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A Bipartisan Rebuke

Since both Democratic Representative Seth Moulton of Massachusetts and Republican Representative Peter Meijer of Michigan hold degrees from Ivy League schools I am reticent to call them stupid. Therefore, I will call the stunt they pulled selfish.

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Yellin’ For Yellen

In sports to a large degree a coach is only as good as their players. Politics is similar. Joe Biden is the new “coach” and he has assembled some great talent around him. His Treasury Secretary is Janet Yellen. While the former guy had a Wall Street C-lister with a trophy wife at Treasury; Biden has one of the world’s best economists. Saturday the difference showed and it was the beginning of a win for America. Continue reading Yellin’ For Yellen

That’s Nice; Now What Do We Do With It?

Monday Chuck Schumer got a Dyngus Day gift. (OK, it had nothing to do with Dyngus Day but where else do you hear about that holiday?) The Senate Parliamentarian ruled that reconciliation could be used three more times during this Congress instead of the once more that was generally assumed. I’m not going to get into the weeds of her reasoning; instead, I’m going to try and guess how the Democrats might use it.

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The Other Joe

These days if you say Joe in political circles the initial assumption is that you are speaking of President Joe Biden. Recently many would contend that there is a more powerful Joe in DC; Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia. Many progressives are mistakenly directing their anger toward him. I’d like to take a look at the two Joes today concentrating on Joe Manchin.

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