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Fake Moderate? Data Tells the True Story.

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Fake Moderate? Data Tells the True Story.

Angie Craig has attempted to position herself as a moderate and "bipartisan". And her handlers in Washington D.C. are trying to help her paint that image, by coaching her to sponsor 357 bills as of 1/19/2020, many of which do in fact have some Republican co-sponsors.

But, how moderate is she really?

Of the 357 bills total she has sponsored or co-sponsored, only 13 are ones for which she is the prime sponsor - not a lot for a year's work, especially will all of the help she is getting from her coaches.. 61 of the 357 bills had no Republican sponsor at all!, And, 78.8% of the total sponsors of the 357 bills were Democrat. Not very bipartisan.

Even with the most favorable interpretation, her ideology score is far from where Republicans would like their Representative in Congress.

Source: Gov Track
What's more, Angie Craig has voted with the Democrat majority on EVERY SINGLE ONE of the votes cataloged by Vote Smart. Not very mode…

Facts Matter. How Do You Want to be Judged?

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Facts Matter. How Do You Want to be Judged?

Facts matter. In the Impeachment process in Congress, the big question is whether there will be witnesses and additional documents permitted. For the trial in the Senate to be fair, all the relevant evidence needs to be presented, both for and against conviction, so that “the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth” be known.
I want there to be a fair trial in the Senate. And, as a Republican, I want President Trump to put up a vigorous and credible defense. When this is over, the worst thing for Republicans is for the “trial” in the Senate to be viewed by the voters as a pure Republican cover-up.
In contrast to much of the secondhand testimony in the House proceeding that Republicans have criticized, Trump’s former National Security Advisor John Bolton and Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney both have firsthand direct knowledge of some of the critical events. The Democrats want very badly to see them testify, but chose not to litiga…

It’s Time to Reconsider and Either Confirm or Modify the War Powers Act.

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Trump ordered the surprise drone strike that killed Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani while he was in Iraq reportedly planning further terrorists’ acts against American personnel. Soleimani served as commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds Force and was considered one of Iran’s most powerful military figures and a possible successor to Iran’s current leader. He is the architect of Iran’s regional security strategy and intelligence chief who is believed to be responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American troops over the years,
I will neither praise Trump nor condemn him for ordering the strike. Surely the U.S. is better off with Soleimani dead. What is not known is what the repercussions of the killing will be. Iran will likely attempt to retaliate. Will it be less or more harmful than if the killing had not occurred? We will never know, as the intelligence community will probably not reveal what they knew about his plans, as doing so would have the potential of c…

Possible Answer to the “College Affordability Crisis”

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We hear in the media of two problems regarding higher education:
·The costs have gone up dramatically, making college unaffordable for many. ·Students who have needed college loans to enable them to go to college are saddled by an incredible amount of debt.
The following statistics bear these statements out. It truly was easier financially to get my Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University from 1967-1970, getting my degree in three years and a summer term, working my way through, and leaving with no debt and a new car. “Average Cost of College Statistics and Key Findings·Average Total Cost of Public Colleges: $25,290 (in-state) $40,940 (out-of-state) ·Average Total Cost of Private Colleges: $50,900 ·More than 19.9 million students are projected to attend American colleges and universities in fall 2018, with around 6.7 million going to two-year institutions and 13.3 million going to four-year institutions. ·The majority of students pay between $6,000 and $15,000 in tuition for both pu…