As he cursed out an NPR reporter on Jan. 24, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo uttered seven words that sum up the sham impeachment trial of President Donald Trump:“Do you think Americans care about Ukra…
The Supreme Court is poised to extend gun rights at the worst possible time
“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” —Second Amendment to the United States Constitution
As the deadly COVID-19 contagion sweeps across the country, gun sales are surging, spurred in many regions by panic buying and purchases by first-time firearm owners. Fearful and insecure Americans are taking advantage of weak and ineffective gun-control laws and stocking up, as President Trump might say, “like never before.”
Republicans admit they lose when elections are fair and free
ANNOUNCER: Welcome to Moyers on Democracy.
Bill’s guest in this episode is the journalist David Daley, whose reporting and advocacy have fired up a generation of activists fighting for free and fair elections.
His best-selling first book, RATF*CKED-WHY YOUR VOTE DOESN’T COUNT showed how Republicans used gerrymandering to lock up control of many state and local government for years, possibly decades – and remains their strategy. In his most recent book – UNRIGGED –HOW AMERICANS ARE BATTLING BACK TO SAVE DEMOCRACY he travels America to report on the grassroots activists devoted to voting rights for all citizens.
Trump blasted for playing a doctor on television amid America’s coronavirus crisis
There are few people less qualified to give medical advice than Donald Trump. He eats fast food because someone told him it has less germs and he doesn’t exercise because he thinks you only have a certain amount of energy available in your lifetime. He is a doofus.Despite his complete and utter lack of medical knowledge, the president insists on giving medical advice and recommending unproven drugs with dangerous side effects to treat COVID-19. Do not take medical advice from a man who thinks a filet 'o fish is a vegetable.The drugs in question are chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, which are... (more…)