Daily Archives: 2018-10-15

2018-10-15: News Headlines

Jeff Cohen (2018-10-15). Few Democrats Offer Alternatives to War-Weary Voters. counterpunch.org Chants of "No More War" from delegates at the 2016 Democratic National Convention gave voice to sentiments that still resonate through the base of the party and the broad U.S. public, notably in communities with higher rates of military sacrifice. While Trump's 2016 victories in swing states may well have been aided by his posing More

Russell Mokhiber (2018-10-15). Sarah Chayes Calls on West Virginians to Write In No More Manchins. counterpunch.org There are Democrats in West Virginia who are going to vote for Senator Joe Manchin — no matter that he's a corporate Democrat, no matter that he supports Big Pharma and the fossil fuel industry, no matter that he was the only Democratic Senator to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. More

Brad Reed, Raw Story (2018-10-15). Regretful Trump Voters Explain Why They've Turned on 'the Dictator in White House': He's Surrounded 'Himself with Crooks'. alternet.org "There does not seem to be any effort to unite the country. " | A panel of former Trump voters on Monday told CNN's Alisyn Camerota that they deeply regret their decision — and now they're going to back Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections. Independent voter Anthony Miles, who was attracted to President Donald Trump's outsider status in the 2016 election, said he was hugely disappointed in the president getting caught up in one corru. . .

Juan Cole, Tom Dispatch (2018-10-15). Here's How Muslims Became the Enemy in the Age of Trump. alternet.org Donald Trump and the congressional Republicans have wielded Islamophobia domestically the way the anticommunists of my childhood once did McCarthyism. | These days, our global political alliances seem to shift with remarkable rapidity, as if we were actually living in George Orwell's "1984. " Are we at war this month with Oceania? Or is it Eastasia? In that novel, the Party is able to erase history, sending old newspaper articles down the. . .

Matthew Chapman, AlterNet (2018-10-15). GOP Senate Candidate Compares Michelle Obama's Posture to the Chimpanzee from 'Bedtime for Bonzo'. alternet.org Republicans just can't turn off the racism. | Minnesota Republican Senate candidate Karin Housley is facing fresh scrutiny for comments she posted to Facebook in 2009, in which she compared former First Lady Michelle Obama to the chimpanzee from the 1951 Ronald Reagan film "Bedtime for Bonzo" following Michelle's meeting with Queen Elizabeth II. "Michelle is soooo far from cool. Don't we expect our First Ladies to at least stand up straight? (And my dear sister,. . .

Andrew O'Hehir, Salon (2018-10-15). Ralph Nader: Democrats Are Weak, Corrupt and Could Still 'Blow It'. alternet.org Unrepentant about the 2000 race, Nader argues that Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton "enabled" Donald Trump | Ralph Nader knows how you feel about the 2000 election and the presidency of George W. Bush, all these years later. He would like you know that none of that was his fault. Toward the end of a Salon Talks interview last week with the legendary consumer advocate and democracy gadfly — who is. . .

RT (2018-10-15). Lewinsky was an adult, so Bill did nothing wrong, Hillary Clinton believes. rt.com Monica Lewinsky was an adult when having an affair with the US President Bill Clinton, and that absolves him of any responsibility, Clinton's ever-protective wife and failed presidential candidate Hillary has said.

Jon Queally, Common Dreams (2018-10-14). 'Outrageous' Voter Suppression by 'Cowardly Republicans' in Georgia Is Part of A Nationwide GOP Attack on Democracy. alternet.org Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate, has said she is "deeply worried" that tens of thousands of Georgians are being stripped of their constitutional rights. | Civil rights groups have filed a new lawsuit in order to stop a statewide voter suppression effort in Georgia after the GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp—who just happens to be the state's. . .

Staff (2018-10-14). Bernie Sanders: Trump Adviser's Climate Denial is 'Dangerous'. truthdig.com "You have an administration that virtually does not even recognize the reality of climate change and their policies, working with the fossil fuel industry, are making a bad situation worse."

Tom Boggioni, AlterNet (2018-10-14). Lifelong Fresno Republican Rips Devin Nunes for Betraying Christian Voters to Serve His 'New Master' Trump. alternet.org "His ardent support for this amoral man betrayed the values that we hold as Republicans and as Christians. " | In an extended diatribe published by the Fresno Bee, a lifelong Republican who claims he loves the party because it reflects his Christian values absolutely destroyed his congressman, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA). According to Andrew Shinn, a business professor at Fresn. . .

