Kill (the Trumpcare) Bill, Part I: And the Magic Number Is…?

I'm curious. Just how many people have to lose their health insurance before the Republicans in Congress shout, "Eureka! We have done it?" Obviously 22 million people is too many. But what happens if the Congressional Budget Office comes back this week and says that the new, not-really-improved...

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Australian Reporter on Trump – He Has “Pressed Fast-Forward on The Decline of The United States”

Everyone should know by now that Donald Trump lies, and he lies a lot! So when he walked away from the G-20 Summit calling it "a great success," well, everyone already knew he was lying. Enter Chris Uhlmann, the political editor for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. He had a totally different...

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America’s Educators Lead the Way

If you care deeply about social and racial justice, value equal opportunity, detest discrimination and believe that this country needs to focus on its core values of tolerance, compromise, equality and democracy, then fear not. America's educators have got your back. I returned from the National...

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Christie’s Last Stand: Bankrupt Bluster

Governor Christie is obviously not content with 15% approval ratings. He must want them to go lower. And he's doing a great job, drawing a line in closed beach sand about the state budget that was supposed to be approved by June 30. The problem is that Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto refused to include...

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Republican Leaders and Enablers Silent on Trump’s War on Women

The most powerful man in the world decided to resort to his natural instincts and blasted a woman on Twitter. A woman whose opinion the president doesn't like, a woman who has used her platform to share her opinion with her listeners, felt the wrath of the president of the United States because she thought...

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Trump Gets Huge Tax Cut in Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill

CNN reports that those in the top 0.1%, earning $5 million or more, would receive an average tax cut of nearly $250,000 in 2026, according to a new analysis by the Tax Policy Center. Those in the top 1%, who earn $875,000 and up, would see an average tax savings of $45,500 a year. Republicans' efforts...

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Worst is the New Normal

Let me get this straight. The president (shudder) lies in hinting that he might have tapes of his conversations with James Comey in order to make sure that Comey tells the truth when he testifies under oath in front of Congress? Comey says that this spurred him to have a friend leak information he hoped...

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