A question

How is it that the Republican Party repeatedly says gun control laws won’t work and aren’t needed but continually says more and more restrictive abortion laws are desperately needed? “The shooters will just get guns on the black market,” they say when arguing against restrictions on gun purchasers. But when one points out that women …

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What drives this?

How is it that a political party has become so hateful and perhaps insane that it is perfectly willing to threaten the lives of 10% of the entire population of the country solely because a hated Democratic President (who happened to be black) instituted a health care program for that country? Read some of the …

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Contest everything

After Saturday’s events in Charlottesville, VA, where a mob of white supremacists and Klansmen felt so enabled by the election of Donald Trump to the Presidency and the elevation of Stephen Miller and Steve Bannon and Jefferson Beauregard Sessions to the highest levels of power in the Trump Administration that they could march unmasked and …

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Unite the Right LIVE UPDATES – Daily Stormer

The Daily Stormer is a neo-Nazi website which calls itself part of the alt-right. Here’s its slogan: Preparing for the race war since 2013. Here’s what one of its publishers wrote on its website at 3:46pm EDT today: 3:46 PM:Trump comments were good. He didn’t attack us. He just said the nation should come together. …

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Liar, thy name is Orrin Hatch

Note the date of this tweet: I cannot support any bill that would jeopardize health care coverage for Medicare beneficiaries. #tcot #utpol — Orrin Hatch (@OrrinHatch) December 2, 2009 Note that Hatch was one of the 13 white men who drafted the Senate’s version of the health bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) …

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McConnell and Trump

Republicans in the House and Senate have implicitly made a devil’s bargain with Trump, giving him a free hand to indulge his kleptocratic and autocratic tendencies in exchange for what they want: stalwart conservative judges for the Supreme Court, and a presidential signature on whatever bills Ryan and McConnell manage to pass. And make no …

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