Recently, Two of the last five elections were won without gaining the most votes (40%), vs all of US history – 5 Presidents elected out of 58 elections lost the popular vote (9%). Has the system been hacked?
Liberalism is the belief that government should step in during certain instances where capitalism fails to produce equality before the law.
Repercussions of Trump’s Lies Live On Months after his defeat, former President Trump has not stopped asserting his election victory. Trump’s lies led to a violent insurgency against the government in January. But this insurgency did not prevent President Biden’s inauguration. Still, there are lasting repercussions to Trump’s lies. His claims of election fraud have […]
Stop the Steal Sentiment Still Going Strong According to an April survey conducted for CNN, the majority of Republicans believe Donald Trump won the 2020 election. The survey indicates that 70 percent of Republicans believe Trump’s false allegations of victory. Just 23 percent believe Biden’s victory was legitimate. Stop the steal sentiment is still going […]
Liz Cheney’s Ouster is Bad News for Liberals As the republican party proceeded with Liz Cheney’s ouster from chair of the House Republican Conference, it was not a surprise. After Cheney supported Trump’s impeachment, the party was clear that her days as a party leader were numbered. Liz Cheney’s ouster is bad news for moderate Republicans […]
Marijuana Legalization May Lead to Justice Reform Public opinion on marijuana legalization has changed considerably in the last two decades. Marijuana usage was once taboo. But for the last decade, the percentage of Americans supporting legalization has consistently stayed at or above 50. A Gallup poll from late 2020 shows that nearly 70% of Americans […]
Biden’s approval rating is higher than past Presidents Recent polls on FiveThirtyEight show Biden’s approval rating above 50% of the population. By contrast, President Trump’s approval rating never rose above 50%. And Obama’s was below 50% for most of his presidency. The Biden administration Is just getting started and things could change. But for now, […]
Liberals Usher in the Return of Civil Disagreement The country’s political divide and uncivil disagreement has deepened considerably in the last two decades. Under the Trump administration, things reached a boiling point. Trump supporters were intolerant of any criticism of their president, while liberals were quick to criticize his every move. Things seem to be […]
Biden Must Find a Way to End Vaccine Hesitancy The country anxiously awaits a return to normal. Medical professionals and epidemiologists agree vaccines are the pathway to reopening and resuming normal life. But many Americans say they will not get the vaccine when it’s available to them. Biden must find a way to end vaccine […]
Wisdom Behind Biden’s ‘Help is Here’ Tour President Biden’s “Help is Here” tour across several states is intended to convey a message. He and Vice President Harris are traveling to promote the pandemic relief bill that was signed into law in early March. Biden’s decision to tour the United States to sell Americans on the […]
Congress Should be Mindful of COVID Bill Goals Debates about the COVID-19 bill goals have occupied Congress for weeks. The debates have largely centered on two things. First, there’s disagreement about whether an increase to the minimum wage should be included in the bill. And second, there’s disagreement about what the income threshold should be […]
Two Liberal Arguments Against Loan Forgiveness Millions of Americans are excited by the prospect of student loan forgiveness. The topic was popular on the campaign trail among Democratic candidates, including Joe Biden. There seems to be growing consensus in the liberal party that student loan forgiveness in some form would benefit the economy. However, there […]