Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: Mitch McConnell

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.”

Enemies of the Constitution, dismantling our democracy: Trump, McConnell, Barr

Trump, Barr, and McConnell do their business as if the Constitution doesn’t even exist. They have no problem subverting the Rule of Law, it is no more than a hindrance to them. These three are, in fact, autocrats.

As workers get sick & die from COVID-19, McConnell demands corporate...

“He wants to protect their right to engage in egregious misconduct.”

Mitch McConnell’s do-nothing republicans.

America used to have a Senate that served the people.

Senate Republicans are allowing themselves to be used as pawns by...

“Listen up, Senate Republicans and understand that you also are the ones who are on trial alongside Trump.”

As Citizens United turns 10, we need candidates who will fight...

Thanks to a class of reformers elected in 2018, we’ve already begun that process.

Who is worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell?

The two of them have degraded and corrupted American democracy. We need them both out.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.