Author: LOLGOP

This is what the biggest fraud of the 21st century looks like

This is what the biggest fraud of the 21st century looks like

Trillions for the rich and their corporations have given workers less than nothing Paul Ryan may be retiring having cemented his reputation as a fraud, but at least he’s a very successful fraud. For the second time in his life, he’s helped transfer trillions in wealth to the richest Americans and for the second time in his life he’s laying […]

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Grab them by their vulnerable seats

Grab them by their vulnerable seats

Don’t get mad; get the House back Toss Up Republican Districts Most Likely to Flip (There are 27 total Republican toss-ups according to The Cook Political Report, which would be enough to take the House. 22 nominees listed. Primary winners to be added from Florida, Minnesota, and Washington.) If you can, give. Then give again whenever you get mad or […]

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REMINDER: Putin’s attacks on our democracy work because Trump is a traitor

REMINDER: Putin’s attacks on our democracy work because Trump is a traitor

We know Trump is willing to betray this country. The only question is if this time the press will dare to call him out for it. The hacking of the 2018 election seems to have already begun and it already resembles the hacking of the 2016. The Daily Beast Reports: The Russian intelligence agency behind the 2016 election cyberattacks targeted […]

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This is your chance to speak out against GOP attempts to kick poor families off Medicaid

This is your chance to speak out against GOP attempts to kick poor families off Medicaid

Let the state know you oppose needless burdens on older Michiganders, people with disabilities and seasonal workers You know that Rick Snyder has signed into a law a bill that raises the costs of administering our state’s Medicaid program by adding unnecessary new burdens on the 675,000 Michiganders on our Healthy Michigan Plan that will uninsure tens of thousands and […]

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More conclusive proof the Tea Party was about race, not the deficit

More conclusive proof the Tea Party was about race, not the deficit

We need to learn from the right in order to defeat it Democrats must strive to take Republican talking points as Republicans do, which is not seriously at all. The White House released predictions this week that the budget deficit will burst over $1 trillion by 2019, nearly matching the deficits hit during the worst of the Great Recession as […]

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The race that could decide control of the House is now a toss up

The race that could decide control of the House is now a toss up

Michigan Republicans have been protected by maps gerrymandered for their pleasure, but that could change in 2018 Mike Bishop won his last election by 17 percent, more than double Donald Trump’s 7-point edge in the Michigan’s 8th congressional district. Less than two years later, he has about 50/50 chance of being reelected, according to The Cook Political Report. Explaining the […]

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Do you have $10 help Eclectablog keep going another 10 years?

Do you have $10 help Eclectablog keep going another 10 years?

If you can, please give $10 to help us keep exposing the poison of big money special interests for another decade When Chris Savage started blogging as Eclectablog a decade ago, Donald Trump hadn’t even filed his fourth bankruptcy yet. Chris wasn’t even sure he just wanted to blog about politics exclusively, hence “Eclectablog.” Fate had other plans. Sorry, you […]

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In ‘Voters v. Politicians,’ Michigan Republicans side with the politicians

In ‘Voters v. Politicians,’ Michigan Republicans side with the politicians

Front group for the Michigan Chamber to appeal gerrymandering reform to another GOP front group — Michigan’s Supreme Court Michigan’s Supreme Court announced on Friday it will review an unanimous Court of Appeals decision that ruled the independent gerrymandering reform proposal backed by Voters Not Politicians should appear on November’s ballot. Plaintiffs argue the changes sought to the state’s constitution […]

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Progressive policies are so popular even a fake Democrat could win on them

Progressive policies are so popular even a fake Democrat could win on them

What the Michigan gubernatorial Democratic primary reveals about the thirst for progressive policies Two huge themes have preoccupied much of the coverage of the Democratic primaries this year: There’s the “drive to elect women” story and the “progressive policies are sweeping the party even if progressive candidates aren’t” refrain. These two themes collided Tuesday night with the primary victory of […]

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REMINDER: Trump is terrorizing immigrants to prepare to steal your Medicare

REMINDER: Trump is terrorizing immigrants to prepare to steal your Medicare

Part two of the Trump tax scam is coming The border is secure, possibly more secure than ever. It’s your retirement you need to worry about. “The way that Donald Trump describes what’s happening down on the border in Washington, D.C. is just about as far removed from reality as it could possibly be.” pic.twitter.com/0Jg8oD8ZLG — Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) June […]

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We can’t count on the press to save us from Trump

We can’t count on the press to save us from Trump

But we can pressure them to stop spreading Trump’s lies How do you deal with a pathological liar who has admitted to at least one journalist that his goal is to destroy the credibility of objective journalism? At the very least don’t spread his lies for him. The AP deleted a tweet on Friday in which it repeated Trump’s virulently […]

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