Republicans hold two of three congressional districts ruled newly invalid and were found to have been partly drawn with discriminatory intent. Federal judges found more problems in Texas’ voting rights laws, ruling that Republicans racially gerrymandered some congressional districts to weaken the growing electoral power of minorities. The ruling late Friday by a three-judge panel […]
[Editor’s note: Trump ordered, directly, as quoted by Steve Bannon’s memo read out at all GOP “grass roots” groups prior to the inauguration: “I want to see arrests out there. I don’t care if you have to throw rocks, break windows or spit on the police, even set them on fire, make sure there are […]
Harvard University constitutional law professor Larry Lessig has said that 20 Republican members of the Electoral College are considering voting against Donald Trump, which would put anti-Trump activists more than halfway to changing the overall outcome.
Jim W. Dean – This “both parties are the same” silliness disease has even captured Chomsky, who should know better. All he has to say is they are on some issues and he would be OK.
… by Ian Greenhalgh Few politicians are popular these days; however, few are as unpopular, you might even say loathed as Ted Cruz. Quite how such an unlikeable and widely despised figure can attempt to run for president boggles the mind; just another perplexing aspect of what is a thoroughly unfathomable election campaign. Then there […]
It is ironic that the US, spends over $6 billion on national elections, and spends $700M annually promoting “democracy” overseas, when in fact we should be learning “democracy” from other countries, especially those in Western Europe. Our democracy fails the test on all grounds.
Isn’t it amazing that GOP that was so worried about Donald Trump at the first GOP debate, that they tried to box him in to committing to support whatever GOP candidate the Republicans ended up selecting in the primaries. These are the same hypocrites that are now trying to find any way they can to stop Trump from winning.
Jim W, Dean – I can’t imagine why Iran would do this story other than as threat to reveal who it was. It would be denied of course, but that might be the bait.
New Scandal for US: Republicans Asked Tehran to Keep US Prisoners (including Navy and Marines) in Jail Until Presidential Elections
Iran’s top security official Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani disclosed on Thursday that the US Republicans had demanded Tehran to suspend the January prisoners’ swap deal with Washington until the presidential elections in the US.
By Christopher Flavelle for Bloomberg The Republican presidential candidates are pitching Obamacare. Marco Rubio wants to “ensure those with pre-existing health conditions can get access to affordable coverage.” Ted Cruz wants to “delink health insurance from employment.” Jeb Bush favors letting employers “use financial incentives to encourage wellness programs.”John Kasich wants to use episode-based payments to […]
While Americans for the most part, seem enamored by their favorite athletes and treat them like gods, few tributes are paid to those who make all the fortunes of America possible by their service in the military.
First and foremost, despite whatever rhetoric one hears from the liberal, anti-gun crowd, the Founding Fathers were adamant about the rights of every citizen to own guns. When you read the Federalist Papers, the message was clear and in that, there was no ambiguity about the right to bear arms by the citizens of the […]
Who won the CNN GOP debate last night? Get a crazy fun perspective from host Johnny Punish and his guests Michael and Jenyr of Goodnight America
Repubnikins grovel shamelessly for Zionist moolah
It is no longer the people’s election it is now the Oligarch’s election in that a few dozen super-rich contributors are bankrolling and thereby controlling the 2016 presidential election campaign.
Remember, both parties are exactly the same with one exception: Republicans are much much worse.
By Michael Collins (with Jim Fetzer) As a student of probability and statistics, whose most recent book, The Place of Probability in Science, appeared in 2010, the empirical evidence that the GOP primaries were rigged for Mitt Romney has become simply overwhelming, as Michael Collins explains below. The hypothesis that Hurricane Sandy was […]
We learn from our past and should know by now that the most principled of men in the office of the Presidency have had the greatest impact on history, not procrastinators and not moderates
– “Uri has written another skillfully-nuanced piece designed to poke the eagle, but Americans want to serve Israel divorce papers.”
Republican senators were making a last-ditch bid to undo cuts to military retiree benefits in the House-passed budget deal ahead of a crucial test vote Tuesday morning in the Senate.
Let us not fool our self, we are a nation divided, with more things dividing us than uniting us, and the recent failure of both House and Senator to agree on a budget and the shut down of the government is but one of the facts that we are a truly divided nation.
According to a recent article article by Gar Alperowitz, Obama has inserted a proposal to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in his 2014 budget.