Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: conservatives

BREAKING: Wisconsin may bring the Koch brothers one state closer to...

Legislators are debating whether to call for a constitutional convention, a prize of corporate interest groups.

Trying to explain the disdain for poor Americans

The costly and dysfunctional state of health care in the U.S. shows the absurdity of entrusting basic human needs to the narcissistic tendencies of capitalism.

As Some Republicans Repudiate Trump, the ‘Religious Right’ Stands by Their...

It’s not a proud day for “family values”

The Brazen Hypocrisy of Trump, Giuliani — and Their Enablers

Trump and Giuliani censure Hillary for her husband's extramarital affair, when their own relationships have been equally scandalous, and many “conservatives” encourage this cruel hypocrisy.

Baltimore’s “Big Government” In Blue Uniforms

Conservatives’ zeal for reining in government turns into something else when marginalized groups, or groups they disdain suffer under the only form of “big government” conservatives don’t seem to mind.

Is Bernie Sanders Promising ‘Free Stuff’ To Buy Votes?

Conservatives claim that Sanders is trying to “buy votes” when he tells people they can have “free stuff” like free college tuition. But in a democracy, what does this mean?

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Cognitively-Deprived Conservatives

Many conservatives shy away from the facts, but a willingness to consider them would be a good way to start 2016.

Left-Right Fandom: Putin’s the Man, Bestriding the World Stage

What other widely celebrated world leader draws such praise not just from conservative circles (Limbaugh, Drudge, Breitbart, Palin, PC Roberts) but adulation from the left side as well. For leftists who staunchly hate the west's imperial militarism, Putin is the hero battling the west ("noble" for journalist Finian Cunningham), the strongest moral and political bulwark against the spreading Evil Empire.

What I Learned on My Red State Book Tour

While Robert Reich's intent was to put into practice what he teaches, "the best way to learn is to talk with people who disagree with you," here is what he actually learned from red America while on his book tour.

Debate Mendacity Even Shocks Conservatives

Republican presidential candidates seem free to bend, twist and shred the truth at will—for instance, take the free-for-all CNBC debate. They all got away with prevaricating about themselves, their policies and their opponents.

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Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.

Doesn’t the forever Scoundrel-in-chief expose Trumpism as rank, deviant criminality?

The main “freedom” sought by this scam freedom fighter (and lackeys) is to commit more crimes.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.

New bill expands warrantless spying amid widespread criticism

The U.S. Senate has approved a significant expansion of government surveillance powers, raising alarms over potential violations of civil liberties.

The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.