Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Republican

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP accessory became a top democratic contender...

Beto O’Rourke will be running to elude his actual record. If it catches up with him, he’s going to lose.

‘Do as I say, not as I do:’ Rand ‘socialized-medicine-is-slavery’ Paul...

The "irony of it" was just too rich that he would travel to Canada, which enjoys a socialized, single-payer healthcare system, to have the procedure performed.

Paul Ryan was a villain and no one will miss him

The outgoing House speaker’s entire career was a cash grab for billionaires, capped off by a low trick to literally starve children.

Ranked-choice voting flips House seat in Maine

"A victory not just for Democratic challenger Jared Golden, but voters who demand a fair and representative process."

The money behind neo-Confederate Corey Stewart’s US Senate campaign

The nation's highest-level 2018 contest to emphasize themes of white power is Virginia's U.S. Senate race – Republican Corey Stewart.

Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Inside the right-wing history of Trump’s Supreme...

Kavanaugh has deep ties to the Republican Party and will push the Supreme Court further right if he is confirmed.

Trumpatriotism

American symbols? Sacred! American values? Eh.

Class dismissed

Class conflict in Red State America.

The GOP’s 100-year war is bigger than taxes or Trump

What do we want the history books to say about our time, 100 years from now?

They’re talking a better game, but will the Democrats fight?

Although it may make some conflict-avoidant Democrats uncomfortable to admit it, they – and all of us – have a war to win.

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...