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Ted Cruzifictions

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 21:23
Christopher BrauchliBeing in the United States Senate does not imbue a person with wisdom, common sense, or integrity. If you doubt that, just look at the junior Republican Senator from Texas.

'Talk About a Super Spreader': Analysis Finds Online Election Misinformation Fell by 73% After Trump Barred

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 19:43
Jon Queally, staff writerAfter Trump's lies disappeared from Twitter and Facebook, the dissemination of falsehoods and the conversations based on them fell dramatically.

Trump May Be on Trial, But You Can Bet the System That Produced Him Will Be Acquitted

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 18:42
Jonathan CookTrump is too small and limited of a target to be considered the true and deepest enemy we face.

'His Conduct Was Seditious': House Democrats From Texas Demand Ted Cruz Be Expelled From Senate

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 17:12
Jon Queally, staff writer"In his effort to appease Donald Trump and his supporters, Senator Cruz encouraged these terrorists to wage armed insurrection against America."

Sotomayor Says 13 People Executed During Trump Killing Spree 'Deserved More From This Court'

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 16:29
Jon Queally, staff writer"This is not justice," said the liberal Justice after the state murder of Dustin John Higgs as she excoriated the court's conservative majority for essentially rubber-stamping the administration's rushed death penalties.

Will Trump's Grand Finale Be Conviction by the US Senate?

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 15:37
Ralph NaderCongressional Republicans have aided and abetted, for four years, Trump's assertion that "With Article II, I can do whatever I want as president." Dangerous Donald did just that.

As Democrats Confirm They Did Not Host Pre-Insurrection Capitol Tours, Which GOP Members Can Say the Same?

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 14:29
Jon Queally, staff writer"I can say with 100% confidence I didn't give any Capitol tours to anyone last week," said Rep. Ocasio-Cortez on Friday. "Any Republicans out there who want to join us in answering this question?"

Meet the GOP State AGs Who Spread Election Lies That Fueled an Insurrection

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 14:26
Sue SturgisRepublican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) never acknowledged its role in fueling Trump supporters' ire by sharing repeatedly debunked lies about the outcome of the presidential election.

No, Open Sedition Is Not a First Amendment Right

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 14:17
Pierre TristamThe right to protest is not in dispute. If that's all the mob had done, its rights would certainly be defensible and protected.

Turns Out That the Oil Industry Wasn’t Interested in the Arctic Refuge After All

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 13:53
Adam FedermanThe Trump administration’s Arctic Refuge oil lease auction was a total bust.

Biden Urged to Ramp Up Vaccination Effort as CDC Warns New, More Contagious Coronavirus Variant Could Soon Become Dominant in US

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 00:16
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"We've got to accelerate vaccine rollout STAT," stressed one physician on Biden's Covid-19 task force. 

After Biden Unveils Covid-19 Relief Plan, Tlaib Doubles Down on Demand for $2,000 Monthly Payments

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 00:13
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"Stop compromising the working class, and our most vulnerable neighbors," said the Michigan congresswoman.

'Thoughts and Prayers to the NRA': Reviled Gun Lobby Group Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 22:43
Jon Queally, staff writer"The world will be a better place when the NRA is finally destroyed. Looks like that day is closer."

Sunrise Movement to Rally in NYC, Chicago, Calling on Senate Dems to Tackle Pandemic and Unemployment Crises

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 22:14
Brett Wilkins, staff writerThe youth-led climate action group called on Sens. Chuck Schumer and Dick Durbin to use their new majority "to deliver on the needs of the people who backed their victory."

Omar and Ocasio-Cortez Tell Josh Hawley to 'Resign'—And Poll Shows Majority of Missouri Voters Agree

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 21:46
Kenny Stancil, staff writer"While you may politically regret what you've revealed about yourself, you still have no place in public office," Ocasio-Cortez said of Hawley.

US Fast Food Workers Strike, Demanding Congress #RaiseTheWage to $15 an Hour and Union Rights

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 21:41
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office," said one McDonald's worker, "we're urging the nation's leaders to pass a $15 minimum wage in the first 100 days of the new administration."

Questions "Too Puny" for Our Dire Circumstances

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 19:44
David OrrThe unanswered question is whether we have the political will to do what is required to prevent Earth’s climate from spiraling out of control.

Promised Vaccine Stockpile Doesn't Even Exist? Governors Demand Trump 'Answer Immediately for This Deception'

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 19:36
Kenny Stancil, staff writerStates "thought they were getting more doses and they planned for more doses and opened up to 65 and up, thinking they were getting more."