I’ve had a number of different thoughts about the recent authorization of military action in Syria in response to Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons against his own people. Something that sticks in my head is the response to the stated reasons that swayed President Trump into striking the airfield in Syria. Press Secretary Sean […]Read more "What if Donald Trump was a woman?"
“As you know, I’ve been saying for years that the best thing is to let Obamacare explode and then go make a deal with the Democrats and have one unified deal. And they will come to us; we won’t have to come to them. After Obamacare explodes.” I found this to be the most telling […]Read more "Trump, tired from too much winning, pulls Health Care bill from vote"
In the next few posts of mine, I plan on taking the biggest issues of the new American Health Care Act and explaining them, hopefully, in a way that makes sense to most regular people. Before I start, here are some definitions of words people throw around while talking about health care to sound smart […]Read more "A Normal Guy Explains the AHCA: Tax Credits and Subsidies"
There are some questions around Planned Parenthood and its funding that I think would be worth expounding on for more general clarity on this controversial but commonly misunderstood topic. Does the federal government fund Planned Parenthood? There is no line in the federal budget that reads: Planned Parenthood gets $500 million…but the answer is technically […]Read more "Quick Questions: Planned Parenthood Funding"
So what in the heck did Trump do Saturday morning? Let me see if I can use my powers as a professional news summarizer: *clears throat* *cracks knuckles* In a series of tweets that spanned a little more than a half hour, the President of the United States (ugh welcome to 2017) broke news by accusing […]Read more "President Internet Troll forced to back up his tweets."
Filling in for George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” last Sunday, Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl closed out the Sunday morning political show with a rousing monologue, promising that American journalism would stand firm in the face of President Trump’s continued attacks. Trying to place Trump’s recent declaration that the news media are “the enemy of […]Read more "Mr. President, You’re No Tom Jefferson"
I think there are common misconceptions at the root of the discussion of the US manufacturing job market. So I wanted to dig a little deeper to shed some light on an often talked about but not researched topic. A lot of the talk is anecdotal so I had some questions: With the discussion almost entirely […]Read more "Make America Manufacture Again"