Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: GOP

Joining wave of GOP anti-choice attacks, Louisiana’s Democratic governor signs abortion...

"Women are the base of the Democratic Party, and if you're not fighting alongside us, you don't deserve to represent the American people."

Alabama passes near total ban on abortion as part of ‘Stealth...

Architects behind the legislation want to use it to challenge Roe v. Wade, which recognizes the constitutional right to an abortion.

‘Are you serious?’ John Kerry interrupts GOP climate denial logic in...

Meanwhile, the Republicans on the committee indicated they intend to do nothing but continue a long history of delay and denial on climate change.

Legislative low-lights: Abortion restrictions sweep through GOP-held legislatures

Here is a look at the anti-choice and anti-LGBTQ legislation as it works its way through state legislatures.

New bill aims to reverse the GOP’s giveaway of ANWR lands...

“This bill calls a halt to the Administration’s headlong rush to sell off this special wilderness to corporate polluters."

‘Same BS from big cable funded politicians:’ Alarm bells over ‘deceptive’...

"All three of the lawmakers behind these bills essentially rubber stamped [FCC Chairman] Ajit Pai's repeal of net neutrality; that should tell you everything you need to know about their true intentions."

‘Greed has no limit for GOP:’ McConnell estate tax repeal would...

"At a time of record inequality, the very last thing we should do is line the pockets of the rich."

Generation Z more progressive than millennial generation, new survey shows

"Gen Z looks a lot like millennials politically, which is terrible news for Republicans."

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s tax proposal could raise $720 billion over the next...

Taxing high earners at 70 percent used to be considered a moderate, mainstream idea.

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No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of war’ (according to...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

If Donald Trump is the symptom…then what’s the disease?

The Donald caught the spirit of a moment in which both imperial and economic decline, however unacknowledged by the Washington political elite, had indeed begun.

Congressman’s wife pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

Margaret Hunter recently pleaded guilty in federal court to her and her husband using their campaign funds as their private bank account for years.

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