In 1776 Thomas Jefferson was selected to be the drafter of the Declaration of Independence. In it, Jefferson lays bare over twenty specific grievances the American Colonist had with their King's despotic rule. Many of these complaints like interference with the judiciary, the failure to create a legal pathway for migrants to achieve naturalization are issues that might seem relevant today - http://bit.ly/USNADoI
On May 8, Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates took on all comers in her testimony at the Senate Judiciary Hearing. The list of takers included Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn of Texas and even the specter of Jeff Sessions who still haunting the committee's chambers.
On May 5 Speaker Ryan took the first steps to appealing 'Obamacare' by allowing states to opt out of its rules and accept the American Health Care Act's rules. Providing a way for insurers to move people with preexisting conditions to a high-risk pool and charged a higher rate for health insurance. But what's considered a preexisting condition has also been redefined to mean pretty much anything from heavy periods to ADD.
Every robot gets its day. Prez Trump stands with the workforce of the future!
Day of this Trumpalicious Administration-
No real plan kinda of plan, as usual.
Yet again a major Western democracy enters a national election with a showdown between the extreme right wing candidates of the country and a moderate left wing establishment.
Two Emperors, no robes.
North Korean missile testing threatens the start of a Pacific arms race. While the EU ponders a different nuclear option between France and Germany.
Visualizing a better tomorrow.
Published back in 2012 original for The Line It Is Drawn on CBR -- it's made several rounds at Think Geek, Redbook and many more.