President Trump made his announced remarks from the White House, and as expected pitched a compromise for the on-going government shutdown.
Lost in coverage of polls showing Americans overwhelmingly blaming the president for the shutdown was a warning sign for Democrats.
It is beyond absurd to have a federal government shutdown and simultaneously guarantee back pay.
Wait, I need to back up here.
A deal? Really? And with literally hours to spare! Discuss.
This piece by Michelle Goldberg is the first I’ve seen to notice the Marxist renaissance among young intellectuals, and does a great job telling the story without an overly skeptical frame. I think the renaissance was already under way before 2008, but the combination of the crash and the failure of Obama was, as Goldberg…
Is there some kind of arcane Senate rule where you are allowed to have a large muscular man named Sven whack an especially deserving Senate member repeatedly over the head with a dead mackerel on national television? Because that’s what I really want to happen to Ted Cruz right now, having just read his office’s…
Quick thoughts on the continued government shutdown, this weekend’s Trucker Protest and Veteran’s March, the Washington Redskins, the Confederate flag, and the true meaning of populism.
It might not look like it, but Democrats are losing the government shutdown debate. The closer Congress gets to a deal, the less space there’ll be to negotiate when the next budget crisis comes knocking.
If you’ve been listening to cable news, talk radio or your local Republican Congressman talk about our current government shutdown, chances are that much or all of what you’ve heard is a lie. Here is a list of the ten biggest whoppers being floated today.
The latest developments in the latest shutdown crisis do not portend well for those who are into the whole operational government thing.
Noam Scheiber argues it will. I’m not so sure.