Newt Gingrich warned that Trump's "Drain the Swamp" verbiage was really a lot of bluster. His presidential appointments seems to be reflecting that -- but is it really Trump's fault? Or are his hands tied? Or a mix of both? Jay Cost over at The Weekly Standard, gives some insight … [Read more...] about Presidential Appointments: Then, Now, and the System
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After telling the American electorate that he wants to repeal and replace Obamacare, Trump has now stated that he may not do this entirely. The way he worded his remarks indicates that he is willing to keep “ObamaCare’s preexisting condition and the 26 year old provision to stay … [Read more...] about Trump on Obamacare
Congress heard a report this week that evidenced interference by the Obama administration into Congressional process with regard to a piece of radiation legislation in 2014. The Administration appears to have used the Department of Energy to forward his particular climate change … [Read more...] about Obama, Climate Change, and the DoE
In virtually every case where there is a voucher or charter school program, the amount of money provided for the students is significantly less than the public school is charging for educating kids. The fact that public school advocates are seething that these alternative forms … [Read more...] about What’s Wrong With Charter Schools and Vouchers, Again?
Last week, Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s Treasury Secretary pick, announced that high earners won’t receive an “absolute tax cut” suggesting that any tax reductions would also be coupled with less deductions. Unfortunately, Mnuchin doesn’t know or pretends to ignore the fact that high … [Read more...] about Mnuchin Gets It Wrong