Saturday, December 3, 2022

Tag: Election 2016

13 Russians criminally charged for interfering in US presidential election

“Still think this Russia thing is a hoax and a witch hunt? Because a lot of witches just got indicted.”

The Democrats’ new agenda is everything that’s wrong with the party

More bland messaging and populist posturing won’t save the Democrats. The party needs to take a bold stand against corporate power.

Kissing the specious present goodbye

Did history begin anew last November 8th?

Is it possible to undo 2016?

Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.

Hillary Clinton: ‘I take responsibility for every decision I made, but...

“I had no control over the Russians...”

Dems doom 2018 chances by labeling Trump a Russian puppet, not...

By the time the Trump nightmare is over in 2024, the country, like its by then water-logged coastlines, will be hard to recognize.

In its defense against fraud suit from Bernie supporters, the DNC...

If the party wants to favor a candidate, that’s its own business, argues DNC lawyer.

Texas voter ID law led to fears and failures in 2016...

Efforts to implement the nation’s strictest voter ID requirements – a solution in search of a problem, according to one critic – foundered amid court defeats, confusion and at least one giant oversight.

How the Russia spin got so much torque

Tone deaf hardly describes the severe political impairment of those who insist that denouncing Russia will be key to the Democratic Party’s political fortunes.

Trump (and Putin) still pushing fascist ‘nationalism’

Nobody should maintain any illusions about who Trump and his cronies are, what interests they serve, and what kind of threat they pose to the future of the democratic world.

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Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine ceasefire and peace...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Putting ‘profits over people’, Senate rejects paid sick leave for rail workers

Forty-two Republicans—and serial Democratic obstructionist Joe Manchin of West Virginia—voted down Rep. Jamaal Bowman's (D-N.Y.) proposal to include seven paid sick days in the tentative contract.
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Oath Keepers founder guilty of seditious conspiracy for plotting to violently overthrow US gov’t

The case marks the first time in nearly three decades that a federal jury has convicted defendants of seditious conspiracy.

Paying for an overheating Earth

At a time when the major fossil-fuel companies are still raking in staggering profits off their oil and natural gas supplies, as that line straight out of my childhood went: There oughta be a law.