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28 Apr 2019, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
”For those intrepid readers who want to get into the weeds of MMT, New York Times economics reporter Neil Irwin has offered a very fair primer (even though he is not a believer). [read post]
28 Aug 2019, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
These are people who, unlike the vast majority of voters, believe to their core that stroke-the-rich tax cuts are always a dandy idea, and they do not object at all to having the courts packed with judges who are not just conservative but radical reactionaries in the mold of Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.The but-taxes and but-judges mantras, after all, are merely part of an intramural argument among conservatives who have split over the question of whether selling out one’s… [read post]
2 Jul 2018, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
That Kennedy would deem it acceptable to be replaced by someone whom Trump will select based on the recommendations of the extremists who have taken over the party (and who gave the world a second Clarence Thomas in the person of Neil Gorsuch) is absolutely astonishing. [read post]
2 May 2018, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
Is there an affordable housing problem in major American cities? [read post]
6 Mar 2019, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
Just as Joseph Stalin famously sneered at the supposed power of the Roman Catholic Church, asking “[h]ow many divisions” the Pope commanded, Trump could ask of Republicans on Capitol Hill (and in the courts), “You might have impeached me, but I’m not leaving. [read post]
13 May 2020, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
Having witnessed decades of shocking cynicism on the part of Republicans, I sometimes think that I can no longer be shocked when they become even more cynical. [read post]
10 Jul 2019, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
“A government of laws is ultimately a government of men and women who honor and protect those laws. [read post]
8 Dec 2015, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
After the Republican presidential candidates held one of their joint press conferences (also known, quite inaccurately, as debates) on the cable network CNBC in October, the candidates and their handlers engaged in a gratuitous round of press bashing by complaining vociferously about the questions that they were asked. [read post]
18 Nov 2020, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
World leaders, the media, most of the public, and even a few Republicans are now matter-of-factly saying that the post-election insanity being inflicted upon us by Donald Trump and his enablers is simply the dying gasp of a narcissistic sore loser. [read post]
10 Aug 2016, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
It is a measure of how bad things are going for Donald Trump that “his campaign called his delivery of a prepared economic speech in Detroit[] evidence of a newfound political discipline. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
The political commentariat is now busily pondering the results of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. [read post]
7 Mar 2018, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
What happens when one political party decides to declare war on the nation’s tax collection agency? [read post]
30 Oct 2019, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
The impeachment drama is entering its next critical stage, soon to feature public testimony by witnesses who have already provided blockbuster evidence incriminating Donald Trump in numerous instances of treason, bribery, and other high crimes and misdemeanors. [read post]
25 Jan 2016, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
It is now widely known that the Republican-dominated government of Michigan created, through deliberate decisions as well as malign neglect, a public health emergency in the City of Flint. [read post]
2 Sep 2020, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
With everything else that is going wrong in the country and the world in 2020, the one policy issue that I imagined was simply not going to pop back up on the radar screen was Social Security. [read post]
17 Oct 2018, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
In the chaos of our current political era, it can be difficult to stay on top of—or even to remember—all of the dangerous statements and policies that Donald Trump issues daily from his perch in the Oval Office. [read post]
5 Feb 2020, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
With Senate Republicans having now acquitted Donald Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, we can expect Trump to increase his abuse of power and even more brazenly obstruct Congress. [read post]
12 May 2021, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
The title of this column is gibberish, and there is a very good reason for that. [read post]