Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tag: Republicans

Top Five Things Congress Should Investigate Instead of Benghazi (Video)

There are real problems with U.S. policies and actual places where wrongdoings have occurred. Juan Cole suggests five investigations Congress should focus on rather than Benghazi.

American Hypocrisy: GOP Against Sharia Law at Home but Sees Its...

How can the news report positively on America's killing and bombing of al-Qaeda’s al-Nasr, but slam the Russians for bombing al-Qaeda? American hypocrisy, don't you think?

My Pick for the Next Speaker of the US House

While the Speaker of the House doesn't actually have to be a member of Congress, why don't we choose someone like a kindergarten teacher, a minimum-wage worker, or organic farmer to run the show? They might be exactly who is needed.

Should Progressives, Shot Down on Gun Control, Embrace the Dark Side?

Why not consider support for early, universal gun education (even practice) if gun defenders fully endorse 1) early, scientific education on sex, gender and procreation, even safe abortion options, and 2) early education that fleshes in what total energy usage really costs (the full "externalities" of fracking, coal, nuclear and oil, war charges included).

AUSTERITY 101: The Three Reasons Republican Deficit Hawks Are Wrong (Video)

As Congress debates another federal budget deficit, the national debt and the debt ceiling, here are three reasons why the Republican deficit hawks are wrong and the one economically sound answer to the problem.

Bernie Sanders Raises More Donations than Every GOP Presidential Candidate

According to the FEC and other reports, Bernie Sanders has raised more grassroots support by refusing to "pander to billionaire donors" than any of his GOP running mates. Goes to show you political contributions don't have to come from a handful of deranged billionaires.

A Flagrant Liar for President?

Be careful about believing anything Carly Fiorina says because she is not only a relentless self-promoter, but also a remorseless liar. And she is doing everything in her power to convince Republicans she belongs in the White House.

Carly Fiorina Proves You Don’t Want a CEO for a President

Carly Fiorina personifies corporate greed and economic inequality claiming that “running government like a business” would be a positive. Who actually thinks she belongs in the White House?

Why the Republican Assault on Planned Parenthood Is Morally Wrong and...

"The Republican assault on Planned Parenthood is filled with lies and distortions." Could this standoff lead to another government shutdown? While we can't say for sure, one thing is true: it's harming women’s health.

The Key Difference Between a GOP and a Bernie Sanders Fundraiser

Unlike his GOP competitors who pander to multibillionaires, Bernie Sanders is the only major candidate who does not have a super PAC. This Democratic hopeful far from represents the interests of the billionaire class.

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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."

Democratic senator offers amendment ending transfer of military equipment to police forces

“The cycle of police brutality sparking unrest, and that unrest being met by the militarized police is increasingly familiar in modern American society.”

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."