Category: Left

Fmr Senator On GOP Opposing Vaccine Mandate: Are We Going to Go Back to the Days of Children Dying … of Chicken Pox?

Fmr Senator On GOP Opposing Vaccine Mandate: Are We Going to Go Back to the Days of Children Dying … of Chicken Pox?

The virulence with which Republicans -- including a number of Republican state governors around the country -- are opposing the vaccine mandate which President Biden is implementing has at least one former Democratic senator from Missouri frightened for the future of the health of American children.
VP Harris: ‘Unity Is Imperative in America’

VP Harris: ‘Unity Is Imperative in America’

Vice President Kamala Harris beseeched Americans to regain the unity that they found in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Attorney: Dems Need to Fix a ‘Radical’ Supreme Court Beholden to ‘Very Right Wing Idealogues’

Attorney: Dems Need to Fix a ‘Radical’ Supreme Court Beholden to ‘Very Right Wing Idealogues’

The new Texas abortion ban which took effect last week -- after the US Supreme Court took a pass on an emergency appeal of the law -- has reawakened the debate about President Biden and congressional Democrats taking action to reform the high court after Donald Trump and his Republican allies spent four years tilting it to the hard right.
Speaker Pelosi’s Legislation Against Texas Abortion Ban Will Prove Useless

Speaker Pelosi’s Legislation Against Texas Abortion Ban Will Prove Useless

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's pledge to pass federal legislation to reverse the new Texas abortion ban might be entirely well-meaning, but it's also a completely empty promise.
‘Classic Race-Baiting’: Texas ER Doc Blasts Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for Blaming Unvaccinated Black Americans for COVID Surge

‘Classic Race-Baiting’: Texas ER Doc Blasts Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick for Blaming Unvaccinated Black Americans for COVID Surge

Those who have been anti-vaccine are now increasingly looking to point the finger of unvaccination elsewhere, in the face of mounting new cases of the illness and its Delta variant. And they are often pointing towards Black Americans. Now an ER doctor is calling out one such individual, her state's Republican lieutenant governor, Dan Patrick, of Texas.
Education Secretary: ‘We’re Clearly at a Fork in the Road’ in Opening Schools Safely

Education Secretary: ‘We’re Clearly at a Fork in the Road’ in Opening Schools Safely

As the new school year fast approaches, school districts can either adhere to pandemic guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and open with some confidence of safety -- or ignore guidance for masks and such, and run the risk that in-school instruction will be interrupted as it was last year when the pandemic first emerged.
Maxine Waters: President Should Issue Executive Order to Extend Eviction Moratorium Expiring Tonight for 11+ Million People

Maxine Waters: President Should Issue Executive Order to Extend Eviction Moratorium Expiring Tonight for 11+ Million People

In the face of House Democrats having failed to pass their own national moratorium on housing evictions, President Biden should muscle past concerns about the Supreme Court and move ahead with his own executive moratorium, according to a top House Democrat.
Mandates Start To Emerge, With Growing Frustration With Those Refusing To Vaccinate

Mandates Start To Emerge, With Growing Frustration With Those Refusing To Vaccinate

Public and private-sector vaccine mandates are beginning to take shape across the United States, as more vaccinated Americans appear to be losing patience with their countrymen who are refusing the shots mostly for political purposes.
Commentator: Reps Cheney, Kinzinger Risking Their Political Careers by Being on Jan 6 Select Committee

Commentator: Reps Cheney, Kinzinger Risking Their Political Careers by Being on Jan 6 Select Committee

Republican Reps Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, "are taking a real political risk" by taking part in the House elect committee investigating the deadly January 6 Capitol insurrection, according to prominent conservative commentator Margaret Hoover.
McCarthy’s Select Committee Picks Unite 3 Disparate Congresswomen

McCarthy’s Select Committee Picks Unite 3 Disparate Congresswomen

There is undoubtedly very little that these three congresswomen agree. But, when it came to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's choices to sit on the new House select committee which will be probing the deadly January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol Building, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, of New York, and Republican Liz Cheney, of Wyoming, found themselves in perfect harmony.