Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag: Republicans

Progressive Briefing for Monday, June 18, 2018

Separating families at the border, the Poor People's Campaign, Republicans and the NRA fight against gun regulations, and more.

Could a risky pipeline bring together a politically divided state?

"This project threatens some of our most basic American values; I think you'll find the people in Pennsylvania care a lot about public safety especially of their most vulnerable residents – children and seniors."

Giving a pass to anti-Muslim bigotry

Islamophobia enters the government, is incorporated into the law, and becomes increasingly acceptable in America.

Mass shootings, children being gunned down in cold blood; a dark...

We Americans may not realize it, but we are being mentally conditioned by this government to accept these mass shootings as a part of our culture, embedded in our society.

Real corruption: Mick ‘pay and we’ll talk’ Mulvaney

When it comes to this kind of deep corruption, which perverts government’s role for the benefit of the privileged few, Mick Mulvaney is a master of the art.

Trump’s curious coalition

Trump’s curious coalition endures only because he’s a clever salesman and conman.

Double suckers conned by belligerent stunts, not life benefits

The most enduring, scariest threat to America remains the suckered Republican base, first blind to getting campaign-snookered, now so defensive or shamed they can't admit the comic/tragic Trump hustle.

Senate to vote on net neutrality tomorrow, urgency to save the...

"TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO SAVE #NetNeutrality!"

West Virginia teachers help vote out longtime foe of state’s unions

The teachers handed Republican state Sen. Robert Karnes his defeat as many participated in the GOP primary.

Once again, Trump diplomacy serves Kremlin interests

Somebody might begin to wonder why so much of what he is doing benefits only our principal adversary – and inflicts permanent damage on our own country.

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The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 18

Who is Christine Blasey Ford, catastrophic and historic flooding, Trumps sets up tariffs, and more.

The fracking industry’s water nightmare

Water itself now poses a risk to the already failing financial model of the American fracking industry, and that is something the industry won’t be able to ignore.
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As Blasey Ford alleges Kavanaugh assaulted her, will Senate repeat mistakes made with Anita...

She at first expected her story to be kept confidential, but changed her mind after it leaked. She now says she is willing to testify about her experience.

Yemen’s descent into hell

In Yemen, the United States backs a grim military intervention for which – unless you are a weapons company – it is hard to find any justification, practical or moral.

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