U.S. Budget and Deficit

Even Brietbart Is Pissed At Paul Ryan About This One…

Even Brietbart Is Pissed At Paul Ryan About This One…

Congressman Jared Polis of Colorado posted on Facebook on Thursday, giving the general public a revealing look at the kinds of bullshit shenanigans that Congress allows itself to screw itself over with. In this case, the GOP leaders — likely in a fit of ‘not wanting to be caught being as fiscally irresponsible as they always […]

Stop The Lazy Moochers Wasting Our Federal Budget!

Stop The Lazy Moochers Wasting Our Federal Budget!

America’s economy is in the toilet. It’s harder than it’s ever been in the history of our great nation to become rich, and there’s exactly one culprit: moochers. The ‘moocher class’ is sucking up huge amounts of our Federal budget (and most State budgets as well) and they’re doing almost nothing for our society. We […]

Emergency Bill Designed to Attack Heroin Epidemic On Multiple Levels

Emergency Bill Designed to Attack Heroin Epidemic On Multiple Levels

As the senior senator of one of the several states hit hardest by the heroin epidemic, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) knows the harsh realities addiction to this drug brings. Rather than fighting the problem with the heavy hand of the law, Shaheen is stepping up to fight this growing problem by advocating for legislation that addresses treatment and prevention. […]

The Ugliest Tax Ideas From Wednesday’s GOP Debate

The Ugliest Tax Ideas From Wednesday’s GOP Debate

The GOP Debate, titled “Your Money, Your Vote” was supposed to look at finances. Instead, the night was full of fearmongering from candidates. Senator Ted Cruz even called it a “cage match.” While this is nothing new, neither is the fact that several after-the-debate reviews called BS on the candidates’ statements on taxes. Carl Quintanilla’s first […]

Here’s The Newest Reason The GOP Is Mad At Boehner

Here’s The Newest Reason The GOP Is Mad At Boehner

The White House and Congress have come to a budget agreement but the GOP is criticizing it as capitulation to the Democrats. The deal, which will add about $80 billion to the budget, split equally between defense and domestic spending,  is expected to add about 500,000 jobs by 2017 according to a White House release. This will also […]

Richard Branson Wants To End The War On Drugs (Video)

Richard Branson Wants To End The War On Drugs (Video)

Richard Branson has always been a different type of Billionaire. His free spirit and marketing style have set him leaps and bounds ahead of the rest of the snobby and closed-minded people in the elite group he is a member of. He says what he thinks and goes outside the boundaries in both his personal and […]

Obama Just Released A Chart That Proves He Cleaned Up Bush’s Mess

Obama Just Released A Chart That Proves He Cleaned Up Bush’s Mess

We liberals say this all the time: “Pres. Obama has cleaned up former Pres. George W. Bush’s messes.” While it’s true, and we KNOW it’s true, there’s nothing that will drive a point home better than a visual. The White House has released via Twitter a chart that proves that the deficit has been reduced […]

We Now Have PROOF That Trickle Down Economics Don’t Work — Where Is Fox News?

We Now Have PROOF That Trickle Down Economics Don’t Work — Where Is Fox News?

Reagan’s Tax Cuts For The Wealthy Were The Biggest Political Scam In The History of The United States The Republican theory that tax cuts for the wealthy (better known as “Reaganomics”) will trickle down to us mere minions has been a failure. All that has resulted from it is “wealth inequality” and deficits. After 35 […]

Who Is Cecile Richards, And Why Do Republicans Hate Her?

Who Is Cecile Richards, And Why Do Republicans Hate Her?

