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Lochneriffic

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On May 2, 2020
I was on the treasure that is the Rick Smith Show, the talk radio show for the labor movement, the other day, speaking on the return of Lochner through McConnell’s deep desire to protect corporations from liability toward their workers. Check it out here.

Lochnertastic

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On April 28, 2020

When I said the Republican Party was dedicated to killing workers, I wasn’t kidding. And of course, it’s when people’s access to endless meat is threatened that Republicans act to fo

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For Mitch McConnell, COVID-19 is an opportunity to destroy any positive services that states and cities provide. It’s also an opportunity to destroy public sector unions. He has the perfect mechanism to achieve these goals–force states and cities to declare bankruptcy. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday insisted that flailing state and local governments […]

Explains a Lot

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On July 8, 2019

Lots of Americans have slaveholding ancestors. The question for the present is what do you do to make up for that fact. In the case of Mitch McConnell, you double down on your family past. Senate Majo

The Cynic

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On July 10, 2018

Nothing to even say here. Our Democratic colleagues cry wolf whenever a Republican president nominates anyone to the Supreme Court. No matter their qualifications. No matter their record. No matter th

Quadruple Distilled Cynicism

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On April 6, 2017
You almost have to give McConnell credit for being arguably the single most cynical politician in American history. He makes Gingrich look like a piker. In recent decades, I suppose George Wallace and Richard Nixon are in the ballpark and of course in the long sweep of American history there are people like John C. […]
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