Tagged: AOC

AOC 61

The House Knocks Back

It was inevitable that those seeking to knock down the House — the House who have their own constituencies, own concerns, and own political careers to worry about — would start knocking back.

Nancy Pelosi 101

House on Fire

Nancy Pelosi did not suddenly forget how to run the house, so the answer must be in the new makeup of her caucus.

concentration camps 230

A Camp By Any Other Name Would Smell as Foul

I don’t want the extremely esoteric battle over what we call our immigration detention facilities to distract from what they are; a catastrophe, regardless of what you choose to call them.

lobbyist 77

Stange Bedfellows for a Popular but Dumb Idea

Governing and legislating is hard, cheap media pops like this are not, so it’s no wonder of wonders when Ted Cruz and AOC go for the latter when opportunity presents.

green new deal 22

Congressional Kabuki: Non-Electric Boogaloo Edition

As he promised, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brought the Green New Deal up for a vote in the Senate. No one voted for it, with 57 against and 43 voting “present” out of protest.

taxes 44

The Case Against the Charitable Deduction

Instead of raising tax rates on high-income earners, a smarter way for progressives to raise taxes on higher-income earners would be to eliminate itemized deductions: tax breaks that allow primarily upper-middle and upper-income earners to write off various expenses.

world 106

Ordinary World 26 Nov 2018

Your Ordinary World for 26 Nov 2018 with links about healthcare, community, AOC, regulating Big Tech, a different take on red state/blue state, China’s revisionist history, and the death of charity walk-a-thons.

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