The Trump administration announced it would allow states to create work requirements for Medicaid recipients, and most Americans think that’s a good idea. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 64% of American Adults think that childless, able-bodied adults in their state should be required to work as a condition for receiving Medicaid.
So why is it so hard to accept the reality that if we lower taxes on virtuous activities – work, investment, starting a business or saving for retirement – we will get more of these? And why is anyone surprised that this is already starting to happen?
Subject: Fwd: ”There’s a reason why in New York Harbor we have the Statue of Liberty, Not the Statue of Equality.” by CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER
I do not understand how living in a country with its democracy established over 200 years ago, and now, for the first time in history, suddenly we have one of our former presidents set up a group called “Organizing for Action” (OFA).
OFA is 30,000+ strong and working to disrupt everything that our current president’s administration is trying to do. This organization goes against our Democracy, and it is an operation that will destroy our way of governing. It goes against our Constitution, our laws, and the processes established over 200 years ago Continue reading
Germany will abandon its 2020 national global warming goal, a huge embarrassment to Chancellor Angela Merkel, as part of a deal to put together a coalition government in the wake of September’s elections. Sources tell Reuters that Merkel’s would-be coalition will drop a goal of cutting carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2020.
President Trump continues to tweet his strong support for pro-democracy protesters in Iran and his criticism of the authoritarian regime they hope to replace, prompting an angry response from the Iranian government. But few voters think he’s gone too far. (Want a free daily e-mail update?
Love him or hate him, voters agree President Trump is charting the course for the country, and no one else is even close. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 42% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the Republican president sets the agenda in Washington, DC these days.
President Trump in a speech on Monday spelled out in more detail his America First national security strategy. Voters agree that recent presidents haven’t put America’s interests first and share Trump’s belief in the importance of a strong economy. But they’re more concerned about global warming than he is.