Author: LOLGOP

Polls and shame aren’t enough. You have to make the case that Medicare for All is better than employer insurance.

Polls and shame aren’t enough. You have to make the case that Medicare for All is better than employer insurance.

Most Americans are happy with their current insurance, but they may have no idea what it is costing them Let me start with some truisms. America cannot go on being the only rich country on earth that lets tens of millions of its citizens go without insurance or enough health insurance. We cannot go on spending more on health care […]

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Trump’s ‘animals’ comment shows what he was thinking as he orphaned thousands of kids

Trump’s ‘animals’ comment shows what he was thinking as he orphaned thousands of kids

Trump’s comments came during the period when he was most actively caging and orphaning kids This tweet resurfacing Donald Trump’s comments calling immigrants “animals” went viral this weekend: [email protected] on people asking for asylum “These aren’t people. These are animals.” pic.twitter.com/pTKY08Obm2 — Mark Elliott (@markmobility) April 5, 2019 Yes, this actual comment was made on May 16, 2018. Members of […]

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Bring on the hundred-year turnout storm

Bring on the hundred-year turnout storm

The death cult v. democracy One of the most under-reported stories of 2018 was that we saw the highest voter turnout in a midterm election in a century, according to the United States Elections Project. This means that 2018 we saw the most voter activation since before only white males were guaranteed the vote. And you should expect the same […]

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Why Trump/Russia skeptics want Trump to get away with it

Why Trump/Russia skeptics want Trump to get away with it

“Russiagate” skeptics have been proven wrong, but nothing will quench their need to blame Democrats for what Republicans do The most dangerous psychosis in American politics is the one that allows Republicans to justify anything that helps Republicans win. And this political nihilism doesn’t just belong to Mitch McConnell. It allows hacks like Steven Moore and Paul Ryan justify doing […]

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Mitch McConnell is terrified of the Michigan plan for rebuilding democracy

Mitch McConnell is terrified of the Michigan plan for rebuilding democracy

By prioritizing the “For the People Act,” Democrats show they get that voting rights are even more popular than legal weed. Mitch McConnell knows how he got away with it. The Senate Majority Leader led GOP efforts to swipe a Supreme Court seat from Merrick Garland. He killed a bipartisan effort to call out Russian attacks on the 2016 elections. […]

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Trump doesn’t just encourage violence against journalists. He applauds it.

Trump doesn’t just encourage violence against journalists. He applauds it.

The only reason Trump-enthralled wannabe terrorists haven’t committed unprecedented acts of violence so far is because they’re bad at terror. This week we learned that for the second time America was spared from a massive attack by a Trump-enthralled wannabe domestic terrorist. Trump, who tweets responses to even rumors of terror attacks in London in minutes, waited two full days […]

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How Trump’s Nazi-like smearing of immigrants gets normalized

How Trump’s Nazi-like smearing of immigrants gets normalized

If an airline treated one dog the way this administration treated thousands of kids, it would be wiped off the face of the earth. A member of the Trump Administration has now admitted under oath to Congress that when this president ordered children to be taken from their parents at the border, there was no system set up to track […]

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The State of the Union is a racist criminal delivered the State of the Union

The State of the Union is a racist criminal delivered the State of the Union

We underestimate the danger of acting as if these are normal times. The undocumented immigrants Donald Trump uses as a convenient distraction as he cuts his kids’ taxes and sells out America to the wealthiest polluter often see their lives ruined. Their children may be stolen from them. They live in constant fear of being sent back to certain death, […]

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Starbucks guy wants to make every visit to Starbucks a vote for Trump

Starbucks guy wants to make every visit to Starbucks a vote for Trump

Ask the people of Flint how running government like a business worked for them Billionaire Howard Schultz has a fantastic plan to reelect Donald Trump. The former CEO of Starbucks appears on the brink of announcing an independent run for the presidency in 2020. Because hooking millions of Americans on regular caffeine infusions isn’t enough of an earthly accomplishment, he […]

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Decent people must shun Rick Snyder for the rest of his life

Decent people must shun Rick Snyder for the rest of his life

The worst governor in U.S. history requires the infamy he’s earned Frontline points out there is still no one in jail for the Flint Water Crisis. Meanwhile, Rick Snyder walks free. Snyder is free to plot his “next act” — which is what rich people do while 4.8 million federal employees plot their next meal — and travel the world […]

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Trump is a loser and the emergency is that he will never accept this

Trump is a loser and the emergency is that he will never accept this

This is racist crisis that we always expected and Trump needs Before James Comey decided to make Donald Trump president, the GOP nominee’s refusal to say he would concede if defeated occupied much of our political conversation in the closing month of the 2016 election. Since his party suffered its biggest House losses since Watergate, this fear has proven correct. […]

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