Saturday, July 20, 2019

Tag: Republicans

What Clintons Do Is ‘Scandalous,’ What Republicans Do Is Ignored

It seems that no matter what Hillary Clinton does, America's political media rises up in sustained outrage. But why doesn't the press corps apply the same standards to any Republican politician?

With House Passage of Extreme 20-Week Abortion Ban, GOP Continues Assault...

The Republican-controlled House just recently approved a bill that bans most abortions after 20 weeks. The assault on women and their reproductive rights continues at the hands of the GOP.

The Revolt of Small Business Republicans

While small business owners have contributed to the same Republican candidates and committees favored by big business, they are finally waking up to the fact they’re being screwed by big businesses. Is a revolt in their future?

An Epidemic of CNE Syndrome Strikes Our State Governments

A disease called "Climaticus Non-vocalism Extremism" plagues a small segment of our population—Republican political officials and candidates. So what should we do about this "dangerous mind-numbing disease?"

If Inequality Worries Republicans, Why Do They Keep Making it Worse?

While the wealthy still get more big tax cuts, why is the issue of economic inequality suddenly in political vogue. Wake up, Republicans, it's been a serious national problem mostly ignored for more than three decades.

For Rent: The GOP’s No. 3

How long has Rep. Steve Scalise been involved in Congress' take-and-give game with lobbyists? Ever since he starting writing the rules that give such corruption a pass. As Scalise puts it, he must “keep and expand our [Republican] majority in Congress.”

How Privatization Degrades Our Daily Lives

"Privatization places profits over people." While American people remain the products, our leaders continue to think free-market capitalism works best. But here are a few "fact-based" examples that prove otherwise.

Time to Demand Medicare for All and Social Security Benefits We...

With Republicans in control in Congress, Social Security and Medicare have already taken unfair cuts. We need a mass movement to come together and demand “Medicare for all” and “Real Social Security people can live on,” especially before 2016 elections.

Flush the TPP

President Barack Obama and the Republicans are united when it comes to so-called free-trade agreements. While Obama has been negotiating the agreements, which increase corporate power, grass-roots activists are organizing against the TPP.

Republican Senators Undermine President’s Nuclear Deal with Iran

In an open letter to Iran’s leaders on Monday, 47 Republican Senators undermined President Obama's negotiations with Iran and threatened to sabotage any agreement reached between the two countries. But Republicans won't stop there.

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