The sad and pitiful case of Republican Sen. Martha McSallyIf the newest poll of the 2020 Arizona Senate race is accurate, Republican Sen. Martha McSally is set to go down in a humiliating defeat. OH Predictive Insights found that she is trailing her opponent, Democrat Mark Kelly, by 13 points. He's up 51 percent to her 38 percent, the poll found. And
Saul Alinsky’s 13 Tried-and-True Rules for Creating Meaningful Social ChangeSaul David Alinsky died 36 years before the election of Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton's first attempt for the presidency. But many feverish screeds on social media, talk radio, and YouTube might have made one think he lurked behind these politicians like Rasputin.
Lockdown Protesters Are the New Plague RatsPerhaps it is a bit difficult to remember many weeks into shelter-in-place orders that a big motivator for a nationwide lockdown was to avoid spreading covid-19. It could be that this lost knowledge from two months ago is at least partially responsible for any surprise over the fact that people traveling to protest coronavirus lockdowns are, in turn, bringing the virus to other, largely unaffected locations when they leave said protests.
Trump’s Tax Returns Put Supreme Court Back in Political StormThe U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear what could become the biggest cases involving Donald Trump as president, a pair of constitutional clashes that could insulate chief executives from investigations while in office and add an explosive new element to the 2020 election campaign.
Donald Trump 'committed impeachable offences,' constitutional scholars tell CongressDonald Trump committed offences worse than Richard Nixon during Watergate and should be impeached for "high crimes and misdemeanors", constitutional scholars selected by Democrats told Congress yesterday.1
Trump won't name crime he's accusing Obama of committingPresident Trump on Monday declined to name the crime he believes former President Obama committed as he was pressed on a string of critical tweets he sent over the weekend accusing his predecessor of committing the biggest political crime in history."You know what the crime is. The crime is very obvious to everybody. All you have to do is read the newspapers, except yours," Trump told Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker during a press...
'The next crisis': How 43 million Americans could lose health insurance due to pandemicMedicare for All advocates on Sunday pointed to the latest study on the looming health insurance crisis already becoming apparent amid the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to job losses for more than 33 million people in the past two months. Because health insurance is tied to employment for a
How The World Has Changed Since 2008 Financial CrisisThe financial crisis and the massive federal response reshaped the world we live in. Though the economy is in one of its longest expansions and stock indexes have hit new highs, many people across the political spectrum complain that the recovery is uneven and the markets' gains aren't fairly distributed. The Wall Street Journal takes a look at some of the most eventful aspects of the response and how we got to where we are today.4
US House Passes Anti-Lynching Bill After More Than 100 Years Of FailureIn 1955, Emmett Till was horrifically lynched to death. Only now, 65 years later, has the US House of Representatives approved a bill designating the heinous act as a hate crime. Lynching is the premeditated, violent, extrajudicial punishment of someone for an alleged offence. This was the fate of Till, a 14-year-old African American boy, …4