Give your Senators a call today and tell them to pass the DISCLOSE Act.
The Senate will vote this week on S.443, the DISCLOSE Act, which would require super PACs and certain other groups to disclose donors who contributed $10,000 or more during an election cycle. Getting dark money out of our elections should be a top priority.
Biden pushes Congress to pass Disclose Act-
@TonyStark The mind boggles that any senator or representative would oppose preventing a coup but here we are.
Once again demonstrating why we absolutely have to be concerned and take an interest in politics and voting.
Republicans will do untold damage if they win the midterms.
Opinion | Chris Murphy’s warning: A GOP House would defund the Ukraine struggle-
Vote, folks. Don't ever miss an election.
That's how a minority of voters in this country stacked the courts with incompetent political hacks. Republicans get out and vote, and that includes these people.
Dems, independents, and everyone else have to get some discipline about voting or we're just handing the power to right wing screwballs. I can't say it any more clearly.
Opinion | Hey QAnon! Republicans are playing your song.
Encouraging to see legislation like this move forward, but shocked to read that it has to spell out things like, “It confirms that the vice president has only a ceremonial role.” That was already clearly understood, but when you have a group of people violently trying to end democracy, I guess we need it.
Meanwhile, TFG is having a temper tantrum because the evil, power-crazed governor of Florida stole his thunder by ratcheting up cruelty and barbarism beyond what even he managed to accomplish in his one disastrous term. And large numbers of TFG's supporters are eagerly galloping toward full-blown Nazism.
Please vote blue. And call your Senators/House Representative and tell them they have to support this.
Opinion | We Have a Bill to Help Prevent Another Jan. 6 Attack-
I’m a Florida taxpayer, and DeSantis used my tax dollars to score political points. I can see no circumstances where that isn’t a clear misappropriation of funds. DeSantis should be charged appropriately.
TFG's lawyers are delusional if they think Judge Dearie has the same kind of non-relationship with reality as Judge Cannon has.
It's the American Library Association's Banned Books Week. 2021 was the high water mark for books being banned by schools and libraries: a whopping 729 over 2020's 156, and 2022 is so far outpacing 2021.
Here's how book bans tend to affect book sales and distribution. Banned books only tend to get read if there's a lot of media attention accompanying the ban, like Maia Kobabe's Gender Queer has received.
What can you do? The second link is the ALA Banned books page, with lots of suggestions about setting up programs locally, but you can do something as simple as checking a banned book out of your library (or buying one) or writing a note to a banned or challenged author.
It is impossible for 45 to make any claim of executive privilege. There is only one president at a time—the one in the Oval Office.
It’s slow, but the lying will get him.
Fairly curious how many Trump supporters don't understand the difference between monetary policy and fiscal policy. Fiscal policy is controlled by both the Executive Branch (where Trump was perched) and the Legislative Branch. Interest rates are affected by monetary policy which is the purview of the Federal Reserve.
No one who understands basic economics would attribute the level of mortgage or interest rates to any particular president. The GOP is astoundingly fortunate to have a constituency that appears profoundly uninformed about the structure of government and the basics of economics.
This is how we deal with inflation.
Latham was not an election official, she was a Republican party hack (GOP Chairwoman). And now proven liar. Five minutes vs four hours is not a memory lapse.
New footage confirms fake Trump elector spent hours inside Georgia elections office day it was breached-
The only time I've ever had a line like that was to vote for Obama in November 2008. I hope that's not your norm but knowing how voters in majority-Black areas are treated, I know it may well be. I have lived in majority-Black precincts (though I am not Black) but have typically had the flexibility to vote mid-day (state law that gives time off during the work day and employers who encourage it). I tried to go before work in 2008 though and still needed those hours and more because everyone was so excited to elect Obama! Now I vote by mail (using the drop box) which should be an option in all states so no one has to wait in this kind of line, though I also know people who would rather vote in person and that should be an option too.
Lots of people act as if others' social media accounts are their personal dumping grounds. It's abusive and wrong.
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