William Shughart | Wednesday August 9, 2017 at 1:24 PM PST | Comments Off on Not a “New Deal,” a “Fair Deal” or a “Square Deal,” but Supposedly a “Better Deal”
Towards the end of July, eight months after losing the White House to Donald Trump, leading figures of the Democratic Party launched their crusade to regain control of the U.S. Congress in next year’s midterm elections. Announcing his party’s “Better Deal,” U.S. Senator Charles Schumer wrote that “Rather than having a government that benefits...
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Tags: Budget and Tax Policy, Government subsidies, Liberty, progressive politics, The State
Sam Staley | Saturday February 18, 2017 at 12:19 PM PST | Comments Off on Was Hillary Clinton’s Progressive Presidential Bid Doomed from the Start?
Hundreds of thousands of people protested Donald Trump’s presidential election win, many believing he “stole” the presidency because Clinton “won” the popular vote. Digging below the surface of the November 2016 election results, however, suggests that Clinton’s presidential bid was doomed from the beginning. Moreover, the popular vote “win” may actually have been a...
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Tags: 2016 election, Americans for Tax Reform, Democratic Party, Donald Trump, Grover Norquist, Presidential Election 2016, progressive politics, Republican Party