The media is important. Citizens speaking up is important. But the bottom line is, once a mad man is in office, for the most part the courtroom is the only place where they can be stopped. If the judicial branch can not remain independent from the executive branch, that's when democracies die and autocracies are born.
Republican policies generally suck big time for middle class Americans and without the billions in dark money being giving to them by a handful of American oligarchs they would have NO chance of having a president or a majority in the Senate or House.

Will Trumpcare be Obamacare 2.0?

Well I'll be damn . . . looks like leaks go both ways. Win by the leak, lose by the leak. -se

Update: I'm coining a term right here and now. You heard it hear first : ) at least I haven't heard it before. The terms is, Obamacare 2.0. No one would deny that the ACA can't be improved. What legislation can't be improved. Republicans can improve the ACA, make it ACA 2.0, or they can screw up the whole system and when Democrats make a clean sweep to power in 2020 because of the GOP screwup the Democrats will at that time create ACA 2.0.

Full Comment: As an American I would like to apologize to the rest of the world for the incompetent person we have chosen to represent America on global issues such as global commerce, human rights and protecting the environment. I say with hope that in four years, whether it be a Democrat OR a Republican, we will have have a more competent person for you guys to work with.
After listening to Theresa May's speech today I'm kind of wondering if Putin wrote it for her. Bashing the E.U., the only buffer Britain has from being annexed by the Kremlin.

One of the people who will be running America in a Trump administration. This is who will be in charge of your children's education. It doesn't seem possible, but it is about to happen.