Republican Party

Nika Knight, staff writer
Coal miners
"The country must not turn its back on coal miners," right-wing Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell told constituents in eastern Kentucky last week. Yet coal miners—many "facing a slow death" from black lung and other deadly illnesses from a lifetime of mining coal—say that McConnell and other Senate Republicans are doing exactly that, the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A federal appeals court's ruling on Tuesday that the structure of the Consumer...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As Donald Trump boasted on Twitter about finally losing the "shackles" that the...


The proposed GOP platform confirms we truly are two countries, one of them insane and 300 years late. The GOP is against weed, porn, abortion, grey wolves, prairie chickens, magnetic pulse attacks, gay marriage/children/parents and bathrooms of your choice. They are for guns, walls, conversion therapy and institutional racism, which hey their candidate says is just like what he goes through. A stalwart George Saunders and Redneck Liberal try to make sense of the madness.