Saturday, February 4, 2023

American exceptionalism on full display

Why this country might want to lower its expectations.

Dems blast House GOP for bill adding $114 billion to deficit by enabling tax...

"Once again," said Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal, Republicans are "putting politics over poor and working people."

Not all insurrections are equal

Rebellions of the enslaved can aptly be classified as insurrections. This much is clear as we debate the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol.

Biden to Democrats: nominate me, whether you like it or not

Is such leadership representing progressives to the establishment or the other way around?

House demolition fits the Trump stunt dump: Déjà vu all over again

Yet nihilism makes its own reward,/ To trigger mayhem & lift the overlord.

Old news in a new year

The greatest depression of all.

Warnock hails start of Medicare’s $35 insulin copay cap that ‘will save lives’

"The new $35 copay cap for my insulin will ensure I can afford my insulin for as long as I need it."
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The little secret about corporate profits

The power of big corporations to raise their prices higher than their costs are rising.

‘The GOP is irretrievably broken’: House adjourns after McCarthy fails to win speakership

"Unfortunately, it's the American people who will pay the price for House Republicans' inability to govern."

Senate passes bill to fund government through Oct. 2023, Biden signs it into law

With the bill facing opposition from Republicans in the House, the "slim Democratic majority" is said to get the bill passed.