Charles Jaco: Republican trickle-down-cut-taxes-for-the-rich-free-enterprise economics have destroyed rural and small-town Missouri the same way they’ve impoverished urban areas.
Lauren Windsor: Should a billionaire prevail in the Democratic primary and Trump run for reelection, Americans could be looking at a three-way billionaire presidential ballot in the 2020 general election.
John Peeler: Democrats will at least be able to block bad legislation; at best they will be able on occasion to achieve bipartisan solutions to issues like infrastructure improvements, or even a fix on some features of the Affordable Care Act.
he California election results are updated as often as new data is received from county elections offices after the polls close at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Many ballots are not counted on Election Day; county elections officials plan to complete their work by December 7, 2018. As of this morning, 100% of the precincts […]
Marc Cooper: In spite of their incapacity to build a robust opposition party, there were enough voters to jam up Congress for Donald Trump. I’m sorry, but even for a non-Democrat that’s a huge victory!
Kary Love: The foundation of America is the idea that true representation of the people, meaningful consent to the laws its government passes, must be obtained by the government or it risks being “illegitimate” or a government of “outlaws.”
Shandre Delaney: As a prison abolitionist and advocate for the incarcerated with Human Rights Coalition, I feel it is imperative to be a part of the political process to demand change and be a part of that change.
Brent Budowsky: Across America, from campuses to churches, from union halls to town meetings, from Hollywood to Main Street, Americans are rising and will soon be voting against the hate, fear and lies that President Trump pedals in his closing argument of his bitterly divisive midterm election campaign.
Briefly, before the primaries this spring, we had included Ms. Michel among our judicial endorsements. Realizing our mistake, we withdrew that endorsement long ago.
Harvey Wasserman: The corporate media will spread the last-minute“Red Shift” Big Lie while a tsunami of Koch/Adelman/Bezos-funded attack ads spew blatant racism and fascist hate.
Ted Vaill: Will the Democrats be able to flip the House and, after Mueller drops what will almost certainly be breathtakingly broad charges against the Trumpsters and the Toadstool (after the election), impeach him next year?
Steve Hochstadt: White men, what are you doing? Don’t vote for a sleazy liar, for an abuser of women, for a con man. Pay attention to what women around you think. Have some pride in being a man.
Frank Fear: Nearly 90% of those polled believe that party-affiliated politicians don’t care what they think, while two-thirds feel devalued when they compare themselves to party-affiliated voters.