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?
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Biden’s Minimum Corporate Tax Gains Steam One of Joe Biden’s priorities for his first presidential term is a major international tax overhaul. He has proposed a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15%. That proposal has met with success from international allies. It was endorsed by the Group of 20 (G-20) following a summer meeting […]
Supreme Court Decisions Affirm Liberals’ Fears The Supreme Court’s 2020-2021 term has been a win for the Republican Party. As the Supreme Court now has six conservative justices in its nine seats, liberals feared right-leaning supreme court decisions. Those fears have been affirmed this term. The justices have found common ground on many of the […]
Child Tax Credit Expansion is a Win for Liberals Millions of Americans with children are beginning to receive new government payments this summer. Expansion of the child tax credit puts up to $300 per child in the hands of all American parents under an income threshold. The average low- or middle-income American household with kids […]
Partisan Vaccine Divide Represents Political Failure COVID-19 vaccination rates differ widely between conservatives and liberals. States that cast their electoral votes for Trump in 2020 have low rates of vaccination, by and large. Likewise, states that cast their electoral votes for Biden in 2021 generally have higher rates of vaccination. Bottom line: partisan vaccine divide […]
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 […]