I’d didn’t think I could make it through the week without another catch up article and, albeit destined to still be incomplete, here it is.
Tag Archives: Thom Tillis
Spin has been a part of politics for as long as I can remember. Today we have gone way beyond it and I fear it imperils our democracy.
Loyalty Via The Truth
Tuesday South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham displayed his true loyalty, told the truth and further messed up the Republicans’ mid-term chances.
Not So Hidden Evil
By this weekend I expect the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will have passed the House and been signed into law. On right wing media a plethora of disinformation will be disseminated telling us that the sky is falling because the Democrats spent too much money. In mainstream and left leaning media the message will be that the legislation will solve many of our problems. As usual, one portrayal will be much, much closer to reality. Today I want to bring light to a somewhat lost “battle within the battle”.
Tuesday the Senate finally passed the PACT Act. In short, the measure provides funding to help the veterans who were exposed to toxic conditions during their service in Iraq. Despite the huge publicity and public outrage 11 Senators still voted against it.