Enough Demagoguery!

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It seems like the more complex a political issue is, the more it gets over-simplified by the Left, who have become experts at turning everything into a black-and-white situation. Whenever they present their solution to the public, they always start with the false premise that their solution works. Rather than make the debate about which policies would actually solve the problem, they would like everyone to come to the quick conclusion that if you are opposed to their solution, you must be against any solution, and you just don’t care about the people they are trying to “help.” Continue reading

Balance the Budget by Taxing the Rich?

The credit agency S&P¬†has downgraded¬†the U.S. for the first time in the company’s history, for failing to accurately deal with its deficit and debt crisis.

This has caused some Democrats to blame Republicans–specifically, tea party Republicans–for not giving in when the Democrats wanted to include tax increases as a way to decrease the deficit. Continue reading