D.R. Tucker

Dark Rhode: The Effort to Silence Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

It’s obvious why they want him gone. If you watched last week’s Senate confirmation hearings for unqualified Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, you saw just how effective Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) can be when it comes to challenging right-wing ideology. Gorsuch was intellectually overpowered by Whitehouse, a former US Attorney and state Attorney General. Whitehouse… Read more »

Stealth Care: So Much for the “Pro-Life” Party

The man lies the way the rest of us eat, sleep and breathe. Listen to him, if you can stomach it. Then again, it might actually make your stomach sick, and then you’ll have to go to the hospital–and get ripped off, thanks to what this man’s party plans to do to our health care… Read more »

House of (Human-Caused) Horrors

It could never happen now, but could it happen again two years from now? It was ten years ago today that then-NASA scientist James Hansen testified in front of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the George W. Bush administration’s assault on climate science. In his written testimony, Hansen observed: There is… Read more »

Hearts of Darkness

As long as the Outsiders are suffering, they won’t have a problem with any of it. There is an assumption that this will be the turning point, the moment where they finally wake up, where they finally realize they’ve been had, that the guy conned them, rolled them, hustled them. Wake up. That day will… Read more »