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 […]
The Left’s Divide on Increasing the Minimum Wage The Trump administration’s four tumultuous years left many in the country with one hope: unity in government. But now that liberals control both chambers of Congress and the Executive Branch, ideological rifts are resurfacing. There is now a focus on increasing the minimum wage. The debate over […]
With Impeachment Over, What’s Next for the GOP? While liberals enjoy their newly-won majority in the Senate and their hold on power in the House of Representatives, conservatives have soul-searching to do. Impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump failed, but they revealed how divided the Republican Party is. With Impeachment Over, What’s Next for the GOP? […]
How Biden’s Inauguration Differed from Trump’s Joe Biden’s inauguration was completely distinctive. Biden’s Inauguration Differed from Trump’s. With the pandemic raging worse than ever before, there was no large crowd gathered on the National Mall. And after a troubling insurrection by the far-right, tensions and security measures were high. But, there is one key similarity […]
Will the Country Unite Behind Biden? Joe Biden’s key message throughout 2020 has been about unity. Since he became the President-elect of the United States, he has continued promoting unity and encouraging Americans to put their political differences behind them. Will the Country Unite Behind Biden? It seems certain that some liberals such as moderate […]
The Election Was Close and Democrats Should Worry Democrats and many moderate Republicans believed the 2020 election would be a blowout for Joe Biden. The polls suggested he was ahead even in traditionally deep red states and the pundits were sure Trump’s base was dwindling. Truth is, the election was close. The election results are […]
If we have gained anything from the Trump Presidency and the pandemic, it is that many of us are now much more interested in politics. The Trump presidency will soon be over. For better and for worse, politics are here to stay.
Will Trump Peacefully Transition Power? The peaceful transition of power from one president to another is one of the hallmarks of American democracy. Will Trump peacefully transition power? But over the course of his presidency, Donald Trump has hinted that he might not peacefully or willingly transition power should he lose the 2020 election. In […]
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?