Tag Archives: Congress

“I understand the demands for justice and fairness made by our LGBT community” (Or not)

Donald Trump is angry with Jeff Sessions for recusing himself in the Russia collusion investigation. But that hasn’t stopped Trump from giving Sessions carte blanche to enforce his brutal hard-right… Read more »

“[S]he couldn’t wait to take a woman’s senseless death…to right-wing national media to say how awful it is to live in Minnesota”

Former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann was a guest on Jan Markell’s “Understanding The Times” radio program again last weekend, where she claimed that a hotline set up by the city… Read more »

The American Taliban isn’t perfect; they’re just better Christians

Ralph Drollinger, the minister who leads regular prayer and Bible study meetings with members of President Trump’s cabinet and members of Congress, says in his written Bible study guide for… Read more »

Marco makes a funny…now if he could only accomplish something constructive

Partnering with Putin on a "Cyber Security Unit" is akin to partnering with Assad on a "Chemical Weapons Unit". 2/3 — Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) July 9, 2017 So…we’ve just learned… Read more »

“His hatefulness and vindictiveness have normalized a new meanness in America”

Trump's Presidency Has Normalized A New Meanness In America | HuffPost https://t.co/1rflJYf7wS — Liberal Effects (@LiberalEffects) June 6, 2017 [O]n the eve of his election to the House of Representatives,… Read more »

Yes, it’s true; Karen Handel really IS The Black Angel of Death

[T]here’s more than one way to look at the results. We could, for example, focus on the fact that Democrats went all out to win Georgia’s special election, hoping to… Read more »

Why shouldn’t the fox be allowed to police itself while guarding the hen house?

The White House’s latest attack on democracy is unprecedented: https://t.co/n2hUDDQlOg pic.twitter.com/IcFLlf7jqG — Slate (@Slate) June 8, 2017 Last week, President Trump’s White House took a significant but little noticed action…. Read more »

Karen Handel: “I do not support a livable wage”…because compassion is weakness

Karen Handel, the Republican candidate for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, said Tuesday that she does “not support a livable wage.” Among the questions posed to Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff… Read more »

Never let the truth get in the way of perfectly good moralistic propaganda

Trump’s proposed budget would invest $277 million in abstinence-only education, even though it's totally ineffective https://t.co/ppbTzOZ7jU — New York Magazine (@NYMag) May 24, 2017 Not only would President Donald Trump’s… Read more »

A teachable moment? Please….

The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias wherein persons of low ability suffer from illusory superiority, by mistakenly assessing their ability as greater than their actual capability. The cognitive bias… Read more »