“Regulatory Accountability” sounds really, really boring. That’s what the Republicans in Congress are counting on. They expect you to hear just the name Regulatory Accountability Act, and instinctually turn away, shrugging your shoulders, in boredom. Don’t fall for it. The core strategy of the Republican-controlled
Stories were invented back in the 1980s by fanatical right wing Christian groups who hated Halloween because of their religious belief that Halloween is a satanic holiday. These groups tried to get parents to fear trick or treating by spreading false rumors about mysterious, un-named neighbors all across America who used Halloween to attack children. These Christian groups got local TV news and newspapers to spread their warnings that all candy should be checked, just in case a neighbor had pumped cyanide into a Reese’s peanut butter cup.