GE announces it will stop making coal-fired power plants

Someone wet-vac the McNugget sauce off Donald Trump’s adipose-cascading carcass and wake him up. GE has a message for him: Coal is over. You can stop lying about it now. The guy who once (in)famously said, “We've ended the war on beautiful, clean coal, and it's just been announced that a second, brand-new coal mine where they're…

Rest in Power, Garrett Foster

Garrett Foster was shot and killed as he tried to protect his disabled wife during a peaceful march in Austin Texas. The alleged killer has been arrested.  Austin PD, per NYT: “The driver opened fire from inside the car as Mr. Foster approached. Another person in the crowd pulled out a handgun and shot at…

John Lewis Rest in Power

“Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) died on Friday at the age of 80 after battling with pancreatic cancer, per multiple reports, including NBC News and Politico. Why it matters: Lewis, one of the organizers and speakers for the infamous 1963 March on Washington and led the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches, served in…

Trump golfed today because of NJ rain, retweeted White Power cry, and turned into Sgt. Schultz

So two DNI directors are lying, because it looks like Trump continues to do Russia’s bidding, however badly. And Trump lies because that’s the default position, because like Sargent Schultz, “he knows nothing”. x The Fake News @ nytimes must reveal its “anonymous” source. Bet they can’t do it, this “person” probably does not even…

“A Gross Abuse of Prosecutorial Power”

John Gleeson, the retired judge whom Emmet Sullivan, judge in Michael Flynn’s case, tasked with writing a review and recommendation of Barr’s demand (he calls it a request) to dismiss the Flynn case, has completed his report. Michael Flynn committed perjury but should not face contempt hearing, court-appointed counsel finds The main reason for this…

Elizabeth Warren's New Ad Rips Bloomberg's Past Spending To Keep The Senate GOP In Power

Love this: x YouTube Video Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday attacked fellow Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg in a new ad, slamming the billionaire over his previous Republican ties. Warren took aim at Bloomberg's large number of television ads and targeted his record of endorsing and financing Republican candidates, including the GOP senator Warren unseated…

MoveOn members in 2019: Putting our people power to work

MoveOn members began 2019 with new hope for our future as a new Congress was sworn in—the most diverse House of Representatives in history, with many progressive champions MoveOn members played pivotal roles in electing. And we ended the year with the impeachment of Donald Trump—a critical achievement to help check his administration’s rampant abuses…

Did You Know Abuse of Power Isn't a Crime?

Matt Whittaker offered the latest Trumpie defense of the indefensible: Former Trump Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Offers Stunning Impeachment Defense: ‘Abuse of Power is Not a Crime’ Speaking with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham, Whitaker blasted the House Democrats for “secret testimony” and “selective leaking to preferred outlets” after warning that a future Republican Speaker of…

Renewable Power Becoming Cheaper than Coal

Despite Donald Trump’s best lies, renewable wind and solar power continue to spread and develop as very realistic replacements for fossil fuels. Here’s a site with resources detailing the point: energyinnovation.org/… America has officially entered the “coal cost crossover” – where existing coal is increasingly more expensive than cleaner alternatives.  Today, local wind and solar…

The real answer to Supreme Court power politics that no one acknowledges

I’ve been as outraged as anyone about the Republicans’ theft of J. Scalia’s former Supreme Court seat — and now President Trump’s appalling opportunity to compound the damage with a second appointment.  And I have read the numerous pleas for Dems to extract justice, including this reasonable and provocative Kos diary calling on Dems to eventually expand the number…