Our legislators don’t always do what they say, but they do have a strategy to design and implement our laws. It turns out that federalism is ground zero in their battle for partisan power — and now we finally know how the game is being played. In this episode, we go behind-the-scenes with the researcher who uncovered these terms of engagement, Pamela Clouser McCann.
This is the second in my series of “Letters to a Trump Supporter,” from correspondence with a family friend who supports Mr. Trump. In keeping with the immigration theme, my friend asked, ““Do you agree to limit the number coming or agree to increase as Hillary wants?” This was my response.
This is a cruel, counterproductive path we are on, and that is not a statement of mere opinion. It is the inescapable conclusion of data-driven, cutting-edge economic research based on real-world evidence and the accumulated lessons of American history.
“Moderates” don’t make legislating easier. Majorities make legislating easier. — Ezra Klein (Washington Post)
[If] you take a trillion dollars…out of the…federal budget, that would shrink GDP over 5%. That is by definition throwing us into recession or depression. — Mitt Romney