Economy

Paul Krugman: There’s A Much Bigger Con Man In American Politics Than Donald Trump

Paul Krugman: There’s A Much Bigger Con Man In American Politics Than Donald Trump

You can certainly be forgiven if you think Donald Trump is the most blatant liar and con man in Washington, D.C., a city which is know for political double-talk and broken promises. Virtually every word that leaves Trump’s mouth is a blatant fabrication, but Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says the healthcare debate proved there […]

Trump’s Proposed Budget Plan Will KILL At Least 80 Essential Programs (GRAPH)

Trump’s Proposed Budget Plan Will KILL At Least 80 Essential Programs (GRAPH)

This week, Donald Trump brought a budget proposal to Congress. It is bad, y’all! Here are just some of the over 80 programs that this budget will kill. Here is a graph of how much these changes will cost: 1. Independent Agencies These are some of thecuts proposed for other groups and funding that don’t belong to […]

Great Job, Rep. Steve King! You Just Killed Iowa’s Tourism Industry (VIDEO)

Great Job, Rep. Steve King! You Just Killed Iowa’s Tourism Industry (VIDEO)

You might not think that one member of the House of Representatives could single handedly demolish an entire state’s industry, but the famously vile Steve King (R-IA) has managed it. Congressman King has gained national notoriety for being a huge jerk. His history of spewing ugly comments speaks for itself. He supports a state bill […]

Support For Trumpcare Goes Flaccid As More GOP Representatives Rise Against It (TWEET)

Support For Trumpcare Goes Flaccid As More GOP Representatives Rise Against It (TWEET)

The House will be voting on the American Healthcare Act, aka “Trumpcare” next week, and despite what we’ve been told, it’s not a sure thing. As the day of the vote draws near, more and more house Republicans are leaning against the bill, providing more resistance than President Donald Trump previously expected. Trumpcare needs 216 […]

No TRUMP Act Introduced To Cut Spending After Blatant Disregard For Constitution (TWEETS)

No TRUMP Act Introduced To Cut Spending After Blatant Disregard For Constitution (TWEETS)

Tradition states that presidents put their assets in a blind trust in order to avoid conflicts of interest. In the U.S. Constitution, the Emoluments Clause bars officeholders from taking gifts from foreign leaders. You know, that thing that President Trump keeps taking because of his conflicts of interest. Article 1, Section 9, Clause 8 of […]

Tourism Industry Takes Unexpected Hit From Trump’s Muslim Ban Because… Fear (VIDEO)

Tourism Industry Takes Unexpected Hit From Trump’s Muslim Ban Because… Fear (VIDEO)

Whelp, we’ve done it, America. We elected an orange reality show loser for a president. President Donald Trump is screwing up everything he can get his hands on. It is so bad that it is impacting America tourism. Many people are not wanting to come here because of President Trump. One particular travel agency, Comfort […]

Trump Once Again Tries To Take Credit For Obama’s Economy And Twitter Dispenses SWEET JUSTICE

Trump Once Again Tries To Take Credit For Obama’s Economy And Twitter Dispenses SWEET JUSTICE

Thursday on Twitter, President Donald Trump shared a graph from a Bloomberg article which stated that U.S. Consumer Comfort just reached it’s highest level in over ten years. Of course, Trump took credit for the rise and attributed this news to his special presidential superpowers that enable him to turn around President Barack Obama’s “disastrous” economy […]

The ‘Make America White Again Wall’ Is A Budgeting Nightmare (TWEETS/VIDEO)

The ‘Make America White Again Wall’ Is A Budgeting Nightmare (TWEETS/VIDEO)

President Donald Trump centered his campaign around building a big wall along the Mexican border. Construction of that wall isn’t just an added expense, though. It’s a financial nightmare. Billions of Dollars As soon as Trump sat down at the bigly desk within the Oval Office, he signed Executive Order after Executive Order until he […]

Trump Doesn’t Think Jobs Numbers Are Fake Now That They’re HIS (VIDEOS, TWEETS)

Trump Doesn’t Think Jobs Numbers Are Fake Now That They’re HIS (VIDEOS, TWEETS)

