Ralph Nader

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Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives to the Senate chamber for impeachment proceedings at the U.S. Capitol on January 16, 2020 in Washington, DC. On Thursday, the House impeachment managers read the articles of impeachment against President Trump in the Senate chamber and Roberts sworn in every senator for the trial. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Friday, January 17, 2020
Let Chief Justice John Roberts Cut the Gordian Knot of Trump's Impeachment Trial
The competing Republican and Democratic positions over the nature of the Senate trial of the House passed articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump are intensifying. The Constitution foresaw the partisanship that would likely animate the impeachment of the President in designating...
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Activists of the group Remove Trump stand in-line during a “Swarm the Senate” protest at Senate Russell Office Building January 13, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The group held the event to call on the removal of U.S. President Donald Trump from office. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Making America Dread Again! Trump Is an Unparalleled Threat to Safety and Security
Dear President Trump: The disabling and dismantling of the federal health and safety agencies under your cruel command has been leaving a trail of American fatalities, injuries, and property destruction without precedent even among past Republican Administrations. Your criminal negligence toward...
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A child participant seen during the rally. Dozens of protesters take part in a rally called "Swarm the Senate" in the Hart Senate Office Building urging action to "impeach, remove, indict and jail" President Trump. (Photo: Michael Brochstein / Echoes Wire / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Views
Thursday, January 09, 2020
Democrats Need to Rip Off the Mask of Timidity and Impeach Trump on All Counts
Many Americans have forecasted that the outlaw Donald Trump will commit even more illegal acts to increasing his support in the 2020 presidential year. Remember Wag the Dog , a film about using a fabricated war to draw attention away from presidential misdeeds. Those Americans have been proven...
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U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, announces a formal impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump on September 24, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Views
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Ralph Nader Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi
In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi I, together with Constitutional Law scholars Louis Fisher and Bruce Fein, proposed that the Senate allow Chief Justice John Roberts to prescribe impeachment trial procedures—subject to...
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Saturday, December 28, 2019
“Then, I Have an Article II, Where I Have the Right to do Whatever I Want as President.” – “King” Donald Trump
Against Donald J. Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wanted narrow impeachment charges, despite key House Committee Chairs’ arguments for broadening the impeachment charges. These veteran lawmakers, led by House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler, urged Speaker Pelosi to include the ten...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) speak about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, known as the USMCA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on December 10, 2019. Views
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Democrats Cave in Secret Budget Deal with Trump
While attention was focused on the House of Representatives' impeachment of Donald J. Trump, legislators from both parties were secretly huddling with White House aides to seal a $1.4 trillion budget deal to fund the government until next September. They were rushing to do this to avoid a partial...
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These reckless marketeers are able to get away with this because Congress and the White House have disabled the FAA and turned it from a safety watchdog into an industry lapdog, leaving Boeing free to self-certify its planes. (Photo: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) Views
Monday, December 16, 2019
Boeing’s Perilous Bungling Requires New Leadership
The Boeing executives and marketeers responsible for over-ruling Boeing engineers on the 737 MAX are still in charge of this very troubled aerospace company. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg and the rubber-stamp Board of Directors, with two trophy ambassadors, are still running Boeing – thirteen months...
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President Donald Trump arrives to pose for a family photo with participants of the G7 summit Views
Saturday, December 07, 2019
Why Not Also Go With “The Kitchen Table” Impeachable Offenses for Removal?
Will the Democrats move to impeach Trump for a narrow brace of violations and accept that the Senate Republicans will keep this outlaw in the White House? Or will they present the Senate with the President’s many proven impeachable offenses, thereby requiring the Senate Republicans, before live...
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Members of the activist group Remove Trump unfurled a 600 sq ft banner with the impeachment clause from the U.S. Constitution as they marched on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower reciting Article II Section IV of the U.S. Constitution: "High Crimes and Misdemeanors". (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) Views
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Trump's Climate Recklessness Is Grounds for Impeachment
It is time to take Donald Trump’s disregard for climate crisis seriously. As Commander in Chief, Trump is abdicating his duties to protect his people, instead actively aiding and abetting the corporate polluters who are causing the climate chaos. Trump is wasting irreplaceable time that we need to...
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"AARP reportedly receives a commission of 4.95% for new enrollees on top of the premiums the elderly pay for the Medigap policy from United Healthcare," writes Nader. "This money—about seven hundred million dollars a year—is a significant portion of AARP’s overall budget." (Illustration: AARP advertisement with overlay) Views
Friday, November 22, 2019
Wake Up AARP! A Message to Seniors: Medicare "Disadvantage" Is a Corporate Trap
While the Democratic presidential candidates are debating full Medicare for All, giant insurance companies like UnitedHealthcare are advertising to the elderly in an attempt to lure them from Traditional Medicare (TM) to the so-called Medicare Advantage (MA)—a corporate plan that UnitedHealthcare...
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