To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Observercast

How The Little Guys Lose Under Trump’s Tax Plan

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The late Sen. John McCain didn’t much like Obamacare, but in 2018, the Arizona Republican pulled it out from under then-President Donald Trump’s hatchet. Why? Because McCain saw the “skinny repeal” measure as a sneaky attempt to eviscerate the health coverage of little guys to free up money for tax cuts favoring the wealthy. Hold […]

Why Trump Republicans Want To Destroy The FBI

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Ever since Richard Nixon demanded “law and order” while overseeing what America later discovered to be an enormous criminal conspiracy, that Republican slogan has sounded ironic and faintly ridiculous. Now, with their party firmly in the grip of former President Donald Trump – a Nixon admirer, a convicted felon and soon to be the 2024 […]

Trump Rants About Abortion

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It was one of those rants that would disqualify a normal candidate. Speaking to Sean Hannity on Wednesday night, Donald Trump took off on abortion, saying things that are flat-out untrue and mouthing opinions entirely out of the mainstream. Most of the media ignored it, Trump being Trump. “It’s a beautiful thing to watch,” Trump […]

Biden Finds Muscle On Securing The Border

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Heaven knows, President Joe Biden’s early mixed messages on the border have been a frustration for many supporters, as well as gift to the other side. One of his missteps early on was to ease the process for claiming asylum. Predictably, a surge of migrants entering illegally ensued. Some genuinely needed refuge. But masses used […]

Going From Democracy … To Plutocracy … To Kleptrocracy

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One group of oppressed Americans has become especially outspoken this election year, contending that top government officials [Democrats in particular] are ignoring their community’s basic needs and stifling their pursuit of economic advancement. I speak, of course, about the tragic plight of our nation’s downtrodden multibillionaire class. While it’s true that Elon Musk, Peter Thiel […]