Posts Categorized: Politics

The Day the GOP Officially Jumped the Proverbial Shark

Ever since 1980, when we elected Ronald Reagan, an actor, to be the president of the United States, this nation has been in a slow-motion tailspin. A once fairly solid economy and banking system setup after the Great Depression has been destroyed by a million little cuts. Once strong labor organizations have been systematically dismantled…. Read more »

Republicans “Unveil” Economic Plan

Republican senators Marco Rubio and Mike Lee have unveiled, or unearthed, the GOP’s plan for economic growth. It’s the same plan they’ve had for more than 30 years. Give tax cuts to the rich, bankrupt the country, and watch as the free hand of the market strangles the life out of the middle class and… Read more »

Republicans Cave

Republicans buckled under Democratic opposition Tuesday. After weeks of hemming and hawing, House Republican leadership acquiesced to Democrat’s firm stand that the House pass a “clean” Department of Homeland Security funding bill. House Speaker John Boehner brought the bill, without provisions to undo President Obama’s immigration executive orders, up for a vote Tuesday. It passed… Read more »

Dems to Call GOP Bluff on DHS Funding

It looks like the Democrats are going to call the Republican bluff regarding funding of the Department of Homeland Security. The Republicans in the House passed a DHS funding bill that includes provisions to stop President Obama’s immigration executive orders. House Republicans told the Senate that if a bill comes out of the Senate that… Read more »

Governor Scott Walker Says His Experience Crushing Labor Unions has Prepared Him to Take on Global Terrorism

Speaking at a conservative conference this week, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said that he has the experience to be president, and that his experience busting up labor unions in particular makes him especially qualified to battle global terrorism. “If I can take on 100,000 protesters,” he said, “I can do the same across the world.”… Read more »