Ah, the rat system. It is how the po-po and the prosecutors get damning information on defendants, those threatened with prosecution, and all their criminal associates. Flipping rats.
"This is the kind of thing autocrats do," declared journalist Ari Berman.
As the inaugural committee planned the landmark celebration, internal concerns were raised about whether Trump’s Washington hotel was overcharging for event space. The spending could be a violation of the law.
The sad truth is it may not be possible to punish all the climate criminals in Congress with one-way rides on icebergs.
1983 is an alternative history that bears disturbing resemblance to contemporary politics.
"I hope … we send a loud and powerful message by passing this resolution. That we’re going to bring peace to that country and that the United States Congress is going to reassert its constitutional authority to be the body that makes war not the president."
With a continued willingness to listen to and learn from activists and explain their ideas to voters, these new leaders, along with the few true progressives in Congress like Senator Sanders who were traditionally kept out of the conversation, could build the kind of left that the United States and the world desperately needs.
But the crassness of this Boehner cannabis pitch somehow symbolizes, to me anyway, how low too many of our craven, so-called public servants are willing to stoop for an almighty buck once they’re out of office.
“We could not have predicted the level of overwhelming support we received for continuing the Bernie Delegates Network – we’re thrilled! The results showed people’s appreciation for a mechanism that values their input and determination."
"We have come here to let you know that change is coming, whether you like it or not. The real power belongs to the people. Thank you."