Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: Republican Party

43 traitors

There were 43 Republican senators who failed to uphold their oath of office by voting to acquit Donald Trump and potentially created a January exception for future outgoing presidents.

Trumpled—a fable about the party that lost its principles

This is a story about a party—one of two major political parties in America—declining in popularity and desperately clinging to power.

Marjorie Taylor Greene, Lauren Boebert and the future of the Republican...

With a still small but growing number of progressive voices within the Democratic party, there is for the first time in decades an opportunity to truly move that party to the left and counter the threat represented by radicals like Boebert and Taylor Greene.

Sedition caucus mimics Trump’s worst sin: Demolition of content—legal, moral, democratic...

The party of primitive deplorables, thinking it too could play with fire, is facing an outraged majority. Too bad it took so long.

Sedition

Eleven Republican senators and senators-elect said today they will vote to reject President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory next Wednesday when Congress meets to formally certify it.

After Trump: Can the GOP sell itself as the party of...

"The future of the [Republican] party is based on a multiethnic, multiracial working class coalition." and that, “...the free market exists to serve our people. Our people don’t exist to serve the free market.”

Where did the GOP go?

The Republican platform — and the Republican Party itself — has been reduced to one word: Trump.

The two parties have failed us, but the people can succeed

We have the ability to make this country ungovernable and if we use that power, we can make demands that cannot be ignored.

RNC opens with baseless Trump claims of rigged election & warnings...

The Republican Party has decided not to adopt a new platform this year, a move that ensures there will be no public debate at the convention about the direction of the party under Trump.

To quit or not to acquit, that was the question

It is, of course, the day the Republican majority in the U.S Senate decided to quit the Constitution rather than not to acquit a tyrannical president.

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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock.