Right-wing populism in the United States

"Who Matters in Colorado?/Outrageous Justice"

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 1:58pm

DENVER, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Filming of Who Matters in Colorado?/Outrageous Justice begins in September in Jeffco and Canon City by EveryONE Matters Productions funded by Monitored Telemedicine, Inc.

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Filming of Who Matters in Colorado?/Outrageous Justice begins in September in Jeffco and Canon City by EveryONE Matters Productions funded by Monitored Telemedicine, Inc.
  • The noxious influence of Denver media and deplorable prison conditions and lack of civil rights in Canon City during the COVID pandemic will be highlighted.
  • According to Dr. Ehrlich (who spoke with Bunn 4-5 times daily for 60 days during the pandemic), "The film will show who matters in this world---Trump's associates like Flynn and billionaires.
  • The release of the motion picture"Who Matters in Colorado... Outrageous Justice" will be late 2022 documenting changes in Colorado's judiciary system from 2014-2022.

J-Talks Live: New Yorker's Susan B. Glasser on U.S. leadership and politics, the pandemic and protests

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 5:28pm

Glasser's award-winning career includes serving as editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy, founding editor of Politico Magazine and Moscow bureau chief at the Washington Post.

Key Points: 
  • Glasser's award-winning career includes serving as editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy, founding editor of Politico Magazine and Moscow bureau chief at the Washington Post.
  • She will share her perspective on COVID-19 leadership, Donald Trump's response to the protests over race-related police brutality, the U.S. presidential election and how Canadians can make sense of the chaos across our border.
  • "And now, the biggest issues roiling the U.S. race, health, inequality are converging in an election year in powerful ways.
  • The CJF thanks the generosity of J-Talks series sponsor BMO Financial Group and in-kind supporters CPAC and Cision.

The American Legion calls for White House to protect vets 'borrower defense'

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 9:03pm

"Veterans have been aggressively targeted due to their service to our country," American Legion National Commander James W. "Bill" Oxford said.

Key Points: 
  • "Veterans have been aggressively targeted due to their service to our country," American Legion National Commander James W. "Bill" Oxford said.
  • "Student veterans are a tempting target for certain online and for-profit schools to mislead with deceptive promises, while offering degrees and certificates of little-to-no value.
  • "We are hoping that President Trump will once again come to the aid of student veterans," Oxford said.
  • The American Legion believes this needs to be fixed.

Family Research Council Grateful for President Trump Deeming Houses of Worship 'Essential'

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 9:51pm

"We are grateful for a president who supports the rights of Christians and doesn't suppress them.

Key Points: 
  • "We are grateful for a president who supports the rights of Christians and doesn't suppress them.
  • "Throughout his presidency, President Trump has worked closely with pastors and is now making it a priority for them to resume worship services that follow appropriate safety guidelines.
  • "We saw that warm friendship on display yesterday when the president and members of his cabinet participated in our virtual event of 1,600 pastors.The president spoke of the 'transition to greatness' --- and he understands that churches are absolutely essential to making that transition," concluded Perkins.
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FCNL Believes Abandoning the Open Skies Treaty Is a Mistake

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 6:17pm

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) expressed disappointment in todays Trump Administration announcement that it will withdraw from the long-standing, multilateral Treaty on Open Skies.

Key Points: 
  • The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) expressed disappointment in todays Trump Administration announcement that it will withdraw from the long-standing, multilateral Treaty on Open Skies.
  • The global pandemic has powerfully reminded us that our survival depends on cooperation - with our neighbors, with other Americans, and with other countries.
  • The Open Skies Treaty has been widely supported by military leaders and U.S. allies since it came into force in 2002.
  • In an era of deep fakes and precision-guided disinformation, Open Skies delivers unquestioned facts.

UA Prof Michael Schaller: Trump hasn't learned history's lessons on managing a crisis

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 5:00pm

By late-January, numerous health, economic and security advisers in and outside the Trump administration predicted that COVID-19 would spread globally with lethal impact.

Key Points: 
  • By late-January, numerous health, economic and security advisers in and outside the Trump administration predicted that COVID-19 would spread globally with lethal impact.
  • Although no president could prevent a pandemic, the lack of preparation left the country woefully unprepared.
  • In late-January 2020, Trump, like leaders in many countries, imposed a partial ban on travel from China, later extended to Europe.
  • Although many politicians, journalists and public health officials initially misjudged the severity of the COVID-19 threat, few were as dismissive as Trump.

Divided Opinions on Indicators to End Social Distancing in US

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 9:00pm

The results from the survey indicate that political affiliation is a strong driver for what Americans look to as an indicator to end social distancing efforts.

Key Points: 
  • The results from the survey indicate that political affiliation is a strong driver for what Americans look to as an indicator to end social distancing efforts.
  • A mere 3% of liberal Democrats have an eye towards an announcement from President Trump to recommend an end to social distancing, a figure that only extends to 7% among other Democrats.
  • At 24%, conservative Republicans represent the most significant swath of Americans waiting on Trump to give the go-ahead before they stop social distancing.
  • While Americans stand divided on some fronts, support of social distancing efforts crosses party lines, with nearly 9 out of 10 Americans supporting the initiative.

Bereft Of Unifying Leadership, Americans Are Divided On Re-Opening The Economy

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 9:57pm

Nationally, about two in three Democrats (65%) continue to support mandatory stay-at-home policies compared to about one in three Republicans (36%).

Key Points: 
  • Nationally, about two in three Democrats (65%) continue to support mandatory stay-at-home policies compared to about one in three Republicans (36%).
  • In the South, a region that leans strongly Republican, support for stay-at-home orders has declined by 14% over the last two weeks.
  • For instance, only about one in four Americans (26%) now approve of President Trump's handling of the pandemic.
  • Resigned to a lack of unifying leadership on how to best manage the pandemic, Americans are increasingly reverting to pre-pandemic partisan divisions.

Study Predicts: with Fast Re-Opening of State Economies, America's Recession Will End by Late Summer, Swift Recovery in Fall, Data Does Not Point to Great Depression Era Scenario

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 11:00pm

"Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey and New York would be wise to follow the leads of the states in the south and mountain states, or they could see a deep recession through the end of 2020."

Key Points: 
  • "Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey and New York would be wise to follow the leads of the states in the south and mountain states, or they could see a deep recession through the end of 2020."
  • "There is just no indication of anything like a Great Depression, says Dr. Laffer, who has advised several presidents and recently was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Trump.
  • The study also predicts a "very uneven" recovery "with some states and regions of the country advancing at a much faster pace than others."
  • Because states are taking the lead in opening up the economy, some regions of the country will do much better than others.

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Prospects for the November Elections

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 5:27pm

The poll, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, took place from April 16 through 20, 2020, among 1,003 respondents nationwide.

Key Points: 
  • The poll, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, took place from April 16 through 20, 2020, among 1,003 respondents nationwide.
  • The poll is a product of the Fordham Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Advanced Certificate in Public Opinion and Survey Research.
  • Only 43% of Americans say President Trump is a very or somewhat important source of guidance at this time.
  • Perhaps as a result, Americans feel that someone other than Trump might do a better job handling the crisis.