When it comes to the Republican party of today, the press is not asking the right questions.
An Open Letter to the Republican Party
An open letter to the Republican Party following the insurrection and siege of the Capitol this past Wednesday.
How the Washington Post Exposed the Republicans’ Depravity
The Washington Post set out to ask every congressional Republican if they acknowledged Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential election. Here’s what they found, and what it means for us.
Are Senators Allowed to Sell Stocks While in Office?
It was a late breaking news scandal that will no doubt keep growing. Late in the day yesterday, ProPublica published a story reporting that Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), the current Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, sold a lot of… Read More ›
The GOP Chooses Minority Mob Rule
Whatever happened to accepting the will of the voters? Our country is governed by the idea that the majority rules. Whoever gets the most votes, wins. Whatever bill gets the majority of votes, passes. Simple math. There are so many… Read More ›
The Week’s Best Cartoons ⚡ 2/1
What is there to say after a week like this one? I’ll let the editorial cartoonists “speak” as they capture the week just perfectly. Bolton’s News By Kevin Kal Kallaugher, Kaltoons By Bill Bramhall, New York Daily… Read More ›
The Week’s Best Cartoons ⚡ 1/25
Infuriating. Accurate. Insightful. The best editorial cartoons express a strong opinion, and in so doing, make us feel something emotionally. This week, these were the cartoons that made me stand up and take notice. Which ones grab you the… Read More ›
Combatting the Republicans’ Only Impeachment Defense
The White House hasn’t found a way to defend themselves from impeachment and the Republicans have been struggling mightily to find a defense that works. The obvious answer is that it is impossible to defend the president’s actions because they… Read More ›
Which GOP Senators Should We Pressure about Impeachment?
Six months ago no one thought that a single Republican Senator would turn on Trump. Today, that doesn’t look like a sure thing. Inspired by a Daily Beast article, and the scuttlebutt that if the impeachment vote was secret at… Read More ›
Republicans Concede That the NRA is Weak
The news of the turmoil at the NRA has been met with excitement by left-leaning voters. Why? Well, one of the reasons is that the NRA is a powerful force for Republicans in elections, and their chaos might be our… Read More ›
Why Republicans in California are Very Nervous
This weekend, multiple articles were published about the GOP becoming increasingly nervous about their 2020 prospects in California. The Context Back in July, CA Governor Gavin Newsom (who just won the governorship at the midterms) signed a law that prevents… Read More ›
A Word About Republican Primary Challengers
This weekend, a second Republican announced that he was running to primary Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. I thought I should tell you all how I plan to cover these challengers at Political⚡Charge. I won’t be. Nope, I won’t… Read More ›
Who’s Retiring from Congress? (2019 Edition)
The retirement announcements are starting to flow in. There are a number of Senators and Representatives who are not running for re-election or won’t be seeking re-election because they’re running for a different position (noted with an asterisk). Notably, the… Read More ›
Republicans are Weak
I’ll make it short. The Republicans in Congress are weak. There will be no clearer example of their utter abdication of their oath of office than what will happen in the Senate today. Mitch McConnell is bringing up two bills… Read More ›
The 116th Congress Begins!
The moment we’ve all been waiting for! Today, the 115th Congress hands over the reins to the 116th Congress. The accountability that we’ve desperately needed these past two years has arrived, at least in the House. The new members will… Read More ›
Why Turning Orange County Blue Was Such a Big Deal
Although California as a whole is a blue state, Orange County, just south of Los Angeles, has been a Republican stronghold for decades. When Richard Nixon’s term ended, he came home to a welcoming Yorba Linda neighborhood. Ronald Reagan, governor… Read More ›
It’s becoming clear who is fueling Midterms donations.
Several reports came out this weekend that show how starkly different the Republicans and Democrats are faring with campaign fundraising. There have been many reports already this year about how many Democratic candidates are seeing huge numbers of small donors… Read More ›
When Every Republican Senator is Up for Re-election
Turning rage into action is the best antidote. With that in mind, here is when every single Republican senator is up for re-election. The organizing you are doing right now, in your state, will need to be in place if… Read More ›
How to make Trump the anchor that sinks Republicans at midterms
Trump may not be on the ballot in 2018 but he can still drag down his party’s chances at the midterm elections. The Navigator has tested several messages and learned that while several work to enthuse Democrats, many have the… Read More ›
Who’s side is Trump on? What can we do?
If the America you woke up in today feels different than the one you woke up to yesterday, you’re not alone. Among other things, the President of the U.S.A. publicly affirmed that he believes the words of Russian President… Read More ›