Real Fake News - Opera vs. Trump (Rossini Edition) Noam Chomsky: The Republican Party Is the 'Most Dangerous Organization in World History' Photo Credit: Augusto Starita / Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación (Flickr CC) The following is an excerpt from the new book Requiem for the American Dream: The 10 Principles of Concentration of Wealth & Power by Noam Chomsky and edited by Peter Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, and Jared P.
Scott (Seven Stories Press, 2017): One of the leading political scientists, Martin Gilens, has done important studies of the relationship between public attitudes and public policy, based on polling data. Why Trumpism Will Outlast Steve Bannon - The Atlantic. You voted against Hillary because you got CONNED - brilliant Facebook post. You voted for Trump because Clinton was going to be in Wall Street's pocket.
Trump wants to repeal Dodd-Frank and eliminate the Fiduciary Rule, letting Wall Street return to its pre-2008 ways. You voted for Trump because of Clinton's emails. The Trump administration is running its own private email server. Dennis Kucinich: The 'Mother of All Bombs' is actually the mother of all warmongering. President Donald Trump has inherited wars from both Republican and Democratic presidents who have taken us down a dangerous path in the Middle East, which has helped radicalize the region and keep us at war.
President George H. W. Bush’s Administration signaled indifference to Saddam Hussein when he planned an assault on Kuwait and then proceeded to annihilate Iraq’s retreating army. Saddam Hussein swore vengeance. President Bill Clinton’s harsh sanctions on Iraq resulted in the deaths of 500,000 children. President George W. President Barack Obama continued the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, while starting other wars in Libya and Syria (covertly). Obama’s exercise of power was cold, subtle, sudden and deadly, hardly the mark of a sissy.
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Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand is an honored favorite for many in the GOP. (Flickr CC 20.0 /GmanViz) The one question you never hear journalists ask Republicans is why? People and Organizations - Resistance Manual. Listing organizations and groups that are working to resist Trump's agenda so that communities can support, connect, and build together.
Organizations to Get Involved With (accepting volunteers) These are volunteer-based organizations and/or organizations with a significant volunteer (nonprofessional) presence. For organizations seeking volunteer involvement from lawyers, teachers, and other professionals, see Tools of Resistance. Sites for Finding Volunteer Opportunities. Citizens' right to bear arms prompts constitutional crisis among Sarasota officials - News - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sarasota, FL. UPDATED: A showdown is looming between Sheriff Tom Knight and Chief Judge Charles Williams.
By Lee Williams Staff Writer A constitutional crisis is looming in the 12th Judicial Circuit, a showdown of sorts between Chief Judge Charles Williams and Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight. The Domestic Conspiracy That Gave Trump The Election Is In Plain Sight. Contacting Congress. Log In - New York Times. Log In Don't have an account?
Sign up here » Facebook. Log In - New York Times. Resistance Recess Materials. A Brief History of How Kansas Republicans Destroyed Their State. Illustration by Kristian Hammerstad In 2012, Kansas Gov.
Sam Brownback launched a "real live experiment" in conservative governance. He slashed income taxes for top earners and eliminated them for more than 330,000 small businesses, promising the cuts would be "a shot of adrenaline into the heart of the Kansas economy. " Instead, the result has been disastrous. By the end of 2015, the state had lost nearly $3 billion in revenue and was behind most other states in job growth. Your Guide to the Sprawling New Anti-Trump Resistance Movement. The election of Donald Trump was a catastrophe for progressive America, but the damage may be mitigated over the long term by a remarkable surge of energy on the left in response to his election.
As many as 5.2 million people participated in hastily organized Women’s Marches across the country, senators’ phones have reportedly been jammed with calls protesting Trump’s cabinet nominees and other early moves, and, according to a poll conducted by The Washington Post, more than one in three Democrats say they plan to become “more involved in the political process in the next year” as a result of the election. That’s true of 40 percent of Democratic women, and almost half of self-identified liberal Democrats. Donald Trump Will Defeat ISIS - The Atlantic. The dysfunction at the highest levels of the American government right now obscures a dramatic reality: Donald Trump is going to defeat the Islamic State, and Americans need to be fine with that.
