Monday, November 30, 2020

Profiles in cowardice

In the years ahead we’ll continue to depend on the integrity of thousands of unsung heroes to do their duty in the face of threats to their livelihoods and perhaps their lives.

The great clanging, self-inflicted, farcical Trump implosion

I conclude Trump took himself out of the race because he was and is in self-destruction mode.

Hey Joe, where you going with that Pentagon in your hands?

If past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior, there are ample reasons for apprehension about the top of the military and foreign-policy team that Biden has begun to install for his presidency.

The real reason Trump won’t concede

Joe Biden has decisively won the presidency. There is no way for Trump to overturn the results of the election, and...

What President Biden won’t touch

Maybe foreign policy, sacred cows, and the U.S. military?

Fossil fuel industry received $110 billion in direct and indirect COVID-19 relief

Since March 26, the United States government "provided between $10.4 billion and $15.2 billion in direct benefits to coal, oil and gas companies" and nearly $95 billion in indirect benefits.

Crippling common good worldwide, landmark study shows $427 billion lost each year to tax...

"A global tax system that loses over $427 billion a year is not a broken system, it's a system programmed to fail."

Trump and Giuliani go full IS in attack on Biden and democrats

Dear Leader Donald Trump is turning to IS tactics in his flailing effort to hang on to the White House.

After Trump: Can the GOP sell itself as the party of the working class?

"The future of the [Republican] party is based on a multiethnic, multiracial working class coalition." and that, “...the free market exists to serve our people. Our people don’t exist to serve the free market.”

BNL lawsuit and the impacts of national nuclear laboratory

Brookhaven National Laboratory “continues to show almost no regard for its neighbors…Is this any way for a government-funded agency to treat its neighbors?”