendment Opportunities For the Rank and File? Warning! This piece may come off as inside Congress and the beltway wonky for all of you … Continue reading

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The Onion: John Boehner To Paul Ryan: ‘I Was Once Young And Beautiful Too’

Source: The Onion: John Boehner To Paul Ryan: ‘I Was Once Young And Beautiful Too’ Anyone worried about looking too cute and too young for their age, I got a healthier way to age than to take up tobacco and … Continue reading

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Brookings: William A. Galston & E.J. Dionne- “The Case For Universal Voting: Why Making Voting a Duty Would Enhance Our Elections and Improve Our Government”: More Big Government Won’t Equal Better American Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus “William Galston and E.J. Dionne, Jr. make the case for universal voting – a new electoral system in which voting would be regarded as a required, civic duty. They … Continue reading

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