Archive for October 3rd, 2021

October 3rd, 2021 - 6:05 pm § in Democrats, Economics, Politics

The debt ceiling according to McConnell

Congress has until October 18 to raise the debt ceiling. Many economists say failure to do so will be “catastrophic.” McConnell says Democrats have enough votes, and won’t provide a single Republican vote. If they don’t, whose fault will it be? Wouldn’t that be the part[...]

October 3rd, 2021 - 2:59 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts

Profile of a justice who doesn’t like the America we have

Today’s Supreme Court isn’t exactly a Trumper court — he appointed only 3 of the current justices — but it’s a more radical court, and increasingly out of step with a majority of the American people. One of those leading the rightward charge is Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch (bi[...]

October 3rd, 2021 - 12:54 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

The Guns of January

Of all the GOP’s lies enveloping the 2020 election, one of the most enduring is that the Capitol insurrection was a gun-free political protest. It was neither. It wasn’t a protest. The rioters’ own videos, reinforced by their social media posts and internal messaging, irrefutably d[...]

October 3rd, 2021 - 1:56 am § in Religion