The leader of Denver’s Republican Party, Kristina Cook, told fellow Republicans this week that if they “need to be vulgar, to disparage your fellow man simply because he loves another man (or she loves another woman) — either keep it to yourself or leave the party.”
A year after Trump took office, Saturday Night Live did a sketch called “What Even Matters Anymore?”
The world is warming, and climate predictions are growing more dire by the day. It can seem like time is slipping away for concrete solutions to a long-term, existential problem.
Before sharing my opinions about Trump’s recent proposal to cut student loan forgiveness, let me explain my own situation.
Hours before the House of Representatives impeached Donald Trump for using the power of his office to sabotage our elections, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) gave a passionate speech on the House floor emphasizing that his colleagues’ duty with their pending votes was far more than political — it was a moral obligation.
Ten years ago, in January 2010, the Supreme Court released its disastrous Citizens United decision. The court, either through remarkable naivety or sheer malevolence, essentially married the terrible idea that “money is speech” to the terrible idea that “corporations are people.”
Especially as the election nears, political entities that post fake news on their Facebook pages will face massive public backlash, right? Let’s hope so.