The watchdog group CREW (Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington) issued a report yesterday on big-money donors contributions to members of the "Sedition Caucus."
In 2016 we got a new version of the Republican Party. It had the motto of, "You lost, get over it." And now the remnants of that party, now steeped in Trumpism, is engaged in purging its leadership of anyone who criticizes the "Don."
A few individuals in Congress are trying to make us forget that there was a violent insurrection and attempted coup on January 6th on behalf of the outgoing "Dear Leader."
When Liz Cheney was ousted from her Republican leadership position in Congress, a line was crossed. The line was the transition of House Republican leadership into a fascist group espousing a party line totally disconnected from reality.
There are many frightening images and videos that were generated during the insurrection of January 6th. The gallows is perhaps one of the most chilling, especially when coupled with the chant of the rioters, "Hang Mike Pence."
Astroturfing means a lot more than the laying down artificial grass for indoor sports venues and fake lawns.
To this day, the former president is still claiming that the 2020 election was stolen from him with massive fraud. Not only is it a lie, it is now labeled “The Big Lie.” So massive is this falsehood, that the majority of Republicans have endorsed it and are acting on that endorsement in a variety of ways.
Photoshop has killed and laid to rest the idea that "seeing is believing." Always remember that Photoshop can be used as a bullshit factory.
With the congressional leadership of the Republican Party moving into lock-step with the edicts of Trump, are they actually starting to resemble Russia's Duma? The argument could be made that this is the obvious case.
The Facebook Oversight Board's decision to continue Trump's ban is well-reasoned and balanced, taking into account public safety as well as making Facebook responsible for following its own rules.
The overdue recognition by President Biden of the Armenian Genocide of over a century ago serves as a reminder of the fact such atrocities are all too common on our planet.
There are two chief aspects to the current Republican legislative strategy that mirror the actions of Vladimir Putin: suppress dissent and suppress the opposition.