Can Justice Finally Overtake Trump, Its Most Defiant Fugitive?

January 8, 2021
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By Ralph Nader January 8, 2021 Despite the many crimes Donald Trump regularly committed over four years, it took his blatant incitement of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, to put him on the road to prison. (See: Letter to vice President Mike Pence Re: Invocation of Amendment 25). What…

Letter to Vice President Mike Pence Re: Invocation of Amendment 25

January 8, 2021
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January 7, 2021 Honorable Mike Pence Vice President of the United States The White House Office of the Vice President 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. Vice President: We strongly urge you and your Cabinet colleagues to invoke paragraph 3 of Amendment 25 to have you immediately assume the powers and duties…

Georgians – Go Vote for a Long Overdue Raise!

December 31, 2020
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By Ralph Nader December 31, 2020 Lots of people have Georgia and its crucial two Senate runoff elections next Tuesday on their minds. Some people are pouring money into what will easily be the most expensive Senate races in history. Between the Democrats and Republicans, about half a billion dollars will enrich TV stations and…

Immediate Impeachment and Removal of President Donald Trump

December 30, 2020
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December 27, 2020 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi H-232 The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20515 Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 RE: Immediate Impeachment and Removal of President Donald Trump Dear Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader McConnell: As we warned last year, the narrow and anemic impeachment articles…

Statement by Ralph Nader on the 50th Anniversary of OSHA

December 29, 2020
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Today is the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). President Richard Nixon signed the bill into law at a White House ceremony on December 29, 1970. Our citizen advocacies were central to its passage over the opposition of the business lobbies, but were not invited to the White House signing. We…

Recommended Civic Groups for Year End Charitable Giving

December 28, 2020
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For those of you who make last minute charitable contributions to “good works,” here is my recommended list of really stalwart, result-oriented, no-nonsense civic advocacy groups. You can find out yourself all they are doing with modest budgets by going to their websites. They are the lighthouses of a democratic society. Appalachia-Science in the Public…

Recidivist Criminal and Constitutional Outlaw Trump Rushes to Pardon Criminal Lawbreakers

December 24, 2020
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By Ralph Nader December 24, 2020 Serial lawbreaker Donald J. Trump is embarking on the most sordid presidential pardon spree in American history. He has already pardoned convicted crooks, thieves, and violent outlaws. Trump’s pardon lawyers are frantically assembling more MAGA besotted individuals and groups to be pardoned wholesale. The number may climb into the…

Comparing Republican with Democratic Party Energy Levels: No Contest

December 18, 2020
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By Ralph Nader December 18, 2020 The Republican and Democratic Parties have been evaluated in many ways but not often by the standard of sheer energy levels. Compare the ferocious drive by Trump, Republican Senators and Representatives, Attorneys General, and Governors in promoting, with baseless allegations and buckets of lies, overturning the presidential election. Of…

Go Vote Yourself a Raise, Georgia – You’ve Long Earned It

December 11, 2020
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By Ralph Nader December 11, 2020 All political eyes are on Georgia’s runoff election on January 5th, 2021. Two Senate seats are up for grabs and will decide whether the evil Trumpster and corporatist Senator Mitch McConnell stays in total control of the U.S. Senate or not. If the Democrats win both seats, the Senate…

Americans: For Most Roads Ahead, It’s All about the Congress!

December 4, 2020
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By Ralph Nader December 4, 2020 We know their names! We’ve given immense power to Five Hundred and Thirty-Five People to do good or bad. One Hundred Senators and Four Hundred and Thirty-Five Representatives. Unfortunately, some 1500 corporations control most Members of Congress. Think about all the dreams for a better world that could come…