2018-midterms Archives

Progressives Striking Huge Blows Against Trump — So Why Is The Democratic Party Abandoning Them?

July 9, 2018

The Democratic establishment is making the same huge mistake... again.

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Democrats Are More Willing to Compromise More than Republicans – Is That Bad?

July 2, 2018

Research shows that if you want compromise on the issues, you need enough democrats.

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Absolute Power? Google’s Impact on the Midterm Elections Could Do Real Damage to Democracy

June 8, 2018

When will Google defend democracy? Ronald Robertson, Northeastern University As the 2018 midterm elections approach in the U.S., Google’s power to influence undecided voters remains overshadowed by Facebook’s personal data crisis. Facebook has “ taken it on the chin” for…

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In the Moment: Trump Claims Kim and Kanye Support is Helping Him win Black Votes

June 6, 2018

Trump thinks cozying up to Kim and Kanye will help him with Minority voters...

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Mike Pence Did a Stupid Thing Yesterday That Will Cost the Republicans Dearly

May 2, 2018

Pence thinks Arpaio has a shot Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Arizona on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in an attempt to reap the diminishing returns of the Trump effect among Arizona’s conservatives. His end goal there was an insipid…

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Trump’s Far Right Antics Have Pushed This Blue Dog Senator to His Limits

May 1, 2018

Will Trump’s ire force Montana’s Senator Tester away from political center? Lee Banville, The University of Montana Democrat Jon Tester has made a name for himself by largely not making a national name for himself. In the last 11 years,…

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Trump’s ‘Drain the Swamp’ Tax Bill Saved Wall Street Billions- But Workers Get Scraps

April 19, 2018

Wall Street Populism at its finest In a new report from The Wall Street Journal, the worst effects from President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 have been confirmed: Wall Street banking giants like Wells Fargo and Goldman Sachs…

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Rat Fleeing a Sinking Ship Paul Ryan to ‘Retire’ to Spend Time With Family

April 11, 2018

Paul Ryan is running away for good Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has announced that he will not be seeking reelection in the upcoming 2018 midterms. Assuming he follows through on this promise, he will be ending (or, at…

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