Patriotic Americans should know the connection running through the?far right wing Koch Brothers, Ron and Rand Paul, and the John Birch Society?(JBS). But first, here are some facts about the John Birch Society, its history, and the ideology that it promotes. The JBS was founded in 1958 by Robert Welch, a Massachusetts Republican Party official, […]
You’d think Glenn Beck would be happy. Led by Ted Cruz, House Republicans refused to pass a clean appropriations bill, and now the government is shut down. Government workers are not being paid. Useless offices like the National Parks Service which operates pointless memorials to people like the World War II fighters are closed. But […]
TOKYO -?The Tea Party-led shutdown of the US government has made its effects felt far beyond Washington and even American borders with voices around the world wondering how so few people can do so much damage. In a round table meeting in Tokyo on Friday evening, a group of 14 foreign residents of Japan gathered […]
The black-hearted dragon named Blackburn has once again reared her foul ugly head, but instead of breathing fire, she has again spewed her lies to the town peasants she controls. After insisting only the day before that House Republicans had no intention of shutting down the government, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) appeared on Fox News […]
Just in case you thought the GOP was really trying to do what they can to keep our government from shutting down… Just in case you thought they suck but that their ideological principles — though delusional — are what’s driving them… Just in case you thought that they really do care about “the […]
On Sunday, September 15, 2013 Larry Summers withdrew his name as a candidate for the Chairmanship of the Fed. ?His stepping down, due mostly to four Democratic Senators on the Senate Banking Committee who would have to approve the nominee saying publicly they would not vote for him. The Senators who blocked the nomination were […]
Big banks have transformed into our primary domestic currency terrorists. ?One third?of the nation’s wealthiest CEO’s have released their heat seeking gambling missiles out to sea with our tax dollars on a one way trip. Every time Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and the like play Russian Roulette ?with our currency and require a […]
Larry Summers is a famous, esteemed man who has had a finger in many pies over the past two decades, including several stints in the US government under multiple administrations both Democrat and Republican. He has served at Harvard, on the boards of multi-national corporations and within large financial firms. This time Lawrence H. “Larry” […]
For decades, the wealthy have been cheating American taxpayers. Here are four ways rich people avoid paying taxes and keep getting away with it.
It seems that the highly popular TED Talk series has now become something of an Amway meeting of the minds, and one Eric Li is selling us his Chinese version of laundry soap.
Early last week, Sen. Warren sent a letter to the acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), Ed DeMarco requesting information on Sallie Mae’s misuse of a line of credit it receives from the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB).
Republican leaders left North Carolina’s unemployed to twist in the wind after rejecting federal jobless benefits and enacting draconian cuts.
America is a country of over three hundred million people. As of today the official unemployment rate is 7.6%. The real unemployment rate, depending on the definition, it’s much higher – anywhere from 11% to 29%.
Unemployment recipients already face a mountain of worries. Besides overcoming the trauma of having lost their jobs, many of them struggle to make rent or mortgage payments, keep the lights on and feed their families. Now Texas Governor Rick Perry has added insult to injury by requiring that they pass a drug test before collecting […]
Texas employees are subject to what many politicians refer to as “right-to-work” laws. Before getting into how these laws specifically affect both business’ and employees, it is necessary to flesh out meaning from “right-to-work.”
If funding for mental health were up to a New Hampshire state representative, it would be all but eliminated. It’s not that he necessarily believes in less government. The fact is he believes in ‘thinning the herd’ via eugenics. The 91 year-old New Hampshire lawmaker, Martin Hardy, believes that the world is overpopulated, and that […]
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On Friday, Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana?published?an opinion column on CNN.com. The piece is a typically vacuous screed against some of the great forces of evil in American life: Obama, Big Government, and debt. Jindal obviously phoned it in, assuming he didn’t just have some intern type it up in twenty minutes.
There are many conspiracy theories out there. It seems that there’s a conspiracy theory for every tragedy this country experiences, and even some for ones that are only in the minds of the conspiracists. A vast majority of them are centered around the belief that the government has a grand scheme to control the […]
Abusive corporations are burglarizing millions of dollars from our paychecks in every state in America. Currently there is a corporate tax loophole so large you could fit 10 sperm whales through it. There is money sneaking out of every tax payer’s paycheck disguised in the form of ?welfare,” corporate welfare that is. Now, when you […]