President Trump’s promise of an efficient government is another bait-and-switch.
Forget facts. Forget analysis. This is the Trump administration.
As usual, Trump has his facts wrong.
"The danger of evicting the press from the White House and putting press conferences into a large auditorium: Trump won’t be called on his lies, and the White House press corps will lose the leverage they have by being together in one rather small room."
We need to send a powerful message to Donald Trump and his cabal of wealthy cronies: We aren’t going away.
The president-elect's strategy poses a clear threat to American democracy.
Trump is simply a thin-skinned despot who wants corporate America (and everyone else) to kiss his derriere
Trump’s First 100 Day agenda includes repealing environmental regulations, Obamacare, and the Dodd-Frank Act, giving the rich a huge tax cut, and much worse.
Even if he loses, Donald Trump has done incalculable damage to America. His enablers must be held accountable.
Trump didn’t do anything illegal. But there is a real scandal he and other hugely wealthy people get away with all the time.
Donald Trump poses as a working-class populist, but about his new economic plan would be a gusher for the wealthy. And almost nothing will trickle down to anyone else.
Former secretary of labor Robert Reich found a Trump supporter one morning when he went to buy coffee. (He noticed a Trump bumper sticker on his car.) It went about as well as you would expect.
The best argument for a single-payer health plan is the recent decision by giant health insurer Aetna to bail out next year from 11 of the 15 states where it sells Obamacare plans.Aetna’s decision follows similar moves by UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurer, and by Humana, another one of the giants.
Why is there so little discussion about one of Bernie Sanders’s most important proposals – to tax financial speculation?
Marco Rubio is being positioned as a moderate alternative to Ted Cruz or Donald Trump. Baloney. His positions are extreme right. Consider these 10 facts about Rubio:
You will hear pundits analyze the New Hampshire primaries and conclude that the political “extremes” are now gaining in American politics – that the Democrats have moved to the left and the Republicans have moved to the right, and the “center” will not hold.
Instead of “Yes we can,” many Democrats have adopted a new slogan this election year: “We shouldn’t even try.”
Something odd happened. It turned out that many of the conservative Republicans and Tea Partiers I met agreed with much of what I had to say, and I agreed with them.
The Republican assault on Planned Parenthood is filled with lies and distortions, and may even lead to a government shutdown.
The Securities and Exchange Commission just ruled that large publicly held corporations must disclose the ratios of the pay of their top CEOs to the pay of their median workers. About time.