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The recent Democrat-led opposition to Stephen Moore’s potential nomination to the Fed Opens a New Window. Board is proof the Left has reached peak Trump Derangement Syndrome. It is the same madness that led Herman Cain to withdraw his name from consideration. If unchecked, it could scare the next generation of talented people away from public service Opens a New Window. .
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to CMS’s release of its 2019 Medicare Trustees Report this afternoon that confirms the desolate state of our nation’s entitlement spending, Jason Pye, FreedomWorks Vice President of Legislative Affairs, commented:
When radical progressives can’t advance their policy agenda within the boundaries of the Constitution, they change the rules. The integrity of the process has never mattered to Democrats. The ends have always justified the means.
Democrats froth at the mouth to take on President Trump in 2020 because he’s demolishing President Obama’s tax-spend-and-regulate everything legacy. Even though Democrats lost in 2016 by proudly championing big government, rumored 2020 presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) think bigger government will work this time around.
The only thing growing faster than the government, it seems, is the waistline of the average American. Obesity rates have been on the rise over the past several decades, but are now reaching some incredible heights. Nearly two-thirds of the country are now considered overweight or obese and more than one in twenty are considered extremely obese.
Democrats have long railed against monopolistic practices in the market place. Indeed the bedrock of the early progressive movement was busting up monopolies and taking big businesses to court. Few political movements have done battle with well-established business interests as effectively as the early progressives.