Sunday, May 19, 2019

Five Reasons the Left Should Embrace Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz is a potential gold mine for progressives. Like Sarah Palin, Cruz is like a gift that never stops giving. Here are five reasons the left should cheer on Cruz, not scoff at his mean-spirited regression and outdated absolutism.

Trump’s national emergency creates another border crisis – for families, wildlife, protected lands

The president’s “unlawful declaration over a crisis that does not exist does great violence to our Constitution and makes America less safe, stealing from urgently needed defense funds for the security or our military and our nation.”

Trump offers “A nation of miracles.” Your move, Democrats

Democrats who were hoping Trump would inflict a knockout punch on himself Tuesday night undoubtedly walked away disappointed.

Will the Senate sell our future for campaign dollars?

We need transformation. And we’re here to tell Mitch and every one of his colleagues that we will transform the Senate, if they aren’t up to the task.

3 terrifying reasons for Trump’s latest rant

Republican leaders must stand up and call this what it is: Dangerous demagoguery.

VIDEO: How Likely Are the Top 10 GOP Presidential Candidates to Drag Us Into...

Juan Cole reviews the 10 GOP presidential candidates on one key issue—how likely they are to drag us into another war. Here are the individual answers to that pertinent question.

Did Obama just stop Trump’s Muslim registry?

Had the Obama administration not dismantled the program Trump would have been able to use the framework to screen and track visa-holders easily.

Double suckers conned by belligerent stunts, not life benefits

The most enduring, scariest threat to America remains the suckered Republican base, first blind to getting campaign-snookered, now so defensive or shamed they can't admit the comic/tragic Trump hustle.

You down with GOP? Oh no, not me.

The Republican party’s evangelist views could be detrimental to the LGBTQ community.

Janet Yellen and the Fed: Progressives should pay attention

This should be the basis for unseating Trump, not the sabotage of the economy.