Author: LOLGOP

Help us make Michigan a new state in 2019

Help us make Michigan a new state in 2019

We can transform Michigan’s democracy in time for 2020 — and your support is needed There’s a reason that Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jennifer Lawrence are focused on Michigan as the most important election of our lives nears. It’s not just because we have a historic all-women slate of statewide candidates. And It’s not just because we have a chance to […]

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3 more things you can do help save America before November 6

3 more things you can do help save America before November 6

In case of emergency break glass “These are the times that try our souls. The social media soldier and the part-time patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country. But those who stand for freedom and justice now, deserve the love and thanks of the past and future.” –Thomas Paine, basically When I started telling myself […]

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Collins: I ‘believe’ Dr. Ford but she is delusional

Collins: I ‘believe’ Dr. Ford but she is delusional

If you believe women are telling the truth, it’s harder to justify denying them control of their bodies What’s the point behind saying you “believe” Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and then immediately calling her delusional — besides justifying voting for someone who has been accused of sexual assault by someone of the sort of class and stature you don’t feel […]

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Putting a guy like Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court is exactly the point

Putting a guy like Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court is exactly the point

Women and people of color have to pay for the mistakes for their whole lives, but rich dudes get to spin between the raindrops We cannot underestimate how badly Republicans want to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, regardless of what they find out about him. Sean Trende, the analyst behind the “Missing White Voters” theory, compares putting a conservative on the Supreme […]

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If Bill Schuette wins, Michigan’s Medicaid expansion will be dead

If Bill Schuette wins, Michigan’s Medicaid expansion will be dead

Republicans have left Healthy Michigan in peril and only Gretchen Whitmer will save it — again When it comes to preserving health insurance for 680,000 Michiganders covered by the state’s Medicaid expansion program, the question is who do you trust — the woman who fought to expand it in the first place or the guy who joined “at least nine […]

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If Brett Kavanaugh weren’t lying, Republicans would never have picked him

If Brett Kavanaugh weren’t lying, Republicans would never have picked him

Ted Cruz has no doubt how Brett Kavanaugh feels about Roe v. Wade– and neither does Susan Collins Susan Collins wants you to believe something that cannot be true. She not only wants you to believe that Brett Kavanaugh may not gut Roe v. Wade. She wants you to believe that Ted Cruz would to vote for a Supreme Court […]

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To take the House, Democrats still need to win the popular vote by at least 2.6 times Clinton’s 2016 margin

To take the House, Democrats still need to win the popular vote by at least 2.6 times Clinton’s 2016 margin

It’s easy to forget how well Republicans have rigged the House Imagine this. It’s almost midnight on November 6, 2018. California will still be counting ballots through December but the big result is already clear: Republican candidates won fewer votes than their Democratic opponents, but the GOP will keep control of the House of Representatives for two more years. Donald […]

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From which possible criminal conspiracy did Donald Trump get the $66 million for his campaign?

From which possible criminal conspiracy did Donald Trump get the $66 million for his campaign?

We know at least two criminal schemes helped elect Trump, but that’s just the beginning of the crimes Here’s a statement from WIRED‘s Garrett M. Graff that sobered me up after Orange Tuesday, when Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer directly implicated him in a crime within hours of Trump’s former campaign manager being convicted of eight felonies: At least two […]

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Why Did the Democratic South Become Republican?

Why Did the Democratic South Become Republican?

Segregationist Strom Thurmond didn’t become a Republican on accident Listen to Kevin M. Kruse explain how Democrats, after more than a century of being the party of slavery then segregation, embraced civil rights.   There is only one group of Americans that deserves credit for the advancement of civil rights in this country — and that’s people of color. The […]

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Americans Need a Damn Raise

Americans Need a Damn Raise

Americans work too hard and make too little — and Republicans want to keep it that way You’ve probably seen this chart that shows that when adjusted for inflation, wages are down since July of last year: Despite the strength of the economy Trump inherited, most of the growth — like most of the tax cuts Republicans passed — is […]

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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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