Saturday, July 24, 2021

Tag: GOP

In blow to GOP narrative, Missouri cut to jobless benefits not...

“It’s almost as if the pandemic unemployment benefits weren’t the issue.”

‘$2 trillion was already the compromise’: Progressive revolt brews over Biden’s...

“The president can’t expect us to vote for an infrastructure deal dictated by the Republican Party,” said Rep. Jamaal Bowman.

Sanders warns Dems could lose Congress if they get mired in...

“The Democrats in Congress must move forward boldly, protecting the working families of our country and restoring faith in government. Yes, the future of the country is at stake.”

The GOP ​climate push that mostly leaves out climate

House Republicans introduced a new climate agenda that promotes fossil fuels and speculative technologies, while leaving out real emissions reduction targets.

The basic deal between corporate America and the GOP is alive...

The basic deal between American corporations and American politicians has been a terrible deal for America.

More suicidal GOP gaffes as McConnell scolds corporations: Forget fair elections...

What if refusing to challenge the most onerous election obstacles hurts corporate bottom lines, the ultimate wickedness?

How the NRA’s radical anti-gun-control ideology became GOP dogma & still...

“The NRA’s ideology is something that they’ve convinced the overwhelming majority of elected officials in the GOP, especially on the national level, to believe.”

‘Hijacking of democracy in plain sight’: Georgia GOP transforms 2-page bill...

“Surprising advocates, legislators, and voters with a nearly 100-page bill is undemocratic and unacceptable.”

‘Total hypocrisy!’ Sanders rips GOP for pushing estate tax repeal while...

“While Senate Republicans told us we cannot afford to provide $1,400 direct payments to the working class, they had no problem introducing a bill this week to repeal the estate tax.”

119 Democrats join with GOP to block restoration of voting rights...

Rep. Cori Bush, the amendment’s author, noted that “97 Democrats stood up for our community members who are incarcerated” and vowed to “keep up this fight.”

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”