Saturday, December 02, 2017

With Republicans at the Helm, It's the United States of Hypocrisy

Related Off-site Links:
Senate Passes Massive Tax Cuts for the Rich in Middle of the Night – Matt Fuller and Arthur Delaney (The Huffington Post, December 2, 2017).
Senate Passes Tax Overhaul Bill with Last-minute Changes and Hand-written Scribbles – Charlie May (Salon, December 2, 2017).
A Historic Tax Heist – The Editorial Board (The New York Times, December 2, 2017).
The GOP Plan Is the Biggest Tax Increase in American History, By Far – Ryan Grim (The Intercept, December 1, 2017).
GOP Tax Bill Is The End of All Economic Sanity in Washington – Stan Collender (Forbes, November 19, 2017).
Paul Krugman: The Entire Republican Party Is Rotten to the Core – Jacob Sugarman (AlterNet, December 1, 2017).
Tax Bill Adds New Deduction For Blackstone CEO And GOP Donor Schwarzman – Josh Keefe (International Business Times, December 1, 2017).
Exposing America’s Biggest Hypocrites: Evangelical Christians – Francis Maxwell (The Huffington Post, November 24, 2017).
Civics 101 — Republicons Applauded Like They Did Something, But This Is NOT OVER: NEXT STEPS HEREDaily Kos (December 2, 2017).

UPDATES: The GOP Tax Bill Assaults the Planet as Well as the Poor – Basav Sen (Common Dreams, December 5, 2017).
In 72 hours, Donald Trump Undermined Everything the Republican Party Once Stood For – Skylar Baker-Jordan (The Independent, December 4, 2017).
Ronald Reagan Tried Deep Corporate-tax Cuts Before. They Didn’t Work – Gwynn Guilford (Quartz, December 4, 2017).
Donald Trump Is Just the Front Man for a Massive Heist – Robert L. Borosage (The Nation, December 5, 2017).
Dan Rather Just Declared War on Trump and the “Morally Rotted” Republican Party – Robert Haffey (Verified Politics, December 4, 2017).
The GOP Tax Scam: Naming the Culprits – Robert Weissman (Common Dreams, December 4, 2017).
“It’s Not Fair”: Dismayed Trump Supporters Are Feeling “Betrayed” By Tax Plan For The Rich – Lance Perriman (PoliticalDig, December 4, 2017).
“Tax the Rich, Not the Sick!”: Hundreds Storm Capitol Hill Offices to Denounce GOP Tax Bill – Julia Conley (Common Dreams, December 5, 2017).
Media Downplay Class Warfare as “GOP Victory” – Ben Norton (FAIR, December 6, 2017).
The Republican Tax Bill Is a Poison Pill That Kills the New Deal – Heather Cox Richardson (, December 7, 2017).
The Closing of the Republican Mind – Ronald Brownstein (The Atlantic, December 7, 2017).
Resisting Trumpism Requires a Grand Unifying Theory – Sonali Kolhatkar (TruthDig via Common Dreams, December 8, 2017).
We’re Witnessing the Wholesale Looting of America – Matthew Yglesias (Vox, December 19, 2017).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
A Profoundly Troubling and Tragic Indictment
Quote of the Day – June 28, 2017

1 comment:

John said...

Trump served his purpose in the passing of the tax bill. The Republicans got what they really wanted . . . more money for their rich cronies. Trump did what he was sent there to do.