Mattis, Trump Disagreed on Response to Foreign Election Meddling

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) will deliver an assessment on election security to the White House on Friday, with two big questions surrounding it.

One is obvious: what does the DNI assessment say about foreign interference in the November 6 midterm elections? read more

Opinion: The Time Has Come To Abolish Republican And Democratic Parties

The time has come to take a long hard look at abolishing the Democratic and Republican political parties. America stands divided politically, socially and economically and the seed of division has been planted in our government. Party affiliation has taken precedent over common sense and country. Republicans and Democrats alike, push and pull for power within government, taking what amounts to blood money from lobbyists, special interest groups, and corporations that have no intention of serving the greater good. read more

Opinion: After The Malignancy of Donald Trump It’s Up To Us To #MAGA

The President of the United States is not befitting of his position, as he has been proven to be an instrument of historical incompetence and divisiveness. America has been thrust into civil unrest and political upheaval, that hasn't been witnessed in decades. The only saving grace for the future advancement of the world's most celebrated democracy is us...We The People.

It’s Crucial to Purge and Prosecute ‘Rogue’ FBI Agents Collaborating with Russia

The growing consensus is that Putin's espionage and FBI-created “October surprise” gave Russia and FBI rogues what they wanted; a Trump White House.

Federal Court Bans Trump’s Plan to Intimidate Minority Voters

*The following is an opinion column by R Muse*

Over the past eight years it has been glaringly apparent that Republicans are opposed to democracy and their attempts to either obstruct or suppress voting have resulted in several federal court rulings ordering them to stop; to absolutely no effect. Fascist Donald Trump’s takeover of the Republican Party has resulted in a blatant new assault on democracy that involves Republican operatives intimidating voters at the polls and stunningly in the voting booth; according to directions from Donald Trump himself. read more

The Catholic Church Uses Tax-Exempt Funds To Stop Marijuana Legalization

"The archdiocese holds the matter among its highest priorities. If passed, the law would have significantly detrimental impacts on our parishes, our ministries"

Ex-Reagan Official Says Trump Deserves To Lose – Will Vote For Clinton

"It is thunderingly clear that Donald Trump deserves to lose. I will vote for the Democratic nominee for president."

Charles Koch Admits He Needs More Power To Control The Government

Most Americans are unaware, tragically, that America is dangerously close to becoming a fully-fledged plutocracy run by the Koch brothers

Koch-Funded Professor Publicly Calls For Less Democracy

A university professor heavily funded by the Koch brothers has very publicly and openly called for less democracy to reduce the power of the majority.

Evangelical Vote Crusade Warns: Government Is ‘ISIS Attacking U.S. Christians’

Although the religious right has effectively, through the Catholic Supreme Court, eliminated the Establishment Clause of the 1st Amendment and wiped out religious freedom of non-evangelicals, women, and non-believers, they are still convinced they are facing an existential threat from the federal government.

Possible Voter Fraud Gets Arkansas AG Candidate Kicked Off Voter Rolls

It is a different story, though, when a white Republican is kicked of voter rolls in Arkansas that not only incited the state party's outrage against their own vote suppression law, it drove the candidate for state attorney general who lost the right to vote into a rage.

Republicans Faithfully Follow ALEC’s Refusal to Support Democracy

Over the past six years, at least, there has been a steady assault on democracy from state level Republicans with valuable assistance from ALEC that led one to wonder whether the Koch brothers had directed the Republican legislative arm (ALEC) to disavow and destroy American democracy one state at a time.

Chris Christie Condemns Democratic Process As Shocking And Underhanded

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was absolutely outraged that a bipartisan election commission in Illinois simplified the voting process that he claimed is "shocking," and a "major obstacle for the GOP's gubernatorial candidates."

Jon Husted Freaks Out When Another Court Blocks His Latest Attempt at Vote Suppression

On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Peter Economus blocked the Republican Party's attempt to suppress the vote in Ohio.

Republicans Continue To Revive the Jim Crow Rhetoric and Tactics They Say Don’t Exist Anymore

As we get closer to the mid-term election, we long for the times when preparing to vote was a matter of volunteering for a voter registration drive, working for a candidate's campaign, familiarizing ourselves with the issues.

Voters Needed. Poll Workers Even More So

Have you ever been curious about the inner workings of a polling place? That's where you go to vote for local state and national candidates, ballot issues and advisory questions.

Republicans Start a New Super PAC Intended to Make It Harder For You to Vote

Republicans have created a new conservative super PAC to support Republican secretaries of state that will pursue restrictive voter laws, purge voter rolls, and generally kill the democratic process.

ALEC Members Refuse to Sign a Pledge Supporting Democracy

ALEC members were recently asked to sign a pledge to support democracy, and they refused. Not only did they refuse to sign the pledge, but the corporate media didn't report on it.

Washington is ‘Broken’ Because Republicans Abandoned Any Pretense of Governing

The reason Washington is unable to function as it did for 232 years is that Republicans decided, after Barack Obama won in 2008, to abandon any pretense of governing in a representative democracy.