Category Archives: Republican Party

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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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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