Alfonse D'Amato
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When Medicare and Medicaid were created in the 1960s, they received strong support in Congress from both parties. Then, in the 1990s, a bipartisan coalition added the Children’s Health Insurance Program . . . more
Almost every survey of Americans today shows a serious lack of trust in government. From the national to the local level, citizens doubt whether their government . . . more
Despite all the hand-wringing in the media — which thrives on conflict and disasters — there are many good signs for the U.S. in 2018 that bode well for the country, if we’ll just . . . more
There is no military threat against the United States that looms larger than North Korea. Its dictator, Kim Jong-un, has said that his goal is to . . . more
When I see professional athletes silently protesting during the national anthem, a few things come to mind for me. First is that these privileged and highly paid people . . . more
As Congress takes up the issue of tax reform, it would do well to look back to a successful tax overhaul that should be the guide for getting it done right again this time. more
Politicians are notorious for not always saying what’s really on their minds. So what to make of President Trump’s penchant for saying exactly what’s on his mind? more
It looks more and more like the U.S. is heading toward a showdown with our Mexican and Canadian trading partners over the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. There’s a basic reason for this. more
The president’s State of the Union address gave a good picture of the nation’s economy and the positive direction America is heading. And it offered hope that some of the more contentious issues we face might finally be addressed. more
It’s said that every election has consequences. True enough. And some elections also carry a message. While the consequences of last week’s elections . . . more
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