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August 20, 2017

Obamacare

Chuck Schumer Finally Gets the Memo

“When you lose to somebody who has 40 percent popularity, you don’t blame other things — Comey, Russia — you blame yourself. So what did we do wrong? People didn’t know what we stood for, just that we were against Trump. And still believe that.” – Chuck Schumer I’ll be honest, I’ve given Schumer a lot

Why Democrats Lose Elections

Retired University of California at Berkeley professor George Lakoff has a theory about why Democrats lose elections and it comes down to messaging. Actually, it’s more than just a theory; turns out Lakoff was one of the few people who predicted Donald Trump would win the 2016 election. Note, he didn’t just say Trump could win, he

Trumpcare Isn’t Dead Just Yet

The news that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has decided to “delay” a vote on the Republican “healthcare” bill is being hailed as a victory by Senate Democrats, most state governors (Republican and Democratic) and just about everyone capable of reading. Being the skeptic that I am, though, I’m not convinced that this thing is

Trumpty Dumpty Has A Great Fall

Let’s be clear here. The failure to pass what the GOP comically referred to as a healthcare bill in the House was a devastating defeat for the Party. Do not for a moment believe either Paul Ryan or Donald Trump’s claim that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were to blame here. The fault lies clearly

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