[quote=“chunique, post:4, topic:42059”]“I wish to thank the GOP for being so far off the charts that even our youth in eighth grade have become politically aware. What had been a slow, almost imperceptible downward spiral for the middle class has now been accelerated to such a pace that it has become obvious to all what is going on.”[/quote] Unfortunately, it ISN’T obvious to all, and if DeVos gets what she wants, what’s left of our critically weakened schools will be turned over to theocrats and profiteers. Awareness like these kids demonstrated will cease to exist; independent thinking will be brainwashed out of them. [quote=“Caroline, post:3, topic:42059”]"As much as I loathe Donald Trump, Ryan might actually be worse. At least Trump makes it fairly obvious that he’s an unapologetic, insecure, narcissistic bigot who panders to the worst part of our society. Mean- while, Paul Ryan likes to act as if he’s morally superior – even though he’s the same type of two-faced, hypocritical con man pandering to the same deplorable beliefs as Trump.”[/quote] And Mike Pence is possibly even worse. Those hoping for the impeachment of Tweetle-Dumb better be careful what they’re wishing for. Right now there’s pretty strong resistance to Trump, and confusion in the Re- Pooplican ranks, but if Pence takes over the Presiduncy we’ll be faced with a much more unified assault on our economy and democracy. Rather than focusing on impeachment of Trump, progressives should be working to ‘cut him off at the pass’ by taking over the Senate in 2018.