The Bar of Treason and the Al Qaeda 7


The most important fiscal bill in our country’s history is on the verge of being passed or defeated. It dominates all news as it should. It is opposed by a double digit majority of the people and strongly opposed by a 2-1 margin over those who strongly support it. There are [...]

Massachusetts election has Democrats on edge – Chris Frates – POLITICO.com


It’s hard for some Democrats to believe that the candidate running to replace Ted Kennedy is being attacked over health care reform — in one of the bluest states in the union, no less.But Republican Scott Brown has got Democrats nervous — not just for his opponent Martha Coakley but about the fact that a […]

Ross Douthat: Did The Republicans Blunder On Health Care? – NYTimes.com


Yes, say Jonathan Chait and David Frum, in pre-mortems for the G.O.P.’s efforts to derail the Democratic bill. Chait argues that the Republicans could have sold moderate Democrats on a “vastly more limited” piece of legislation, if they’d been willing to compromise early in the process. Instead, by uniting in lockstep opposition and gambling that […]