Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tag: Barack Obama

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 10

"How much perjury is too much perjury from a Supreme Court nominee?"

Joe Arpaio tells CNN that Obama’s birth certificate was phony and...

CNN let AZ Senate candidate Arpaio have airtime to push false birther claims, but will they give time to Democratic primary candidates?

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director announces resignation

Richard Cordray has become the latest high-ranking U.S. official to step aside in frustration with the Trump administration.

All 5 living former U.S. Presidents come together for Harvey relief...

“As former presidents, we wanted to help our fellow Americans begin to recover.”

Rare setback for the GOP assault on Obama-era regulations

President Trump has already signed 13 repeal measures since assuming office.

Yes, Obama’s $400,000 speech is a problem

What’s to be done? Run candidates who have no interest in flattering the ultra-wealthy or becoming wealthy themselves.

The drastic effects of Donald Trump’s reversal of Obama-era climate regulations

Under Trump the emissions will rise, and so will the damage to future generations.

Obama from the rearview mirror

The resistance to Trump needs to be combined with a call for a new direction that embraces bold reforms.

Examining Trump’s wiretap claim

It is the responsibility of the politician making a claim to provide information to support it. But Trump has failed to do so.

The problem isn’t Trump, it’s bigger

While we resist, we also need to promote a positive agenda of what we want to see.

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Another tax scam for the rich

It’s another big handout to the wealthy, another huge increase in the federal deficit, and it’s illegal.

New poll indicates Democratic women are most motivated voting group ahead of midterm elections

Experts are hoping that the group "most motivated" to vote above all others will "form the battle lines for this fall’s midterm elections."

Former top aide to NY Gov. Cuomo sentenced to 6yrs in prison

Although Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not been charged in the case, his administration has taken official state action to benefit large companies that paid bribes to his former top aide.

There’s a new crash coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 21

American-made bombs are being used to massacre large numbers of civilians in Yemen, ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children, and more.

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