Sunday, December 03, 2017

A Timely Reminder . . .

Related Off-site Links:
GOP Tax Bills Are Theft From Working People – Jeff Johnson (The Stand, November 29, 2017).
Bernie Sanders: This Tax Bill Will Be Remembered As One of the Greatest Robberies in American History – Tim Hains (Real Clear Politics, December 1, 2017).
The GOP Tax Scam Two-Step: Explode the Deficit With Cuts for Rich, Then Screw the Poor – Jake Johnson (Common Dreams, December 2, 2017).
“Tax Reform”? No, GOP Plan Is “Wealth Care” – Dave Zweifel (Madison Capital Times via Common Dreams, December 3, 2017).
“This Is Class Warfare”: Tax Vote Sparks Political Brawl Over Populism That Will Carry Into 2018 Elections – David Weigel, Robert Costa, and Paul Kane (The Washington Post, December 2, 2017).
U.S. Elections: A Poor Substitute for Democracy – Paul Street (TruthDig, November 30, 2017).
GOP Voter Suppression Is the Country’s Greatest Scandal – Jay Michaelson (The Daily Beast, November 8, 2017).
The GOP’s Voter Suppression Playbook Is Real and Treasonous – Hunter Walk (The Huffington Post, February 13, 2017).
American Democracy Is Now Under Siege by Both Cyber-Espionage and GOP Voter Suppression – Ari Berman (The Nation, July 12, 2017).
How Do Republicans Get Away With Voter Suppression? – Mark Karlin (TruthOut, January 1, 2017).
Investigative Reporter Greg Palast: GOP Stole 2016 Election Using Voter Suppression and Purging Ploys – Kasia Anderson (TruthDig, November 17, 2016).
Paul Krugman: The Entire Republican Party Is Rotten to the Core – Jacob Sugarman (AlterNet, December 1, 2017).
Fascism’s Rising in America Because America Doesn’t Understand Fascism – Umair Haque (Eudaimona & Co, November 27, 2017).
Overwhelming Majority of Americans Believe that Both Parties Are Too Corrupt to Change Anything . . . “This, in Fact, Is a Revolution”Washington's Blog (February 8, 2016).

UPDATES: Gangster Capitalism and Nostalgic Authoritarianism in Trump’s America – Henry Giroux (Salon via TruthDig, December 5, 2017).
Donald Trump Is Just the Front Man for a Massive Heist – Robert L. Borosage (The Nation, December 5, 2017).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
With Republicans at the Helm, It's the United States of Hypocrisy
A Profoundly Troubling and Tragic Indictment
Phillip Clark on the “Karmic Wake Up Call” of a Year Ago
Trump's America: Normalized White Supremacy and a Rising Tide of Racist Violence
On International Human Rights Day, Saying "No" to Donald Trump and His Fascist Agenda
Progressive Perspectives on the Election of Donald Trump as President
Progressive Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump
Trump's Playbook

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