Category Archives: Republican Party

American Democracy May Be Dying

Authoritarian rule may be just around the corner. By Paul Krugman/ New York Times/ April 9, 2020   If you aren’t terrified both by Covid-19 and by its economic consequences, you haven’t been paying attention. Even though social distancing may … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT FOR LIFE?

We need to plan now in case Trump loses in November — but refuses to leave the White House By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ March 13, 2020   The Constitution provides a couple of mechanisms for Trump to lose the 2020 election—both … Continue reading

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Unprecedented Election Cheating

The Billion-Dollar Disinformation Campaign to Reelect the President How new technologies and techniques pioneered by dictators will shape the 2020 election By MacKay Coppins/ The Atlantic/ February 10, 2020   One day last fall, I sat down to create a … Continue reading

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The Impeachment’s Moral Hypocrisy

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ December 23, 2019   The impeachment process was a nauseating display of moral hypocrisy. The sound bites by Republicans and Democrats swiftly became predictable. The Democrats, despite applauding the announcement of the voting results before being … Continue reading

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The Democrat vs. The Republic Party

By Arlen Grossman                                                                           … Continue reading

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Charges Too Narrow–Why?

Ralph Nader is right. Why did the Democrats charge Trump with such a narrow offense. Why didn’t they go after his emoluments violations, for example. Or improperly using funds destined by Congress for Ukraine and using it instead on his … Continue reading

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Who Do Republicans Work For?

Why have no Republicans turned on Trump? A corrupted Supreme Court By Thom Hartmann/ Raw Story/ December 4, 2019 There is a very simple reason why some Republicans voted for the impeachment proceedings against Richard Nixon, but none have so … Continue reading

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DEATH THROES OF DEMOCRACY

How our republic could die in the age of Trump — in a stunning parallel to the fall of Rome By Thom Hartmann/ Alternet/ May 20, 2019 The American republic could die, just like Rome. Wavering for some time on … Continue reading

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Not Much of a Maverick

All the gushing praise of Senator John McCain is embarrassing. The man occasionally would say or vote in a courageous way. But when you come right down with it, he was still a reliable Republican, voting the party line far … Continue reading

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Has It Gotten This Bad?

  Trump’s Divide-and-Conquer Strategy By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ February 4, 2018 If Robert Mueller finds that Trump colluded with Russia to fix the 2016 election, or even if Trump fires Mueller before he makes such a finding, Trump’s supporters will … Continue reading

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