House Democrats’ New Anti-Progressive PAC is Funded by Corporate Lobbyists and PACs – Sludge

House Democrats’ New Anti-Progressive PAC is Funded by Corporate Lobbyists and PACs – Sludge — Read on readsludge.com/2022/02/01/house-democrats-new-anti-progressive-pac-is-funded-by-corporate-lobbyists-and-pacs/

Like Sharks in Charge of Water Safety: Elie Mystal and the Supreme Court

Elie Mystal, of the Nation Magazine, is a national treasure.  He is like a breath of fresh air in the middle of the stale, phony, self-serving, power and celebrity worshiping hosts and commentators appearing regularly on corporate news. One, just one of the reasons I love him is that he rolls his eyes on nationalContinue reading “Like Sharks in Charge of Water Safety: Elie Mystal and the Supreme Court”

The Democrats and Haiti

MONDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2021 On MSNBC, Ari Melber was reporting that the Democrats were not sure they were going to pass the infrastructure bill so central to Biden’s plans.  Even so, Melber was describing Pelosi as “a master tactician.”  This has become the received wisdom of those in the corporate news.  No matter what PelosiContinue reading “The Democrats and Haiti”

The Leader of Your Party: Afghanistan

I am a cynical person.  It takes a lot to amaze me. But, twice in the past couple of years I have been utterly and completely astounded by the blatant manipulative nature of the corporate media.  I don’t know exactly why this should be so. Years ago, I wrote a book about ideology, the mediaContinue reading “The Leader of Your Party: Afghanistan”

“it was not the outcome we had anticipated”: afghanistan

During the past few weeks the corporate news media has been studiously ignoring the disastrous military and humanitarian crisis shaping up in Afghanistan.  They have been doing so, I think, because the crisis makes Biden look feckless, ruthless, and incompetent.  For so long, there was almost nothing on the corporate news, but every day itContinue reading ““it was not the outcome we had anticipated”: afghanistan”

opinion: charles blow, voting rights and biden

It is a sad comment on the state of our politics that Charles Blow feels the necessity to apologize for a mild, but crucial criticism of the Biden Administration.

Don’t bother, you don’t need to know. After all, it’s uncle joe

ISRAEL The Biden administration is taking on the same elitist “we’ll handle this you don’t need to bother” attitude that characterized the Obama administration.  And, the result will probably be the same.  When there was clear evidence that the Russians had hacked into the election infrastructure in 2016, Obama, fearful of appearing partisan, refused toContinue reading “Don’t bother, you don’t need to know. After all, it’s uncle joe”

A breath of fresh air, a democrat tells the truth about christopher wray, fbi

Blog: Christopher Wray For reasons inexplicable to me, the corporate media has always tried to make a hero out of Christopher Wray.  Most of the Democratic establishment has refused to criticize him and Biden has decided to allow him to remain as FBI Director. But, in a giant departure from the way Wray is talkedContinue reading “A breath of fresh air, a democrat tells the truth about christopher wray, fbi”

joe manchin’s West virginia

Chris Hedges interviews Eleanor Goldfield, director of the film, “Hard Road of Hope.” This is the state Joe (they don’t need any more money) Manchin represents. https://www.rt.com/shows/on-contact/514762-goldfield-west-virginia-strikes/ Notes: In the 2016 Democratic Primary, Bernie Sanders won all 55 countries in West Virginia.  In the general election, however, Trump took 68.5 percent of the vote . Continue reading “joe manchin’s West virginia”

DEMOCRACY OR AUTHORITARIANISM, YOU CHOOSE

147 Republican members of Congress voted against seating Joe Biden’s electors.  They moved against accepting the votes of the people in this country based on no evidence that there was a significant problem with the voting system.  These 147 Republican members of Congress did not win, but they tried to.  There are not 147 Trumps. Continue reading “DEMOCRACY OR AUTHORITARIANISM, YOU CHOOSE”