Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: Trump

Trump’s America: Open to global capital, not people

America didn’t become great by global capital seeking higher returns, but by people from all over world seeking better lives.

The world according to Trump

“Trump administration’s foolish and self-defeating decision to abdicate the United States’ global influence — something that has taken more than 70 years to build.”

Bannon & Trump deserve each other — divisive, grandstanding demagogues at...

However very similar yet very different, two warring demagogues threaten law, order, civility, trust and the good will still clinging to the American experiment.

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.

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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."

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.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

Bernie and colleagues introduce Make Billionaires Pay Act

“As our country faces vast economic and health needs, billionaires continue to display their appetite for greed.”