Even ignoring how critical it is to overhaul our broken health care system, most of the 39 Democrats who voted against reform in the House last week still made a political mistake. Here's why.
Memo to Congress: On Health Care Vote You Must Choose Between Insurance Companies and Average Americans
This is one of the most historic votes you will ever take. Would you have wanted to tell your grandchildren that you were one of the few Democrats that voted against Social Security or Medicare?
If you want to do something about the political polarization of Congress, you have to deal with the underlying cause. You have to reduce the growing level of income inequality in America
Ronald Reagan once famously said: "When you tax something you get less of it." Precisely. America needs to tax speculation, and incentivize productive work.