Sunday, August 7, 2022

Tag: president-elect

The Gettysburg Address, slightly updated

Now we are engaged in a great democratic battle, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and dedicated, can tolerate four years of Trumpery.

Trump visits library of Congress, deems it a “good framework for...

He's excited about the opportunities available to a hard-charging mogul who just happens to be President of the United States as well.

Euphemism as journalism: Distracting the audience by focusing on Trump’s skill...

Top-of-the-line political journalists marveled at Trump’s ability to create distractions while they kept themselves—and their audience—distracted from substantive matters.

Thoughts on “It Can’t Happen Here”

Are we just going to give this a whirl and see where it ends while the rest of the world watches?

Trump poised to violate Constitution his first day in office, George...

The Constitution doesn’t allow presidents to seek gifts from foreign agents.

This isn’t just a photo of Ivanka Trump. It’s a middle...

Shredding democratic traditions, one image at a time.

Today’s broken Trump promise: “Blind trust”

Putting the very people who run the president’s businesses on the team that hires for government positions is possibly the most blatant conflict of interest in American history.

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Three tons of fascism with a bull bar

Fuming at the rest of us, Democracy, and the Earth.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”

EPA finds 23 commercial sterilizer facilities across the country above agency’s cancer-risk rate

Ethylene oxide is known to cause cancer when people within close proximity to sterilizer facilities breathe the gas in over the course of many years.

‘Alarming’: nearly 1/3 in US worry about violence, intimidation at polls

"The fear people are experiencing—especially Black people, Hispanic people, and young people—is a form of voter suppression that needs to be addressed before the election," said one expert.

This American for-profit healthcare system would just as soon kill you as look at...

To this system, it doesn't matter whether a person lives or dies as long as it gets paid. That's why our healthcare costs are so high, even though our life expectancy is so low.