Nancy Levine, RanttMedia (2018-10-14). USA Today's Flat-Out False Trump Op-Ed Raises Real Questions About Their Journalistic Integrity. alternet.org What role does the newspaper's parent company play, if any, in holding the paper accountable? | This article was originally published on rantt. com. On Wednesday, USA TODAY published an op-ed by Donald Trump, sland. . .

Staff (2018-10-14). New Strategy: Democrats Go All-In on Health Care in Midterms. truthdig.com While Democratic enthusiasm this year has largely been fueled by anger toward President Trump, candidates are focusing their messaging on health care.

Daily Kos (2018-10-14). Iowa's Largest Newspaper Issues Scathing Rebuke of GOP and Endorses Every Democrat Running for Congress. alternet.org This editorial endorsement is a scathing rebuke of the Republican Party. | Iowa's largest newspaper destroys the Republican Party in their endorsement of every Democrat running for the Congress in Iowa. The Des Moines Register slams congressional Republicans on healthcare, tax cuts, deficits, tariffs, racism, misogyny, white nationalism and their fealty to Trump. This editorial endorsement is a scathing rebuke of the Republican Party. Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2018-10-14). Fierce Battle for State Assembly Between Socialist and Obama Staffer in Richmond, CA. therealnews.com Richmond, California, Councilperson Jovanka Beckles, a declared socialist versus Obama staffer Buffy Wicks in a battle for State Assembly is defining the Democrats

Shared by Marc Steiner (2018-10-14). Fierce Battle for State Assembly Between Socialist and Obama Staffer in Richmond, CA. therealnews.com Richmond, California, Councilperson Jovanka Beckles, a declared socialist versus Obama staffer Buffy Wicks in a battle for State Assembly is defining the Democrats

RT (2018-10-13). Only took five years: Hillary Clinton lost security clearance, State Department confirms. rt.com Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton no longer has a security clearance. Five of her former aides also lost theirs, following a scandal over her use of a private email server while running the State Department.

Joshua Holland (2018-10-12). Trump Has Made Republicans More Comfortable Expressing Their Sexism Out Loud. thenation.com Trump Has Made Republicans More Comfortable Expressing Their Sexism Out Loud…

Jim Goodman (2018-10-12). Do Republicans Hate All Protesters ? counterpunch.org We learned much about some views of Republican legislators in the past few weeks, perhaps a few things we long suspected, but were loath to admit. While one always wants to see the best in human nature, sometimes the ugly truth comes out. It is perplexing and it runs entirely contrary to Abraham Lincoln's hope More

Andrew Levine (2018-10-12). Democrats: Boost, Knock, Enthuse. counterpunch.org Hillary Clinton was supposed to trounce Donald Trump two years (or was it two centuries?) ago. She was a poor candidate on many levels, but he was too preposterous to win. The prevailing view, back then, was that when the campaign would finally be over, the demons Trump let loose would have to be dealt More

aclu (2018-10-12). Supreme Court Enables Mass Disenfranchisement of North Dakota's Native Americans. aclu.org A restrictive law will make it hard to vote for people who live on reservations in rural areas and don't have street addresses. | On Tuesday, the Supreme Court chose to stand by and allow the war against voting to continue. Just a little less than a month before midterm elections that will determine control of Congress, the court decided not to block North Dakota's restrictive voter ID law, which will make it harder for people in that state to cast their ballots. | Republicans in the state legislature insist that the l…

Doug Johnson (2018-10-12). Nate Silver and 538's Measurable 3.5% Democratic Bias and the 2018 House Race. counterpunch.org Since beginning to adjust or unskew polls for house effect during the 2014 United States Senate elections, Nate Silver and FiveThirtyEight (538) have a measurable 3.5% bias toward Democrats. This 3.5% bias is found by taking the final 538 projected gap between the Democratic and the Republican candidate in 125 races over the 2014 and 2016 election More

Ed Meek (2018-10-12). White Victimhood: Brett Kavanaugh and the New GOP Brand. counterpunch.org Brett Kavanaugh is now the brand of the Republican Party. Up until recently, with Trump is President, many Republicans have been able to maintain a certain amount of distance as exemplified by the op-ed in the New York Times by Anonymous that expressed the idea that everyone knows Trump is crazy but there are adults More

