What we need from our government, regardless of political persuasion, is a sustainable vision for the future which is laid upon a strong foundation. At the current time I feel like neither Abbott nor Shorten is capable of shaping such a vision but hey, I’ve got to try and stay optimistic, right? 528 more words
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Wall Street Journal — Hillary Clinton will have to navigate the center-left split on growth and the role of government.
As presidential aspirants jockey for the early lead, the future orientation of the Republican Party—on the economy, domestic issues, even foreign policy—is up for grabs. 69 more words
All the time, in politics, we as Americans are sold a very particular version of our past by politicians. You know, the era of postwar prosperity in the 50’s and 60’s, complete with Greatest Generation, everyone going to church, more national unity and patriotism, nuclear families just about everywhere, businesses not saddled with pesky regulations, income taxes lower than ever in order for supply-side economics to operate at full clip, and old-fashioned family dinners serving to reinforce the era’s traditional values. 1,043 more words
As a preface, let’s clear up a few things.
1. I am not depressed. Unless you count reading until my eyes bleed and maintaining an unpredictable sleep schedule as abnormal, I’m not going through a particularly rough patch in my life, and am in fact rather happy with my personal state of affairs. 3,247 more words