Gage Skidmore

The Vice President is just as scary as his unhinged colleague, and is arguably worse for the LGBTQ+ community. more

Jan 17, 2018 2:40 PM Dispatches



Stephens delivered a dramatic rebuke of the notion that people with Down Syndrome and their families lead lives of perpetual suffering. Republicans gave him a standing ovation but voted against him anyway. more

Jan 16, 2018 6:04 AM Dispatches


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Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions seem hell-bent on reviving one of the worst policy failures in U.S. history, the “War on Drugs.” Party poopers. more

Jan 11, 2018 12:43 PM Op-Eds

Walker, whose approval rating has been well below 50 percent the last couple of years and who is facing a tough re-election in 2018, has taken the Willie Horton ad model to new depths. more

Dec 22, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches

“If you had asked me in January where we would be today, I would have painted a darker picture. The reason is the millions of people who have called. emailed, gotten arrested, stood in the freezing cold to sing tax-themed carols and everything else.” more

Dec 18, 2017 12:21 PM Dispatches


Mark Fiore

President Trump is determined to oppose the imaginary war with a full-throated defense of Christianity and all things Christmas—look away from those pesky sick children! more

Dec 15, 2017 2:32 PM Dispatches



Imagine a world where only deep pockets can afford to pay for fast Internet. more

Dec 12, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches


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As if getting older or facing disability isn't challenge enough the Republican tax plan portends a grim future for people relying on federal medical programs. more

Dec 6, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

Teddy Roosevelt is back, learning what has become of his Republican Party. When President Trump hacked down the size of two national monuments, Roosevelt must have spun in his grave. more

Dec 5, 2017 1:00 PM Dispatches


MH Action

Members of Manufactured Home Action, a nationwide organization of mobile home residents, are fighting to connect their struggles around housing to the broad struggle against inequality. more

Dec 5, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches


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The interests of students, student loan borrowers and investments in higher education are being sacrificed on the altar of trickle down economics. more

Dec 4, 2017 1:56 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

“Most people want to see the wealthy pay their fair share and to see government budgets that actually invest in and create jobs as opposed to just sprinkling helicopter-loads full of cash on rich zip codes.” more

Nov 29, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches

Hurry, hurry, hurry! (Before anyone has a chance to read the fine print.) more

Nov 16, 2017 8:58 AM Dispatches

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Marinus van Reymerswaele

Trump University—notorious for fleecing its students—is the perfect metaphor for the Donald Trump-Paul Ryan $1.5 trillion tax plan, heavily tilted toward corporations and the rich. more

Nov 10, 2017 12:28 PM Dispatches 1 Comments


Gage Skidmore

The Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill was just one more reminder that Republicans are fair-weather friends to disabled Americans. more

Sep 29, 2017 4:10 PM Dispatches



There are benefits aplenty for the wealthy, but a dangerous lack of specifics for everyone else more

Sep 29, 2017 2:29 PM Dispatches

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Without time for analysis and reporting, what do we know about the Graham-Cassidy bill? more

Sep 22, 2017 5:07 PM Dispatches

I never knew the Republican Party had a heart or a soul. When did that happen? Did I miss something? more

Sep 13, 2017 4:21 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

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U.S. Air Force

Bolstered by powerful private interests, state governments are dangerously close to calling a Constitutional Convention. more

Sep 12, 2017 1:35 PM Dispatches 11 Comments

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Louis Linton #daytrips to Kentucky to sell a tax plan that will mostly benefit people that wear $1,000 pants. more

Aug 22, 2017 5:26 PM Dispatches