Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: Ben Carson

Ben Carson: Fighting Trump’s war on the poor

Somehow a trillion-dollar tax giveaway is no issue for the deficit, but modest housing assistance for America's poorest people has to go.

Ben Carson’s redecoration of HUD is worse than you think

If we are to end poverty, the mindset that needs to change is theirs.

Federal judge approves affordable housing rule despite Ben Carson’s attempts to...

This is about schools and transportation and doctor visits and grocery stores that people want to be able to access to support their families.

Trump picks Ben Carson for dept of education

should Trump really take the steps to add ben Carson to his cabinet?

Top 5 Crazy Things Ben Carson Said About the Middle East...

Ben, we bloggers will all miss you, as will all the standup comedians.

The Five Worst Foreign Policy Moments of the GOP New Hampshire...

The New Hampshire GOP debate’s most charged moments may have been mostly on domestic issues, but, inevitably with this gang, war, torture and sundry mayhem did make an appearance.

Voter Asks Ben Carson: If You’re So Smart, Why Don’t You...

At his town hall meeting in Iowa City, Ben Carson was asked why he does not publicly accept climate change to which Carson replies climate science is “politicized.”

GOP Candidates Freaking Out About Grand Jury That Indicted Anti-Abortion Activists

All of them believe the jury made the wrong decision.

Recent Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Ranks Above all Republican Candidates

Bernie Sanders may still be behind Hillary Clinton, but he far outranks even the most popular Republican candidates.

Five Prerequisites for War Against ISIS

As we move toward war against ISIS, we must be vigilant – to fairly allocate the burdens of who’s called on to fight the war, to protect civil liberties, to protect innocent civilians abroad, to avoid hate and bigotry, and to fairly distribute the cost of paying for war.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.