Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: Republicans

Republicans screw themselves: Damned if they do, damned if they don’t!

With modest audacity, I project February 2020 could in a few years represent the peak of national Republican power.

It’s media—not Bernie Sanders—that have an antisemitism problem

If media wish to seriously discuss the very real rise of antisemitism, they should probably start by taking a look at themselves.

Watch for Pelosi’s brilliant move: She won’t fall into the Republicans’...

If Trump somehow escapes removal by impeachment the jury will cast their votes in the 2020 elections and they will, without question, find him guilty as charged.

What’s wrong with the republicans?

Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

Who is worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell?

The two of them have degraded and corrupted American democracy. We need them both out.

Republicans see the light, no longer will submit to Trump’s domination

In a stunning, totally unforeseen turn of events, key Senate and House Republicans, after meeting in an 8-hour secret session, suddenly announced...

Trump primary challengers would face big money problem

The president has already raised nearly $125 million this cycle and had $56.7 million cash on hand at the end of June.

Trump administration’s attacks on science already surpass two Bush terms

Trump may have lauded the Apollo 11 mission, but his administration has launched more than 100 attacks on science.

Red states cut worker pay by $1.5 billion

If you’re a minimum wage worker in a conservative state, your state lawmakers may have cut your paycheck by over $4,000.

Spineless, craven Republicans and Trump sow the seeds of hate that...

Only if the people of America rise en masse and demand that these corrupted politicians put an end to this madness, will this situation come under control.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”