Republicans need an Ideology

The Reformocons will survive because they alone among the Republican coalition grasp the serious problems facing America and the need for reform. For example, Reformocon U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee) is willing to talk about Climate Change and offer a technocratic solution.

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Mitch McConnell is not Destroying the Senate because we already broke it

Instead, McConnell is making long-overdue reforms that could make the Senate run a little more smoothly for a few years. Unfortunately, McConnell’s wise and commendable efforts are a stopgap measure that does not address the real problem, the Senate’s increasingly unrepresentative nature. 

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Trump can win in 2020 but it will not be easy

 
Therefore, Trump’s path to victory is the one he is following; fire up the base with rallies, Tweets, etc, and ignore everything else. The wise strategy for the Donald is forget mass appeal, and mobilize the voters he knows he can count on.

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The Damage Trump is doing to the GOP

“As Republicans, if you think you are going to change very substantially for the worse Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security in any substantial way; and at the same time you think you are going to win elections, it just really is not going to happen,” Donald J. Trump (R-New York), March 2013.

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Basic Income Advocate Andrew Yang is a Contender for the Democratic Presidential Nomination

In addition, Yang dares mention the words income inequality; and raises the spectre of technological unemployment, on the campaign trail. Consequently, Americans under 40; who live with those realities, pay attention to Yang.

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The Strange War on Fox News and Tucker Carlson

Hence, the war on Fox News seems more like corporate censorship of anti-capitalist opinion than political correctness. In fact, political correctness could have passed a dangerous new threshold in America. To explain political correctness is being used to silence critics of big business.

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Why Republicans support the Wall

There is a simple reason why Republicans support the Wall; they want to be tough on immigration without bashing immigrants. Although

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The Koch Brothers believe in Climate Change because the Market accepts it

Importantly, the blog post’s headline states “The Market Says Climate Change Is Happening.” Moreover, a subhead states: “When money is on the line, it is hard to find parties willing to bet against the scientific consensus on climate change.”

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Numbers show why Bernie could be President

78%. The percentage of Americans who admit they are “living paycheck to paycheck” in a 2017 Harris Poll commissioned by Career Builder.

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Why Bernie could win in 2020

Hence, Democratic leaders and officeholders could fall into line behind Bernie in 2020. Moreover, they Democratic leaders could cave to Bernie; or his anointed successor as fast Republican leaders began kowtowing to Trump.

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