Ralph E. Shaffer (2018-10-12). Could Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearing Ended Differently? counterpunch.org Considering the ages of the five conservative—perhaps reactionary is a better description—justices who now rule the Supreme Court, we are left to wonder what might have been the outcome of Justice Kennedy's retirement had it occurred under other circumstances. What if Kennedy had delayed his retirement until next January? If the Democrats failed to take More

James Munson (2018-10-12). Identity Politics and the Ruling Class. counterpunch.org Reagan ditched the Fairness Doctrine. Now his youth complain they're shunned by the politically-correct media. Clinton's Telecommunications Act let mergers trample the free press. Now it pains his wing that we read rants and conspiracy, instead of news. So much that Hillary employed teams of fact-checkers in 2016, figuring we couldn't trust our own minds to parse More

RT (2018-10-12). You get 'harassed and rushed off' if you disagree with liberal elements, Ron Paul tells RT. rt.com In the US, activists mostly harass and intimidate those disagreeing with the liberal agenda, former congressman Ron Paul told RT. Tensions are rising despite Republicans and Democrats sharing many similar traits.

RT (2018-10-12). That was quick! Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches to Democrats. rt.com US President Donald Trump's disgraced former lawyer Michael Cohen has re-registered as a Democrat, taking his flip-flopping on his former boss to the logical extreme. Until June, Cohen served as the RNC's deputy finance chair.

RT (2018-10-12). Co-founder of Steele dossier firm Fusion GPS refuses to testify before House committee. rt.com Glenn Simpson, co-founder of Fusion GPS, a research firm that commissioned the notorious anti-Trump Steele dossier while funded by Hillary Clinton's campaign money, has refused to testify before the House Judiciary Committee.

Deconstructed (2018-10-11). Are Democrats Ready to Get Radical? theintercept.com Will the Democrats use their impending majority in 2019 to not just restrain or even impeach Donald Trump, but to push for a more progressive agenda?

RT (2018-10-11). 'When they go low, we kick 'em': Obama's AG calls on Democrats to shed civility. rt.com The Obama administration's AG Eric Holder is fully on board with Hillary Clinton in urging fellow party members to ditch good manners when dealing with Republicans. The GOP has accused Holder of stoking political violence.

Steve Phillips (2018-10-10). How Democrats Fail by Ignoring Candidates Of Color. thenation.com How Democrats Fail by Ignoring Candidates Of Color…

RT (2018-10-10). Hillary Clinton says Bill's sex assault allegations are 'different,' and the accuser speaks up. rt.com Hillary Clinton got called out for hypocrisy after she argued that sexual harassment allegations against her husband, Bill Clinton, were different from those faced by high-profile Republicans, as they were thoroughly investigated.

RT (2018-10-10). 'Pretending they're enslaved': Kavanaugh protesters outside Supreme Court mocked on Twitter. rt.com Protesters continued to take a stand against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh this week, but came in fewer numbers and were mocked online. Meanwhile, Democrats are still bitter about Kavanaugh's confirmation. |

Shared by Marc Steiner (2018-10-09). Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone. therealnews.com Why did Democrats not push the fight to the America against Kavanaugh's appointment? What do we face in the future? What should be our response? Current Affairs politics editor Briahna Joy Gray makes some suggestions

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2018-10-09). Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone. therealnews.com Why did Democrats not push the fight to the America against Kavanaugh's appointment? What do we face in the future? What should be our response? Current Affairs politics editor Briahna Joy Gray makes some suggestions

Michael Sainato (2018-10-01). A Progressive Tide. progressive.org The centrist strategy of trying to win over moderate Republicans backfired miserably for Democrats. Now progressive energy is pulling the so-called Blue Wave left.

The Progressive Magazine (2018-10-01). No Comment. progressive.org A recent Ipsos poll found that 48 percent of Republicans agree with Trump that the media are "the enemy of the people" and 43 percent think the President "should have the authority to close news outlets engaged in bad behavior."

