Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tag: Mitch McConnell

‘Basically trying to overturn the Senate election’: McConnell delaying Democratic takeover...

“McConnell is already abusing the filibuster to block the constitution of the new majority. Nuking the filibuster is the appropriate response.”

Defeating McConnell: The real stakes of the Georgia runoffs

Mitch McConnell cares about only one thing: Power.

Bezos, McConnell, and Covid capitalism

The heinous resurgence of COVID makes clear that corporations need more – not fewer – incentives to protect their workers from the virus.

How Mitch McConnell’s do nothing Republicans are killing you

The writing is on the wall. Do your job, Mitch McConnell. Our lives depend on it.

How Mitch McConnell flouts the will of the American people

Right now, one person—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—stands in the way of America’s fight against COVID-19.

Progressive message to Joe Biden: Don’t you dare “cooperate” with Mitch...

If Joe Biden is willing to toss aside the progressive base of his own party in order to cooperate with the likes of Mitch McConnell, the new president will be starting a fierce civil war inside his own party.

For RBG it was all principle, for Mitch McConnell it’s all...

Over time, the unbridled pursuit of power wears down democratic institutions, erodes public trust, and breeds the sort of cynicism that invites despotism.

‘The corruption is bottomless’: Documents reveal chair of Postal Service Board...

"Can the GOP's takeover of USPS be any more blatant?"

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?

While pushing for corporate legal immunity, McConnell vows to block extension...

“Cutting back federal assistance at the height of the crisis would mean self-inflicted disaster, devastation, and additional deaths. That must not happen.”

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Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

“It was his duty as commander-in-chief to stop the violence. And he alone had that power because they believed that they were following his orders. They said so.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Texas Jabberwockery – Cruz Roasted After Fleeing Blizzard

Even worse than backing Trumpster – Glaring “dereliction of duty...”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

‘This is unacceptable’: Progressives reject Manchin plan to cut $15 minimum wage proposal to...

The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage.