Articles by: The Bucking Jenny

Arkansas Congressman Tim Griffin Begrudges The Poor Their Lifeline

Arkansas Congressman Tim Griffin Begrudges The Poor Their Lifeline

Last week on Fox’s Newsroom, Arkansas Congressman Tim Griffin tried to convince us that poor people don’t deserve the peace of mind offered by a telephone when he lied about a crucial government program, known as Lifeline.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
Ambassador To China, Gary Locke, Deserves Better

Ambassador To China, Gary Locke, Deserves Better

According to Seattle Weekly, Ambassador Gary Locke has been painted as a troublemaker by the Chinese government for, ‘buying his own coffee, staying at a four-star instead of a five-star hotel and actually talking to the press.’

by The Bucking Jenny· · Current Issues, News
Shape Up, Occupy!

Shape Up, Occupy!

Yesterday I saw two examples of people struggling against the issues that truly do plague more than 99% of our nation: war, peace, poverty and prosperity.

by The Bucking Jenny· · Current Issues, News
The We Are Women Movement Takes On The GOP

The We Are Women Movement Takes On The GOP

This weekend the was the culmination of many women choosing to act, choosing to stand up for each other, choosing to fight back in this, very real, War on Women. Nationwide, thousands of women gathered to participate in We Are Women events.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
House Rep, Cynthia Lummis, Gives State Money To Her Husband While Holding Down The Women Of Wyoming

House Rep, Cynthia Lummis, Gives State Money To Her Husband While Holding Down The Women Of Wyoming

Wyoming State Representative, Cynthia Lummis, has been using her campaign funds to pay her husband for rent, food, gas and other expenses for years.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
4:20 Special – Economists Announce That Legalizing Pot Could Save US $13.7 Billion

4:20 Special – Economists Announce That Legalizing Pot Could Save US $13.7 Billion

In America about 800,000 people per year are arrested for marijuana related crimes. According to a team of 300 economists including 3 Nobel Laureates, marijuana prohibition costs the nation about 7.7 billion dollars in enforcement costs.

What Role Does Your Child Play In The Movie, ‘Bully?’

What Role Does Your Child Play In The Movie, ‘Bully?’

This weekend, the movie everyone should have heard about starts playing in theaters. No, I’m not talking about having some kind of bonding moment with your teenaged daughter as you watch Titanic in 3D. I’m talking about the other movie coming out this weekend, ‘Bully.’

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
Celebrating The Pursuit of Happiness; How To Move Past The Lust For A Buck

Celebrating The Pursuit of Happiness; How To Move Past The Lust For A Buck

The economy isn’t supposed to make any individual great among hoards who suffer anymore than that’s what nature is supposed to do.

by The Bucking Jenny· · Political Rants
The Pursuit Of Happiness; Why The Lust For A Buck Isn’t Working For Us

The Pursuit Of Happiness; Why The Lust For A Buck Isn’t Working For Us

It will be a challenge for the United States to accept that GNP is an ineffective measure of success, and the pursuit of the almighty dollar, is above all else, a dark pursuit that does not lead to happiness for most people.

Obama Jokes, ‘We Can Call It The Reagan Rule Instead Of The Buffet Rule If You Want…’

Obama Jokes, ‘We Can Call It The Reagan Rule Instead Of The Buffet Rule If You Want…’

The original pioneer of what has become The Buffett Rule, was republican political God and tea party guru Ronald Reagan.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
‘Hoopster In Chief’ Gives Day Of Fun To DC Youngsters

‘Hoopster In Chief’ Gives Day Of Fun To DC Youngsters

Today’s Fox headline, ‘Hoopster in chief Puts Own Image on Basketball’ is such a flat-out falsehood that it makes for a particularly distasteful combination of flagrant hypocrisy and dishonesty that even I was surprised.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
Colorado Water Woes: Hydrofracking Puts Strain On Drought Stricken State

Colorado Water Woes: Hydrofracking Puts Strain On Drought Stricken State

They are still out there fighting for their water rights, only now they don’t have to fight each other, now they have to fight the fossil fuel industry for every drop they get.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
George Zimmerman Claims Shaken Baby Syndrome

George Zimmerman Claims Shaken Baby Syndrome

In defense of claims that the force used to kill Trayvon Martin was too great, Uhrig claims that the killing was justifiable because when Zimmerman hit his head scuffling with Trayvon, he suffered what could have been a life threatening injury similar to a baby that has been shaken.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
March 2012 Jobs Up By 200,000

March 2012 Jobs Up By 200,000

Good news folks, the jobs report for March 2012 is out and according to the National Unemployment Report, we exceeded the projected growth of 200,000 jobs to achieve an actual increase of 209,000 private sector jobs last month.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
Wyoming Senators Barrasso And Enzi Sell Out Their Grandchildren Over Climate Change

Wyoming Senators Barrasso And Enzi Sell Out Their Grandchildren Over Climate Change

Mike Enzi and John Barrasso are trying to frame the President and other lawmakers who act against the market failure of global warming with various forms of government regulation as a threat to our nation.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
Trayvon Martin – Justice Lost. Parents Speak Out (VIDEO)

Trayvon Martin – Justice Lost. Parents Speak Out (VIDEO)

Trayvon Martin’s father: ‘Even in death, they are still disrespecting my son. And I feel that’s a shame.’

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
Republican Senator Defends President’s Comments on Trayvon Martin

Republican Senator Defends President’s Comments on Trayvon Martin

South Carolina Republican Senator, Lindsey Graham, came to the president’s defense on CNN’s State of the Union.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
While Santorum Shoots At Targets, Supporter Says ‘Pretend It’s Obama’  (VIDEO)

While Santorum Shoots At Targets, Supporter Says ‘Pretend It’s Obama’ (VIDEO)

While our president was putting himself in the shoes of Trayvon’s mourning parents, Rick Santorum pandered to the South by displaying his shooting skills at a Louisiana gun range.

by The Bucking Jenny· · News
The GOP’s God

The GOP’s God

Women’s rights, climate change, the current cry for war against Iran, and the economy, they’re all hung up in the same place:the GOP ideology and their false sword and shield of Christianity.

Tennessee Abortion Bill; Defending Life, Or Enabling Bullies?

Tennessee Abortion Bill; Defending Life, Or Enabling Bullies?

In fact, I would go so far as to say that if anything, this bill puts life and liberty at risk. It tells what I can only assume to be a small group of crazies who would hound wounded women, that they are welcome to do so by providing them with a launch point for their hatred and misunderstanding

by The Bucking Jenny· · News