Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: GOP

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.”

Why Trump’s takeover of the GOP is great for Biden and...

One of its two major parties is centered on a Big Lie that threatens to blow up the nation, figuratively if not literally.

Unrigging the GOP’s minority rule

The values of the Republican Party do not reflect the values of most Americans. It should not be allowed to silence the voices of the majority.

No compromising with the GOP cult

Today’s Republican Party is a cult.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.