As I calculated yesterday from available data, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) currently touted by Donald Trump and various Republicans, will send thousands of Americans to their deaths, a minimum 13,500 by next year alone. The House vote is today, and while even some Republican representatives squirm and hesitate to approve it, Mr. Trump is putting exorbitant pressure on them to support it. Continue reading
Here is a simple calculation based on available numbers: Continue reading
Represent.Us, which fights for anti-political-corruption laws and recently added a tactic for overcoming our “lesser” choice voting system, just came up with another grand idea (though it may not amount to more than a grand joke in this case): a petition of Donald Trump to stop political corruption (at least of executive agency appointees and government contractors) via executive order. Continue reading
It’s pure profit-making for Trump’s plutocrat friends at the taxpayers’ expense. It’s what “small government” by privatization has always meant.
Remember Trump promising to rebuild our country’s infrastructure without making taxpayers pay for it? Some people apparently still believe this fairy tale of a free lunch for taxpayers, and he seems to be keen on making it look as if it will come true.
The trick? Don’t pay for the repairs directly.
You may have noticed, some of your money is gone… and going. You may have noticed falling wages, job layoffs, costly foreign wars, the mortgage crisis and bank bailout, ever-rising prices. But have you seen the connection? Chances are, you don’t know a tenth of what is going on. In this piece, I will provide a number of insights and links to further readings. You may want to fasten your seatbelt.
Of course! He’s a super rich kid. They get their behinds powdered from the cradle to the grave:
(Note: if the video linked above gets deleted, you may search the Internet for the title: “Former Trump Staffer: ‘We Had To Baby Him.'”) Continue reading
So, the manipulators for the oligarchy keep trying to get us to exhaust our energies over getting Trump impeached. And what then? Corporatist white supremacist Mike Pence? Another Shillary Clinton? Would that really help us making ends meet? Would we thereby no longer have to work longer hours for less pay? Would our corporate funded-politicians start listening to us and our needs again? Would our elections magically stop to be rigged against us, not even allowing us candidates we approve of? Continue reading