Trump/Russia Special Prosecutor

To have a special prosecutor, Congress must act. Today, John McCain had a Facebook Townhall during which he said, “only after public outcry was a 9/11 select committee established”. People think he may have ben signaling that we need to keep up the pressure. Thus, every day from now until a Special Prosecutor is appointed, […]

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Demand Special Prosecutor To Investigate Comey Firing

All of the allegations that Trump and his Department of Justice made today against Comey are old news and thus reek of a cover-up. Join Senator Chuck Schumer in demanding that an independent Special Prosecutor investigate the reasons for Comey’s firing and the Russian interference in the 2016 Election. Call, send faxes, and send emails […]

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Deny facts at our peril | Letters to the Editor | azdailysun.com

There is such a thing as objective reality, and we can only solve our problems by learning what is true and making decisions based on that knowledge. That should not Source: Deny facts at our peril | Letters to the Editor | azdailysun.com

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Keep Up the Fight on Healthcare

 Here is where we are, as stated by Indivisible:   Today is a setback, but we always knew the House would be tough for us. We were never supposed to win the House. It’s a majoritarian institution—the party in power sets the rules and decides what gets a vote. Everybody assumed that Trump’s lackeys would jam […]

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TrumpCare: Representative of Clash in Views of Government

We are lucky to have Congressman Tom O’Halleran who voted against this nightmare of a bill. But, he will have a re-election fight in 2018 and our job is to defend him. Moreover, the elements of Trumpcare are representative of the Republican party. Every race in 2018, from Senator Flake to LD-6, is a contest […]

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No Vote on Healthcare Bill Without CBO Scoring

Yet another new amendment to TrumpCare would allow $8 billion more to cover people with pre-existing conditions. No one knows if that’s enough. The bill still allows states to cut essential benefits that are now required under all insurance policies, thus hurting patients who need those benefits by either eliminating them or increasing their costs. […]

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Enlist Your Friends to Save Affordable Care Act

“I would hope it gets changed over there,” Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.) told Bloomberg News, echoing other “moderate” members who explicitly said they were willing to pass Trumpcare 3.0 in hopes that the Senate would strip out the harsher provisions. Provisions like pushing sick people into high-risk pools where the cost of their insurance […]

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Call, Write, Post: No to Trumpcare 3.0

TrumpCare 3.0 is likely to come to a vote early this week. The House Rules Committee will meet Monday and Republicans have spent the weekend rustling up votes. This morning, Trump went on Face The Nation and tweeted misleading info about coverage for pre-existing conditions under TrumpCare 3.0.  Yes, it would have “a pool for the pre-existing […]

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Oppose CR as Sneak Attack on Critical Funding

When Congress reconvenes this week, it will have to pass a stopgap funding bill, known as a “CR” (Continuing Resolution), to fund the government past April 28. But with his 100-day report card looming on that same day, Trump is desperate for any legislative win he can get—so much so that his cronies in Congress […]

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Violence Not Protected by First Amendment

The discussion of different beliefs and political philosophies should be encouraged in a free society, and especially at a university campus. But making threats of violence against university professors is reprehensible and not protected speech. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes opined “The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man falsely shouting fire […]

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