2018-10-15: Social Media Postees

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Regretful Trump Voters Explain Why They've Turned on 'the Dictator in White House': He's Surrounded 'Himself with Crooks'
Brad Reed, Raw Story | alternet.org | 2018-10-15
"There does not seem to be any effort to unite the country. " | A panel of former Trump voters on Monday told CNN's Alisyn Camerota that they deeply regret their decision — and now they're going to back Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections. Independent voter Anthony Miles, who was attracted to President Donald Trump's outsider status in the 2016 election, said he was hugely disappointed in the president getting caught up in one corru. . .
alternet.org/regretful-trump-voters-expl…

Sarah Chayes Calls on West Virginians to Write In No More Manchins
Russell Mokhiber | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-15
There are Democrats in West Virginia who are going to vote for Senator Joe Manchin — no matter that he's a corporate Democrat, no matter that he supports Big Pharma and the fossil fuel industry, no matter that he was the only Democratic Senator to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
counterpunch.org/2018/10/15/sarah-chayes…

GOP Senate Candidate Compares Michelle Obama's Posture to the Chimpanzee from 'Bedtime for Bonzo'
Matthew Chapman, AlterNet | alternet.org | 2018-10-15
Republicans just can't turn off the racism. | Minnesota Republican Senate candidate Karin Housley is facing fresh scrutiny for comments she posted to Facebook in 2009, in which she compared former First Lady Michelle Obama to the chimpanzee from the 1951 Ronald Reagan film "Bedtime for Bonzo" following Michelle's meeting with Queen Elizabeth II. "Michelle is soooo far from cool. Don't we expect our First Ladies to at least stand up straight? (And my dear sister,. . .
alternet.org/election-03918/karin-housle…

Here's How Muslims Became the Enemy in the Age of Trump
Juan Cole, Tom Dispatch | alternet.org | 2018-10-15
Donald Trump and the congressional Republicans have wielded Islamophobia domestically the way the anticommunists of my childhood once did McCarthyism. | These days, our global political alliances seem to shift with remarkable rapidity, as if we were actually living in George Orwell's "1984. " Are we at war this month with Oceania? Or is it Eastasia? In that novel, the Party is able to erase history, sending old newspaper articles down the. . .
alternet.org/heres-how-muslims-became-en…

Few Democrats Offer Alternatives to War-Weary Voters
Jeff Cohen | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-15
Chants of "No More War" from delegates at the 2016 Democratic National Convention gave voice to sentiments that still resonate through the base of the party and the broad U.S. public, notably in communities with higher rates of military sacrifice. While Trump's 2016 victories in swing states may well have been aided by his posing…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/15/few-democrat…

Ralph Nader: Democrats Are Weak, Corrupt and Could Still 'Blow It'
Andrew O'Hehir, Salon | alternet.org | 2018-10-15
Unrepentant about the 2000 race, Nader argues that Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton "enabled" Donald Trump | Ralph Nader knows how you feel about the 2000 election and the presidency of George W. Bush, all these years later. He would like you know that none of that was his fault. Toward the end of a Salon Talks interview last week with the legendary consumer advocate and democracy gadfly — who is. . .
alternet.org/ralph-nader-democrats-are-w…

Lewinsky was an adult, so Bill did nothing wrong, Hillary Clinton believes
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-15
Monica Lewinsky was an adult when having an affair with the US President Bill Clinton, and that absolves him of any responsibility, Clinton's ever-protective wife and failed presidential candidate Hillary has said.
rt.com/usa/441245-clinton-lewinsky-adult…

New Strategy: Democrats Go All-In on Health Care in Midterms
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-10-14
While Democratic enthusiasm this year has largely been fueled by anger toward President Trump, candidates are focusing their messaging on health care. | The post New Strategy: Democrats Go All-In on Health Care in Midterms appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.
truthdig.com/articles/new-strategy-democ…

Lifelong Fresno Republican Rips Devin Nunes for Betraying Christian Voters to Serve His 'New Master' Trump
Tom Boggioni, AlterNet | alternet.org | 2018-10-14
"His ardent support for this amoral man betrayed the values that we hold as Republicans and as Christians. " | In an extended diatribe published by the Fresno Bee, a lifelong Republican who claims he loves the party because it reflects his Christian values absolutely destroyed his congressman, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA). According to Andrew Shinn, a business professor at Fresn. . .
alternet.org/lifelong-fresno-republican-…

