Elizabeth Preza, AlterNet

Elizabeth Preza

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  • AlterNet
  • The National Memo
Past:
  • Raw Story
  • Truthout
  • Mediaite

Recent articles by Elizabeth:

Noam Chomsky: ‘President Trump is desperate’ – A

“President Trump is desperate,” says world-renowned dissident Professor Noam Chomsky in an extended interview that begins with President Trump’s vow to send a “surge” of federal agents into major Democrat-run cities across the United States. “His entire attention is this one issue on his mind: that’ → Read More

Polls Indicate Trump Defectors Could Tip Texas For Biden

While the Cook Political Report still has Texas as a "lean red" state in its 2020 Electoral College Ratings, a Quinnipiac poll released last week showed former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump 45 percent to 44 percent among registered voters. → Read More

DHS employees worry that Portland will hurt agency’s image. It’s way too late for that – A

Nearly 20 anonymous Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees tell BuzzFeed News that they’re really worried about how the use of state-sanctioned kidnappings and other violent force against protesters in Portland, Oregon, looks for them, with one saying unleashing Customs and Border Protectio → Read More

Trump’s alarming mental condition: A clinical psychologist explains why the president’s ‘malignant narcissism’ imperils us all – A

Donald Trump seems to think he deserves to be enshrined on Mount Rushmore because, as he has said, “I’m the greatest, most successful” president ever. Trump’s Fourth of July festivities were a choreographed celebration of him, not America. To make matters worse, the lack of mask wearing and so → Read More

Conservative journalist caught on tape pretending to board up a business for Instagram

As protests continue nationwide, some volunteers are coming together to clean up and rebuild areas affected by looting, arson, and vandalism. Worldwide, social media is being used to share images, resources, and views on the issues of racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement. Unfortunate → Read More

Bishop Says Cops Gassed Protesters ’So Trump Could Use Our Church As A Prop’

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde said she is "outraged" and had no idea the White House "would be clearing with tear gas" in order to use the church for Trump's photo op. → Read More

Trump threatens to pull GOP convention out of NC over governor’s shutdown order — then says ‘Happy Memorial Day!’ – A

Memorial Day is a solemn American holiday. It was created for one reason and one reason only: to honor, and to mourn, the members of the U.S. Military who lost their lives while serving their country. It is not a happy day. Given the coronavirus death toll will likely hit the 100,000 mark today, → Read More

Michigan Gov. Whitmer repeatedly threatened with assassination for COVID-19 policies as protestors plan rally

Members of several large, private Facebook groups are calling for the assassination of Michigan’s Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer over her policies to slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Michigan ranks number four in total coronavirus deaths and number eight in total cases. → Read More

GOP senator who voted for Trump corporate slush fund says ‘not enough money’ to help everyone harmed by COVID-19 – A

A top Republican senator who had no qualms with voting for a $1.5 trillion tax cut for the rich or a multi-trillion-dollar corporate slush fund said Sunday that, as millions of people across the U.S. struggle to afford basic necessities, there is "not enough money" to provide relief to everyone harm → Read More

Bill Barr warns Trump administration to back off lawsuit seeking to kill Obamacare: ‘Major political implications’ – A

Attorney General William Barr urged Trump administration officials to back off its call for the entire Obamacare law to be struck down in a legal battle expected to be heard by the Supreme Court later this year, according to a new report. Barr made a "last-minute push" Monday to preserve parts of → Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg destroys Trump solicitor general in live hearing from her hospital bed

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg blasted the Trump administration for a rule that allows additional businesses to opt-out of providing no-cost birth control for women. Ginsburg made the remarks during a telephone hearing that was streamed live due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The → Read More

‘The illness is death!’ NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo unloads on reporter who says stay-at-home order ‘equals death’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Wednesday suggested that protesters who want to go back to work during the coronavirus pandemic should take jobs as essential workers. During his daily coronavirus press conference, Cuomo seemed irritated when he was asked about people protesting against his stay → Read More

We now know the horrible truth about Trump’s so-called ‘stimulus’

This article was paid for by Raw Story subscribers. Not a subscriber? Try us and go ad-free for $1. Prefer to give a one-time tip? Click here. A gold-plated tax giveaway infected the coronavirus relief bill that Donald Trump signed into law on March 27, Congressional Democrats complained loudly las → Read More

Jared Kushner creating ‘confusion’ by coordinating COVID-19 response with Trump’s ‘corporate allies’: WaPo reporter

Reporter Robert Costa revealed that Jared Kushner has been coordinating the distribution of medical supplies with Republican donors. The Washington Post national political reporter said President Donald Trump’s son-in-law has sparked confusion in those efforts by placing himself in the chain of c → Read More

Bill Moyers and Dahlia Lithwick break down how the courts have proven they have Trump’s back – A

Dahlia Lithwick: Hi there. Bill Moyers: Greetings, Dahlia. How are you? Dahlia Lithwick: Hi, how are you? I’m okay. Bill Moyers: No fever, coughing or sneezing? Dahlia Lithwick: Coughing and sneezing, but no fever and none of the other alarm bells, so I’m just sitting tight. Bill Moye → Read More

How little Trump cares for workers — and how much he values corporate swamp monsters — is now on full display

This article was paid for by Raw Story subscribers. Not a subscriber? Try us and go ad-free for $1. Prefer to give a one-time tip? Click here. The Trump pandemic response stimulus plan, shown first to Senate Republicans, proposes $100 billion for workers. The thin gruel Trump’s team proposes reca → Read More

George Conway posts epic tweetstorm obliterating Lindsey Graham’s ‘pure garbage’ defense of Trump

Joining with other lawyers and prosecutors who jumped all over Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for his claim that “hearsay” evidence could not be used against Donald Trump in an impeachment trial, conservative lawyer George Conway harshly brought the Trump defender up to speed on case law. Then he cal → Read More

Farm-state Republican senator blasts Trump administration: ‘They screwed us’ – A

Sen. Chuck Grassley, Iowa's Republican senior senator, blasted the Trump administration Friday for EPA biofuel rules that have hurt Iowa farmers. "They screwed us ... when they issued 31 waivers,” Grassley told Iowa Public Television Friday. The waivers he's talking about are waivers to 31 small → Read More

‘They love the meanest parts of him’: Conservative writer explains why evangelical Christians stick with Trump

Ben Howe, a conservative writer and evangelical Christian who refuses to support Donald Trump, explained why fellow evangelicals continue to back the president despite his decidedly ungodly behavior. Speaking with the Atlantic’s Emma Green about his new book The Immoral Majority, Howe — whose evang → Read More

Dayton mayor assigned 24-hour security detail after Trump feud prompts threats

Dayton, Ohio mayor Nan Whaley has been assigned security detail after President Donald Trump turned his ire on the grieving local leader in the wake of a massacre in her city earlier this month that killed 9. “Get the hell out of this country you disrespectful trash. Treason is death,” reads mess → Read More