Saturday, November 16, 2019

Tag: Republicans

Poor-Shaming 2.0

Why do Republicans insist on humiliating low-income households when it comes to their qualification for aid to access the Internet? It's shameful that GOP officials continue to demean people in need.

SCOTUS: Saving the Republic or the Republicans?

The Supreme Court's decision not to repeal the Affordable Care Act was “good news for the Republican Party, who were facing the prospect of being responsible for those millions losing their coverage." Now they won't look so bad.

#11. Why Medicare Isn’t the Problem: It’s the Solution

Conservatives continue to claim that Medicare is running out of money and must be pared back. Medicare actually isn't the problem. The actual problem lies with healthcare coverage expected to rise steeply.

VIDEO: As Democrats Walk Out on Obama’s TPP Deal, Where Does...

While Hillary Clinton broke her silence about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was derailed last week, we still don't know her actual stance on the trade deal. Why stay so secret, Hillary?

The Real Scandal in Denny Hastert’s Life

Hastert openly traded legislative favors for campaign cash, including profiting personally from his powerful position. And, when he was squeezed out because of the corruption, he didn't return to the home folks — he became a K-Street lobbyist, continuing to profit to this day by doing corporate favors.

VIDEO: As GOP Candidates Question Climate Change, Texas and Oklahoma Hit...

With severe storms leave extensive damage and at least 23 people dead in Texas and Oklahoma, Republicans presidential candidates continue to question climate change. Are these politicians crazy or just denying the truth?

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?"

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

Will America double-down — learning nada from Trump failures?

Fool us once, shame on you, fool us twice . . . and mayhem reigns.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."