Tag Archives: New York

Robert Mercer -Backer of Cruz

an example of how wealthy donors have been empowered by the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in the landmark Citizens United case, which paved the way for super PACs. Unlike candidates, super PACs can accept unlimited amounts of money from individuals and corporations to support a candidate so long as they do not officially “coordinate” with the campaign.

The party of Jefferson Davis, not of Lincoln

one of America’s most fundamental problems is that the alliance between the current form of Southern labor and the current form of New York finance is with us still.   The Southernization of the Republican Party and the increasing domination of Wall Street’s over the nation’s economic life have combined to erode both the income and the power of U.S. workers. Unions are anathema to Wall Street and the GOP.

G.O.P. Is Planning to Replace Health Law

As Supreme Court Weighs Health Law, G.O.P. Is Planning to Replace It
BY JONATHAN WEISMAN
The prospects of legal victory have raised practical and political fears that Republicans will take the blame for the health care crisis that would follow. The New York Times
“Senior Republicans in Congress hope that … the Supreme Court will invalidate the subsidies that 7.5 million Americans in 34 states have been given to purchase health insurance … But … raised … fears that Republicans will take the blame for the health care crisis that would follow. … Representatives Paul D.

Deterring an Iranian Nuclear Breakout

Those like Mr. Netanyahu who have opposed any agreement except on terms that cannot be realized should not engage in wishful thinking about the likelihood of such alternative approaches succeeding. They should be clear-eyed in comparing these alternatives with the kind of agreement that can be realized. Of course, if Iran is not prepared to accept a reasonable deal, the United States would have little choice but to turn to nondiplomatic approaches.

The Good Old Days

Conservatism is not so much a philosophy as an attitude. It rests on doubt in human nature; it distrusts improvement, clings to traditional institutions and prefers the past to the future.