Category Archives: Republican Party

Trump using public dollars, dirty tricks in reelection bid

We were one of millions of American families that recently received a post card with a summary of the advice you’ve been getting on how to deal with the coronavirus. The card, which was paid for with tax dollars, came … Continue reading

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Trump’s perfect stock market rally has evaporated

Donald Trump has been bragging about how the stock market has appreciated since he took office. Less than a week ago, he pointed out a 1-day gain of almost 10% by the Dow-Jones Industrial Average, the basis barometer used by … Continue reading

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The Lyin’ King tells another big whopper

Donald Trump, aka The Lyin’ King, is well known for his inability to tell the truth. I’m not talking about boasting. I’m talking about outright lies. Not only does Trump lie on a regular basis, he lies about things that … Continue reading

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Republicans are the new ‘know nothing’ party

Some 58% of Republicans–69% of those who voted for Donald Trump–believe the severity of the coronavirus pandemic is being exaggerated, and only 10% of those over 65 (the most vulnerable group) are worried about it, according to a new poll … Continue reading

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The revolution has been postponed indefinitely

You say you want a revolution. Well, you know. We all want to change the world. The Beatles Much to the chagrin of the Bernie Bros and the Republican Party, the socialist revolution that was supposed to overwhelm the Democratic … Continue reading

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LaMalfa’s all in for (farmworker) immigration reform

California’s Republican House delegation has been slow to join President Donald Trump on the ramparts when it comes to shutting U.S. borders and sharply restricting immigration. Their reluctance to join the effort stems from the fact that most of them … Continue reading

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These are my people…or maybe not

I ran an item in my most recent column in The Union (reproduced below) in which I noted a study by the Brookings Institute that tried to explain the great political divide in this country. Brookings developed a profile of … Continue reading

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