"Wonder called out political leaders threatening to single out and divide those who are differently abled. Addressing the crowded assembly hall, he warned: 'we are once again being handicapped by the negative labels that divide us like – race-baiting – singling out people because of their ethnic or religious origins.' Wonder called on political world leaders and citizens to end 'hatred and... View details ⇨
Paul Ryan's refusal to care about Trump tweeting lies and conspiracy theories, including allegations of mass voter fraud, is not only disappointing, but dangerous. These lies don't just cause unrest, they put our democracy and electoral system at risk and should therefore be taken seriously.
President Obama has built a legacy made up of progress and hope. Thank you for standing up for so many Americans, and for your dedication and service over the last 8 years. Here's to hoping that we can continue the work you started.
"I think the most important constraint on any president is the American people themselves, of an informed citizenry that is active and participating and engaged.... View details ⇨
Thinking of the families and friends of those whose lives were taken and those that are still missing. Thank you to our first responders risking their lives to save others during this tragedy. #oaklandfire
Two years ago, OneWest filed foreclosure papers on the Lakeland, Florida, home of Ossie Lofton, who had taken a reverse mortgage, a loan that supplies cash to elderly homeowners and doesn’t require monthly payments.
After confusion over insurance coverage, a OneWest subsidiary sent Lofton a bill for $423.30. She sent a check for $423. The bank sent another bill, for 30 cents. Lofton, 90, sent... View details ⇨
- 90% of educators report that school climate has been negatively affected, and most of them believe it will have a long-lasting impact.
- 80% describe heightened anxiety and concern on the part of students worried about the impact of the election on themselves and their families.
Once upon a time Mitt Romney had his head on straight when it came to Trump. He said Trump was: a phony, a bully, greedy, misogynist, con man, fake, said "dishonesty is his hallmark", that "he has too much to hide", and that he "creates scape goats". The same Romney that said Trump's "promises are as worthless as a degree from Trump University" ate frog legs and dined with him last night.
Trump's version of #DrainTheSwamp: Pick a man who spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs and ran a "foreclosure machine" bank which foreclosed on thousands of Californians. But, then again, what if Hillary Clinton's "insider" speeches corrupted him!?
In the ten days following Donald Trump’s victory (Nov 9-19), the Southern Poverty Law Center has confirmed 867 incidents of harassment, intimidation and even violence. This is what our new President-Elect should be addressing. Instead, he is retweeting a 16 year old, spending time bullying reporters over social media, and equating one year of jail to loss of citizenship over flag burning. We... View details ⇨
This is both horrifying and embarrassing for our nation. Donald J. Trump - you are the President-Elect of the United States of America. The new leader of the free world. Start acting like it. Stop retweeting a 16 year old to bully a reporter and start working to solve the issues that are deeply dividing this nation.
Trump's vote fraud claim is not just a lie, it's a dangerous accusation that could lead to a massive expansion in already existing voter suppression efforts.
Voter suppression had an impact on the 2016 election and can be traced to a 2013 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that severely altered a main provision of the Voting Rights Act. We must restore the Voting Rights Act and continue to... View details ⇨
Trump's Secretary of State Contender Retired Army General David Petraeus stepped down as CIA chief in 2012 and pleaded guilty to divulging classified information:
"However, in Clinton’s case, FBI Director James Comey found no cause to prosecute her for careless handling of classified information. Petraeus wasn’t sloppy with classified information. He purposely gave it away to his lover and... View details ⇨