The true test of the democratic (note the small “d”) process rests primarily on whether the candidates put forward are qualified for the offices they seek.
Any attempt to qualify or disqualify someone on grounds of identity or net worth undermines that process and is antithetical to democracy.
Well-intended though it might be, you don’t solve homelessness by building homes.
Homelessness is the symptom, not the cause, and we need to attack the causes with even greater vigor and resources than those with which we address the symptoms.
Trump (to media): “We’ll see what happens with North Korea.”
China (to North Korea): “We’ll see what happens with Trump.”
Learn the difference between someone who speaks for unity, and someone who speaks for division. Spend a lot more time listening to the former than to the latter.
Learn the difference between an emotional argument and a rational argument, and why the latter tends to be stronger than the former. Then apply that to every political discussion you hear.
If Democrats are acting out of concern that McConnell wants a sham trial rigged to protect Trump, that’s because McConnell told us so. And he did so because Trump is guilty.
Source: Greg Sargent and Paul Waldman in Why doesn’t McConnell want witnesses at Trump’s trial? Because he’s guilty. – The Washington Post
The Trump administration gave old fashioned, incandescent lightbulbs a holiday gift Friday: a new lease on life.
Source: Trump’s Energy Department delays phase out of incandescent lightbulbs – The Washington Post
This is corporate welfare, pure and simple, and at the cost of a program designed to cut energy use in the home.
Follow the money.