McConnell got done what needed to be done—and with less drama than we’ve seen in the House. He limited the fiscal and political damage Biden’s agenda could have caused, and he bought some much-needed time on fighting Build Back Better.
Manchin demonstrated that a “moderate” Democrat can still make a difference and may have reduced the hit Democrats will likely take in the 2022 midterms.
Even though Democrats say BBB is “paid for” – meaning new taxes will offset the new federal spending over the next 10 years – no honest person actually believes that.
Sen. Bernie Sanders wants Medicare to include dental, vision and hearing coverage. Private sector Medicare Advantage plans are already doing so—at no extra cost.
Democrats are on a mission to dispel any notion that massive new government spending in their Build Back Better bill will let roaring inflation out of its decades-old cage.
Democrats are pushing the biggest expansion of government in history at a time when the majority of Americans say the government is already doing too much.
Democrats hope that their massive federal spending spree would buy them votes. But it looks like all they're buying is voter anger.
The lower your household income, the more likely you are to be a smoker. Doubling the tax on cigarettes suggests Democrats aren’t quite as concerned about economic disparities and equity as they claim.
President Biden's and President's Xi's visions and policy proposals are amazingly similar, which says more about the U.S. than China—and not in a good way.
You shouldn’t be able to ram through massive policy changes without a solid mandate from the voters, which Democrats definitely do not have.