Author: LOLGOP

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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The Betsy DeVos connection to the protests against Covid-19 precautions in Michigan

The Betsy DeVos connection to the protests against Covid-19 precautions in Michigan

Another billionaire-approved ‘movement’ is pushing for massive human sacrifice in order to save Trump’s presidency On April 15, Michigan reported 1,058 new cases of COVID-19 and 153 new deaths. That put the total number of Michiganders who had tested positive for the novel Coronaivirus 28,059 and the number confirmed dead from the virus at 1,921. And this is how some […]

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The GOP wants to steal the November election — and they’ll restart the COVID-19 pandemic to do it

The GOP wants to steal the November election — and they’ll restart the COVID-19 pandemic to do it

And here’s the plan Democrats must embrace to stop them Even if no one dies from the GOP unnecessarily sending Wisconsinites to the polls on Tuesday, it was still a crime against humanity. It was a crime that targeted not only the black and poor voters likely to vote Democratic and the poll workers risking their lives but also, to […]

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This may be the worst thing Trump has said since the COVID-19 outbreak began

This may be the worst thing Trump has said since the COVID-19 outbreak began

It’s not just that he’s doing everything wrong; it’s that he knows he is. History will likely note that every time Donald Trump spoke about the novel coronavirus now spreading across this nation, he made the situation worse. There was this president’s constant campaign to downplay the effect of the virus: 19 times Trump downplayed the coronavirushttps://t.co/fswjvFlRoS pic.twitter.com/ucwyEvoVCg — The […]

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Money still dominates our politics — even if it didn’t buy Bloomberg the presidency

Money still dominates our politics — even if it didn’t buy Bloomberg the presidency

Blowing enough to buy 20 swing state houses in 90 days shows how cheap it is for billionaires to buy power Whoever convinced Michael Bloomberg to show up at the Democratic debates owes the former mayor a half a billion dollars — and America owes that person a huge debt of gratitude. The campaign is dead and the “rot of […]

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Trump spent three years weakening our immune system, then came the coronavirus

Trump spent three years weakening our immune system, then came the coronavirus

Pandemics don’t care about Trump’s feelings Many people have noted that Donald Trump’s luckiest break as president was not succeeding in repealing the Affordable Care Act. Barack Obama suffered the political consequences of expanding insurance coverage to 20 million Americans. Taking it away from a comparable number would almost certainly mean political consequences even worse than the biggest House midterm […]

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Betsy DeVos is trying to buy herself a second term

Betsy DeVos is trying to buy herself a second term

The worst cabinet secretary in U.S. history wants another shot at wrecking our schools — help us stop her If you were in need of a perfect metaphor for how the Department of Education operates when it’s being run by the nation’s foremost opponent to public education, check out this post by Eclectablog’s Mitchell Robinson. You’ll learn that a Betsy […]

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Everybody seems to be remarkably cool with the end of the rule of law in America

Everybody seems to be remarkably cool with the end of the rule of law in America

What’s the hurry? What if any pretense of rule of law in America were rapidly eroding and everyone was cool with it? That’s seems to what’s going on. Nicholas Grossman does an excellent job of laying out President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr’s multifarious assaults on the Constitution, which have only become more rapid and obvious since Trump’s […]

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How to actually punish Mitch McConnell

How to actually punish Mitch McConnell

We need to be as ruthless as he is There was finally a forum for the Democratic presidential candidates to confront what may be the most pressing issue of the era — the Republican theft of the federal courts. And while it’s essential to think how we combat the right’s successful hijacking of the judiciary that took place in an […]

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