Bernie Sanders: Trump Adviser's Climate Denial is 'Dangerous'
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-10-14
"You have an administration that virtually does not even recognize the reality of climate change and their policies, working with the fossil fuel industry, are making a bad situation worse." | The post Bernie Sanders: Trump Adviser's Climate Denial is 'Dangerous' appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.
truthdig.com/articles/bernie-sanders-tru…

'Outrageous' Voter Suppression by 'Cowardly Republicans' in Georgia Is Part of A Nationwide GOP Attack on Democracy
Jon Queally, Common Dreams | alternet.org | 2018-10-14
Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate, has said she is "deeply worried" that tens of thousands of Georgians are being stripped of their constitutional rights. | Civil rights groups have filed a new lawsuit in order to stop a statewide voter suppression effort in Georgia after the GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp–who just happens to be the state's. . .
alternet.org/outrageous-voter-suppressio…

Fierce Battle for State Assembly Between Socialist and Obama Staffer in Richmond, CA
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2018-10-14
Richmond, California, Councilperson Jovanka Beckles, a declared socialist versus Obama staffer Buffy Wicks in a battle for State Assembly is defining the Democrats | The post Fierce Battle for State Assembly Between Socialist and Obama Staffer in Richmond, CA appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/fierce-battle-fo…

Only took five years: Hillary Clinton lost security clearance, State Department confirms
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-13
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton no longer has a security clearance. Five of her former aides also lost theirs, following a scandal over her use of a private email server while running the State Department.
rt.com/usa/441137-hillary-clinton-securi…

Do Republicans Hate All Protesters ?
Jim Goodman | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-12
We learned much about some views of Republican legislators in the past few weeks, perhaps a few things we long suspected, but were loath to admit. While one always wants to see the best in human nature, sometimes the ugly truth comes out. It is perplexing and it runs entirely contrary to Abraham Lincoln's hope…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/12/do-republica…

Trump Has Made Republicans More Comfortable Expressing Their Sexism Out Loud
Joshua Holland | thenation.com | 2018-10-12
Trump Has Made Republicans More Comfortable Expressing Their Sexism Out Loud…
thenation.com/article/trump-has-made-rep…

Nate Silver and 538's Measurable 3.5% Democratic Bias and the 2018 House Race
Doug Johnson | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-12
Since beginning to adjust or unskew polls for house effect during the 2014 United States Senate elections, Nate Silver and FiveThirtyEight (538) have a measurable 3.5% bias toward Democrats. This 3.5% bias is found by taking the final 538 projected gap between the Democratic and the Republican candidate in 125 races over the 2014 and 2016 election…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/12/nate-silver-…

Could Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearing Ended Differently?
Ralph E. Shaffer | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-12
Considering the ages of the five conservative–perhaps reactionary is a better description–justices who now rule the Supreme Court, we are left to wonder what might have been the outcome of Justice Kennedy's retirement had it occurred under other circumstances. What if Kennedy had delayed his retirement until next January? If the Democrats failed to take…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/12/could-kavana…

White Victimhood: Brett Kavanaugh and the New GOP Brand
Ed Meek | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-12
Brett Kavanaugh is now the brand of the Republican Party. Up until recently, with Trump is President, many Republicans have been able to maintain a certain amount of distance as exemplified by the op-ed in the New York Times by Anonymous that expressed the idea that everyone knows Trump is crazy but there are adults…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/12/white-victim…

Supreme Court Enables Mass Disenfranchisement of North Dakota's Native Americans
aclu | aclu.org | 2018-10-12
A restrictive law will make it hard to vote for people who live on reservations in rural areas and don't have street addresses. | On Tuesday, the Supreme Court chose to stand by and allow the war against voting to continue. Just a little less than a month before midterm elections that will determine control of Congress, the court decided not to block North Dakota's restrictive voter ID law, which will make it harder for people in that state to cast their ballots. | Republicans in the state legislature insist that the l…
aclu.org/blog/voting-rights/supreme-cour…

Democrats: Boost, Knock, Enthuse
Andrew Levine | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-12
Hillary Clinton was supposed to trounce Donald Trump two years (or was it two centuries?) ago. She was a poor candidate on many levels, but he was too preposterous to win. The prevailing view, back then, was that when the campaign would finally be over, the demons Trump let loose would have to be dealt…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/12/democrats-bo…

