Thursday, April 18, 2024

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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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.