PUSH TO VACCINATE: Whit Johnson reports on the race to get Americans vaccinated by July Fourth, with volunteers going door-to-door to encourage people to get vaccinated, but a new poll found only 9 percent of unvaccinated U.S. adults plan to get the shot.
“It’s an ambitious goal, but I do believe we’re going to reach that goal.” -Dr. Anthony Fauci on President Biden’s new target of vaccinating 70 percent of Americans by July 4
Republicans are saying Biden's proposed capital gains tax increase will apply to all stock market gains. Rubbish. It exempts 401(k) plans and other types of individual retirement accounts. And it will only apply to millionaires — the richest 0.32 percent of Americans.
America's billionaires have increased their wealth by *26 percent* in the past year. Meanwhile, millions of Americans have lost their jobs and are facing eviction. The system is fundamentally broken.
Context for President Trump saying more white people are killed by the police: Despite only making up 13 percent of the U.S. population, African Americans are two-and-a-half times more likely than white Americans to be killed by the police.
The next time you hear Trump and Republicans in Congress crow about unemployment, remember that: 44 percent of all American workers can barely make ends meet, earning $18,000/year. What's the point of low unemployment if Americans are still struggling to get by?
Americans pay 180 percent of what Europeans, Canadians, and Japanese pay for the exact same drugs! Our seniors aren't going to foot the bill for free-riders abroad any longer, HHS Secretary Alex Azar says.
A new poll says 70 percent of Americans believe we are on the verge of civil war. They are wrong. There’s no verge. A social civil war is in progress.