The Fallout from the Ford/Kavanaugh Hearings

Some takeaways from a very difficult week in Washington DC yesterday regarding Dr. Christine Blasley-Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh. 1. There has never been a greater argument for getting rid of the 17th Amendment than what we’ve seen the past few weeks. The body of 100 Senators is supposed to be a legislative body. It is now a body of about 20 who wants to do the people’s business and 80 people who see themselves as future presidents who need to dance for their base of donors. The majority of…

Monkey Business

“The last thing we need to do is to monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda with huge tax increases and bankrupting this state. That is not going to work. It’s not going to be good for Florida.”  Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Ron DeSantis on Fox News, 8/28/18 The mid-terms of 2018 are a historic watermark in the political history of this country. The Democrat Party is watching its power base rapidly erode among Moderates by virtue of the success of Trump policies. As a result, the Democrats…