Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Democrats

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case...

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

Future heat wave?

Count on this, too: climate change on its present course ever upwards is going to become the true inflation of the future, as well as an issue, possibly the issue, in any election season.

Big midterm victories that give me hope for the future

Friends, regardless of the overall outcome of the midterms, have no doubt: progressives are the future.

Biden made it harder for Democrats to win. He’d be an...

He’s a drag on the party, a boon to Republicans, and—if he runs again—he’d be a weak candidate against the GOP nominee in the 2024 presidential campaign.

Biden holds red wave to a ripple, as Trump loses big...

Trump’s prominent personal picks did not appear to be faring very well on election day, and while things may change slightly, this conclusion is unlikely to be altered.

The unbearable opportunism of right-wing fear-mongering

What evil to bash good elections—while pushing scams and insurrections.

Ralph Nader’s urgent appeal: Vote for Democrats

There are profound differences between the two major parties. Ralph Nader is offering crucial wisdom at this historic moment.

What you don’t have and why

How might the United States be different today if, a century ago, the leadership of this country had not acted both so ruthlessly and in such an eerily Trumpian way?

House Dems target big oil for ‘weaponizing’ law against protesters to...

"While federal legislation might not put an end to all SLAPPs, it would be a significant step towards becoming a nation of justice where our fundamental right to speak truth to power is protected."

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.