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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.

Being Liberal is NOT a Bad Thing

Being Liberal is NOT a Bad Thing

I’m tired of the Republicans and the right-wing using the word ‘Liberal’ like it’s a bad thing.

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
Why Republicans Created The Tea Party

Why Republicans Created The Tea Party

By Matthew Desmond It’s pretty obvious that the Tea Party is just the Republicans blatant attempt to rebrand themselves after the legacy George W. Bush left them with in 2008. The largest deficits in U.S. history, 2 unfunded wars, the economy in shambles, and one of the lowest Presidential approval […]

by Matthew Desmond· · Uncategorized
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.

Republicans Don’t Care About the Constitution

Republicans Don’t Care About the Constitution

Republicans claim to be stalwarts of defending the Constitution. On a regular basis they accuse the Democrats of trying to subvert the Constitution. Recently though the Republicans have been saying that we need to repeal the 14th Amendment.

You Might Be A Republican If…

You Might Be A Republican If…

You believe George W. Bush’s redistribution of middle-class tax cuts to the top 1% of tax-payers was good for America, but Obama’s plan to return it to the middle class is ‘socialism.’…

by Bruce Lindner· · Political Humor
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 […]