Nearly every proposal I hear lately from Republicans in some form or another involves putting it back on states. Health care. Abortion rights (or lack thereof.) Job creation. Social security. Medicaid. Same-sex marriage. Environmental protection.
It’s a nearly endless drumbeat during the Republican debates.
I listen to that and then I look at what’s happening in my state of Michigan. Until 2010, the Congress was so dysfunctional that they couldn’t find a way to balance our budget or make any other major decision. After 2010, Republicans have taken over so completely that they are make radical, sweeping, unprecedented changes, changes that have created a tremendous backlash.…
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