Showing posts with label independent. Show all posts
Showing posts with label independent. Show all posts

Nick Gillespie: Donald Trump & Bernie Sanders Are Burning the GOP & Democratic Party To The Ground, Thank God

A little good news for libertarians.       With the South Carolina primaries and Nevada caucuses in plain view, there seems little to no question that 2016's key interlopers, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, are still a problem for their respective "parties" (I use scare quotes because neither of them is really a member of either group). This reality  ... MORE

Americans Are Abandoning Political Parties

by Kenneth Walsh. Both major political parties are in trouble with the American people. The latest Gallup Poll finds that loyalty to the Democrats and Republicans is at or near historic lows. In 2015, for the fifth straight year, "at least four in 10 U.S. adults identified as political independents," a Gallup spokesman said. Forty-two percent said they were       ... MORE

David Haranyi: Why Democrats Are Losing Voter Trust

Inside the numbers.       According to many experts, Republicans are expected to hold the House and could even take the U.S. Senate. This seems to be a perplexing turn of events for many in the media. "Poll: Democrats' advantage on key issues is not translating to a midterm-election edge," reads the headline of a piece in The Washington   ... MORE

How Obama Is Embarrassing Democrats & Independents

by Kate Kieffer.   Democrats are blushing. And not because Anthony Weiner is back on Twitter, direct-messaging pretty young girls. Vice President Joe Biden has long held the title of “Liberal Loose Cannon.” But Biden is such a grand hugger and hand-shaker that Democrats still let him work the crowds, crossing their fingers that he won’t say   ... MORE

John Stossel: The Lost Lesson Of Thanksgiving

Pilgrims learned all about the "tragedy of the commons."    Had today's political class been in power in 1623, tomorrow's holiday would have been called "Starvation Day" instead of Thanksgiving. Of course, most of us wouldn't be alive to celebrate it. Every year around this time, schoolchildren are taught about that wonderful day when Pilgrims and Native   ... MORE

NY Times: New Poll Finds Deep Distrust Of Government

Approval Ratings Of Congress
The public seems to be catching on. With Election Day just over a year away, a deep sense of economic anxiety and doubt about the future hangs over the nation, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, with Americans’ distrust of government at its highest level ever. The combustible climate helps explain the volatility of the presidential race and has ... MORE