Ron DeSantis has pushed for a curriculum that whitewashes—irony intended—the vast history of oppression of black members of American society throughout our nation's past.
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A quick look back at how we briefly balanced the budget twenty years ago, along with how much has changed, shows that Republicans are unlikely to manage a similar performance.
When black officers pulled Tyre Nichols over, they did so as representatives of a faulty apparatus, one that has for decades perpetuated the message that black people are less than human.
We generally think of yellow journalism as a revenue driver, with click bait titles, loosely-researched or fully fabricated facts presented as gospel. But the same practices are also happily adopted by propagandists.
Perhaps the more important fact about Trump's anticipated return to Twitter and Facebook is that he now owns a competing social media platform. The implications of this could be a "yuge" problem for him.
The Republican Party's dubious hallmark is willed stupidity super-glued to shameless hypocrisy: They want to cut a bedrock social programs despite the fact that 25% of the national debt was accrued by their feckless Art-of-the Deal guru.
The very ability of our government to function on our behalf is being held hostage by insurrectionists in Congress and the ransom is unacceptable. Where is the government's law enforcement and when will it act.
As a country, we don’t remember what happened 222 years ago, because we tend not to remember history. But also because that political storm “rolled harmlessly away.” Will we be as lucky?
The far-right members of the lower house may have been running a sort of "professional wrestling" operation by holding up McCarthy's possession of Nancy Pelosi's gavel. And people fell for it with each theatrical body slam.
Surely there are six Republicans that can grow a pair and stand up for their oath of office and put the House of Representatives back into operation.
Now that there appears to be a Groundhog-day like process in effect for the House Speakership, we offer up a few suggestions to keep everyone interested.
The utter extremism in the thought processes—if we can call them that—of Republican House members precludes any of the traditional concepts of negotiation and compromise that are the hallmarks of a working government.