One of the hallmarks of President Barack Obama’s first few years in office was, unfortunately, a demonstrated hair-trigger sensitivity towards the fake outrage whipped up by the right wing and their able allies, the mainstream media. On paper, the sensitivity made some sort of sense. Despite Obama’s overwhelming victory against John McCain, he was the … Read more
Rep. Jared Golden (D-ME) was the only Democrat in the House of Representatives to vote against the American Rescue Plan (aka the COVID-19 relief plan, the Biden stimulus). The bill passed the House of Representatives in a final vote of 220-211, with no Republicans voting for the bill. Golden released a statement defending his vote … Read more
The American Rescue Plan, also known as the Joe Biden Stimulus and the COVID-19 Relief bill, passed the House and Senate and will be signed into law by President Joe Biden.
The American Rescue Plan, also known as the 2021 COVID-19 relief bill or the Joe Biden Stimulus Plan, is the legislation passed by the House and Senate providing economic stimulus in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Donald Trump was impeached for a second time, becoming the first president of the United States to do so. Capitol Attack The impeachment was sought after Trump held a “Stop the Steal” rally on January 6, 2021. In his speech to the rally, Trump encouraged supporters to march on the U.S. Capitol. In the ensuing … Read more
Project Veritas is a conservative propaganda operation led by right-wing activist James O’Keefe. In February 2021, Project Veritas was suspended from Twitter after posting personal information, which is against Twitter’s terms of service. Oliver WillisOne of the first political bloggers in the world, Oliver Willis has operated OliverWillis.com since 2000. Contributor at Media Matters for … Read more