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Mar 15 2021
President Joe Biden is considering a federal tax increase to help pay for the long-term economic program designed as a follow-up to the recent pandemic relief bill, Bloomberg reported Monday. The next initiative, unlike the past COVID-19 relief bills, will rely on more than government debt as a funding source. The upcoming measures could include an increase in both the corporate tax rate andBloomberg National Review Insider
Mar 09 2016
Few people believe Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have much in common. But while Sanders and Trump may be polar opposites in some respects, they’re alike in some very fundamental ways. And their popularity is driven by some of the very same reasons.
Congress' job approval rating is 16%. Dysfunctional government was the single most important problem Americans mentioned in Gallup pollsBeth Ballentine
Mar 31 2016
Perspectives BlogSix days ago Gallup published a poll showing two-thirds of Americans feel that the presidential election process is broken. Meanwhile, at a journalism award dinner, President Obama critiqued the media for it’s role in how this year’s election has played out. In light of these stories, it seemed like a good week to look at the current American presidential election process from a few John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jun 04 2020
On Wednesday, former Defense Secretary James Mattis denounced President Trump, accusing him of trying to divide America and warning against militarizing our response to the protests over the death of George Floyd.
Tensions have exploded in recent days between President Trump and several current and former military leaders who are critical of how Trump has handled the protests.The Atlantic Washington Times NPR (Online News)
Aug 18 2015
Few Americans think partisan bias affects their own reasoning. Yet many of us jump to prejudiced assumptions without even realizing it. Biased reasoning can sidetrack us or cause us to make illogical leaps that don’t actually support our premise.
Take the federal deficit for example. Voters often let tax quarrels and other partisan disputes divert their attentionBeth Ballentine
Jan 07 2016
Perspectives BlogOn Tuesday, President Obama, with a rare show of tears, issued an executive order on gun legislation. The central piece of the measure seeks to close the “gun show loophole,” which exempts most small sellers from doing background checks and keeping sales records. Strong opinions from the Right and the Left ensued: is this modest gun safety progress or an attempt to erode constitutional gun John Gable, AllSides Co-founder