Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: Trump

Seriously, how dumb is Trump?

Political conning is Trump’s genius, but combined with his utter stupidity in every other dimension of his being, he poses a clear and present danger to America and the world.

Voter fraud is a fraud

President Donald Trump ended his "Voter Fraud Commission" that he started less than eight months ago. But why?

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about the Trump-Republican tax plan

Say no to trickle-down tax cuts, and say no to mindless deficit reduction.

How bad could things get?

The late ‘60s and early ‘70s were crazy, but we’re looking wilder.

On July fourth, a message for patriots

On this holiday, and every day, that flag and the promise it symbolizes are not Trump’s supporters to abuse, but belong to a nation that will uphold and someday vindicate them.

The Koch brothers & Trump: The men who sold the world

With the help of the Koch Brothers, Trump and the Republican Party have “moved in the opposite direction from virtually the rest of the world.”

President Trump’s dramatic retreat on trade

If we had full transparency into the operations of the Trump family business, we would know if happy business leaders are improving the Trump Organization’s bottom line.

If Trump Had Been at Gettysburg in 1863

On Saturday, Donald Trump made a speech in Gettysburg that was nothing like President Abraham Lincoln's revered one. Michael Winship imagines the speech Trump might have delivered in Lincoln's day.

Why Trump’s Racism and Misogyny Represent the Global 1%

Trump isn't the only one. Global financial power is intrinsically misogynistic and racist.

For Those Who Don’t Want to Vote for the Lesser of...

Ranked-choice voting is catching on, and Maine might become the first state to help citizens vote for candidates they actually want.

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Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco Canyon, ignores courts

This ancestral Indigenous land is now a checkerboard of state, federal, private, and Indigenous land.

‘Plasticrust’: A new form of pollution is forming on this Portuguese island

This type of pollution incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Victory in Illinois: Coal plant found guilty of polluting groundwater with coal ash

“Today is a huge victory for Waukegan residents who have fought for years to see corporations like NRG Energy held accountable for the toxic waste that has been illegally dumped on our Lake Michigan lakefront.”

Donald Trump is America’s shadow

So we need to celebrate the heroes of freedom and decency.

Former police officer sentenced to prison for excessive force and obstruction

“Officers aren’t only expected to enforce the law in their communities, they are expected to follow it themselves.”