Tag Archives: Political Theatre
Let’s talk about how Republicans plan to win in 2022 and 2024 – Beau of the Fifth Column
As Russia shuts down, Putin ‘can’t understand what’s going on’ with vaccine hesitancy
“We have a reliable and efficient vaccine. The vaccine really reduces the risks of illness, grave complications and death,” he said. Russia Wednesday reported 1,028 new coronavirus deaths, the highest 24-hour death toll in the country since the start of the pandemic. Putin said he didn’t understand the vaccine hesitancy in the country, even amongContinue reading “As Russia shuts down, Putin ‘can’t understand what’s going on’ with vaccine hesitancy”
Let’s talk about Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick paying up – Beau of the Fifth Column
New Filing Reveals Sinema Pads Campaign Coffers With More Pharma and Finance Funds
“This is what someone who’s bought and paid for looks like.” U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the right-wing Arizona Democrat obstructing her party’s $3.5 trillion Build Back Better bill, is the recent beneficiary of six-figure largesse from pharma- and finance-linked donors apparently rewarding her opposition to the flagship social and climate investment legislation, according to campaign finance disclosures filedContinue reading “New Filing Reveals Sinema Pads Campaign Coffers With More Pharma and Finance Funds”
North Korea soldiers smash bricks in combat display – BBC News
North Korean state media have aired footage of soldiers putting on a display of their combat prowess and ability to smash various objects with their bare hands. The performance was staged at a defence exhibition in Pyongyang, and watched by leaders including Kim Jong-un.
Authoritarianism: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
John Oliver discusses the growing number of authoritarian leaders around the world, their common characteristics, and whether or not one of them is currently our president.
Let’s talk about Biden’s surprising immigration announcement – Beau of the Fifth Column
Let’s talk about the debt ceiling and calling the bluff – Beau of the Fifth Column
How The United States Ended Up With Two Right-Wing Parties – Second Though
We hear a lot about the Democrats being “the radical left.” Most of us know this obviously isn’t the case, but what many Americans don’t realize is that the Democrats should not be considered left-wing at all. In this episode we’re exploring the ratchet effect and the long rightward shift of the Democratic Party.