“Joe Neguse, a Colorado Democrat elected in 2018 to serve the state’s second congressional district, told supporters on Friday the committee could move to impeach the newly-appointed justice if their findings prove he knowingly lied to lawmakers during his confirmation process.”Multiple Democrats on the House panel seen discussing latest Supreme Court justice’s possible impeachment
“Limiting bank deposits is key to reducing the total size of financial institutions. Even in today’s environment of casino capitalism, the greatest proportion of a bank’s assets is still deposits. If a bank cannot accept more deposits, it would either need to close down branches and divest itself of those assets, or break itself up into smaller, independent banks. Either option would be a victory for the public.”
A healthy economy has no need for mega-banks.
A Texas Elementary School Speech Pathologist Refused to Sign a Pro-Israel Oath, Now Mandatory in Many States — so She Lost Her Job
This is what Texas fights for?
“That’s one extraordinary aspect of this story: The sole political affirmation Texans like Amawi are required to sign in order to work with the school district’s children is one designed to protect not the United States or the children of Texas, but the economic interests of Israel. As Amawi put it to The Intercept: “It’s baffling that they can throw this down our throats and decide to protect another country’s economy versus protecting our constitutional rights.”
A major attack on the First Amendment: No credible advocate of free expression can remain silent about this “free speech exception for Israel.”
And he received over one million votes for president of the United States, while imprisoned for protesting World War I. 🇺🇸✊🏻
Eugene V. Debs was born on this day, November 5, in 1855. Debs advocated and fought for the economic, labor, political, and social rights of America’s working men, women, and children. He founded the American Railway Union and co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World and the Socialist Party of America. Debs ran for president five times. He passed away on October 20, 1926.
Hell yeah Trump is a TRAITOR.
So much for “state rights”
In a seismic shift, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce Thursday that he is rescinding a trio of memos from the Obama administration that adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws, according to a source with knowledge of the decision.
In the United States of America, there is no LOGICAL REASON why Healthcare or Education should be considered “For-Profit Enterprises”.
$100 Billion would make all Further Education Tuition Free up to a PhD (An Educated Labor Force is the most important thing a Nation can have in the 21st Century)
As for Healthcare, we have 140 Years of Emperical Evidence since the Bismark Reforms of Germany, that Universal, Compulsery, Public Health Insurance that everyone pays into, with no profit seeking, running at an overhead of no more than 5% of its revenue blows Private for Profit Health Insurance out of the Water, I would go even further stating that the British National Health Service which essentially operates like the Military with Medical Facilities being State Owned and Medical Professionals being Civil Servents is the Best of All Systems.
I would go further and say that much of the “Insurance Industry” should be Operated by the State and publically owned, for instance Car Insurance could be made public and Included in the Private when you qualify to Drive on Public Roads. Supplementary Private Insurance can exist strictly on a non-Profit Basis, but even this is not necercery.
The same with Public Utilities, Energy Production and Distribution, Water, Transport, Ports, Airports, the Private Sector need not be involved in these Sectors that should be Public and Part of “The Commons”.
The Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Sector is essentially parasitic, produces nothing of Value and must be kept to an absolute Minimum to serve the Public Good. Going further, the United States of America should return to the Corporate Situation of the pre-1880s, when Corporations were created by Legislation, were creatures of Law with Specific Purposes and could only be created as “Artifical Persons” if they could prove they would serve the Public Good.
“Artificial Persons” are servents of “Natural Persons” and Society at Large and have no Place in Influencing Politics that is the Realm of “Natural Persons” and “The Commons”.
Abolish “Corporate Personhood” forever, via an Amendment to the US Constitution that specifically Sets in Stone that the Constitution applies only to “Natural Persons”, and that “Artificial Persons” are not entitled to any Rights and only Privileges set down by enacted Legislation.
–63% of families today could not withstand a $500 emergency.
We have pensions collapsing, communities that have been wiped out, and the Republican plan to fix all of this is to go to the Chinese government, borrow $2.3 trillion, and bring it back to the US to give to the wealthiest people in the country?
SHARE if you agree: That won’t fix a thing for hardworking families who need a boost. Republicans need to ditch this disastrous plan.