Identity Politics and the Ruling Class
James Munson | counterpunch.org | 2018-10-12
Reagan ditched the Fairness Doctrine. Now his youth complain they're shunned by the politically-correct media. Clinton's Telecommunications Act let mergers trample the free press. Now it pains his wing that we read rants and conspiracy, instead of news. So much that Hillary employed teams of fact-checkers in 2016, figuring we couldn't trust our own minds to parse…
counterpunch.org/2018/10/12/identity-pol…

That was quick! Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches to Democrats
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-12
US President Donald Trump's disgraced former lawyer Michael Cohen has re-registered as a Democrat, taking his flip-flopping on his former boss to the logical extreme. Until June, Cohen served as the RNC's deputy finance chair.
rt.com/usa/441044-cohen-democrat-flip-fl…

Co-founder of Steele dossier firm Fusion GPS refuses to testify before House committee
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-12
Glenn Simpson, co-founder of Fusion GPS, a research firm that commissioned the notorious anti-Trump Steele dossier while funded by Hillary Clinton's campaign money, has refused to testify before the House Judiciary Committee.
rt.com/usa/441048-simpson-fusion-refuses…

You get 'harassed and rushed off' if you disagree with liberal elements, Ron Paul tells RT
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-12
In the US, activists mostly harass and intimidate those disagreeing with the liberal agenda, former congressman Ron Paul told RT. Tensions are rising despite Republicans and Democrats sharing many similar traits.
rt.com/usa/441063-ron-paul-political-ten…

Are Democrats Ready to Get Radical?
Deconstructed | theintercept.com | 2018-10-11
Will the Democrats use their impending majority in 2019 to not just restrain or even impeach Donald Trump, but to push for a more progressive agenda? | The post Are Democrats Ready to Get Radical? appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/10/11/deconstructe…

'When they go low, we kick 'em': Obama's AG calls on Democrats to shed civility
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-11
The Obama administration's AG Eric Holder is fully on board with Hillary Clinton in urging fellow party members to ditch good manners when dealing with Republicans. The GOP has accused Holder of stoking political violence.
rt.com/usa/440934-holder-kick-democrats-…

How Democrats Fail by Ignoring Candidates Of Color
Steve Phillips | thenation.com | 2018-10-10
How Democrats Fail by Ignoring Candidates Of Color…
thenation.com/article/why-democrats-shou…

'Pretending they're enslaved': Kavanaugh protesters outside Supreme Court mocked on Twitter
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-10
Protesters continued to take a stand against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh this week, but came in fewer numbers and were mocked online. Meanwhile, Democrats are still bitter about Kavanaugh's confirmation.
rt.com/usa/440873-kavanaugh-protesters-s…

Hillary Clinton says Bill's sex assault allegations are 'different,' and the accuser speaks up
RT | rt.com | 2018-10-10
Hillary Clinton got called out for hypocrisy after she argued that sexual harassment allegations against her husband, Bill Clinton, were different from those faced by high-profile Republicans, as they were thoroughly investigated.
rt.com/usa/440821-clinton-sexual-allegat…

Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2018-10-09
Why did Democrats not push the fight to the America against Kavanaugh's appointment? What do we face in the future? What should be our response? Current Affairs politics editor Briahna Joy Gray makes some suggestions | The post Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone appeared first on The Real Ne…
therealnews.com/stories/kavanaugh-lied-a…

Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone
Shared by Marc Steiner | therealnews.com | 2018-10-09
Why did Democrats not push the fight to the America against Kavanaugh's appointment? What do we face in the future? What should be our response? Current Affairs politics editor Briahna Joy Gray makes some suggestions | The post Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone appeared first on The Real Ne…
therealnews.com/stories/kavanaugh-lied-a…

No Comment
The Progressive Magazine | progressive.org | 2018-10-01
A recent Ipsos poll found that 48 percent of Republicans agree with Trump that the media are "the enemy of the people" and 43 percent think the President "should have the authority to close news outlets engaged in bad behavior."
progressive.org/magazine/no-comment_Octo…

A Progressive Tide
Michael Sainato | progressive.org | 2018-10-01
The centrist strategy of trying to win over moderate Republicans backfired miserably for Democrats. Now progressive energy is pulling the so-called Blue Wave left.
progressive.org/magazine/a-progressive-t…