‘Backsliding’ Of American Democracy With ‘Existential Threat’ Of Vigilante Justice – MSNBC

For the first time, think tank labeled the United States as a “backsliding democracy.” Meanwhile, many on the right attempt to celebrate Kyle Rittenhouse. Chris Hayes discusses why the rise of vigilante justice is an “existential threat” to democracy.

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Doubles Down on Falsely Blaming COVID-19 Surge on Black Residents

Dan Patrick thinks Democrats, alone, are responsible for taking care of Black voters Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick doubled down on his false statements that Black residents of his state were responsible for the surge in COVID-19 cases. Patrick made his initial remarks during a Fox News broadcast Thursday with Laura Ingraham. “The biggest group in most states areContinue reading “Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Doubles Down on Falsely Blaming COVID-19 Surge on Black Residents”

Afghanistan: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver discusses the end of America’s war with Afghanistan, and the humanitarian crisis being left behind.

Census data reveals the real reason why the GOP is ramping up its war on democracy

Trump’s war on democracy is all about white supremacy Donald Trump, who never met a fact or figure he didn’t want to distort, desperately wanted to prevent the Census Bureau from getting an accurate count of the people living in America. So his administration pursued “policies that suppress the count among hard-to-count communities — including immigrants,Continue reading “Census data reveals the real reason why the GOP is ramping up its war on democracy”

Fox News guest says poor people are like dogs that need to be starved to be kept obedient

Jon Taffer: “A lot of the shift is that they’re moving the quality of life to today before they have earned it, rather than after they have earned it” JON TAFFER (GUEST): And it is a massive change in attitude, Laura. They are trying to balance, and this is their words, not mine. They are trying to balance “quality of lifeContinue reading “Fox News guest says poor people are like dogs that need to be starved to be kept obedient”

Why Capitalism Can’t Handle Climate Change – Second Thought

Climate change is shaping up to be the single most destructive and expensive challenge humanity has ever faced. In this episode, we’ll explore why capitalism is incapable of solving the problems it creates, and what we should expect in the coming decades.

GOP Governor Says It’s Time To ‘Blame The Unvaccinated’ For Pandemic Surge

Gov. Kay Ivey also called out right-wing media disinformation about the vaccine. A Republican governor in one of the states hit hardest by the delta variant of the coronavirus called out those who’ve refused the vaccine on Thursday.  “It’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks,” said Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey,Continue reading “GOP Governor Says It’s Time To ‘Blame The Unvaccinated’ For Pandemic Surge”

Anti-Vaxxers React After Being Hospitalized With COVID-19 – The Rational National

Despite the rise in COVID-19 cases, almost all among the unvaccinated, some are still unwilling to acknowledge reality even after getting the virus themselves.

Fox News Host Brian Kilmeade: Not Government’s Job to ‘Protect Anybody’ From COVID

Defending people who don’t want to get vaccinated amid rising coronavirus cases, the Fox News star argued that the government has no role in protecting its population. Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade stepped all over his colleague’s pro-vaccine message on Monday morning, declaring that it’s Americans’ “choice” to die from COVID-19 while insisting that it isn’tContinue reading “Fox News Host Brian Kilmeade: Not Government’s Job to ‘Protect Anybody’ From COVID”

Let’s talk about Republican public health strategies – Beau of the Fifth Column

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