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Opinion: Why Can’t Unions Properly Define “Racism”?

Redefining words (without telling anyone) is a tried-and-true rhetorical tactic often deployed in political debates. Generally, the goal is to advance an argument or proposal by surreptitiously taking advantage of a word’s positive or negative connotations. Polls show a majority of voters favor traditional infrastructure projects like building roads and bridges, so now progressives in

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Big, messy, complicated: Biden’s plan churns in Congress

It’s big. It’s messy. And it’s very politically complicated. That’s President Joe Biden’s sweeping domestic policy package as Democratic leaders in Congress try to muscle it into law. Fallout was brutal Friday after Biden’s announcement of a $1.75 trillion framework, chiseled back from an initial $3.5 trillion plan, still failed to produce ironclad support from

John Stossel

Opinion: Lessons from Venezuela

Democrats say President Joe Biden won “a strong mandate.” His government can do all sorts of good things! I don’t believe he has a mandate, but thanks to the selfishness of former President Donald Trump, Democrats control Congress, and that may give them power to shove their worst ideas down our throats. Those include: No.

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Big changes in White House ideas to pay for $2 trillion plan

In an abrupt change, the White House on Wednesday floated new plans to pay for parts of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion social services and climate change package, shelving a proposed big increase in corporate tax rates though also adding a new billionaires’ tax on the investment gains of the very richest Americans. The reversal

Politics

Protesters confront Sinema directly, she calls the move ‘unacceptable’

Progressives upset with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema took their protests directly to the Arizona Democrat this weekend, ambushing her in public spaces three times to get answers on immigration reform and spending on social programs. Camera-toting activists followed Sinema into a bathroom Sunday at Arizona State University, where she teaches a class, confronted her on a

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