Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: Mitch McConnell

Climate deniers in congress received over $80 million in dirty money

142 representatives and 38 senators have received a total of $82,882,725 from the coal, oil and gas industries.

Republicans are running out of time to use their secret weapon

But quite a bit of damage has already been done.

GOP ignores confirmation procedures, rushes ahead with Trump’s nominees

Apparently insisting on “fair and consistent application” doesn’t apply in this situation.

Mitch McConnell: We Won’t Vote on Garland Because the NRA Opposes...

Did Mitch McConnell just admit to Republicans being in bed with the NRA?

Does Mitch McConnell Really Give a Damn About the Supreme Court?

Ideology has never been as important to the Senate majority leader as power.

Why Should You and I Have to Keep Paying Mitch McConnell’s...

We're paying this guy a salary of $174,000 a year, plus another $19,400 for his "service" as majority leader. It's insulting that he won't even go through the motions of doing his job.

Another GOP Senator Wavers, Says He’s Open To A Vote On...

Another GOP Senator breaks with McConnell's hard-line position. Senator Ron Johnson says he's open to a vote on President Obama’s nominee.

WATCH: John Oliver Blasts Republicans for Failing to do Their Job

John Oliver couldn't help tearing the GOP apart for their actions following Justice Scalia's death.

Will Corporate America Confront GOP Climate Denial?

As a matter of policy, the Republican Party obstructs any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. The time is surely coming when the corporate environmentalists will have to confront the Republican Party.

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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

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