Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Richard Nixon

Trump’s remorse (on April 1)

If only this remorse was delivered from the forty-fifth President of the United States.

Trump holds a trump card: The power to pardon

U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 2 on pardon power of the president: ‘The President shall...have Power to Grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment.’

If Trump is impeached, it will look like this

Although two presidents have been impeached by the House, both avoided being removed from office by the Senate. What would happen to Trump?

The Nixonization of Donald Trump

In the aftermath of Watergate, the country turned to the left. Are progressives positioned to capitalize on Trump's stumbles today?

Nixon, Reagan paved way for GOP’s race-charged health agenda

These voters – and the rest of the country – deserve an alternative to the politics of division, fear, and hate.

Dancing with the Beast

“The Beast of Empire that Nixon alluded to in May of 1970 is still alive and more powerful than ever. It hides within the breast of a controlled government and media. To paraphrase : Its finest trick is to persuade you that it does not exist!”

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”