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Wisconsin Governor Wants To Strip Union Workers Of Their Rights, With Unions We Stand

Wisconsin Governor Wants To Strip Union Workers Of Their Rights, With Unions We Stand

This is a pivotal moment in American history. A moment where we can either stand for the American workforce, or see it destroyed. Earlier this week, the Republican Governor of Wisconsin and the Republican led legislature attempted to slam a bill down the throats of the public workforce in that […]

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Wisconsin Governor Threatens Protesters With National Guard

Wisconsin Governor Threatens Protesters With National Guard

By Nurse Pam We all understand that Governor Walker of Wisconsin is trying to balance the budget. One of the many items the Governor is plotting for attack is Medicaid, and public employee insurance programs. Rather than cutting off the people, maybe Governor Walker, as well as other politicians, should […]

by Matthew Desmond· · News
GOP State Senator Jane Cunningham Wants to Put Missouri Kids to Work

GOP State Senator Jane Cunningham Wants to Put Missouri Kids to Work

From Riverfront Time​s: Jane Cunningham (R – West County) believes Missouri kids need to improve their work ethic so she’s sponsoring a bill (SB 222) that would repeal much of the state’s child labor laws. According to the bill’s official summary, children under the age of 14 would no longer be […]

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The House GOP’s Plan to Redefine Rape

The House GOP’s Plan to Redefine Rape

Drugged, raped, and pregnant? Too bad. Republicans are pushing to limit rape and incest cases eligible for government abortion funding.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
President Obama’s State of the Union calls on America to “Nerd Up”

President Obama’s State of the Union calls on America to “Nerd Up”

State of the Union = Nerds! Nerds! Nerds! By Justin “filthy liberal nerd” Rosario Everyone takes away something different from a speech, particularly one as far ranging as a State of the Union address. Some will focus on the war efforts and START treaty. Others will focus on tax cuts […]

by Walt Dismay· · News
Grading The 111th Congress

Grading The 111th Congress

Let’s all be honest. Despite the slowness in the Senate, the 111th Congress has been one of the most active, hard working, and productive Congresses in American history, passing nation changing legislation that affects millions of Americans. In the past two years this Congress has boldly taken on health care, equal pay for equal work, financial reform, consumer protection, civil rights, and saving the economy.

Bills Republicans Have Blocked

Bills Republicans Have Blocked

Here’s just a short list of some of the bills that Republicans have blocked, or attempted to block, since Obama became President:

Hypocrisy of the Tea Party Movement and Constitutionalists

Throughout modern history, many governments have attempted to best serve their citizens. So far, the longest surviving government structure has been Democracy. This comes as little surprise as Democracy experiments with policies to best serve it’s citizenry. It is a trial and error approach, or a scientific experiment, if you […]

by Silence Dogood· · News
Best Elections Money Can Buy

Best Elections Money Can Buy

By Mark Gutis On January 21, 2010, the world as we have known it ended. In one fell swoop of activist judging at its worst, five corporate shills (well, maybe four, I’m willing to give Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy a pass on that epithet) overturned more than one hundred years […]

Republicans Don’t Learn/Bush Tax Cuts

Republicans Don’t Learn/Bush Tax Cuts

The Bush Tax Cuts are set to expire this year, and Republicans think they should be extended, permanently. Even though the last 9 years since they have been implemented has done nothing but contribute to the Recession and widen the gap between the wealthy and the working class. Republicans have had 9 years to see if those tax cuts would work, and they have not worked, and the Republicans are not willing to admit that they failed.

Why The Republican Victory Is Good For The Left (And Good For America)

Why The Republican Victory Is Good For The Left (And Good For America)

Republicans won back control of the House of Representatives Tuesday, in what Republicans are calling a ‘Republican mandate’ or a ‘Republican tidal-wave’ against The Obama Administration and its ‘agenda’. There are a few things that I find funny about this factually inaccurate statement.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
A Silver Lining In November 2nd’s Election Results…

A Silver Lining In November 2nd’s Election Results…

By srv1499 I’ll touch on November 2nd’s election results and events and get far more in depth later in this editorial. The biggest news of the night was the near total rejection of the Tea Party. Even the party which they run under said no to them as witnessed in the […]