Thursday, December 3, 2020

Tag: State of the Union

The real State of the Union

“I wasn’t going to comment on Trump’s lie-filled State of the Union message but the whoppers were so big that I feel compelled.”

Impeachment, Bernie’s surge, and the upcoming State of the Union

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich launches a new talk show, The Common Good, and discusses the latest on impeachment.

Abrams counters Trump with a compelling vision for America

Having a vision, a clear alternative to the prevailing nihilism, is something almost everyone can get behind. Abrams showed how to do that.

Far-right media smear Democratic women wearing suffragette white at State of...

Some far-right media figures smeared them by comparing them to the Ku Klux Klan.

The state of our disunion

This grotesque imbalance is undermining American democracy.

Donald, Donald, Donald, we told you a million times not to...

We deserve better leadership, but we won’t get it until we the people make it happen.

Video: The climate movement’s State of the Union

"The issue in front of us is not a scientific debate. It has everything to do political will."

Video: Bernie Sanders responds to Trump’s State of the Union

"I also want to talk to you about the major crises facing our country that, regrettably, Trump chose not to discuss."

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 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.

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Trump backs Senate GOP’s pay freeze for federal workers while giving the rich a...

“In the context of budgetary constraints and the recent, pandemic-related impacts on non-Federal labor markets, the Administration supports the policy in the bill to maintain for 2021 the current level of Federal civilian employee pay.”

‘Bye-bye, Betsy DeVos. You won’t be missed,’ says Sanders as billionaire education secretary attacks...

“What do you call a billionaire who registered a $40 million, 164-foot yacht in the Cayman Islands to avoid $2.4 million in U.S. taxes, while undermining public schools? The worst Education Secretary in the history of America.”

Former police officers sentenced to prison for framing innocent man

“These officers shattered the victims’ lives and dishonored the Honolulu Police Department. This community deserved so much better from these officers.”

Critics smell ‘economic sabotage’ as McConnell unveils COVID plan with $0 for unemployment boost,...

"As the Covid crisis only grows more deadly, this disgraceful proposal puts the lives of everyday Americans at even greater risk."

Eisenhower’s ghost haunts Biden’s foreign policy team

The most serious challenge facing President-elect Biden's foreign policy team, which is not a threat from a hostile country, but the corruption of U.S. policy by powerful corporate interests, is the "unwarranted influence" of the Military-Industrial Complex.