Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Republicans

‘Bewitched, bothered and bewildered’ embody splintered, bickering Republicans—and no fix in...

Demoting Liz Cheney doubles down on Rightwing Lie (after the “stolen” election): without Trump, the party is dead meat. Polling strongly disagrees.

The Republican rebrand, exposed

The GOP doesn’t give a fig about working people. It is, and always will be, the party of big business and billionaires.

How to stop Republicans from stealing elections

The stakes could not be higher. Simply put, it’s democracy or authoritarianism.

The bigot party

This transformation in one of America’s two eminent political parties has shocking implications, not just for the future of American democracy but for the future of democracy everywhere.

After the insurrection, America’s far-right groups get more extreme

The Conversation asked Matthew Valasik, a sociologist at Louisiana State University, and Shannon E. Reid, a criminologist at the University of North Carolina—Charlotte, to explain what right-wing extremist groups in the U.S. are doing.

Rush, Roger, Rupert, and the Donald may ride forever

Have the Four Horsemen of our media apocalypse—Rush Limbaugh, Roger Ailes, Rupert Murdoch, and Donald Trump—ridden roughshod over us this past half-century?

Child poverty in the US could be slashed by monthly payments...

Fifty years later, Congress and the nation are again debating a major boost in government support for families with children.

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.

Republicans: “see no evil, hear no evil,” even when it is...

The Republicans in Congress saw exactly what Trump was doing and should have strongly objected to such an action but they saw no evil, heard no evil on his part.

‘So utterly disingenuous’: Republicans file slew of unrelated amendments as Dems...

“If the GOP actually wanted to provide Covid relief, they’d introduce amendments to do so. Instead they’re going to introduce what they believe are gotcha amendments to try to trip up Dems.”

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.