Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: GOP

‘Lives hang in the balance:’ 21 days before midterms, McConnell admits...

"It is genuinely not an exaggeration to say that lives hang in the balance in the midterms, Republicans want to use their political power to kill people."

I don’t smell anything

To the GOP, Kavanaugh smells like roses.

55% of GOP say sexual assault not disqualifying for SCOTUS; What...

Morality ought to be equally distributed across parties, like immorality.

With ‘extraordinary’ and ‘remarkable’ request, Bar Association calls on GOP to...

"The basic principles that underscore the Senate’s constitutional duty of advice and consent on federal judicial nominees require nothing less than a careful examination of the accusations and facts by the FBI."

Does the United States have a ‘strong’ economy?

The bottom line: The economy that America’s rich run is doing quite well for America’s rich.

The GOP wants Trumpism, just without Trump

Critics like that anonymous op-ed writer have no problem with how Trump's actually hurting people. They just want the leader doing it to look more presidential.

UK councils invest billions in fracking, including companies tied to Donald...

Without that gift from the GOP and Trump, EOG would have lost approximately $700 million between those two years.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 30

Vietnam demands compensation from Monsanto for victims of Agent Orange, California on brink of mandating 100 percent clean energy by 2045, Sanders vs. Amazon intensifies, and more.

Scoring Trump’s tax cuts so far: $280k for rich lawmakers, pennies...

Very few businesses have raised wages thanks to corporate tax cuts, but executives and lawmakers are buying new yachts.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 16, 2018

Intellectually bankrupt GOP, California cities pledge to oppose offshore drilling, White House revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director, and more.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Murder before the fall? The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi puts a target on Saudi...

While the position that the United States and its allies take will be important, especially if they impose sanctions, the case is perhaps more interesting for what it says about the region’s growing rivalries.
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Three easy fixes to Social Security and Medicare that Republicans don’t want you to...

Instead of shutting immigrants out, allowing more immigrants into the country will help secure the future of Social Security and Medicare.

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