Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tobacco industry donates millions to try and defeat Medicaid expansion in Montana

"Voters in Montana have a simple choice: side with companies that kill or with Montanans who need access to healthcare.”

Former Governor Sentenced to 2 Years for Bribery Scheme

Former Governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were indicted on federal corruption charges. Instead of condemning McDonnell for abusing his power, many politicians have reached out in support.

What it means that Hillary Clinton might Run for president in 2020

Whether or not Hillary Clinton runs for president again, Clintonism is a political blight with huge staying power.

Little Big Man

Into the whirlwind

FactChecking Trump’s climate speech

It will take nearly four years to complete the process for withdrawal, meaning that the final decision will not happen until after the 2020 presidential election.

Why America Recoils From Trump

Like Washington and Lincoln, FDR would have regarded Trump and all that surrounds him as abhorrent.

The shameful silence of the CEOs

Today’s CEOs finance a larger part of our political system, yet they won’t take a stand to save it.

Mexico’s election was a victory for democracy itself

The hunger for change manifested at the polls provides a vital impetus for the government as it begins to overcome Mexico’s vested interests and democratic deficits.

Everything about 2018 shows why Americans should remember World War I

The Great War had it all: An administration that hated protesters. A compliant Supreme Court. National anthem panics and literal flag kissing!
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How not to make the budget balance on the backs of the poor

Limiting deductions and exclusions would be rational, fiscally responsible, and fair.