Reading Time: 3 minutes While many Americans are dreading the prospect of a second term for President Donald Trump, maybe they should be even more worried about a narrow Trump loss. All signs indicate that, in order to stay in office — and out of jail — he will take US democracy down with him.
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Reading Time: 6 minutes Not only are undocumented children being “caged” in detention centers, they now might be snared in deportation raids. Why aren’t “pro-life” politicians defending them?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Journalists have let themselves serve as showrunners for the president’s ongoing White House reality series. It’s time they dropped that role.
Reading Time: 1 minute Top political cartoonist Ted Rall presents a searing indictment of the forgotten victims of American military might.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Let’s stop pretending the US is still a country of laws, because some people are allowed to get away with even the most blatant violations of society’s rules.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The media totally flubbed the 2016 primary and general election. And that’s being kind. So far, it looks as though corporate news outlets will make the same mistakes again by putting profit over useful information on the candidates.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is doing everything in his power to make sure that US elections remain vulnerable. He is just the latest Republican to play into Russia’s hands — and he likely won’t be the last.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The anti-Trump movement had high hopes for a massive protest against the US president in London but, amid D-Day celebrations, Brexit turmoil, and Trump fatigue, the show of resistance fell a bit flat this time around.
Reading Time: 4 minutes President Donald Trump’s complete lack of shame and total disregard for the truth help him when he goes up against anybody with honor and a sense of duty.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In an effort to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, several states are considering moves that would keep him off the ballot next November if he does not comply. That’s foolish in every way.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s one thing for backward-thinking politicians to impose their ideology on a populace that views them as extreme. But they should at least be consistent. A clear-minded look at the abortion debate.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A quaint tale of manipulators being manipulated.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many western countries are experiencing a healthcare personnel shortage. Immigrants have stepped in to fill the void but populists and racists have used the situation to tap into the xenophobia of their supporters.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While President Donald Trump claims many abilities, one area in which he truly excels is besmirching the reputations of previously well-respected individuals.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Team Trump wants Americans to believe that Russia’s interference on the president’s behalf made no difference in the 2016 election. It’s an invitation for Vladimir Putin to do it again.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Mueller report is a damning indictment of this president and his administration. Yet Republicans will continue to stay idly by as Donald Trump drags the US down with him.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s foes have high hopes for what his tax returns might show. They should scale back their expectations because nothing we know about Trump would indicate that the information the documents contain will be comprehensive or accurate.
Reading Time: 7 minutes How could the polls be so wrong days before the 2016 US general election? It’s a question we still don’t have answers for. It’s up to the American people to acknowledge a threat that remains in place for 2020.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Over one-third of GoFundMe’s crowdfunding campaigns are to cover medical expenses. And the 1 percent don’t give a damn. The only hope is for voters to alter this sad state of affairs.