The Evolution of the American Political Revolution

Trump’s Tongue [A Cartoon From Spain]

Trump’s Tongue [A Cartoon From Spain]

By Kap / La Vanguardia / Cagle Cartoons Related Entries July 22, 2017 Democrats Announce House and Senate Agreement on Sanctions Against Russia July 17, 2017 North Korea Wants to Deter a U.S. Attack. That’s Why It Has Nukes. Source: New feed

Are Democrats turning to an alliance between neocons and neoliberals? If so, it’s a terrible strategy

Are Democrats turning to an alliance between neocons and neoliberals? If so, it’s a terrible strategy

David Frum, Joe Scarborough, Bill Kristol (Credit: Getty/Brendan Smialowski/Frederick M. Brown/AP/Janet Van Ham) Last week, former Republican congressman and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough made headlines when he announced on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” that he was leaving the Republican Party. A week later the conservative pundit wrote a column for the Washington Post elaborating on his decision. […]

Career advice for Sean Spicer: Work nights at a supermarket — like I did after he cost me my job

Career advice for Sean Spicer: Work nights at a supermarket — like I did after he cost me my job

Sean Spicer (Credit: Getty/Alex Wong) The news of Sean Spicer’s departure from the White House has special meaning for me. Before Spicer became a national treasure, he was my cartoon nemesis when I was working at CBS News MoneyWatch at the network’s headquarters on West 57th Street, from the summer of 2015 until early 2016. While […]

WATCH: How would the GOP health care plan affect women?

WATCH: How would the GOP health care plan affect women?

My colleague Amanda Marcotte and I sat down for Salon Talks with Carrie Lukas, president of the  Independent Women’s Forum (IWF), to discuss how the unresolved debate over health care policies in the Republican-dominated Congress impact women’s health issues. IWF is a conservative and libertarian organization that creates messages about how women and families can be empowered […]

Is The Decline Of Industrial America Accelerating Under Trump? – Seeking Alpha

Seeking Alpha Is The Decline Of Industrial America Accelerating Under Trump?Seeking AlphaOne can argue GE, IBM and AT&T are the old guard, not important to America's advancement. However, if we continue to exchange well paying industrial jobs for Amazon (AMZN) fulfillment positions earning slightly above minimum wage, sooner or later the … Source: New feed

Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for the State’s Bucks

Saving Illinois: Getting More Bang for the State’s Bucks

By Ellen Brown / Web of Debt Illinois is teetering on bankruptcy and other states are not far behind, largely due to unfunded pension liabilities; but there are solutions. Related Entries July 22, 2017 Democrats Announce House and Senate Agreement on Sanctions Against Russia July 17, 2017 North Korea Wants to Deter a U.S. Attack. […]

Rising Vineyard Heat Hits Grape Pickers

Rising Vineyard Heat Hits Grape Pickers

By Tim Radford / Climate News Network As the heat rises, output flags. European scientists have measured every second of a working day as vineyard temperatures affect grape pickers. Related Entries July 22, 2017 Democrats Announce House and Senate Agreement on Sanctions Against Russia July 17, 2017 North Korea Wants to Deter a U.S. Attack. […]

Checkpoint, USA: Crossing the border into Trump's America – Salon

Salon Checkpoint, USA: Crossing the border into Trump's AmericaSalon“Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. As a nation, we began by declaring that 'all men are created equal.' We now practically read it, 'all men are created equal, except negroes.' When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read … Source: New […]

Gabriel Sherman on MSNBC: Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly are potentially moving to Sinclair

JOY ANN REID (HOST): Sinclair Broadcasting is much bigger than Fox News. This is an organization that bought Tribune Media Group for $3.9 billion in May. It gives the company ownership of enough local TV stations to reach 70 percent of American households. I want to play for our audience a little clip of what […]

During Made In America Week Trump’s Businesses Hire Even More Foreign Workers

Donald Trump hailed this past week as “Made In America Week,” and while the public was cheering the President for being such a stand-up guy, he quietly requested an additional 72 H-2 Visas for foreign guest workers on his properties.  He can’t even pretend to support American labor during a week that’s meant to promote […]