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Failed Welfare State an Opportunity for Conservatives, ‘Hillbilly’ Writer Argues

Failed Welfare State an Opportunity for Conservatives, ‘Hillbilly’ Writer Argues

Liberals built a welfare state that doesn’t offer upward mobility to Americans trapped in poverty, “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance says, and conservatives should step forward and chart “a new direction” in government policy. The best-selling writer, speaking Thursday at The Heritage Foundation for the think tank’s release of its 2017 Index of Culture and Opportunity, said conservatives who better understand “broken homes and broken neighborhoods” will reach solutions that get better results. “We know that we … Read entire article »

Filed under: Economic/Financial Collapse, Government Corruption, Government Waste, Main Stream Media Bias, Political Campaigning, Politics, Problems of Big Government, Restoring America

Republicans, Democrats Losing Faith In Their Congressional Leaders

Republican voters appear to have lost the enthusiasm they showed earlier this year about their Congressional leaders, and now Democrats are following suit. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 67% of Likely Republican Voters now believe Republicans in Congress have lost touch with GOP voters throughout the nation over the past several years. That’s up from 51% in February, just weeks into the new Congress. Still, the latest finding remains below the high of 76% measured in early 2016. Just 25% of Republicans now think their representatives have done a good job representing the party’s values, down from 40% in the previous survey but more consistent with earlier polling. (To see survey question wording, click here.) (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it’s in the news, it’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: Government Corruption, Government Waste, Main Stream Media Bias, Political Campaigning, Politics, Problems of Big Government, Restoring America

Dems launch ‘Better Deal’ at definition of insanity

Dems launch ‘Better Deal’ at definition of insanity

**Written by Doug Powers When a restaurant sends out a reminder that the same dish that made you barf last year is being re-introduced under a different name, you get something like this: Six months after Republicans gained control of the White House and both houses of Congress, Democrats have outlined a plan to improve their chances of methodically taking it all back. They are leaning heavily on a re-branding of their greatest hits — more and better-paying … Read entire article »

Filed under: Economic/Financial Collapse, Government Corruption, Government Waste, Main Stream Media Bias, Political Campaigning, Politics, Problems of Big Government, Restoring America