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Republicans are trying to send the American version ISIS to the Senate

Is Roy Moore - the gun-toting, Muslim hating, same-sex marriage opposing Alabama Senate Candidate - the American version of ISIS?

Republicans are obsessed with fighting what they call "Radical Islamic Terrorism".

So why are they trying to send the American version ISIS to the Senate?

Judge Roy Moore is officially the Republican candidate for Senate in Alabama.

Is Donald Trump About To Go Full Richard Nixon on the Culture Wars?

If his non-stop whining about the NFL protests is any indication, Donald Trump is about to go full Richard Nixon on the culture wars.

Will fanning the racist flames of the culture war help Donald Trump save his presidency?

Donald Trump can't shut up about black men playing football.

Trump Goes After Football Players Not White Supremacists

Whether you kneel or stand - what kind of healthy democracy plays the national anthem at sports games?

Et tu, John McCain?

John McCain has officially come out against the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill.

Will other Republicans follow his lead?

The so-called Maverick may have just slayed his best bud Lindsey Graham's healthcare bill.

Is It Time To Execute Equifax?

The Equifax hacking scandal just keeps getting worse.

So should we bring back the corporate death penalty and do away with this security threat once and for all?

According to Bloomberg, the credit reporting firm:

Just How Seriously Should We Treat The Threat From Graham-Cassidy?

Just how seriously should people be treating the threat from Graham-Cassidy?

Don't believe the Republican lies.

The Graham-Cassidy bill that they're trying to force the Congress without so much as a hearing is the cruelest attempt at Obamacare repeal yet.

It's also complete repudiation of our nation's founding values.

Donald Trump is Threatening the Wrong "Enemies of Humanity" with Annihilation

Donald Trump did his best George W. Bush impression yesterday - threatening countries he called "the enemies of humanity" with annihilation.

When will he show that kind of outrage about the fossil fuel companies that are literally bringing on the apocalypse?

The "Catastrophic" Climate Change Probability You'll Want To Know


As Donald Trump sends mixed messages about whether the U.S. will actually withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords, researchers at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography have come to a shocking conclusion about climate change.

Republicans Falsely Claim to Hate Bureaucracy

Republicans say they hate big government - but the truth is that they're totally fine with bureaucracy... as long as it's demonizing poor people.

Case in point: the plan House conservatives are now pushing that would require anyone who applies for an Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to get an audit before receiving their check from the government.

Berniecare finally arrives

Conservatives hate bureaucracy.

So when will they get behind Bernie Sanders' single-payer plan, which would do away with the paper-pushing waste in our healthcare system once and for all?

Berniecare is finally here.

Can Steve Bannon Wage War On The Institutional Republican Party?

Steve Bannon wants to go to war with the Republican Party.

But is he really as influential as he says he is?

Now that he's back at his old post at Breitbart, Steve Bannon says he's ready to declare war on the leadership of the Republican Party.

Does Donald Trump want tax reform - or class warfare against working Americans?

Donald Trump is a cable news president: he just goes where the ratings are.

So after seeing the mainstream media's positive coverage of his debt ceiling deal with the Democrats, he's decided to give this whole bipartisan thing another shot.

Last night he had dinner at the White House with six lawmakers -- three Democrats and three Republicans.

Is Single-Payer Inevitable?

The list of Senators supporting Bernie's Medicare-for-all bill is growing by the day.

Is single-payer healthcare on the verge of becoming the default position of the Democratic Party?

Oregon's Jeff Merkeley, New Jersey's Cory Booker, New York's Kirsten Gillibrand and Rhode Island's Sheldon Whitehouse are officially on board the single-payer train.

Should Exxon Pay For Hurricane Destruction?

As global warming kicks into overdrive - it's high time we started executing some corporations.

A Deal with the Dems

After Tuesday's shocking debt ceiling deal with the Democrats, is Donald Trump finished with the Republican Party?

It's been more than 24 hours, but Washington pundits are still puzzling over Donald Trump's deal with Democrats to extend the debt ceiling for three months - and hand out billions in Hurricane aid - all in one fell swoop.

Republicans Admit to Accepting Bribes, Why Aren't They In Jail?


The whole Roy Moore thing in a way really highlights in my mind how committed the Republicans are to sucking up to the very, very wealthy base. I've been referring to them for a long time as the owners of the Republican Party, but they're also the ones that keep the Republican Party in power. They're also the supporters of the Republican Party.

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