Woke Politics: The Democrats’ Plan for a Permanent Majority

With the 2020 election in the rear-view mirror, it is timely to focus on election politics for 2022 and beyond. The first step is pattern recognition: The Democrats are pursuing a multi-prong strategy to cement a permanent majority. To accomplish the goal requires upending the constitutional design. Until the scope of this effort is seen… Read More Woke Politics: The Democrats’ Plan for a Permanent Majority

Left-Wing ‘Dark Money’ Networks Hid Millions in the 2020 Elections

Despite repeated calls for increased campaign finance transparency, President Joe Biden and other Democrats received tens of millions of dollars in assistance from massive “dark money” networks during the 2020 election cycle.  The Sixteen Thirty Fund, which houses dozens of liberal groups and projects, pumped $60 million into committees backing Biden and other Democrats. Tides Advocacy, a similar… Read More Left-Wing ‘Dark Money’ Networks Hid Millions in the 2020 Elections

Democrats have a back-up plan in case the Senate doesn’t convict Trump on impeachment

House and Senate Democrats may push ahead this week with a censure resolution to bar former President Donald Trump from holding future office over his role in the U.S. Capitol riot, anticipating acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial, several sources familiar with the matter told McClatchy. The effort to draft the resolution that would invoke… Read More Democrats have a back-up plan in case the Senate doesn’t convict Trump on impeachment

The Democrats Just Reintroduced a Labor Law that Would Destroy Uber—And It Could Actually Pass This Time

With control of Congress and the White House, Democrats are making labor policy one of their first priorities. Ironically enough, that’s actually bad news for independent contractors and gig economy workers across the country. The legislation at the core of their agenda is the PRO Act, which Democrats just re-introduced with sponsors including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi… Read More The Democrats Just Reintroduced a Labor Law that Would Destroy Uber—And It Could Actually Pass This Time

Democrats Move To Ban Trump Supporters From Federal Jobs Or Joining The Military

Cancel culture has arrived in Congress in a big way. Well, to be fair, it’s been there for a while now, but Florida Democratic congresswoman Stephanie Murphy is really upping her game in this regard. New proposed legislation from Murphy would prevent anyone who participated in the January protests and riot on Capitol Hill from… Read More Democrats Move To Ban Trump Supporters From Federal Jobs Or Joining The Military

Leahy, not Roberts, to preside over impeachment trial

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will not preside over former President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, which is scheduled to begin in earnest on Feb. 8. Instead, Senate President Pro Tempore Patrick Leahy (Vt.), the most senior member of the Senate Democratic Conference, will preside over the trial.  Leahy on Monday confirmed he would wield the gavel and promised… Read More Leahy, not Roberts, to preside over impeachment trial