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Would You Rather Have Healthcare Or A New F-35?

If what conservatives say is true and we're too broke to afford universal healthcare - why are we still spending trillions on useless weapons programs?

The priciest weapons program in American history is about to get even pricier.

States Rolling Back Solar Incentives As the Planet Heats Up

As the Koch brothers wage war on solar power, is it time to strip the profit out of the utility business once and for all?

The GOP’s Phony Choice on Healthcare

Congressional Republicans might not realize it, but as they try to sell their tax cut for the rich disguised as a healthcare plan, they're accidentally making the case for single-payer healthcare.

Republicans say they want to give Americans choice when it comes to healthcare.

So why don't they support single-payer?

Is Donald Trump a neo-fascist?

Is Donald Trump a neo-fascist?

Judging by the speech he gave yesterday in Poland that was straight out of a Munich beer hall circa 1933, the answer is almost certainly "yes".

It was arguably the most right-wing speech of his presidency.

This Could Seal Net Neutrality's Fate

While all eyes have been on the GOP trying to steal people's healthcare, Donald Trump has nominated a corporate telecom lawyer named Brendan Carr to serve as the FCC's third Republican commissioner.

And on a commission that only has 5 commissioners, that could mean the end of net neutrality as we know it.

Is America Past the Point of No Return?

Has corporate/billionaire control of our republic reached such a point that it's no longer reversible? Have we passed the tipping point where democracy dies?

What Trump's "Tweet Storm” Proves...

We're 5 months in to Trump's presidency, and he's just as vicious and vulgar as ever.

Is Trump's latest tweet storm proof that he'll never have the temperament to perform the duties of President?

The New Privatization Nightmare Coming Soon…

The Trump administration has just put the drinking water for 1 in 3 Americans in danger.

The Trump administration has begun the process of repealing President Obama's Clean Water Rule - which protected two million miles of streams and 20 million more acres of wetlands from pollution.

GOP Is Going To Pull A Reagan On Healthcare… I'll Explain

As more and more Republicans come out against the Senate GOP's so-called healthcare bill, is it even going to pass?

As the Senate Republicans move to delay a vote on their murderous healthcare bill, the White House says it's optimistic that changes will be made.

But will those be real changes?

The "Morally Bankrupt" GOP

The Congressional Budget Office has released its score of the Senate Republican healthcare bill.

According to the CBO, the so-called Better Care Reconciliation Act would cause 22 million people to lose their health insurance.

Which - when you really think about it - is pretty weird.

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