Johnny Isakson’s Definition of Good Government

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I set out a few days ago to gather about two or three days of headlines that show the incompetent, chaotic, and corrupt Trump government that Senator Johnny Isakson finds so acceptable, he intends to support Trump’s re-election, so the two of them can continue to give us such government for four more years. The idea is, the gross incompetence …

Republican group urges Congress to act against Trump (Comment, Sen. Isakson?)

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//Republican group urges Congress to act against Trump in stunning new ad// Uh, any comments, Senator Isakson? After all, this is Bill Kristol, former editor of the Weekly Standard and true scion of the American conservative movement. Of course, Senator, your track record of the past three years shows you don’t give any more of a damn about traditional conservatism …

Sen Isakson: No Problem with Trump’s Growing Authoritarianism

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ABC News on Sunday released a video of a series of interviews with President Trump by correspondent George Stephanopoulos. Trump at one point stated that Article 2 of the Constitution “allows me to do whatever I want.” And what will be Senator Johnny Isakson’s response to Trump’s claim that the Constitution gives him he  unchecked executive power? Our prediction: Isakson …

Canada Doubles Down on Support for Abortions Abroad

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Headline: “Trump has cut U.S. support for abortions abroad. Canada’s Trudeau is now doubling down on that aid.” Comment: One of the great ironies of modern politics is all the energy that Republicans are putting into appointing right-wing ideologues to the Supreme Court, with the aim of someday overturning Roe v. Wade and putting an end to abortion, will not, …

Johnny Isakson as Trump’s Acolyte: #2

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//Senator Johnny Isakson Endorses Trump’s Embrace of Kim Jong Un// Georgia Senator Isakson has remained a faithful supporter of Donald Trump since Trump became the Republican presidential nominee in 2016. The various vicissitudes of Trump’s presidency has brought only rare and minor rebukes from Isakson. Isakson has been in the forefront of Republicans shrugging off Trump’s epic misconduct and wrongdoing. …

Honoring Johnny Isakson’s Faithful Support for Donald Trump

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//Senator Johnny Isakson Endorses Trump Administration’s Corruption// Georgia Senator Isakson has remained a faithful supporter of Donald Trump since Trump became the Republican presidential nominee in 2016. The various vicissitudes of Trump’s presidency has brought only rare and minor rebukes from Isakson. But now, Isakson is endorsing Trump’s re-election—meaning, Isakson is giving his stamp of approval to every word Trump …

Isakson and Trump March Toward a Better America, cont.

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Senator Johnny Isakson has never wavered in his support for Donald Trump to be President of the United States. Sure, he has taken an occasional mild dissent to some Trump policy, or to some aspect of some Trump, policy but has never come close to separating himself from Trump altogether. Isakson has a 92 percent approval rating from the U.S. …

Republicans to Georgia on Disaster Relief: “Drop Dead”

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From U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson’s latest newsletter, May 3, 2019: “On Tuesday, Senator Perdue and I held a bipartisan press conference with several of our colleagues from other affected states to continue our push for critical disaster relief funding. It has been more than six months since Georgia was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018, and Congress has failed …

Reagan Daughter to Republicans: Stop Abusing My Father’s Name

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IndieDems.com Bulletin – May 3, 2019 “At this moment in America’s history when the democracy to which my father pledged himself and the Constitution that he swore to uphold, and did faithfully uphold, are being degraded and chipped away at by a sneering, irreverent man who traffics in bullying and dishonesty, you stay silent.”—Patti Davis IndieDems to Senators Johnny Isakson …

William Barr: Another Morally Corrupt Republican…

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…conservative Christian white male–and Trump lapdog to boot. IndieDems at the beginning of the Trump presidency predicted that he would combine the worst of previous Republican administrations suffused with lies, criminality, and demagoguery–McCarthyism, Watergate, Irangate–and the resulting toxic brew would be the Republicans’ guiding light.  Our only regret: we underestimated how right we would be. The pattern is not only …