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Right-wing scheme to shut down government may flop

Although right-wing Republicans are still scheming to shut down the federal government, at the moment their efforts seem to be faltering.

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Trump: Climate change is “not a big problem at all”

Trump declared, "I consider climate change to be not one of our big problems. I think it's the weather."

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Jeb's tax plan would still let hedge fund managers pig out

The American people are fed up with Wall Street and the right wing can't ignore it. 

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Immigration: Trump trumps the truth

Trump's purpose is demagogic, to toss red meat to the most extreme reactionary sections of the Republican Party base while spreading the poison of xenophobic racism around.

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GOP hopefuls insult workers, women, African Americans, and seniors

The GOP presidential candidates insulted groups of people including workers, women, and minorities; the America on display last night was a scary one indeed.

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Donald Trump plays the politics of resentment

By the time you read this, the first Republican presidential debate will be over, and billionaire Donald Trump will, as usual, have grabbed center stage.

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Voting Rights Act turns 50 - is it on agenda for GOP debate?

With voting rights under fire, GOP candidates have an opportunity to address the need to fix one of the nation's most important statutes.

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Billboard outside debate to highlight how GOP hurts women

"Voters will get more insight into the clown car of anti-woman fanaticism that is the GOP presidential field for 2016."

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Huckabee comparison of Iran deal to Holocaust reflects power of money

To get elected, many right-wing politicians depend upon millions from AIPAC, the oil-rich Koch brothers and the gambling casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson.

 

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Scam videos try to destroy Planned Parenthood - again

An individual with ties to far-right video scammers has launched a new video attack on Planned Parenthood.

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