The Campaign Spot

California’s Proposition 1A Fails To Win… A County. As In, Any of Them.

How badly did California’s Proposition 1A, which would have extended certain tax increases, go down in defeat last night? Not only did it get voted down , it failed to win a majority in any county in the state. I think the closest it came to 50 percent was San Francisco County, with 46.8 percent.

Think about that — Nancy Pelosi’s district voted against a tax increase.

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Education

An Idea for Student Loans: Get Rid of Them

Here is a three-part plan for something practical the federal government could do to relieve college-loan debt. Step 1: The federal government should stop making college loans itself and cease guaranteeing any such loans. Step 2: It should prohibit educational lending by federally regulated financial institutions ... Read More
White House

The Problem with the Mueller Report

So much for collusion. The media conversation has now officially moved on from the obsession of the last two years to obstruction of justice. That’s because the first volume of the voluminous Mueller report, the half devoted to what was supposed to be the underlying crime of a Trump conspiracy with Russia, ... Read More
White House

MoveOn.GOP?

Some of you will be familiar with a lefty, partisan Democratic organization called MoveOn, formerly MoveOn.Org. It was founded during an investigation into President Bill Clinton’s shenanigans (which were not, Democratic mythology notwithstanding, strictly sexual in nature) and argued that it was time for the ... Read More