Category Archives: Republican Party

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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The Real Coup Plot Is Trump’s

By Jascha Mounk/ New York Times/ December 20, 2017 When Donald Trump’s campaign was accused of spreading “fake news,” he quickly appropriated the term for himself. The true purveyors of fake news, he claimed, were television networks like CNN and … Continue reading

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The Triumph of the Oligarchy

By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ December 17, 2017 By passing the tax plan, Republican donors will save billions — paying a lower top tax rate, doubling the amount their heirs can receive tax-free, and treating themselves as “pass-through” businesses able to … Continue reading

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Having No Shame

Republicans Are Looting the Treasury While They Still Can They know a backlash is coming, and they’re making the most of their power while they have it. By Joshua Holland/ The Nation/ December 2, 2017 The tax bill Senate Republicans … Continue reading

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Lewis Black on GOP Health Care Bill

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Is America Past the Point of No Return?

(It may be my imagination, but Thom Hartmann appears to be channeling and expanding on my June 25 Op-Ed…..) Oligarchs representing monopolistic Big Pharma, Big Banks, and Big Retail/Fast Food are devastating us. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 4, 2017 … Continue reading

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The Death Economy

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DEMOCRATS VS REPUBLICANS

The Democratic Party is far from perfect, but anyone who can’t see the difference between them and Republicans is simply not paying attention. It would be hard to find a more perfect example of those differences than last week’s votes … Continue reading

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Disappearing Democracy

The Corporate Media Isn’t Coming Close to Holding Trump Accountable Increasingly, the media are simply compliant patsies to whoever is in power. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ January 24, 2017 One of Donald Trump’s first official acts as president was to … Continue reading

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