Who is Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation Of America (PPFA), anyway? Yesterday, I watched as the misogynistic-led, anti-choice House Oversight Committee grilled her on phony videos about fetal tissue for nearly five grueling hours. Her interrogators blew up the Planned Parenthood news, because they were intent upon yanking all federal funding for Planned Parenthood. […]

Ted Cruz Stages Massive Meltdown To Get His Way On Planned Parenthood

Ted Cruz Stages Massive Meltdown To Get His Way On Planned Parenthood

Ted Cruz is known for making mildly insane noises as he makes his run for the U.S. presidency. On Thursday afternoon, Ted Cruz angrily said, “Republicans need to act like Republicans. Leadership needs to lead. Together, we need to actually honor the commitments to the men and women who elected us.” Ted Cruz expressed his […]

There Is A Suicide Epidemic Among Veterans

There Is A Suicide Epidemic Among Veterans

Veterans can’t get help from the VA, because the resources aren’t there. It has been estimated 22 veterans commit suicide each day. Suicidal ideation, or suicidal thoughts, are much more common than most people realize. In truth, most people have thought about suicide at one time or another. These thoughts can be quite troubling, especially […]

How The Daily Caller Got Debt Wrong

How The Daily Caller Got Debt Wrong

An article recently written by Casey Harper over at The Daily Caller leads many to believe that the health of the United States economy is approaching that of Greece’s. Harper attempts to draw connections between the United States and Greek?economy using debt level as the point of comparison. He mentions that 25 years ago, Greek […]

Our Suddenly ‘Progressive’ Congress, And How President Obama Can Exploit It

Our Suddenly ‘Progressive’ Congress, And How President Obama Can Exploit It

On Tuesday, May 12, Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would have granted President Obama authority to accelerate passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP), a broad trade accord with Asia that critics have panned as a Pacific Rim equivalent to 1994’s North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Despite NAFTA being signed into […]

Financial Advisor And The GOP Budget — The Working Poor’s Worst Nightmare

Financial Advisor And The GOP Budget — The Working Poor’s Worst Nightmare

We don’t need a financial advisor to know how wrong this is. The recently passed GOP Federal Budget?slashes?every social program from pre-school to senior safety nets.?Democrats responded by accurately calling it ?a recipe for national decline,? as it goes after healthcare, anti-poverty programs, schools and student loans, and Social Security — all while raising taxes […]

Chris Christie News — He Bites The Hand That Feeds Him With Hypocritical Op-Ed

Chris Christie News — He Bites The Hand That Feeds Him With Hypocritical Op-Ed

The latest in Chris Christie news.?What terrible timing for Chris Christie’s op-ed to run in The Wall Street Journal. Chris Christie is now looking hypocritical at best; the focus of his op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal Tuesday morning is the need to cut taxes in America. This is coming the day after Americans […]

Ben Carson Gets Slapped Down On Fox News For His ‘Biblical’ Flat Tax

Ben Carson Gets Slapped Down On Fox News For His ‘Biblical’ Flat Tax

For those of you keeping score at home, Ben Carson is now 0 for 1 when it comes to his supposedly great ideas which he plans to use as the basis for his 2016 campaign. Seems even Fox News knows this guy is a joke. Carson, appearing on the usually sycophantic airwaves of Fox, specifically […]

Republicans Are Always Wrong – The Bag O’ Nuts Myths: Part 1

Republicans Are Always Wrong – The Bag O’ Nuts Myths: Part 1

Republicans have shown to have a very hard time with change ? probably the reason why they like to deny evolution? or because they have not evolved enough to develop critical thinking, but I digress? One of the diseases plaguing the Tea Party nut bags is what I like to call ?Selective Alzheimer?s? ? or […]

Bernie Sanders Calls Out GOP For Their 2016 Budget Proposal

Bernie Sanders Calls Out GOP For Their 2016 Budget Proposal

Senator Bernie Sanders took one look at the latest budget proposal from Congressional Republicans and immediately said what needed to be said by every Democrat in the country: The GOP will not be happy until the wealthiest Americans have even more money. Sanders, during a meeting of the Senate Budget Committee Tuesday, excoriated the GOP […]

Scott Walker: Doing Away With Income Tax ‘Sounds Pretty Tempting’

Scott Walker: Doing Away With Income Tax ‘Sounds Pretty Tempting’

If by chance Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker does indeed run for and win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination, his Democratic opponent will be licking his or her chops in preparation of using some of his more ludicrous statements against him. Walker was in New Hampshire on Saturday, speaking to an enthusiastic crowd as he draws […]