Saturday, November 16, 2019

Want America to be Great? Nominate Trump and Sanders

What if one-third of the right's seething, trust-only-their-gut gang cram Trump, already a General Election underdog, down their party throat? Fire-breathing Trumpery has not just dismantled the rightwing propaganda machine. He's discredited all lead "conservative" ideologues and their tiresome, failed ideology. Daily, Trump decimates the broken Bush coalition of billionaires, evangelicals and angry, dispossessed white workers. Bravo, I say! Trump is a win-win for the left, whether a primary winner or not.

Why Student Loans are Creating a Permanent U.S. Underclass

With private lenders out of the business, government is now in charge of issuing newer debt – but rather than alleviating the problem faced by young Americans, some programs on offer seem as predatory as what came before them.

On Hillary Clinton, Sexism, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Feminists who oppose Hillary Clinton's imperialism can't just challenge her foreign policy. We have to challenge the sexist attacks against her, too.

Myths And Facts About HB 2 — The Anti-Choice Law That Could Overturn Abortion...

In covering Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, some media outlets have relied on right-wing media talking points purporting false claims. Here are the facts.

Republican Candidates Hate Trump But Will Support Him Anyway

GOP candidates that have previously said a Trump presidency would be devastating are admitting that they would support him if he won the nomination. At least, they're showing solidarity, sort of?

Great News! Iceland Halts Whaling for 2016

Iceland blames Japanese import regulations for making it nearly impossible to import whale meat.

Robert Reich Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

"I have the deepest respect and admiration for Hillary Clinton, and if she wins the Democratic primary I’ll work my heart out to help her become president. But I believe Bernie Sanders is the agent of change this nation so desperately needs."

In Bed with a Nation-Wrecker: 5 Ways Hillary Is As Bad As Bill

Hillary Clinton is married to Wall Street, and to the man responsible for the most diverse forms of national destruction in modern times.

Oscar Shoutouts Roundup

Several winners at last night's awards ceremony used their acceptance speeches to speak out on causes meaningful to them.

The Republican Debate of Texas

It's now quite conceivable that come January 2017, we will see Donald Trump inaugurated as president.