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The NEA Endorses a less worse Enemy in President Obama

Fearful of a damaging Republican assault on education, the National Education Association gives the early endorsement to President Obama despite his union busting policies of questionable education value.

by Tex Shelters· · News
Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Two Years Ago?

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Two Years Ago?

The Republican Party has drawn their line in the sand; they flatly refuse to raise taxes on the wealthy. Their argument is that higher taxes kills job creation. Proponents phrase this as, ‘lower taxes creates jobs’ and ‘we cannot tax the job creators’. This is a circular logic, which is not substantiated by evidence.

Rush Limbaugh Says Media Should Pretend Caylee Anthony Was Aborted, So They Don’t Feel Bad.

Rush Limbaugh Says Media Should Pretend Caylee Anthony Was Aborted, So They Don’t Feel Bad.

Rush Limbaugh is making headlines over another controversial comment he made, this time regarding the deceased Caylee Anthony. During his show today he stated that the media only cares about Caylee because she didn’t die in the womb, and that liberals don’t care about the death of children

Remember that Auto Bailout?  Mitt Romney Wants You To Believe It Failed. It Didn’t.

Remember that Auto Bailout? Mitt Romney Wants You To Believe It Failed. It Didn’t.

Mitt Romney is in trouble over a string of comments he made calling the auto bailout a failure. According to non-partisan sources, the auto industry bailout was an overall success.

‘Teacott’ Works- Tampa Inn Drops Tea Party Group After Threat Of A Boycott

‘Teacott’ Works- Tampa Inn Drops Tea Party Group After Threat Of A Boycott

Champions of the Tea Party and Libertarians believe in the free market and that businesses should be allowed to refuse service to anyone. They think if enough people are offended people will boycott the business until they change their policies or go out of business. How would they feel if those same principles were applied to a business because of the fact that it hosts and sponsors a tea party group?

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The GOP and Voter Fraud – The Hypocrisy of a Movement

The GOP and Voter Fraud – The Hypocrisy of a Movement

Across the country Republicans are using the scare of ‘voter fraud’, and other methods, to strip voters of their rights, and to make it harder to vote.

Those reckless Republicans

Those reckless Republicans

The Republican party has been so wrapped up in their Pledge to America over not raising taxes, they view compromise as siding with the enemy.

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Blame the Workers at Your Own Peril

Republicans are getting away with attacking workers while Democrats do little to push back against the increasing corporate power in the United States at the expense of the rest of us.

Ann Coulter Calls Princess Diana ‘Anorexic, Bulimic Narcissist’

Ann Coulter Calls Princess Diana ‘Anorexic, Bulimic Narcissist’

Ann Coulter is known for her attacks on liberals, and the media. Now she is making headlines for comments she made regarding the late Princess Diana of Wales.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
This chart clearly shows that raising the Debt Ceiling was never an issue for the GOP before Obama became President.

To Raise the Debt Ceiling, or Not To Raise the Debt Ceiling?

While President Obama is trying to negotiate a deal with the Republicans in the House and in the Senate on raising the debt ceiling, both parties are actively voicing their opinions in an attempt to sway public opinion.

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Sarah Palin Tries, And Fails, To Get Polar Bears Taken Off ‘Threatened Species’ List

Many people are familiar with the stories of Sarah Palin hunting wolves from a helicopter with a rifle, which she has done, but are you aware that during her time as Governor she tried to get Polar Bears taken off the ‘threatened species’ list?

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Republicans Block Even More Jobs From Being Created

Republicans Block Even More Jobs From Being Created

Republicans are at it again. Recently they blocked a bill titled ‘Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011’, which would have extended funding to an incredibly successful job creation program. Republicans unanimously filibustered the bill.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The Lie of the Great American Hero

The Lie of the Great American Hero

This week, Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann stuck at least one of what seems to be an inexhaustible supply of feet in her mouth. On the day she announced her run for the Presidency, Bachmann, who spent her childhood in Waterloo, Iowa, told Fox News, ‘I want them to know just like John Wayne is from Waterloo Iowa, that’s the spirit I have too. It’s embracing America. It’s sacrificing for America.’

GOP Negotiations/Conflict of Interest?

GOP Negotiations/Conflict of Interest?

What would happen if Republicans positioned themselves to gain monetary rewards if the debt ceiling is not raised? Would there be repercussions for a House Majority Leader who stands to win financial gain for tanking our economy? Would you believe that this is not merely a hypothetical?

by Silence Dogood· · News
An American Stain: Glenn Beck And The Radical Right or “Good Riddance Glenn Beck!”

An American Stain: Glenn Beck And The Radical Right or “Good Riddance Glenn Beck!”

He is perhaps the most paranoid man in America and he makes anyone who has ever claimed to have been abducted by aliens seem sane by comparison. Hell, we should rename paranoid schizophrenia after him. And he has brought the Radical Right Wing closer to the mainstream than ever before. […]

Selling Our Public Interests

Selling Our Public Interests

Across the country local Governments are selling public interests to save money. Is this going to help, or hurt our country?

Joan Walsh Says Vicious Obama Supporters Are Paid Trolls

Joan Walsh Says Vicious Obama Supporters Are Paid Trolls

Sometime around about April Fools’ Day, Joan Walsh jumped the shark. Since then, she’s got caught out and called out in remarks that were just the teensy-weensiest bit racist, although Joan, being Joan and a bona fide bastion of the Progressive Left abjectly and vociferously denied that she was racist in […]

by Marion· · News
Michelle Bachmann Supporters Alter Wikipedia To Make John Quincy Adams A Founding Father

Michelle Bachmann Supporters Alter Wikipedia To Make John Quincy Adams A Founding Father

Michelle Bachmann stated incorrectly that John Quincy Adams was a Founding Father. Now her supporters have attempted to update John Quincy Adams’ Wikipedia page to make her statement appear to be correct.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Ron Paul Says U.S. Should Declare Bankruptcy

Ron Paul Says U.S. Should Declare Bankruptcy

Congressman Ron Paul is a candidate for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination, a self-described ‘libertarian’, and has some pretty unique views. When asked if he thinks that the U.S. should declare bankruptcy he stated ‘Absolutely’.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Michelle Bachmann’s Inaccurate Statments On Good Morning America

Michelle Bachmann’s Inaccurate Statments On Good Morning America

Michelle Bachmann gave an erratic interview this morning, and made inaccurate statements about the Founding Fathers and refused to answer questions directly.

by Matthew Desmond· · News