Election Security a High Priority — Until It Comes to Paying for New Voting Machines
Feb22

Election Security a High Priority — Until It Comes to Paying for New Voting Machines

A ProPublica analysis of voting machines found that over two-thirds of counties in America used machines for the 2016 election that are over a decade old. In most jurisdictions, the same equipment will be used in the 2018 election.

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How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws
Feb21

How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws

The continuing debate about guns: Saying ‘nothing will change’ has empowered the NRA and ignores its declining punch.

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100 Days of Trump, Part 2: The End of Obama Nation
Apr29

100 Days of Trump, Part 2: The End of Obama Nation

More on Trump’s first 100 Days: Nobody has promised more and delivered less. He’s lowered the bar for the role of the president from being the highest, most respected office in the land to Poor White House Trash.

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100 Days of Trump: Lies and Subterfuge
Apr29

100 Days of Trump: Lies and Subterfuge

100 Days after Trump’s inauguration as 45th President of the United States and little has been accomplished – but we’ve got a lot of questions.

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Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Said to Have Been Investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price
Mar17

Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Said to Have Been Investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price

by Robert Faturechi ProPublica, March 17, 2017, 2:13 p.m. Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who was removed from his post by the Trump administration last week, was overseeing an investigation into stock trades made by the president’s health secretary, according to a person familiar with the office. Tom Price, head of the Department of Health and Human Services, came under scrutiny during his confirmation hearings for...

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Here’s What Happened on the 11th Day of Trump’s Presidency
Feb01

Here’s What Happened on the 11th Day of Trump’s Presidency

Unbelievably, Reuters/Ipsos released a poll today that says that Americans approve of Trump’s unlawful and unconstitutional travel ban by seven points. Fear-mongering works. Events of the last few days have energized Senate Democrats, who are finally showing some spine against the authoritarians in the White House. KEEP IT UP. Who’s calling the shots? Trump or #PresidentBannon? “As #PresidentBannon said last summer,...

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