Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The Republican Debate: Seven Trumped-Up Survivors

Fireworks, muscle flexing, invective: the cage match that was the Republican presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina.

To Put Bankers Behind Bars, Spanish Citizens Take the 1% to Court

The campaign has already been successful in part because of one crucial strategic move: it highlighted the way Bankia committed false advertising when it floated its stock on the market.

Tell the Truth about Bernie’s Health Care Stand

During the 1993 quest for a health care plan, Secretary Clinton sent Sanders an autographed picture of the two of them, wishing him the best and thanking the senator “for your commitment to real health care access for all Americans.”

‘Nail in the Coffin’: Obama to Halt New Coal Mining Leases on Public Lands

"The only safe place for coal in the 21st century is deep underground—these reforms will help keep more of it there."

The State of the Plutocracy: The Kabuki President on Money in Politics

Though Obama campaigned against the way Washington does business, his most historic advances have been for the militarized plutocracy that he campaigned against.

Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer Healthcare Plan Will Save American Families $1200 a Year

According to an analysis by Politifact, Sanders' plan "Medicare for All" would cost taxpayers an average of $1200 less than they are paying now under the Affordable Care Act.

Hillary’s Recent Positions and Endorsements: Say What?

Hillary Clinton seems to be building her campaign more and more on misleading alliances and distasteful attacks.

GOP Tickles the Dragon’s Tail

After years of flirting with America’s right wing and egging on a growing rage, the GOP establishment is "shocked" by Trump's success -- and scrambling to save face.

Money for Nothing… Except Winning!!

“It is time for the good working stiffs of America to walk away from the 2 Party 'One Party' con job and start realizing that it is this empire that is bankrupting not only our economy but our morality as fellow humans.”

Clinton’s Attacks on Bernie Sanders Backfire

Bernie Sanders has shrunk Clinton's lead in the polls and raised over $1.4 million in campaign contributions since the "panic attacks" began.