‘A crisis that is hiding in plain sight’: Missing and murdered women of color | Analysis
'The epidemic of missing persons of color is not a new topic, but one that has been dismissed because society does not care about us,' Shawn Wilkinson of Baltimore said.
Pa.’s Capitol Hill Republicans vote against censuring Arizona’s Paul Gosar over threatening video
Eight of of Pa.'s 9 GOP lawmakers, including Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, a frequent Democratic crossover vote, opposed the measure, which also stripped Gosar of his committee posts
How ‘socialism’ stopped being a dirty word for some voters – and started winning elections across America | Opinion
The leftist Democratic Socialists of America was tiny before the 2016 election. Now, with 90,000 dues-paying members and four seats in Congress, the DSA is upending Democratic politics nationwide.
NorCo GOP’s Facebook post is a reminder Trump has normalized the worst behavior | Wednesday Morning Coffee
Racism, bigotry is never normal.
Trump’s racist tweets are a terrible taste of what we’re in for in 2020 | Dick Polman
Character is destiny, his was forged long ago, and not even the decisive loss of the House in the 2018 midterms has shaken his resolve that bigotry should be big on the ballot in 2020.
Most of my family was wiped out by the Nazis. There’s no ‘first place’ in persecution | Opinion
By Abby Schrader Six million Jewish men, women and children were killed in the extermination camps of Nazi Germany. They were dehumanized by a government policy that called for the extermination of the untermenshchen—of whom Jews were among the lowliest of the low. But should any group claim the exclusive right of suffering in the […]
Trump’s trolling? That’s not the best of us – or the U.S. | Opinion
It’s time we got back to being Americans, respecting each other’s differences and viewpoints.
Pa.’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems to condemn Trump’s tweets on Ocasio-Cortez, minority women in Congress
The resolution passed the chamber by a vote of 240-187, with three other Republicans and one independent joining Fitzpatrick their Democratic colleagues in publicly condemning Trump after he suggested that four Democratic congresswomen “go back” to the “places from which they came.”
With their silence on ‘The Squad,’ Republicans are complicit in Trump’s racism | John L. Micek
One of America’s greatest Republican presidents, Theodore Roosevelt, famously argued that it’s “not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public” to say that the president cannot be criticized. Republicans failed that basic test.
Pa.’s Toomey: Trump’s tweets on Ocasio-Cortez, the ‘Squad’ are ‘wrong’
The Pennsylvania says he disagrees with them on the issues, but 'they're absolutely entitled to their opinion.'
Who you calling ‘socialist?’ Poll reveals sharp partisan, demographic splits on socialism and capitalism | The Numbers Racket
During his State of the Union address back in February, President Donald Trump vowed that “America will never be a socialist country.” And, indeed, there seems precious little danger of that ever happening. But that hasn’t stopped prominent progressive politicians from embracing the “Democratic Socialist” label, including U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and U.S. Rep. […]
U.S. Rep. John Joyce, AOC spar on House floor over immigration provision in defense bill
The New York Democrat wanted to bar the executive branch from deploying troops on the southern border to enforce immigration law.