Is Social Security worth saving? No. But it needs to go on life support long enough to accomplish a phase-out.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has become more openly critical of business magnate Donald Trump, starting with his criticism of Trump at the beginning of the August 6 Fox News Republican candidates’ debate, when he critcized Trump's refusal to pledge to suport the eventual GOP nominee, and continuing three days later, on Fox News Sunday, when he said: "I don't think we should reward vulgarity."
Though Republicans in the Senate failed to defund Planned Parenthood through legislation, the GOP is not without options. Some lawmakers are looking to the budget as a means by which to defund the organization by adding a defunding provision to the latest Continuing Resolution, which is to be debated in September.
Conventional wisdom says that Donald Trump is a flash in the political pan. Conventional wisdom says he can’t actually win the GOP nomination. But sometimes conventional wisdom is wrong.