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Ethics Paperwork Still Missing For Trump’s Billionaire Buddies (VIDEO)

Ethics Paperwork Still Missing For Trump’s Billionaire Buddies (VIDEO)

As inauguration day draws closer and closer, there is still a lot to be done for Team Trump. Many of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks are headed to Capitol Hill this week for confirmation hearings, but most of them have yet to submit financial and ethical reports to Congress that are vital to the vetting […]

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

While many cities and states across the country struggle to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas production, Wyoming’s Republican legislature is working to prevent the expansion of clean energy and doubling down on coal-powered energy production. A new bill in the Wyoming legislature could limit electrical companies from taking full advantage of the state’s many […]

IHOP’s Anti-Hillary Tweet Doesn’t Sit Well With Customers

IHOP’s Anti-Hillary Tweet Doesn’t Sit Well With Customers

Seems there’s a mystery brewing with the Twitter account of the restaurant chain IHOP. Take a look at this tweet which went out from IHOP’s corporate account on Sunday: Whoever is tweeting for @IHOP today should start getting his resume in order. pic.twitter.com/aPzla2slZh — Darren List (@DarrenList) January 15, 2017 In all fairness to IHOP, […]

Woman Freezes To Death When Landlord Boots Her Out For $338 Unpaid Rent (VIDEO)

Woman Freezes To Death When Landlord Boots Her Out For $338 Unpaid Rent (VIDEO)

A 52-year-old woman, Karen Lee Batts, was evicted from a senior assisted living facility for non-payment of $338.00. Batts’ family says she suffers from schizophrenia. The facility that evicted Batts was under the management of  Cascade Management, Inc. and Northwest Housing Alternatives, LLC. The housing complex was designed for people with disabilities and financially limited seniors: “The court records […]

Trump’s Labor Pick Broke The Very Laws He’ll Need To Enforce (VIDEO)

Trump’s Labor Pick Broke The Very Laws He’ll Need To Enforce (VIDEO)

Employees of CKE Restaurants suffered serious labor violations and indifference from management while the company was in the hands of CEO Andrew Puzder, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor. Roberto Ramirez, for instance, spent 18 years working at Carl’s Jr., one of the fast food restaurants owned by CKE Restaurants. Ramirez described how […]

Trump’s Power Over Business Profits Is YUGE: Just Ask Buzzfeed (VIDEO)

Trump’s Power Over Business Profits Is YUGE: Just Ask Buzzfeed (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald J. Trump is quite the business expert. If you ignore his multiple bankruptcies and the almost 4,000 lawsuits that he’s been associated with, he’s really quite a success! Why, just a word from the man who is almost in charge, and company stocks either crash or go through the roof. Take the Boeing […]

Dairy Queen Takes A Stand, Pulls Plug On Store Run By A Racist (VIDEO, TWEETS)

Dairy Queen Takes A Stand, Pulls Plug On Store Run By A Racist (VIDEO, TWEETS)

We’ve seen an alarming spike in hate crimes and hate-motivated incidents since Donald Trump’s upset victory. It’s naturally made a lot of people wonder–are we returning to the days when hate and bigotry could occur with impunity? Well, this weekend gave us a big reason to hope that we haven’t fallen off that cliff. The […]

The Future Without Obamacare Looks Grim (VIDEO)

The Future Without Obamacare Looks Grim (VIDEO)

Now that “repeal and replace Obamacare” has moved from Republican mantra to near-inevitability, it’s becoming clear that repealing the landmark healthcare legislation will be disastrous on many levels. The first issue at stake is the cost of a repeal. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget – a public policy nonprofit – estimated that repealing […]

Obama Ends Presidency With Longest Job Growth Streak Since 1939 (VIDEO)

Obama Ends Presidency With Longest Job Growth Streak Since 1939 (VIDEO)

President Obama’s final economic numbers are in, and the results are impressive. In December, the job market grew by 156,000 jobs. It was the 75th straight month of job growth, the longest growth streak since 1939. The unemployment rate in December ticked up slightly to 4.7 percent from a low of 4.6 percent in November. […]

How The Koch Brothers Are Slipping Koch-Caine To Minorities

How The Koch Brothers Are Slipping Koch-Caine To Minorities

For some time, the right’s attempts to win over minority voters has focused mostly on social issues–the same playbook that has conned white evangelicals into voting for anything with an “R” next to it. Recently, however, the Tea Party’s biggest money men, the Koch brothers, have opened up a new front. They’re trying to use […]

