The gun lobby’s new “recruitment ad” is really a call for white supremacy and armed insurrection, deliberately crafted to stir anger and fear
Trump takes us for chumps. The Republic is nothing to him but a crap game. And he loads the dice.
Two days later, Trump was at it again, beating his chest and tweeting like a vengeful god who bruises easily, this time directing his tirades at the real villains—his fellow Republicans, right-wing think tanks and especially the roughly three dozen members of the so-called “Freedom Caucus,” the most extreme conservatives in the House.
In just a few days the new president has upended the rules of democracy with a clumsy heavy-handedness worse than we imagined
In just a few days, Donald Trump seems to have set out to wreck government and turn over the remains to his plutocrat friends
Saving the Soul of Democracy
Jesse Washington was just one black man to die horribly at the hands of white death squads. Between 1882 and 1968 — 1968! — there were 4,743 recorded lynchings in the US
Our now infamous one percent own more than 35 percent of the nation’s wealth
The conservative majority passed on an opportunity to strike down a limit on how much a donor can give to an individual candidate
The Supreme Court is expected to issue another big decision on campaign finance, one that could further open the floodgates to unfettered and anonymous contributions