Monday, June 27, 2022

Tag: Donald Trump

Candidates for 2015’s “Hypocrite of the Year”

There are so many candidates. But the people included here stand out in their various areas of nefarious behavior: warmaking, tax avoidance, consumer gouging, environmental destruction, and criminal arrogance.

GOP Candidates Break Silence on Planned Parenthood Shootings

Several Republican candidates broke their silence on the shootings that took place in Colorado Springs. All three candidates took the opportunity to further show their opposition to Planned Parenthood.

Donald Trump’s Call for Spying on U.S. Muslims Recalls FBI Bugging...

Mr. Trump is correct that “it has been done before.” The question is whether it ought to have been done before, whether it was constitutional when it was done before.

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.

If Donald Trump Would Track Muslims and Close Mosques, What Would...

Trump’s increasingly erratic pronouncements are part of a steady escalation of frightening rhetoric in the Republican presidential campaign.

Iowa Gulls Set World Record for Getting Conned

Some said it couldn't be done, that the party of Trump would not find another, far more outlandish, dangerous and ignorant candidate. And yet Trump's numbers are falling as the new hero of the rightwing fundamentalists, Ben Carson, claws his way on top. That his mountain of mendacity hasn't cut short his 15 minutes of fame is the subject of this essay, not without glimmering moments of satire. Here's the latest winner of the Rogue Rubber Chicken award for national gullibility.

Donald Trump Supports Registry, Special Identification for Muslim Americans

Donald Trump expressed this week that he would support forcing American Muslims to carry special identification showing their faith. The presidential candidate also supports forcing Muslim Americans to be registered in a database.

The Perils of Circus Politics

No opinion leader any longer commands enough broad-based respect to influence a majority of the public. Circus politics may be fun to watch, but it’s profoundly dangerous for America and the world.

VIDEO: The Four Big Lies About Immigrants—and the Truth

While Donald Trump “opened the floodgates to lies about immigration,” Robert Reich uncovers these myths and explores the truth behind immigration and the government’s comprehensive immigration reform.

Yes, George W Bush Bears Some Responsibility for US Vulnerability on...

While George W. Bush loyalists’ refrain that he “kept us safe,” the Bush administration could have done more to forestall 9/11. Did the Bush gang cynically use 9/11 to take America to war on false pretenses?

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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Ugly side of Trump’s 2020 lies and bullying come before committee 

Trump-directed mobs threaten officials who wouldn’t cheat for him.

The current US Supreme Court is not constitutionally legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Ten ways billionaires avoid taxes on an epic scale

After a year of reporting on the tax machinations of the ultrawealthy, ProPublica spotlights the top tax-avoidance techniques that provide massive benefits to billionaires.

Judicial capture series. The Roe decision.

How did this single pending decision pose a direct threat to judicial review itself?