Tag Archives: Republican

And ye shall know their despicable nature when they attack and demean children

WASHINGTON ― After what seems like a never-ending stream of deadly mass shootings, many gun reform proponents fear that Americans have become too desensitized to bloodshed to demand action to… Read more »

And a child shall lead them….

Young people have helped lead all our great movements. How inspiring to see it again in so many smart, fearless students standing up for their right to be safe; marching… Read more »

You might think it hyperbole to refer to Republicans as “monsters”…but it’s not

As tearful survivors of the Parkland school shooting watched, the Republican-led Florida House of Representatives on Tuesday refused to discuss a ban on assault weapons. Photos showed a distraught student… Read more »

Paul Ryan: Proof monstrosity and hypocrisy aren’t impediments to leadership

Paul Ryan went to Florida on Friday to collect money from donors. He was confronted by a local teacher who pleaded with him to listen to regular voters who want… Read more »

Democracy requires thoughtfulness and the willingness to question authority

A majority of Republicans and Republican leaning independents (58%) now say that colleges and universities have a negative effect on the country, up from 45% last year. By contrast, most… Read more »

Paul Ryan: Putting a (barely) human face to monstrosity and hypocrisy

Nice optics, Mister Speaker. National tragedy? Great! Let's go there and raise some money. https://t.co/m3JllOGD8P — Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) February 17, 2018 ‘No more guns’: Protesters escorted out of… Read more »