Daily Archives: October 26, 2017

US

‘Cruel’ ‘Ruthless’ ‘Morally Bankrupt’: Collective Outrage After Trump Admin Detains ...

Rosamaria Hernandez, an undocumented 10-year-old with cerebral palsy, is in federal custody after federal agents stopped an ambluance that taking her to a hospital for emergency surgery. (Photo: The Independent/courtesty of family) Link to original source: Jessica Corbett | CommonDreams.org “Morally ...
Politics

John Kelly has been an accomplice to Trump’s white supremacist ...

Attribution: Getty Images Link to original source: Gabe Ortiz | DailyKoz.com White House chief of staff John Kelly leading an attack on a black Gold Star family and a black Congresswoman shouldn’t come as a shock—during his short six month tenure at the ...
Politics

Trump’s Critics Can Sense the GOP Slipping Away From Them

Rick Wilking / Reuters Link to original source: David A. Graham | TheAtlantic.com On Tuesday, Jeff Flake announced his retirement from the Senate, pairing it with a blistering attack on President Trump. That inspired Steve Kornacki to recall the moment in summer ...
Politics

Jeff Flake Lays Another Straw on the Camel’s Back

Win McNamee / Getty / Katie Martin / The Atlantic Link to original source: David Frum | TheAtlantic.com The senator’s speech won’t be the last straw—but it adds its weight to the growing pile. “Why didn’t he do it before?” ...
Money

Republicans Fast-Track Tax Cut for the Wealthy That Increases Deficit ...

House Speaker Paul Ryan leads a news conference at the Capitol on Tuesday. Tom Williams/AP After years of railing against deficit spending, House Republicans voted on Thursday for a budget resolution that allows for $1.5 trillion of deficit spending to finance tax ...
Money

House to vote on budget bill that would pave the ...

Attribution: Getty Images Link to original source: Mark Sumner | DailyKos.com On Thursday, the House is planning to vote on a budget bill that would make the upcoming tax plan proof against Democratic action. Without the plan, Senate Republicans, who hold a slim ...
Podcasts

Bannon Declares War On GOP; Trump And McConnell: “We’re Fighting ...

Link to original source: NPR Politics Breitbart head and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon says this is “a season of war against a GOP establishment.” And in the last few days, President Trump has made a couple of ...
Podcasts

The Democratic Playbook

Link to original source: 1A Have the Democrats figured out how to do more than resist? The party has had almost a year to heal from last year’s election, and critics say voters still need to know what the party ...
Podcasts

#1742 – Latino Heroes of Rock & Roll – Latino ...

Link to original source: Latino USA When we talk about what made rock & roll as we know it, the most common answer is: a mixture of R&B, a predominantly black genre, and country, a predominantly white genre. We explore ...
Podcasts

‘They Can’t Just Be Average,’ Lifting Students Up Without Lowering ...

Link to original source: Code Switch In a radical new high school in Washington, D.C., the push for academic success sometimes clashes with providing young men the love and support they need to thrive.