At present, it seems the Republicans have the Senate and flipped many more seats than expected in the House of Representatives. Meanwhile, more than 71 million Americans voted for this president – the most Americans to vote for any sitting president in history. And although many of those 71 million people may not have always liked all that Trump said or the way he sometimes acted, they most definitely approved of his policies. Under President Trump’s administration, America witnessed immense economic prosperity pre-COVID-19. The stock market soared, and median incomes grew at rates not seen in decades. An estimated 500,000 manufacturing jobs returned from overseas, and the jobless rates for Black Americans, women, Asian Americans, and Hispanics hit record lows. Between 2016 and 2019, incomes for the poor grew 9%. And given the recent economic data, including historic 33.1% annualized third-quarter growth, it’s clear the economy has already embarked on a strong recovery. See, policy matters... Lower taxes and less onerous regulations have contributed to growth. And voters like growth. Meanwhile, the Democratic party is also composed of those whom I call realists. People like Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger from Virginia who was caught in a candid moment on audiotape obtained by the Washington Post last week scolding her party for allowing the extremists to take hold of the message. She said it nearly cost her the race for the 7th District of Virginia...
Under President Trump’s administration, America witnessed immense economic prosperity pre-COVID-19. The stock market soared, and median incomes grew at rates not seen in decades. The No. 1 concern in things that people brought to me in my [district] that I barely re-won, was defunding the police... We want to talk about funding social services, and ensuring good engagement in community policing, let’s talk about what we are for... And we need to not ever use the words ‘socialist’ or ‘socialism’ ever again. Because while people think it doesn’t matter, it does matter. And we lost good members because of it. Smart woman. But Congresswoman Spanberger stands in contrast to the loud, polarizing members of the party – the extremists . Socialism’s Promise Socialism and its high-volume cousin, communism, may sound promising in theory... Everyone is guaranteed something. Everyone is equal. The problem, of course, is that these systems in actual practice inevitably lead to hardship. We only have to look at Venezuela, the nation that 20 years ago opted for a socialist existence to see, in real time, a modern-day
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