Hillary Clinton’s new proposal to expand coverage for middle-aged adults provides a glimpse at how she would make Obamacare her own.
There is still time to nominate Bernie. The US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, California, NJ, Montana, NM, SD, ND, and Washington DC have yet to hold their primaries. Bernie would need a commanding lead in them to catch Hillary, but the possibility is there. Bernie knows what his tracking polls look like, more importantly, he knows what his phone bank results look like. The Bernie phone bank is tied directly into his database, so he knows how many calls are being made, where those calls are going, and what the results look like, and his team knows this in real time. Read more about Bernie and the Democratic party
So Joshua Micah Marshall has joined Kevin Drum and Paul Krugman in attacking Bernie for not giving up before his strongest states are due to vote, and for misleading people to think that the United States could ever have single payer health care, free university education, and double social security benefits, or do anything other than start wars and conduct surveillance on its own people. Read more about Concern trolls for Hillary Clinton
But a President Clinton’s transformation of the Democratic Party into “an aggressive war party,” whereas under President Barack Obama it has been “a reluctant war party,” would force principled anti-war Democrats to stop making excuses and to start trying to expel Clinton’s neocon pro-war attitudes from the party.
Republicans controlling the House are proposing $23 billion worth of food stamp cuts over the coming decade.
That is, in effect, proposing a cut of $10 billion in Walmart's gross sales over the coming decade. Why would McMillon stand for that? Read more about Time for Doug McMillon to show some leadership
Ann didn't know anything about her freshman history teacher's checkered past – his convictions for domestic violence and illegal gun sales – when she started hearing rumors about his relationships with female students.
Published on May 9, 2016
Tax Justice Network's James S. Henry says authoritarian regimes account for over $11 trillion of "missing" offshore financial wealth from emerging economies
Anti-government protesters on Saturday tore down walls and poured into Baghdad’s highly-fortified Green Zone, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political crisis that has simmered for months.