Archive for ‘tea party’

December 18, 2016

The Emoluments Clause: Its text, meaning, and application to Donald J. Trump | Brookings Institution

Foreign interference in the American political system was among the gravest dangers feared by the Founders of our nation and the framers of our Constitution.  The United States was a new government…

Source: The Emoluments Clause: Its text, meaning, and application to Donald J. Trump | Brookings Institution

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December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

Source: Progressive Picks

January 4, 2016

Donald Trump and the Causes of ‘Trumpism’ – The Atlantic

Irrespective of how the Republican presidential primary turns out, the conditions that led to the mogul’s rise have left their mark on the party—and America.

Source: Donald Trump and the Causes of ‘Trumpism’ – The Atlantic

November 20, 2015

Back to (our) Future

Public polling shows that the things Sanders talked about in his speech are things that most Americans agree with and approve of. They are, as Sanders worded it,

Source: Back to (our) Future

November 7, 2015

Libertarianism is for petulant children: Ayn Rand, Rand Paul and the movement’s sad “rebellion” – Salon.com

Libertarians fancy themselves radicals, and yet their rallying cry can be reduced to “You’re not the boss of me!”

Source: Libertarianism is for petulant children: Ayn Rand, Rand Paul and the movement’s sad “rebellion” – Salon.com

October 18, 2015

Wrong, wrong, wrong: The anti-science bullsh*t which explains why the right gets away with lies — and why the mainstream media lets them – Salon.com

It’s bad enough that D.C. science committees are filled with deniers. The press needs to call them what they are

Source: Wrong, wrong, wrong: The anti-science bullsh*t which explains why the right gets away with lies — and why the mainstream media lets them – Salon.com

September 16, 2015

This is what a political earthquake feels like: Why Bernie Sanders’s speech at Liberty University matters – Salon.com

Stumping in the lion’s den, Sanders evinced an unapologetic populism — a welcome rejoinder to Randian insanity

Source: This is what a political earthquake feels like: Why Bernie Sanders’s speech at Liberty University matters – Salon.com

August 25, 2015

The Evidence Keeps Pouring In: Capitalism Just Isn’t Working | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

The Evidence Keeps Pouring In: Capitalism Just Isn’t Working | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community.

July 18, 2015

Donald Trump does not want you to see this documentary

Donald Trump does not want you to see this documentary.

July 6, 2015

Corporate Capitalism Is the Foundation of Police Brutality and the Prison State | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Corporate Capitalism Is the Foundation of Police Brutality and the Prison State | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community.