Category: The Breeze

accomplished people

Accomplished People Get Paid For Speeches

  Accomplished people who are considered experts or knowledgeable on a subject are often paid to give speeches by organizations. I would think this would be understood, but apparently it’s not as it’s believed that being paid handsomely for delivering a speech means being owned by the organization who paid...

nevada

Nevada Proves Indeed To Be Hillary’s Firewall

  Hillary won the Nevada caucuses over Bernie Sanders by approximately 6 points. She won Clark County, Nevada’s most diverse county, by 10 points. She also won heavily Latino East Las Vegas, calling into question the entrance-exit poll which showed Sanders leading by eight points among Hispanic voters.   The...

superdelegates

Superdelegates Are Insurance For The Party

  Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic primary by more than 22 percentage points and by doing so, earned 15 delegates to Clinton’s 9. Yet, despite losing the second biggest rout in state history, Hillary walked away with the same number of delegates.   That’s because she had the...

sanders economic plan

Sanders Economic Plan Is Puppies And Rainbows

  The American Economic Association, an organization of working economists in academia, business, government, international and not-for-profit agencies, defines economics as the study of how people choose to use resources. Economics includes the study of labor, land, and investments, money, income, production, taxes and government expenditures. Economists seek to measure...

NAFTA

NAFTA Has Benefitted The U.S., Mexico and Canada

  In 1992, Independent presidential candidate Ross Perot warned voters that “There will be a giant sucking sound going south,” as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) due to huge wage differentials between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Proponents argued a trade agreement, aimed at liberalizing...

democratic voters

Democratic Voters Still Believe It’s Hillary

  Feel The Bern! Democratic voters aren’t as much as they are feeling Hillary.   Voters   The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center, conducted Jan. 7-14 among 2,009 adults, including 1,525 registered voters, finds that 35% of voters say that Hillary Clinton would make either a good...

constitutional powers

Constitutional Powers of the Presidency In 2016

  The constitutional powers and duties of the president are outlined in Article II. In spite of popular belief, far fewer explicit powers are granted to the president in Article II than to Congress in Article I.   Two passages in our governing document have provided the basis for the...