Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: Republican Party

America Has a Republican Problem — and the Media Is Partly...

Donald Trump is a distraction from the fact that the mainstream media has pretended the GOP is a normal party with values just to the right. Now the country is paying the price.

RNC Chair: Nobody Cares How Awful Trump Has Been to Women

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and the rest of the Republican Party have decided to embrace Trump and all that he says.

Where Does the GOP’s Right-Wing Grouchiness Come From?

The National Republican Party has published an official policy document showing that the GOP really might be more than a gaggle of serve-the-rich plutocrats and wacky, Trumped-up right-wingers.

Trump, Taking Control, Shaking the Foundations of the Republican Party

“With all that said, it’s becoming very evident that the Republican Party has now painted itself into a corner and can’t seem to find a way out.”

10 Reasons Marco Rubio is no Moderate

Marco Rubio is said to be somewhat moderate, but Robert Reich says differently. Here’s why...

The Death of the Republican Party

It seems the Republican Party has officially died in 2016. What’s left is a lifeless shell, with the Grand Old Party no longer inside.

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.

What Saves America from the Blight of Trumpery?

Sometimes in the melodrama of ongoing history names tell the story. Both "trump" and "trumpery" fit to such a tee one wonders about the sense of humor cultivated by providence, fate or invisible deities.

Trump: For Republicans, Their Worst Nightmare

Donald Trump is the Republican party's worst nightmare. But they will have to sit back and watch as Trump takes over America’s political stage all while capturing a large share of the GOP base constituency.

Trump’s Tantrums: Tawdry Glitz for Hoodwinked Peanut Gallery

Though P.T. Barnum was as "self-absorbed and self-aggrandizing as Donald Trump," he was far less racists. Is this "palinesque loser" reviving the Gong Show?

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

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.

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.
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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.