Issues 03/20/15

Are we in for another year of budget gridlock and rising red ink? ...

-John McLaughlin


The Republican budget is a joke. The Republicans can’t agree among themselves, you have the fiscal hawks versus the security hawks, the defense hawks. And they couldn’t even get it out of the committee last week. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was on his cell phone after midnight and they couldn’t even hold the vote. You have...

-Eleanor Clift


In the first place, there’s something about this introduction that I’d like to straighten out. What Netanyahu said was, he would not want today, and that word today was on his comments, to go ahead with the recognition and the dealings with the Palestinians, primarily because he said they’re very, shall we say, disorganized, ...

-Mortimer Zuckerman


The United States looks on ISIS and al Qaeda as enemy number one. But we’ve got allies, the Israelis, the Saudis, the Gulf Arabs, even the Turks to a degree, who think Assad is the main enemy. 

I think we’re right, and in any event, we ought to act in our interest. And the party we can’t negotiate with and we can’t hav...

-Pat Buchanan


McConnell and Boehner have their own interests to do deal with. But to some degree, it faces up to the fiscal reality which Democrats have systemically refused to face up to - that interest rates are not going to stay low in the future, that the pain when they go up, it’s going to be disproportionately on lower income people, bec...

-Tom Rogan


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