Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: SOTU

Grading Trump and SOTU

Overall Ranking: America is too divided and too partisan.

The stateless of the union: Trump’s war on immigrants

The opening words of the U.S. Constitution are "We the People." Far more powerful than any single president, it is that collective force that will save us.

The State of the Plutocracy: The Kabuki President on Money in...

Though Obama campaigned against the way Washington does business, his most historic advances have been for the militarized plutocracy that he campaigned against.

The SOTU 2016: The Future is Friendly?

Not only has Obama progressed the democratic dialogue, but he has represented the hallmark of open democratic government and has clearly silhouetted his governing vision.

A Breakdown of the Top Foreign Policy Points in Obama’s Speech

While he slighted foreign policy during his State of the Union speech, President Obama has avoided new conventional wars. Here are a few other foreign policy highlights worth underlining.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.