Tag Archives: U.S. Senate

The New Democrat: John McCain- An American Hero Who Defined Heroism

Source: The New Democrat Source: CBS News: John McCain- Had A Wicked Wit That He Often Aimed At Himself There are a lot of great things about Senator John McCain that we can respect and love about him, that I respect … Continue reading

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Keith Hughes: McCarthyism Explained- US History Review

Source: The New Democrat To talk about McCarthyism I think you have to talk about Senator Joe McCarthy who in the early and mid 1950s was the ranking Republican on the Senate Investigations Committee first as Ranking Member and then … Continue reading

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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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