Republicans have railed against Obamacare, the changing of the names of D.C.’s football team and Cleveland’s baseball team, and, most recently, the so-called stolen election of 2020 — all of which turned out to be a whole lot of nothing. What will they rage against next?
No matter what happens in the midterms, or in the next presidential election, we will be living with the grotesque consequences of a right-wing judiciary for decades.
A recent survey revealed that most Americans believe the word “weak” is what best describes Democrats. Clearly, the Democrats don’t exactly project strength—and it isn’t just a marketing problem.
In less than a month, Republicans will likely take over the House of Representatives, and possibly the Senate too. But even if they don’t win, they’ll still win—that is, if the almost 300 GOP election deniers seeking federal and statewide offices have anything to say about it.
With the news that Italy’s next prime minister may be a right-wing Christian nationalist, American conservatives are hoping that similar politics — and an even more extreme leader — will come to power in the United States.
For the GOP, everything revolves around getting revenge and owning the libs, which is why, for many Republicans, exploiting human beings and using them as political pawns is no big deal.
One of Reagan’s “accomplishments” was the introduction of trickle-down economics, which holds that tax cuts for the wealthy pay for themselves by expanding the economy, thus increasing government revenues. But 40 years of research have proven that this has never worked.
The popular image of political violence is that of a downtrodden revolutionary taking up arms against an oppressive government. But oftentimes the instigators of violent conflict are groups that were once in charge but have lost their power and status.