Boeing just fired CEO Dennis Muilenburg in order "to restore confidence in the company moving forward as it works to repair relationships with regulators, customers and all other stakeholders," according to a company statement.
Restore confidence? Muilenburg's successor will be David Calhoun who, as a ...Read more
For a century the GOP has been bankrolled by big business and Wall Street. Donald Trump wants to keep the money rolling in. His signature tax cut, which was passed two years ago, has helped U.S. corporations score record profits and the stock market reach all-time highs.
To spur even more ...Read more
There aren't 20 Senate Republicans with enough integrity to remove the most corrupt president in American history, so we're going to have to get rid of Trump the old-fashioned way -- by electing a Democrat next November 3.
That Democrat will be Warren Sanders.
Although there are differences between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie ...Read more
We're coming to the end of what might be called the anti-democracy decade. It began Jan. 21, 2010, with the Supreme Court's shameful decision in Citizen's United v. Federal Election Commission, opening the floodgates to big money in ...Read more
Not even overwhelming evidence that Donald Trump sought to bribe a foreign power to dig up dirt on his leading political opponent in 2020 -- and did so with American taxpayer dollars while compromising American foreign policy -- will cause Trump to be removed from office.
That's because there's zero chance that 20 Republican senators -- the ...Read more
As a candidate in 2015, Donald Trump said that he'd "surround myself only with the best and most serious people."
On Nov. 15, Trump's longtime friend and personal confidante, Roger Stone, was found guilty of lying to Congress, tampering with a witness and obstructing a congressional investigation into Russian ...Read more
The New York Times reported last week on a study showing that Sen. Elizabeth Warren's proposed wealth tax (and presumably Sen. Bernie Sanders' even more ambitious version) would reduce economic growth by nearly 0.2 percentage points a year over the course of a decade.
With a story headlined "Warren Wealth Tax Could Slow the Economy, Early ...Read more
Billionaires are wailing that Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders's wealth tax proposals are attacks on free-market capitalism. Warren "vilifies successful people," says Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase.
Rubbish. There are basically only five ways to accumulate a billion dollars, and none of them have ...Read more
Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook says he'll run political ads even if they are false. Jack Dorsey of Twitter says he'll stop running political ads altogether.
Dorsey has the correct approach, but the debate skirts the bigger question: Who is responsible for protecting democracy from big, dangerous lies? ...Read more
In the conventional view of American politics, Joe Biden is a moderate, while Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are on the left, and Donald Trump is on the right.
This conventional view is rubbish. The most powerful force in American politics today is anti-establishment fury at a rigged system. There are no longer "moderates." There's no ...Read more
Donald Trump reversed his decision to host next June's G-7 meeting of heads of state at Trump National Doral Miami because it would have been an impeachable offense and a violation of the Constitution's emoluments clauses.
No, that's not the reason he gave. He said on Twitter that he reversed himself because of "Media & Democrat Crazed and ...Read more