Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: president

Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get...

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Biden made it harder for Democrats to win. He’d be an...

He’s a drag on the party, a boon to Republicans, and—if he runs again—he’d be a weak candidate against the GOP nominee in the 2024 presidential campaign.

Is Joe Biden channeling Tom Paine?

The new White House budget plan echoes wealth tax perspectives over two centuries old.

Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Independent impeachment & emoluments scrutiny essential—or Trump II looms

Until strict categories about impeachment or emoluments, let alone lying, are enacted, with strong penalties levied by independent commissions, the uncivilized barbarians among us will wreck havoc.

The world welcomes Biden but hedges its bets

Will political volatility be America’s downfall?

Post-inauguration, restoring the soul of Biden’s America must be truly inclusive

If we are to include the substantive contributions of African Americans in our discussion of an American soul, we cannot presume that this is limited to the mere inclusion of African Americans in a Biden cabinet that “looks like America.”

The worst president

“On Jan. 20, we can still presume Trump will be gone from the White House.”

Trump accused of ‘criminal extortion’ after asking Georgia officials to ‘find’...

"Everyone who has a tape of Trump abusing his power should release it now."

The great clanging, self-inflicted, farcical Trump implosion

I conclude Trump took himself out of the race because he was and is in self-destruction mode.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.