Why Democrats Must Make Trump Economy Key Issue in 2020

Recently Republican Congressman Sean Duffy from Wisconsin, in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, framed the looming prospect of Donald Trump’s impeachment as ridiculous.

His reason? The economy is supposedly booming. He told Hayes, “They have higher wages, lower unemployment. We’re killing it in Wisconsin. You want to impeach that guy?” read more

Founders Offer Wisdom for Protecting America from Fake News

In the early moments of the American republic, the nation’s sovereignty and security presented no small worry to the founders. In the 1790s, independence was in its fragile infancy, a nascent experiment threatened by the former mother country; and the French Revolution created anxiety those violent passions would spill overseas, inspiring more upheaval in the still roiling republic. read more

Opinion: Trump is a Misfit Among Our D-Day Allies

During his stay in London, Donald Trump proved to be as much a misfit among British Royalty as he was with leaders of our other D-Day allies.

On this day, seventy-five years ago, Allied Troops invaded Normandy to eventually defeat the Nazis. Every year since then, the leaders of the free world gather to commemorate this day – to celebrate the fact that good and freedom won over evil and tyranny. We call it D-Day even though the D doesn’t really stand for anything. read more

How Civil Rights History Can Guide Democrats in Impeachment Decision

We need to know, and the nation’s knowing depends on Congress taking the lead, not waiting for the people's will to catch up.History shows that’s not how we realize our ideals and uphold the Constitution.

Pete Buttigieg Slams Fragile Ego Trump And White House For Hiding USS McCain

Pete Buttigieg Trump USS McCain

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg called Trump's ego and fragile and White House priorities out of whack after they hid the USS McCain from Trump.

Corrupt Foreign Donor Who Gives To GOP Gets $62 Million In Trump Trade War Aid

President Trump is funneling $62 million of taxpayer funded farm aid to a foreign, Brazilian owned meatpacking company, which is owned by two billionaire majority GOP donor brothers who just so happen to be under investigation by the Department of Justice after the brothers admitted to bribing politicians to obtain benefits for their businesses.

Playing upon American Hatred of Working Class, Trump Can’t Represent Workers’ Interests

In a tweet last March, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded to the elitist assaults on her that attempt to diminish and discredit her intellect and governing abilities based on her working-class roots and identity:
“I find it revealing when people mock where I come from, & say they’re going to ‘send me back to waitressing,’ as if that’s bad or shameful. It’s as though they think being a member of Congress makes you intrinsically ‘better’ than a waitress.” read more

What Does an Authoritarian Approach to Higher Education Look Like? Ask Trump and Brazil’s Bolsonaro

We can hear the authoritarian echoes in both Trump’s and Bolsonaro’s policies to lower higher education.

Schumer says Trump ran away from infrastructure when asked how he would pay for it

Afterward, at a press conference with Senate Democratic Leader Schumer, Pelosi told reporters Trump may have lacked the confidence to work with Democrats on infrastructure. She said she prays for Trump.

Schumer said watching what happened at the meeting between the president and Democratic lawmakers "would make your jaw drop." He said that when Trump was asked how he would pay for an infrastructure plan, "he had to run away."

Eric Swalwell Has One Question For Hope Hicks That Could Bring Down Donald And Ivanka Trump

Rep. Eric Swalwell, who is also a Democratic presidential candidate, has one question for Hope Hicks and that is did Donald or Ivanka Trump ever ask you to lie?

Joe Scarborough Praises Pete Buttigieg For Laughing At Trump

Pete Buttigieg, Joe Scarborough

Joe Scarborough praised Pete Buttigieg for the perfect response to Trump which is to laugh at him and his carnival.

Trump’s Ignorance of Global Realities Is Trampling the Working Class

The “then what” is that Trump’s insistence he can make up the rules when he doesn’t own the ball is inflicting devastating damage on farmers and workers in the U.S. and on the U.S. economy overall.T

Trump’s Economic and Environmental Policy: In the short term, we’re all dead

British economist John Maynard Keynes famously wrote in 1923, in a tract on monetary policy, “In the long run, we’re all dead.”

Economists have debated the significance of this wry theoretical phrase. Some have critiqued him, along with other economists who sought to moderate the austerity policies of governments during times of intense economic retraction, as not caring about the future or future generations. They accuse Keynes of being willing for short term benefit to enact policies that would damage the economy in the longer term, leaving ruinously burdensome debt, for example, that would debilitate the future economy for following generations. One critic even went so far as to suggest that because Keynes was gay and didn’t have children, he simply didn’t care about the future and could afford to adopt a recklessly short-termist approach to the economy. read more

CEO Who Claimed He Gave Raises Because of Trump’s Tax Cuts Lays Off 150 Employees

Long time Donald Trump supporter and My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell laid off 150 employees just months after crediting Trump's tax cuts for creating an economic boom.

Nancy Pelosi Blasts Trump for Not Even Pretending to Protect Elections

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday blasted the Trump administration for not even pretending to want to protect our elections.

"It's appalling that this administration would not even pretend to want to protect our elections," Pelosi told reporters.

Trump Whines That Democrats Have ‘Stolen’ 2 Years Of His Presidency

Trump is in full pity party mode on Sunday, as he complained that Democrats have 'stolen' two years of his presidency, as 2020 looms.

Reliving My Mother’s Nightmare as a Holocaust Survivor in Trump’s America

I know about the walking wounded, because that was my mother. She was a brilliant scientist who was nominated for the Nobel Prize. It was one of those times when yeah, it’s a big deal just to be nominated. That’s because my mother was an immigrant, a Holocaust survivor and a woman.