For decades at a minimum, the core dogma of the GOP has been fascism, insisting that only Republicans are entitled to hold power and any elections that result in Democrats winning and people of color being empowered, are by definition, illegitimate or fraudulent.
Before you brush this topic off as irrelevant, you might want to consider how often it comes back into political discussions along with the lie that it was a war resolution rather than a peace resolution.
Both Clinton and Biden have since, apologized for their votes for H.J. Res. 114 because they did not think at the time that President Bush would use it as an excuse to invade Iraq. The irony is that now the vote is being used against President Obama's vice president in the same manner he used it against his 2008 primary opponent.
America has to wake up from this nightmare where evil people are praised as "good people" and the real victim of a sexual attack is the male perpetrator. It's time to dispel this cloud of lies we're living in with an overpowering blast of reality...and the 2018 election results can do that.
For the past 9 years, since it was founded, PlanetPOV has covered and hosted a live chat during every State of the Union address. However, out of principle and to make a statement, we won't be doing so tonight.
Without providing any evidence other than a cartoon from KlanWeek, Donald Trump released a series of stunning tweets today claiming that President Obama has been using a Trump voodoo doll to hurt him and damage his presidency.
Anonymous staffers have leaked the blueprints of this plan, called "The Extremely Repealed Amazing Replacement for the Freedom-Crushing Obamacare that Everyone Hates".
As the cliche goes, the definition of insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result. It's also been the practice of Democratic Party establishment, on and off for many years.
What could be more Republican than appearing on the biggest Russian-controlled propaganda network to denigrate America's democracy, its free press and provide cover and support for Russian attempts to sabotage and manipulate America's election process? A lot...if you're not Donald Trump.
Never before in the history of the United States has the Majority Leader of The Senate announced that the Senate would simply refuse to follow the Constitution and cause damage to the judicial branch of our democracy because it was better for their party to do so.