Author: LOLGOP

The entire GOP is fixated on kids’ genitalia

The entire GOP is fixated on kids’ genitalia

It’s not just Matt Gaetz The GOP’s failure when it comes to Covid-19 — which is responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths, according to a Lancet commission— is even more unforgivable when you realize how effective and focused Republicans can be when it comes to something they care about, like stopping Black people from voting or bullying trans kids. […]

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Will the Amazon union drive in Alabama be the most important vote for workers this century?

Will the Amazon union drive in Alabama be the most important vote for workers this century?

If unions didn’t make workers lives better, corporations wouldn’t mind if you joined one. You know the basic story of labor in this country. Unions used to represent as many as 1 in 3 private sector workers. That number is now just 1 in 16. And as union membership has fallen, the share of income sucked up to the richest […]

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John James is running the most cowardly U.S. Senate campaign in America

John James is running the most cowardly U.S. Senate campaign in America

John James makes Susan Collins look like Braveheart. After a campaign in which he has done nothing but duck questions and attempt to pin Donald Trump’s Covid-19 failures on his opponent, John James is finally standing out. The Detroit Free Press reports: Among the competitive Senate races identified by the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, every Republican Senate candidate, except James, […]

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Governor Whitmer and Lt. Governor Gilchrist keep their word

Governor Whitmer and Lt. Governor Gilchrist keep their word

Michigan’s Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities is saving black lives. In early April, as Covid-19 was ravaging the state of Michigan, we spoke to Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist about why the virus was so deadly for black Americans and what the Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities, which created by Governor Gretchen Whitmer and led by Lt. Governor Gilchrist, […]

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GUEST POST: An open letter to Trump fans still attending his rallies

GUEST POST: An open letter to Trump fans still attending his rallies

The following post is by Walter Welch, who won’t be attending any Trump rallies. Consider this president’s resemblance to another leader who loved large gatherings Hello Trumpsters, this is for you. Especially you guys that show up at his rallies these days. I am not a fan of the President. I hate what he has done to weaken the pillars […]

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Joe Biden quietly has the best plan to take on income inequality since the New Deal

Joe Biden quietly has the best plan to take on income inequality since the New Deal

The question is… why so quiet? There was a bit of a justifiable freakout this week when Ted Kaufman, the long-time Biden aide who is running Joe Biden’s transition team, was reported as saying, “When we get in, the pantry is going to be bare.” This sounds a lot like the kowtowing to phony deficit whining that plagued Democrats during […]

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Jane Lumm does not belong in a Democratic primary

Jane Lumm does not belong in a Democratic primary

Or on the Ann Arbor City Council Ann Arbor 2nd Ward City Council Member Jane Lumm has run as a Republican, Independent and this year, Democrat. Who can blame her? She goes with what works. For her. But if you’re progressive in any way, you sure as hell shouldn’t vote for her. But “She responds to me!” you say? As […]

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Dilbert’s Scott Adams is the prototypical Trump fan

Dilbert’s Scott Adams is the prototypical Trump fan

Rich, whiny, with an unconscionable grudge against women and minorities Imagine after staking out a very successful career peddling flabby, relatable office humor that mocks unearned arrogance and managerial incompetence, you make the discovery of a lifetime. You — a trained hypnotist and heretofore unacknowledged Master Persuader — have spotted a gifted manipulator whose Persuasion skills may even exceed your […]

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The stock market wants to make sure Republicans get their greater depression

The stock market wants to make sure Republicans get their greater depression

By ignoring the horrors of Covid-19, Wall Street will guarantee no real relief for workers before or after the election In his latest essential thread, Andy Slavitt — who you know ran Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid under President Obama — nails a point I’ve been trying to get at all week: Trump — and thus, the entire Republican Party — […]

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Let’s get Gretchen Whitmer some support

Let’s get Gretchen Whitmer some support

Keep an eye on all of these seats. Today’s post was written by Aaron (The Give Smart Guy), director of research at the Future Now Fund. Aaron joined Future Now after co-founding the Give Smart project, which raised almost $1 million for state legislative candidates in 2018. Previously an attorney for various technology companies, he has also written extensively about […]

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40,000 Americans could be alive if Trump had followed South Korea’s lead

40,000 Americans could be alive if Trump had followed South Korea’s lead

What do we have to lose? 40,000 lives, apparently Assigning fault for a public health disaster is easy… if you’re Donald Trump. In 2014, a doctor infected with Ebola while treating patients in Africa was allowed to return to the US, Trump demanded that the 44th president resign. Two Americans died of Ebola. Trump called the Obama/Biden approach to the […]

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