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CODE RED: Only you can stop the worst transfer of wealth from poor to the richest ever

CODE RED: Only you can stop the worst transfer of wealth from poor to the richest ever

I hereby appoint you the Special Prosecutor of stopping Trumpcare “Let facts be submitted to a candid world,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence. Mitch McConnell and the Senate GOP seem to be saying, “Let’s hide our support for a giant tax break for the rich that guts the Affordable Care Act AND Medicaid so we don’t have […]

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Walberg and the GOP vote to put us back at the mercy of the big banks

Walberg and the GOP vote to put us back at the mercy of the big banks

Billionaires from New York city can count on Walberg’s vote, Michiganders can’t Like Donald Trump, Tim Walberg always seems to be on the lookout for ways to hurt the voters of Michigan’s 7th district, which Walberg allegedly serves. He’s already voted to uninsure 33,700 of his constituents, putting 14,390 with pre-existing conditions at risk of never being able to find […]

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Republicans Launch the ‘Fredo Defense’ of Trump

Republicans Launch the ‘Fredo Defense’ of Trump

“The president’s new at this. He’s new to government, and so he probably wasn’t steeped in the long-running protocols that establish the relationships between DOJ, FBI and White Houses. He’s just new to this.” — U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (D-Wisc.), at a Thursday press conference held during former FBI Director James Comey’s Capitol Hill testimony For years, we’ve been […]

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Michigan Lt. Gov. Calley ships in students from around the US for his “grassroots” campaign for governor

Michigan Lt. Gov. Calley ships in students from around the US for his “grassroots” campaign for governor

On May 30th, when Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley announced his candidacy for governor ahead of the 2018 election, he told the audience, “What you will see over the course of this summer is the most high-tech, effective, grassroots campaign, a movement to amend Michigan’s constitution.” “Move over establishment,” he said, “Because the people of the State of Michigan are […]

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UPDATED: GOP still determined to uninsure tens of millions while we’re Comey-tosed — here’s how we fight back

UPDATED: GOP still determined to uninsure tens of millions while we’re Comey-tosed — here’s how we fight back

Mitch McConnell’s hunger to give the rich tax breaks is insatiable — and terrible for your health Mitch McConnell is the GOP’s mutant Harry Reid, explains former Reid chief of staff Adam Jentleson. “Harry Reid worked every angle and pulled every lever to give health care to millions,” he tweeted. “McConnell will do the same to take it away.” The […]

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Episode 35 – How corporations stole God with special guest Princeton historian Kevin M. Kruse

Episode 35 – How corporations stole God with special guest Princeton historian Kevin M. Kruse

The show notes for Episode 35 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/06/episode-35-how-corporations-stole-god-with-special-guest-princeton-historian-kevin-m-kruse.html Kevin M. Kruse’s personal website: KevinMKruse.com/ Kevin M. Kruse on Twitter: @KevinMKruse Purchase One Nation Under God by Kevin M. Kruse HERE. Kevin M. Kruse at Baffler: Quick-Fire Kevin M. Kruse at Esquire: All the Presidents’ Taxes Kevin M. Kruse at Esquire: Trump’s Tuesday Night Massacre Brings the Watergate Comparisons Full […]

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American workers left behind: Trump’s trade stances will lead to even more “robots taking our jobs”

American workers left behind: Trump’s trade stances will lead to even more “robots taking our jobs”

In a recent op-ed in Composites World, a trade magazine for the advanced composites industry, North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT) CEO James Austin presents his view on what the protectionist approach to trade led by Donald Trump will likely lead to. His piece is titled “Process automation: A model response to Trumponomics and Brexit” and, in it, he contends that […]

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Some unpopular thoughts on teacher evaluation

Some unpopular thoughts on teacher evaluation

I’ve been working on teacher evaluation for most of my career as a teacher, administrator, and teacher educator; first being evaluated, then doing the evaluation as an assistant principal and subject area coordinator, then helping design a state-wide beginning teacher evaluation initiative. After nearly 40 years in education, all I can say is that the current system is the worst […]

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3 things you need to know about GOP plan to decimate Medicaid

3 things you need to know about GOP plan to decimate Medicaid

Trumpcare is a plot to gut Medicaid by giving the richest tax breaks and almost no one is talking about this It took about a century of proposed reforms to our health care system to get the uninsured rate below 10 percent. But we’ve done it as we lowered planned health care spending by trillions. And we did it in […]

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Tim Walberg faces international backlash over his comment that “God will take care of” climate change

Tim Walberg faces international backlash over his comment that “God will take care of” climate change

After his comments that “God will take care” of climate change so humans don’t need to do anything different, Republican Congressman Tim Walberg has faced international backlash over the remark (video HERE.) People have pointed out that his approach is akin to the old joke about the guy about to perish in a flood who rejects offers from people in […]

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The cheese stands alone: Trump pulling out of Paris climate agreement isolates him, not America

The cheese stands alone: Trump pulling out of Paris climate agreement isolates him, not America

As climate change denying EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and fascist puppet master Steve Bannon wipe Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson off the bottoms of their shoes, President Trump’s move to take the USA out of the Paris climate change agreement is isolating him both inside the USA and on the global stage. The agreement was non-binding so […]

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