Republicans are within reach of being able to call a constitutional convention. That would put them in a position to make wholesale changes to the Constitution.
Republicans have stoked anger at the government for years. Their strategy worked and, coupled with well-targeted voter suppression and gerrymandering, the American people have handed them a blank check. The only problem: Now they are the government and must deliver on their promises.
There has probably never been a presidential campaign that Americans wanted to be over as much as this one. Unfortunately, the end of the race will not be the end of all of the ugliness it has revealed.
In-person voter fraud has had a tremendous impact on US elections — but only because Republican state governments have used this extraordinarily rare crime to justify massive voter suppression efforts that could make all the difference in this election.
Here’s a little context for what is, thankfully, the last debate of this presidential election.
Why punish Chelsea Manning for the “crime” of attempted suicide? And why use solitary confinement? A suicide-inspiring place for anyone, especially a transgender. Could the prison be trying to facilitate her death to deter future whistleblowers?
President Barack Obama is worried that the law allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia could lead to a slew of legal actions against the US. He is right, but would this be a bad thing?
The moderators of this year’s presidential debates have a particularly important job. They have to call out the lies of the candidates and must ask tough questions.
Barack Obama, the socialist Muslim born in Kenya, only had one job: To destroy the United States from within. He has failed miserably.
The 9/11 attacks triggered a series of events that ended up killing, wounding and displacing hundreds of thousands, cost trillions of dollars, eroded civil liberties, diminished the US’s standing abroad and created a new generation of terrorists.
“America, love it or leave it” is a common mantra of those resisting social change. But where would the country be without those who challenge the status quo?