Now There Are Three – Or is it two? – Or one?

Now there are three candidates left vying for the 2016 Democratic nomination for President. Joe Biden officially announcing that he is not going to run. This news was followed by both Lincoln Chafee and Jim Webb pulling out of the campaign. These poll numbers were...

Donald Trump’s Tax Plan: The Dilemma

Donald trump’s tax plan, introduced today, may present a serious dilemma for his supporters.     Immigration When Trump announced his candidacy a few months ago. He immediately began to soar to the top of the pack of Republican contenders. The issue that...

FDR Fireside Chat: July, 2015

Since President Obama’s re-election in 2012, there has been an ongoing debate about raising the minimum wage.  Generally speaking, the Conservative members of Congress believe that raising the minimum wage will somehow ruin our economy – in spite of the 17...

Pro/Con of Election Day National Holiday

Senator Bernie Sanders introduced legislation  to make election day a national holiday.  The basis is that this will allow people to vote who currently can not take time off from their jobs.  This is not a new idea but to the best of my recollection it has not been...

Most Voters Are Not Rich WASPS

I’m obviously not the first person to make the point that most voters are not rich WASPS, but every time it comes up I am completely baffled. In the 2012 election, the Democrats won nearly every demographic category. The few exceptions are white people, men, and...

Brownback and Crow-Tartare

THIS IS AN UPDATE TO OUR 2014 ARTICLE ABOUT  SAM BROWNBACK’S DEVASTATING FORAY INTO REAGANOMICS.   In 2012 and 2013, Republican Governor, Sam Brownback decided to show the world how he could save the Kansas economy with a look towards using his savior...