Right-Wing Extremist Lauren Boebert to Guide Policy on House GOP Leadership Team

Despite winning reelection by just 550 votes in a race that’s now undergoing a recount, Rep. Lauren Boebert this week won a vote of confidence from her fellow Republican members of the U.S. House as she was elected to join the party’s policy committee. The office of Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold on Thursday announced Boebert’s unexpectedly close race with her Democratic challenger… Source Source / Read More: Right-Wing Extremist Lauren Boebert to Guide Policy on House GOP Leadership Team

Despite Trump’s Legal Woes, GOP Political Candidates Are Leaping to His Defense

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney’s overwhelming primary loss on Tuesday to Trump-endorsed Harriet Hageman makes it clear (in case there was any remaining doubt) just how cultist the debased modern-day Republican Party is. Last week, Donald Trump’s home was raided by FBI agents armed with a warrant indicating there was probable cause that the Espionage Act had been violated. Last month, the networks broadcast the most recent January 6 House hearings, which showed the extent to which Trump and his acolytes marshaled the mob in an attempt to obstruct the peaceful transfer of power. Yet after all of this, Trump remains…

Historians Warn the GOP Is Pushing Nation Toward Trump-Based Authoritarianism

Two historians in Kentucky have vociferously expressed their concerns over the future of democracy in the United States and the possibility that Trumpism will make a return after either the 2022 midterms or the 2024 presidential election. “This is real, this is serious and it’s frightening,” Brian Clardy, professor of history at Murray State University, said regarding the potential for the nation to descend into a far right authoritarian state focused on white supremacy. The solution to countering that possibility, Clardy suggested, was for Democrats to point out how extreme the GOP has gone over the past decade or so…