For the latest Politico Arena, I wrote:
Republicans were for the individual mandate before they were against it. And they were against partisan judicial activism before they were for it.
The president is right in pointing out what polls say 75% of Americans already know – that the Supreme Court will decide the health care case based on politics, not the Constitution. And the president is right to challenge intransigent conservative gridlock in Washington – from Congress to the high court – which is plainly putting partisan politics ahead of progress and the needs of the American people.
My take on the final showdown — by which I mean the default crisis, not Harry Potter… >> If you want to receive my adVantage Points every weekday morning in your inbox, email firstname.lastname@example.org
“Decision Time” Says Obama - story
If only we got a trillion dollars every time Republicans tried to pass the buck on the default crisis — we’d be out of the hole in no time! Republicans have already won just by the fact that we’re having this debate; and they’ve already exacted more cuts to vital spending than tax increases on the table. Republicans — putting the id in ideology.
Seriously, the 1-in-4 House Republicans who say they won’t vote to increase the debt ceiling no matter what are in blatant violation of the Constitution. Not to mention that running for government office with the intention of destroying government is treasonous.
Is Harry Potter A Better Fighter Than Obama? - story
This weekend, Harry Potter will finally destroy
My thoughts on unemployment rate, debt negotiations, 14th Amendment option, space shuttle launch and Texas execution of a Mexican citizen >> By the way, if you want to receive my adVantage Points every weekday morning in your inbox, email email@example.com
Unemployment Rate Edges Up to 9.2% - story
Wall Street profits and CEO bonuses are at record highs this year. But unemployment continues to plague middle class Americans. Oooooh, I know — let’s give the rich people more tax breaks! ’Cuz that already worked well so far…
Time magazine's Richard Stengel has written a great piece asking whether the Constitution still matters in America (spoiler alert: YES!). I appeared on America's Live with Megyn Kelly (with fill-in host Shannon Bream) to defend the Constitution as a living, evolving document. Take a look and tell me your thoughts on the issue.
Here’s a clip of me on the Fox News Strategy Room voicing my frustration at the highly un-American controversy surrounding the Cordoba House Islamic Cultural Center planned in lower Manhattan.
If we want to protect America, we have to protect our core values first and foremost. And that includes religious tolerance and freedom.
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