Category Archives: compromise

It Just Doesn’t Matter

Congressional approval ratings at an all-time low; one of the least productive sessions ever; health care rollout fiasco; paralyzing, polarized partisanship run amok… a rational political observer would think the 2014 cycle would be one of potentially historic upheaval and … Continue reading

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Finally, Speaker Boehner Has His Kinda-Sorta “Sister Souljah” Moment

Sure, it was completely calculated, pre-scripted and assuredly poll tested. But you have to give a little credit to John Boehner for finally growing the cojones to stand up to the crazies in and out of Congress who have dominated … Continue reading

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Let’s Make a Deal!

So Ryan/Murray cut a budget deal today avoiding another shutdown showdown in mid-January. It barely cuts long term deficits, doesn’t contain long term tax reforms, doesn’t fix entitlement spending. But it does allow for small increases on the discretionary spending … Continue reading

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