For much of the history of the United States Congress has had sole responsibility and authority over what is called “the power of the purse”, or the power to appropriate and reappropiate funds in the governments coffers. No more. Now, through executive action the current President can reappropiate funds for a major project. The precedent set is astounding.
The current Mayor of New York City, Mayor Bill DeBlasio is perhaps one of the most disingenuous “progressives” currently serving the people in the United States in his own capacity. Tonight, we dig into some of this hypocrisy.
There is a great lack of understanding regarding the nuances in the making of foreign policy in the United States and our lack of understanding of it, contributed greatly to the internal undermining of American leadership.
Tonight, Governor Cuomo issued is annual State of the State address and addressed many issues that New Yorkers are facing – some more pressing than others. He lauded his accomplishments and spoke of “practical progressivism”. Governor Cuomo is not a true progressive. A Democrat he may be, but a progressive in the same vein as Franklin Roosevelt he is not.
Political misinformation – a new age of propaganda to sway, cajole and divide the American public.
All Articles Referenced
Americans Trust Local News. That Faith Is Being Exploited. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/31/upshot/fake-local-news.html
Should Facebook Fact-Check Political Speech? https://nyti.ms/2C0in19
Threat to US Elections in 2020 Is Not Limited to Russia https://nyti.ms/2PyrvSH
‘Everything You’re Seeing Is Deception’: How Right-Wing Media Talks About Impeachment https://nyti.ms/2lvlcms