They seem to have a complete deck. We have seen these cards over and over again for many decades as the “Southern Strategy” evolved from Nixon through to “Welfare Queens” through to “Willy Horton” and on into Trump’s Birtherism as a core concern of the GOP base. Now we have “Critical Race Theory” as a looming threat to “real Americans” and everything they hold dear.
Naturally, pointing out this obvious racist stratagem will be called divisive and racist by those who are really, really worried that children will learn the complete truth about our country’s history – people like the GOP activists posing as “concerned parents” on Fox News to spread the bile.
The first step in resisting this noxious poison is to see it for what it is – a political Hail Mary pass from an extremist party which – under the leadership of Donald Trump – has left the mainstream of American life.
If this is paywalled for you the headline tells the story . . .
“Judge dismisses lawsuit filed by Houston hospital system employees who refused coronavirus vaccine. “
“Methodist is trying to do their business of saving lives without giving them the covid-19 virus. It is a choice made to keep staff, patients and their families safer. [Plaintiff] Bridges can freely choose to accept or refuse a covid-19 vaccine; however, if she refuses, she will simply need to work somewhere else.”
This fantastic journalism makes it absolutely clear – the tax system fails to tax the wealthy. Never mind the statutory rates being too low. This is a deeper problem. The ultra-wealthy simply pay nothing. One year, poor Jeff Bezos’s income was so low that he was able to claim and take a $4000 child tax credit.
Senate hopeful who has never held public office really and truly understands what the modern Republican Party is all about. Personally, I sincerely hope he becomes the GOP nominee for this Missouri Senate seat.
One of our resident Green is an Impossible Dream fossil fuel apologists around here assured us all that there could not be an affordable electric truck – only fancy electric cars for fancy city people.
Boston did not have enough money to provide preschool for all students so it chose who would get it into preschool with a random lottery. The authors have studied the long term outcomes for those who attended versus those who did not. They found little difference in academic achievement as measured by standardized tests but very substantial differences in overall success.