Category Archives: Conservatives

Show Me Your Budget, And…

…I’ll tell you what you value: Trump’s draft budget calls for eliminating these programs (except for the Melania protection).

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It Sure Seems Like A Muslim Ban

But this is not a ban on Muslims. Or something (boldface mine): A spate of Muslim travelers in the United States, both American citizens and green card holders, have claimed U.S. Customs and Border Protection revoked their Global Entry cards, … Continue reading

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How Else Did They Think This Would Play Out?

Sometimes, it’s really hard to be sympathetic (boldface mine): In the highly contentious battle to extinguish public worker rights, Iowa Republicans have attempted a divide-and-conquer approach to pit unions against each other. Their legislation splits public workers into two groups, … Continue reading

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Anti-Immigrant Sentiment Is Not A Trumpist Phenomenon

It’s a conservative one. I stumbled across an old post I wrote from 2007 about immigration, ““What Is The Real Beef With The Immigration Bill?”“. It could have been written today–nothing has changed. In other words, Trump has tapped into … Continue reading

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In Bipartisan Fashion, Congress ‘Fixes’ Its Own Postal Service Screw Up

Consider this a case study in how Democrats lose. Years, the august solons of the U.S. Congress decided that the U.S. Postal Service (‘USPS’) would be forced to fund 75 years of retirement funds over a period of ten years–something … Continue reading

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This Is What We’re Up Against

From a reader at Howie Klein’s joint (boldface mine): Last night I attended a Pro-President Trump meeting… What we saw and heard was both scary and informative. The meeting was led by 5 men and we counted approximately 70 people … Continue reading

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Trump Declares War On Your 401(k) Retirement Money

I’ve never been a fan of the shift from defined benefit pensions to 401(k) plans: they’re nothing more than a way for brokers to charge excessive fees, and to give wealthy people a tax cut for something they were already … Continue reading

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