Category Archives: Republican Party

Democrats play softball as GOP battles for power Published in Monterey Herald. December 31 and Rutland (VT) Herald, January 5 Trump Republicans are stopping at nothing in their aggressive battle to regain power. Lying, cheating, suppressing voting rights, gerrymandering, even … Continue reading

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Fox News: A Whole Different Reality

By Arlen Grossman/OpedNews.com/December 22, 2021 One day I decided to do an experiment. I had been watching the news on MSNBC and CNN recently, and one Tuesday morning I found it especially fascinating. I admit it, one reason I liked … Continue reading

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Putin Won. We Lost.

By Arlen Grossman/ OpEdNews.com/ November 26, 2021 (Top Headlined Story At OpEd News, November 26-27) As democracy struggles on life support in the United States and with authoritarianism gaining popularity here and abroad. Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, must … Continue reading

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How Democrats Clean Up Republican Economic Messes

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Who’s In Charge Here?

By Arlen Grossman   That Louis DeJoy is still leading (and messing up) the U.S. postal system is indicative of the power differential between Democrats and Republicans. The Democrats can’t seem to get rid of this unethical buffoon, yet Trump … Continue reading

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“It’s the Media, Stupid!

How the Rise of Right-Wing Fake News is Ruining Democracy By Arlen Grossman/ October 20, 2021 Headlined at OpEd News, October 21, 2021 As our democracy unravels, as it surely is doing, Donald Trump and his reactionary co-conspirators should be … Continue reading

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The Dems Govern, the GOP Attacks

Voters can replace a party that knows how to fight with one that knows how to govern By Robert Reich/ The Guardian/ August 16, 2020 The Democratic party is basically a governing party, organized around developing and implementing public policies. … Continue reading

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The Cult Inside the GOP

This scares me….and should scare everyone………. Republicans are being eaten from within by the QAnon cult, and no one can stop it By David Nelwert/ Daily Koz/ July 16, 2020 The bizarre and otherworldly QAnon cult—the conspiracist Donald Trump fanatics … Continue reading

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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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