Donald Trump spent most of Friday beating his chest and yelling to the heavens over news that the economy added 235,000 jobs in February. This is a remarkable turnabout from the presidential campaign, when Trump routinely accused the government of ginning up the monthly employment numbers to make President Obama look better. Well, even though […]

Republicans Running Scared As Activist Pressure Proves Effective (VIDEO)

Republicans Running Scared As Activist Pressure Proves Effective (VIDEO)

Do you feel like pushing back against the barrage of anti-American positions coming from the Trump White House and Republican-majority Congress is ultimately futile? Have you asked yourself if all the rallies, protests, and grassroots activism are even worth it in the long run? You’re not alone. We are bombarded daily with headlines about an EPA that […]

US Added 235,000 Jobs In February – Thanks, Obama (VIDEO)

US Added 235,000 Jobs In February – Thanks, Obama (VIDEO)

The first monthly jobs report under President Donald Trump was released this morning. The US added 235,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate has ticked down to 4.7 percent. The average pay is rising as well because a few states have raised the minimum wage. The average wage went up by 2.8 percent in […]

With Republicans At The REINS, Our Fundamental Protections Are Under Siege (VIDEO)

With Republicans At The REINS, Our Fundamental Protections Are Under Siege (VIDEO)

If there is one thing we can count on Republicans to be consistent about, it’s the incessant calls for repeal of “job-killing regulations.” We know, though, it has nothing to do with jobs, but about protecting billionaire lobbyists and the corporations they work for. Recently, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal future standards […]

STRIKE!! General Strike Called For Friday, February 17! (VIDEO)

STRIKE!! General Strike Called For Friday, February 17! (VIDEO)

The idea is simple, but profound. One month into the administration of Donald Trump, the nation has seen marches and protests in every major city and many small towns. Americans by the millions are angry and fearful. Francine Prose wrote an article for the Guardian suggesting that protest is not enough. She called for a national […]

Alabama Still Paying For Relying On Slavery–Literally

Alabama Still Paying For Relying On Slavery–Literally

The nation, and particularly the South, is still paying the human cost of slavery–and probably will be paying it until the end of time. But in at least one state, the cost of using humans as property can be measured in real numbers. For most of the antebellum era, one of Alabama’s biggest sources of […]

Tech Companies Expected To Make Statement Uniting Against Muslim Travel Ban (VIDEO)

Tech Companies Expected To Make Statement Uniting Against Muslim Travel Ban (VIDEO)

Several tech companies are responding to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, with figureheads in Silicon Valley allegedly penning a letter to urge his administration to be aware of the ban’s ramifications. In the draft, the letter reportedly notes that the tech companies welcome Trump’s administration and how the “Department of Homeland Security will implement the […]

Economist Intelligence Unit Downgrades US To ‘Flawed Democracy’ (VIDEO)

Economist Intelligence Unit Downgrades US To ‘Flawed Democracy’ (VIDEO)

The Economist Intelligence Unit downgraded the U.S. from a “full democracy” to a “flawed democracy” in the most recent edition of its Democracy Index. The 2016 report – subtitled “Revenge of the ‘deplorables’” – is the ninth edition of the EIU’s annual Democracy Index. The report provides a measure of how democracy fared around the […]

The First Five Days – And The Executive Orders Signed So Far (VIDEO)

The First Five Days – And The Executive Orders Signed So Far (VIDEO)

It has been almost a week since we swore in President Donald Trump. He has signed many executive orders. The same Republicans who were pissed off about Obama’s executive orders are now praising Trump’s executive orders. It feels like an episode of The Twilight Zone. Here are all of the executive orders he has signed so […]

China Draws Competitive Line With Trump Over Isolationist Bluster (TWEETS/VIDEO)

China Draws Competitive Line With Trump Over Isolationist Bluster (TWEETS/VIDEO)

It was reported that, during the week of Trump’s inauguration, censorship instructions by the Chinese government were leaked, which told the Beijing media to tread carefully when covering the event. China’s anger at President Trump has grown since it was reported that he accepted a phone call from Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-Wen on December 2, […]

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