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Donald Trump’s leadership philosophy is to always blame someone else

Donald Trump tried to defend himself against criticism he has been receiving for cancelling what was a planned trip to visit a World War I cemetery to honor Americans who fought and dies for their country. How did Donald Trump…

Trump again blames the victims, this time of California wildfires

9 people have now died from extremely dangerous wildfires in California: CNN: At least 9 dead as fires spread on both ends of California A Northern California fire has become the most destructive in the state’s modern history, killing at…

Indiana just elected Greg Pence to Congress, a man who cost Indiana taxpayers $21 Million to clean up his failed business

Indiana voters might want to rethink how they are deciding on who to elect to represent their state. This Tuesday, the voters of Indiana’s 6th congressional district elected Republican Greg Pence to represent them in the United States Congress. Indy…

Blue Wave 2.0 – The Sequel

In nature, waves are not solitary events. Another wave usually follows. The same is often true for politics. In 2014, the Republican party saw a wave of victories, spurred on by voter apathy and low turnout, resulting in broad based…

Why should I vote?

Do you know anyone who isn’t voting? If so, please share with them some reasons why they should vote. Vote because what makes America great is our Democratic system of government: of the people, by the people, for the people….

West Virginia Democrat talks about issues with local paper – West Virginia Republican sends her son to talk to paper

The Register-Herald newspaper in Beckley, West Virginia attempted to talk to the two candidates running to represent West Virginia in the U.S. Congress. The Democrat, Richard Ojeda, spoke to the paper on his thoughts about issues plaguing the people of…

Republican Congressman tells constituent “we lie all the time”

Republican Dave Brat is running for re-election to the U.S Congress from Virginia. A recent recording has surfaced of  him replying to one of his constituents, who was understandably dismayed by the direction of the Republican Party: “The problem is…

Trump EPA helped Illinois GOP Governor cover-up cancer risk of medical device plant partly owned by Illinois GOP Governor

In a blockbuster story, the Chicago Tribune reported that the Trump administration’s EPA helped Bruce Rauner, the Republican Governor of Illinois, cover-up the extreme cancer risks posed to the communities around a medical devices plant of a company partly owned…

PSA for Republican voters: Voting for politicians who oppose the policies you support will prevent those policies from being enacted

This message might come off as condescending, but considering the current reality of our political discourse where the President of the United States is traveling across the country calling an entire political party a “party of crime”, the risk of…

Republican politicians resort to lies and hate because their policies are only popular with a shrinking Republican base

Donald Trump and many other Republican politicians have decided to run on a party platform of lies and hate in 2018. Examples include Donald Trump lying repeatedly to his supporters at his fascist rallies across the country, California Congressman Duncan…

Trump keeps telling his supporters that drug prices are going down – they’re actually going up

Among the many, many falsehoods and outright lies that Donald Trump has been presenting to his supporters at the fascist rallies he’s been holding this spring, summer, and fall, Donald Trump has been repeatedly spinning a story about how he’s…

With help from Republican policies, red tide makes quick return to Florida coasts after Hurricane Michael moves away

When Hurricane Michael churned through the Gulf of Mexico, there was some hope that its power might help stop the algae bloom, which has caused a red tide of dead sea life, along Florida’s Gulf Coast. CNBC: Florida waits to…

48 Hours in the Presidency of Donald Trump: Hurricane Michael, Kanye West, Stock Market Crash, Climate Change Denial, Kid Rock, Campaign Rally, Fox & Friends

In the span of 48 hours, the 3rd strongest U.S landfall for a hurricane on record slammed into the Florida panhandle, and the Dow Jones plunged nearly 1400 points in 2 trading sessions. One would think these events would, or…

Democrats in Oklahoma and West Virginia want to stop their states from being Banana Republics

In the late 19th century and early 20th century a few large multi-national companies established such a foothold in some Central American countries that they came to dominate the governments and economies, organizing each so that these companies could extract…

Republicans have now fully abandoned Bipartisanship, Conservatism, and Democracy

An ex-GOP lawmaker tore into the Republican party over their nearly unanimous party-line vote to confirm a Republican operative who had committed perjury and was credibly accused of sexual assault to become a Supreme Court Justice: Ex-GOP lawmaker: ‘There is…

Florida Republicans with horrible environmental records suddenly pretend to care about the environment

Florida right now is experiencing an environmental disaster. The State’s beautiful beaches are being inundated by toxic algae known as a Red Tide. Tampa Bay Times: Red Tide bloom now touching all three of Florida’s coasts Reports over the weekend…

Conservative Republicans in Kansas are rejecting the current radical Kansas Republican politicians and endorsing Democrats for office

The Republican party used to be the default party of choice for conservatives. What is happening in Kansas is showing that to no longer be the case. Paul Davis, the Democratic nominee for US Congress from the Kansas 2nd district,…

Americans of all parties want politicians to start working together on climate change

Guest post from Remarkable Times Follow them on Facebook: Once upon a time, politics were collegial on Capitol Hill. Senators and Congresspeople reached across the aisles to find common ground on the issues of those days. It’s true. I have…

Wind power reality check for Donald Trump

Guest post from Remarkable Times Visit on Facebook Okay, here is a reality check on some of Donald Trump’s opinions about wind turbines: Donald Trump at New York rally, August 13, 2018 “You can blow up a pipeline, you can…

Kansas residents find out their water has been contaminated for years – Due to 1995 State law shielding dry-cleaning businesses from water contamination inspections

This is why we have regulations. As well meaning as any business might be, failure to regulate businesses can often have disastrous consequences for consumers, nearby residents, or even residents that live miles downstream or downwind of a business that…