Monday, July 22, 2019

BREAKING: Maryland Legislature Restores Voting Rights To 40,000 Ex-Offenders

The majority-Democratic legislature voted to override the Republican governor's veto.

Gen. John Campbell, Commander in Afghanistan and Serial Liar

Head of US forces in Afghanistan Gen. Campbell continues string of lies about US gunship attack that destroyed Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, claiming it was a case of 'mistaken targeting', but history of US hospital bombings belies his assertion that the US 'doesn't intentionally bomb hospitals.'

Evidence That Poor People Aren’t Lazy

Many white conservatives may believe that poor people are just taking handouts, but for many privileged Americans, denial is easier than facing the fact that the hardest workers are those who have to fight their way up from the bottom.

The moral travesty of Trumpcare

So what do we do now? We fight.

Dear Bernie,

A letter to Bernie Sanders: Run as a Green candidate in the general election. You can win, either outright, or by getting the most electoral votes and forcing Hillary to decide to either hand you her electors or give the decision to a Republican-run House of Representatives.

Donnie is a Trumpist, not a Populist

Don't fool yourselves into thinking Trump's a populist who'll be on our side.

Trump’s big loss

Settling our differences through ballots and agreed-upon processes rather than through force is what separates democracy from authoritarianism. Trump wants the latter.

What happened to all those foreclosed houses?

Wall Street bought them – and is now leasing them out and driving up rents.

7 reasons we face a global water crisis

Along with fresh water, political will and public pressure are critical resources in ensuring a sustainable future for all.

Is the economy growing too fast? Interest rates and the fed

The potential gains from allowing the economy to continue to grow and for the unemployment rate to drop further are enormous.