On July 14, 2019, Trump tweeted that four junior female Congress-persons of color should go back to their countries of origin. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley. Three of the four were born in the U.S. The other has lived here since childhood. All are U.S. citizens. A few days later at a rally, Trump railed against the four, particularly Rep. Ilhan Omar, inciting the crowd to chant “send her back!”. Continue Reading The Curious Immunity of Rupert Murdoch.
MSNBC’s Ari Velshi recently grilled Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, about his candidacy for president. Refreshingly, the interview wasn’t the usual mix of softball questions and unchallenged responses. Continue Reading Opinion: Will the 2020 Election Signal an Historic Shift from Personality to Policy?
Experts say that a wall is not the best way to address a national security and is not an effect way to control illegal immigration, according to a new Business Insider article. The article goes on to note that if President Trump obtained his wall, experts say it would do little to address the reasons he says it is needed. Continue Reading What do experts say is the most effective form of border enforcement and why isn’t Trump promoting it?
Climate change is not just about building seawalls, managing forests, and putting houses on posts. It’s also about loss of life and property on a World War scale. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates climate change will cause an additional quarter of a million deaths per year between 2030 and 2050.Continue Reading Is there criminal liability for climate change denial?
Trey Gowdy, Trump, Fox news pundits, and other partisan conservatives have been apoplectic regarding the Peter Strzok Lisa Page text messages. They interpreted these comments as proof-certain of a “corrupt” Mueller investigation of Russian meddling. Continue Reading What Trey Gowdy doesn’t get.
Fox News has recently engaged in what looks like a coordinated attempt to intimidate and derail the Special Counsel investigation of President Donald Trump. Fox commentator Judge Jeanine Pirro has gone as far as accusing Special Counsel Robert Mueller of attempting a coup d’état and suggesting he and his investigatory team should be taken away in handcuffs.Continue Reading Has Rupert Murdoch Finally Crossed the Line?