Like most of the people reading this, I have been so completely absorbed by the drama at the White House over the past week that its been easy to lose track of what’s taking place on the ground in the Middle East, where U.S. troops, diplomats, and intelligence professionals continue to work by, with, and through local forces to destroy the Islamic State. When President Obama turned the affairs of state over to President Trump on January 20th, the Islamic State was in full retreat across Iraq and Syria. Tracking Vern Buchanan In The Age Of Trump.
Tracking Vern Buchanan In The Age Of Trump. Traité Ceta: "Le poulet au chlore? Il est interdit en Europe et le restera" Fallait-il rejeter Ceta au Parlement européen le 15 février? Certains critiquent l'Accord Économique et Commercial Global entre l'Union européenne et le Canada (AECG, Ceta en anglais), mais peu se sont penché sur ce texte. Je travaille au Parlement européen pour des élus, j'ai fait campagne pour une Europe sociale armé de profondes convictions. J'ai discuté avec des ONG du Québec à l'Allemagne, rencontré des agriculteurs et des viticulteurs français, des journalistes wallons et des diplomates canadiens. Pour couronner ces rencontres, la position du Canada, où j'ai vécu, m'est familière. Or, voilà: d'abord sceptique quant aux vertus du traité, je me suis découvert encore plus sceptique sur les arguments des anti-Ceta: il y a malentendu. TRIBUNE >> Ceta: "Une mauvaise nouvelle pour l'Europe, le Canada et la planète" Les garanties sont solides C'est donc avec bien peu d'intérêt pour le texte que la plupart de nos élus européens ont voté [avec 408 voix en faveur sur 695 votants].
These 23 Republicans hold congressional districts that voted for Hillary Clinton. Daily Kos Elections recently completed calculating the 2016 presidential election results by congressional district. With ticket-splitting rates at historic lows, and presidential results highly correlated with congressional results, these numbers serve as a strong predictor of future House election outcomes. Consequently, as Democrats look to gain the 24 seats necessary to obtain a House majority, the 23 Republican-held congressional districts that voted for Hillary Clinton are a logical place to start. As shown on the map above (see here for a larger version), most of these districts are located in upscale suburbs, particularly in Sun Belt states like California and Texas. Town Hall Project 2018. Top 10 tips for attending a town hall meeting with an elected official – spinabifidaassociation.org.
What “Things Going Wrong” Can Look Like – Yonatan Zunger – Medium. Let’s begin by looking at the four groups called out in the comment, and ask why they’re particular targets right now. Muslims. Trial Balloon for a Coup? – Yonatan Zunger – Medium. News Reports (1) Priebus made two public statements today. One is that the ban on Muslims will no longer be applied to green card holders. Notably absent from his statement was anything about people with other types of visa (including long-term ones), or anything about the DHS’ power to unilaterally revoke green cards in bulk. The other was that the omission of Jews from the statement for Holocaust Remembrance Day was deliberate and is not regretted. Senate Democrats have the power to stop Trump. All they have to do is use it. What “Things Going Wrong” Can Look Like – Yonatan Zunger – Medium. Democracy Wins One as a Federal Court Strikes a Big Blow Against Gerrymandering.
Confidential David Brock Memo: Defeat Trump Through Impeachment. What You Need to Know If You Want to Call Your Representative About Trump. Obameter: Economy. IndivisibleGuide 2016 12 31 v1. Donald Trump isn’t a fascist. The phony in American politics: how voters turn into suckers. Nous avons besoin d’un Roosevelt européen. Les peuples le disent de plus en plus clairement chaque jour : ils veulent se débarrasser de leurs classes dirigeantes.
Ils estiment que ces gens là ont failli, ne servent pas l’intérêt général. Trump voters: Here’s what you’ve won. This is fascism, and we should say it clearly ... while we can. The 2016 election had some bright spots for progressives, too, and that's where our future starts. Just what has Hillary done? The List of 350 Obama Accomplishments so far, With Citations. Calling all animal lovers: Trump's sons are proud murderers of endangered species.