Saturday, July 4, 2020

Tag: Donald Trump

Trump’s 2020 election strategy in 25 steps

Memo to America: Beware Trump’s playbook. Spread the truth. Stay vigilant. Fight for our democracy.

Facebook is not playing fair

The problem with Facebook is that it established so-called “Community Standards,” and it uses these “standards” to censor posts by its members and then block them for a few days or a month from further posting.

The Cold War is back and Trump is no Truman

When the curtain went up on the rolling crisis that was the Cold War, Harry Truman was president. Donald Trump is no Truman.

Trump at Tulsa as 21st century Typhoid Mary, as Fauci warns...

Oklahoma public health officials are afraid that the enormous rally will spread the disease.

Trump’s slash and burn

These slash-and-burn changes will come as quietly as they can manage, with regressive actions continuing to take place under cover of darkness or tear gas.

Trump goes full fascist in using military to clear out protesters...

It seems like a long shot, but absent mass opposition at this point, it’s hard to see what else is standing in Trump’s way than the military deciding to honor their oaths to defend the Constitution.

Secretary of Defense opposes invoking Insurrection Act, a rebuke to President...

"The option to use active-duty forces in a law enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort, and only in the most urgent and dire of situations—we are not in one of those situations now."

Donald Trump may not be Herbert Hoover

A graduation speech for an Age of Collapse from Tom Engelhardt.

Newsweek fails to note that White House reopening guidelines make absolutely...

It’s critically important that media provide accurate reporting on what our governments are choosing to do, and what price we are likely to pay for their choices.

As nation mourns 100,000 dead, Trump goes golfing

By CNN’s count, this was the president's 357th visit to one of his properties and his 265th trip to one of his golf clubs during his presidency.

POPULAR

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.