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More Money Than (Common) Sense

More Money Than (Common) Sense

Protesters spend 5,000$ per seat to sing to President Obama.

by Marion· · News, Political Rants
The Ten Accomplishments of Bush

The Ten Accomplishments of Bush

I found this on the weekly standard, and I thought it would be worth sharing with all of you, along with some special commentary.

The Trump Presidency

The Trump Presidency

Out of all of the Republicans and conservatives, Donald Trump is not the one who I despise the most. In fact, I don’t even consider him to be a true Republican or a conservative. I see Trump as an entrepreneurial, political, profit-driven opportunist

by Bryian Revoner· · Political Rants
The Tennessee Bubble: Gay Prohibition

The Tennessee Bubble: Gay Prohibition

By keeping children in that bubble you are creating a very volatile situation for very fragile lives. You are not only saying that being gay is not okay, but you are making it the law.

GOP Causes Surge In Bills That Attack Women’s Rights

GOP Causes Surge In Bills That Attack Women’s Rights

GOP controlled legislatures across the county have created a surge in anti-abortion bills and bills that attack women’s rights. According to NARAL the number of anti-abortion bills this year is already close to 400. Last year there was only 174 similar bills that were introduced.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The Return Of The Confederacy

The Return Of The Confederacy

‘The South shall rise again!’ Who knew these words would be so prophetic? Indeed, not only has the South risen, but it has also brought the Confederacy with it. However, this time it isn’t the Democratic Party that is bringing up the Confederacy, it is in fact, the Republican Party.

The Grandstanding Bus

The Grandstanding Bus

The art of grandstanding is another one of those human/organic characteristics that has obviously been around since the beginning of time and probably utilized with the intention of achieving the exact same results, then and now. The age-old saying of “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” may be […]

by Bryian Revoner· · Political Rants
Tax Day is the New Fourth of July

Tax Day is the New Fourth of July

What could possibly be more patriotic than supporting your country by making sure it can afford to do the work we created it to do? Tax Day is the day we chip in, together, to make our country a better place to live.

by Walt Dismay· · Political Rants
Which 10 Corporations Pay Zero Dollars In Taxes?

Which 10 Corporations Pay Zero Dollars In Taxes?

10 multibillion dollar corporations last year paid zero dollars in income taxes. Some even received a tax refund. Senator Bernie Sanders compiled a list of the 10 companies, and here it is.

Bikers Plan Rally In Support Of WI Workers

Bikers Plan Rally In Support Of WI Workers

A parade of motorcycles will take to the streets of Madison, Wisconsin on April 30th to show their support for public employees in their state who have had their rights stripped by the state’s GOP Governor and legislature.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Representative Raul Grijalva: A Congressman that Stands with Us

Representative Raul Grijalva: A Congressman that Stands with Us

Questions and answers from Raul Grijalva, progressive representative from Arizona, his caucus’s progressive budget, and his work for Tucson and the nation’s people.

CEOs Are Richer Than Ever. So Where’s The Trickle Down?

CEOs Are Richer Than Ever. So Where’s The Trickle Down?

It is practically carved in stone among conservatives and the GOP that the more money the rich and corporations make, the better off everyone else will be. This is called alternately “Reaganomics”, “Supply Side Economics”, “Trickle Down Economics” or, as Bush Sr., the far more intelligent of the Bush presidents, put it: “Voodoo Economics”.

GOP, Koch Brothers Sucker Punched By Their Own Global Warming Expert

GOP, Koch Brothers Sucker Punched By Their Own Global Warming Expert

Last week, at a climate science hearing, one of the GOP’s expert climate change deniers admitted that he believes climate change exists.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Shutting ‘Birthers’ Up For Good

Shutting ‘Birthers’ Up For Good

Was President Barack Hussein Obama II born in Hawaii? Yes. Is there proof of this? Yes. Instead, where do the ‘Birthers’ (those that believe President Obama was born outside of the U.S.A.) believe the President was born? Africa… of course.

Republicans Attack Young Electorate

Republicans Attack Young Electorate

Republicans are abusing their power again, this time to attempt to deprive young and/or student voters of their voting rights.

by ZCT· · News
Fight Back, Democrats!

Fight Back, Democrats!

Democrats finally held their ground against Republicans in Congress on Friday, taking a stand against Republican attempts to destroy programs that serve the public.

Showdown on the Budget Just a Stop Gap Distraction

Showdown on the Budget Just a Stop Gap Distraction

The latest stopgap budget compromise delays the inevitable dismantaling of the New Deal and doesn’t touch the military budget or revenues, i.e. making corporations and billionaires pay their share for all the benefit.

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

Gov. Jan Brewer Vetoes Bill That Guarantees Freedom Of Religion

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) has vetoed Senate Bill 1288. The bill would prevent professional licenses from being suspended based on the holder’s religious or moral beliefs.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
63% Of Republicans Think There Is ‘Cause To Wonder’ Whether Obama Was Born In The U.S.

63% Of Republicans Think There Is ‘Cause To Wonder’ Whether Obama Was Born In The U.S.

In a Fox News poll, 63% of Republicans believe there is ’cause to wonder’ if President Obama was born in the U.S. 72% of Tea Party members also believe there is cause to wonder.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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Sarah Palin Proves She Doesn’t Understand The Budget Debate

Sarah Palin released a note on facebook today that makes it clear she doesn’t understand the issues surrounding the budget debate. She states, incorrectly, that she believes the bulk of the budget debate is regarding cuts to NPR, and that Obama doesn’t care about funding our military.

by Matthew Desmond· · News