House Republicans Approve Measure That Could Slash Federal Workers’ Annual Pay To Just $1 (VIDEO)

House Republicans Approve Measure That Could Slash Federal Workers’ Annual Pay To Just $1 (VIDEO)

Part of a recent rules package passed by the Republican-controlled House includes a measure that could reduce the wages of federal workers to just $1 per year. Representative H. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.) and his Republican colleagues pushed to reintroduce the 19th-century Holman Rule, which was eliminated in 1983. The new Holman Rule, like the old one, […]

Trump Tweets Sinking Your Stocks? There’s An App For That (VIDEO)

Trump Tweets Sinking Your Stocks? There’s An App For That (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump is scaring the daylights out of most Americans. He’s playing footsie with our Russian enemy. He’s making scary comments about the nuclear arsenal. We all know that he is scaring Muslims, Latinos and people of color. Gay Americans, transgender Americans and anyone one else who doesn’t fit neatly into a little box is […]

Study: Repealing Obamacare Is Going To Cost A LOT Of Money! (VIDEO)

Study: Repealing Obamacare Is Going To Cost A LOT Of Money! (VIDEO)

In 2010, President Barack Obama passed the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Among many things, it led to a government marketplace being established for health insurance and also got rid of the pre-existing condition restrictions. The Republicans have been trying to get rid of it, and President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on the promise of “repealing and […]

Republicans Will Gut Obamacare Using Budget Reconciliation (VIDEO)

Republicans Will Gut Obamacare Using Budget Reconciliation (VIDEO)

Many Democrats and Republicans live in ongoing fear of the future of The Affordable Care Act. 1099 employees, for instance, who are contract workers instead of hourly or salary workers, can have a difficult time getting insurance through their employers. Others instead, like those with pre-existing conditions, live with the reality that many health providers […]

Four Of The Most IMPORTANT Political Stories To Follow In 2017 (VIDEO)

Four Of The Most IMPORTANT Political Stories To Follow In 2017 (VIDEO)

This is a very interesting time in our nation’s history where two sides of the country are bearing down and coming nose to nose in a political, economic, and social manner that we haven’t seen in decades. Ethics seem to be thrown out the window and the old flames of racism and misogyny have been […]

New York Times SLAMS Corporations For Helping Trump Con The American People

New York Times SLAMS Corporations For Helping Trump Con The American People

It’s no secret that The New York Times and Donald Trump really, really, REALLY don’t like each other. So when 2017 came in, it was a question of if, not when, the Old Grey Lady would unload on the Donald in the New Year. It turns out that we only had to wait one day. In […]

Trump’s ‘Brilliant’ Tax Plan Is Not So Original, And It Failed Last Time Too (VIDEO)

Trump’s ‘Brilliant’ Tax Plan Is Not So Original, And It Failed Last Time Too (VIDEO)

President-elect Donald Trump’s tax plan involves cutting taxes for corporations and for the one percent. This has been tried before, Donnie. It didn’t work. As far as corporate taxes are concerned, he has a $2.6 trillion repatriation proposal. What Is Repatriation? Repatriation involves converting money from one currency to another. In the realm of corporate […]

Trump Adviser Calls For Boss To Get Head Out Of Sand On Russian Hacking (VIDEOS)

Trump Adviser Calls For Boss To Get Head Out Of Sand On Russian Hacking (VIDEOS)

When President Obama announced he was dropping the hammer on Russia for launching cybertacks to influence the presidential election, Donald Trump harrumphed that we ought to just “get on with our lives.” But in light of news that a Kremlin-linked hacking group burrowed its way into a Vermont electric company, Trump’s own counterterrorism adviser publicly called […]

An Angry Mob Of Trumpettes Are On The Rampage Over Ivanka Trump (VIDEO)

An Angry Mob Of Trumpettes Are On The Rampage Over Ivanka Trump (VIDEO)

Several thousand people have jumped on the free speech bandwagon and are demanding that the Hunter College Professor who was removed from a JetBlue flight, alongside his husband, for verbally bashing President-elect Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka and her family, be fired immediately. Details of what actually happened are a bit foggy since both sides have […]

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