Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: Republicans

Florida wants to make ex-felons pay to vote

"They cannot legally affix a price tag to someone's right to vote."

Trump’s “deep state” is Trump’s corrupt state

Trump has been ramping up his “Deep State” rhetoric again. He’s back to blaming a cabal of bureaucrats, FBI and CIA agents,...

If Donald Trump is the symptom…then what’s the disease?

The Donald caught the spirit of a moment in which both imperial and economic decline, however unacknowledged by the Washington political elite, had indeed begun.

Koch brothers float possibility of backing congressional Democrats in 2020 primaries

Over the last two decades, the Koch network’s major groups – AFP and Freedom Partners – have cumulatively spent about $120 million in independent expenditures supporting Republican candidates or opposing Democratic candidates.

Republicans, Democrats; solemn oaths of office, the US Constitution

Will the American people, becoming fully aware of all the elements of this impeachment process and the extensive evidence presented, then stand by and support Democrats and also castigate Republicans for their disloyalty to their country?

Don’t Republicans realize that they are committing political suicide?

The worst part of this entire bizarre situation is that these Republicans know this president is way out of line and starting to spin out of control and they are doing nothing about it.

The war on women is still on

In Trumpistan, legislative attempts to ban abortion are a blatant sign that women are under attack.

‘I don’t believe it’s too extreme:’ Republicans hope to pass near-total...

Lawmakers have clearly stated that their goal is to get the topic in front of the Supreme Court, currently boasting a conservative majority, to legally overturn Roe V. Wade and outlaw abortion altogether.

Joe Biden likes Republicans so much because he’s so much like...

The nickname that corporate media have bestowed on him, “Lunch Bucket Joe,” is wide of the mark. A bull’s-eye is “Wall Street Joe.”

Teaching kids about climate science leads to more climate-concerned parents on...

But climate change is already a reality for many American students, affecting lives whether the subject is taught in science class or not.

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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,...