Tag Archives: U.S. Senate

Commentary Magazine: Yuval Levin- ‘Congress is Weak Because Its Members Want it To Be’

Source: The New Democrat “Congress is weak because its member want it to be”: I completely agree with Yuval Levin on this, but I would put it and phrase it differently. The last 10-20 years perhaps longer Congress’s ( both … Continue reading

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Foundation Interviews: Betty Garrett- On Her Meeting With Senator Joseph McCarthy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat That must have been a meeting where you would want to have a camera and video rolling so you always have that memory with you and can always remember it accurately … Continue reading

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Mob Video Vault: Spies Among Us- Communists in The United States

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I hate communism about as much anyone who is not on the Far-Right and not part of some right-wing fascist ideology like nationalism or theocracy, but I love the First … Continue reading

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The Boston Globe: Opinion- Jeff Jacoby- ‘If Supreme Court Had Term Limits, Confirmations Wouldn’t be So Bloody’: How to Reform The U.S. Supreme Court

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat For the life of me I don’t understand why two of the most important jobs in America which is being a U.S. Justice and public school teacher, don’t have to … Continue reading

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The Federalist: Opinion: David Harsanyi- Republicans, Don’t Be Hypocrites On The Filibuster

Source: This piece was originally posted The New Democrat: The Federalist: Opinion: David Harsanyi- Republicans, Don’t Be Hypocrites On The Filibuster Senate Republicans, have all the motivation in the world to not only be in favor of the filibuster, but … Continue reading

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CKDTA: PBS’s Summer of Judgment: The Watergate Hearings

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: CKDTA: PBS’s Summer of Judgment: The Watergate Hearings I believe the Senate Watergate hearings which brought Congress into this investigation starting in the Senate, was critical in this investigation. White … Continue reading

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Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I actually agree with a lot of what Senator Paul said here. But he gets a couple of things wrong here. The new spending in the Bipartisan Budget Act that … Continue reading

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