Work & Career

For The First Time In 7 Years, The U.S. Economy LOST Jobs – Thanks A Lot, Donnie!

For The First Time In 7 Years, The U.S. Economy LOST Jobs – Thanks A Lot, Donnie!

When he was campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump repeatedly said he was going to bring millions of jobs back from overseas and create millions more new ones. He promised that Americans would win so much that they would get tired of winning. But the winning ended Friday when the Labor Department announced that for […]

It’s True, Mr. President–Your Predecessor Left You A Growing Economy (Video)

It’s True, Mr. President–Your Predecessor Left You A Growing Economy (Video)

It might not appear so with all the controversy swirling around President Donald Trump’s nascent administration, and who knows how long it’s going to last under Trump, but according to Tuesday’s Census Bureau report, in 2015, the American middle-class and poor experienced the best year of economic improvement in decades. Two years ago, median household income was $56,500 compared […]

James Comey Has A New Gig — And It Will Probably Surprise You (VIDEO)

James Comey Has A New Gig — And It Will Probably Surprise You (VIDEO)

  Former FBI Director James Comey has been in the headlines for a long time now. Most recently for being controversially fired by President Donald Trump. Before that, he was involved in the investigation into the issue of Hillary Clinton’s email and private server, that dominated headlines right up until the 2016 election. The question […]

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Local Governments Raise Minimum Wage–Republicans Fight To Lower It (VIDEO)

Republicans love to tout “local control,” “states’ rights,” and “smaller government.” You’ve heard the talking points: “Let the states decide their own gun control laws.” “The federal government is not in the education business.” “It’s not the government’s job to provide for the poor. Let the churches do it.” The list goes on. But when […]

States Sue Betsy DeVos’ Education Department Over Delaying Student Loan Protections (VIDEO)

States Sue Betsy DeVos’ Education Department Over Delaying Student Loan Protections (VIDEO)

After a few months of relative quiet, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finds herself once again in the headlines for her conflicts of interest with for-profit colleges. The Obama Administration set in place policies requiring the U.S. Education Department to investigate loan servicing companies’ past conduct before the government awarded lucrative contracts. Those contracts were required to include certain consumer […]

Using Contraception Could Soon Cost You Your Job In Missouri

Using Contraception Could Soon Cost You Your Job In Missouri

Under this new Republican regime, reproductive rights are taking a hit left and right. Many states are limiting abortion rights and access to birth control. Women in Missouri may be facing another setback in their reproductive rights. The Senate in Missouri just passed a bill that would legally allow hiring managers to discriminate against women […]

Trump Puts Privatization Of Air Traffic Control Systems First On His ‘Infrastructure Week’ Agenda (VIDEO)

Trump Puts Privatization Of Air Traffic Control Systems First On His ‘Infrastructure Week’ Agenda (VIDEO)

In August 1981, President Ronald Reagan threatened to fire 13,000 air traffic controllers who participated in the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) strike for raises, shorter workweeks, and better working conditions. This is not surprising coming from the president whose first inaugural speech called government “the problem.” Since then, Republicans have been on a quixotic crusade to […]

Hey, Low Paid Trump Voters: Republicans Are Coming After Your Overtime Pay (VIDEO)

Hey, Low Paid Trump Voters: Republicans Are Coming After Your Overtime Pay (VIDEO)

Our current president appealed to low-income, blue collar workers who were tired of being screwed by the big guy. They believed he’d put more money in their pocket and ‘drain the swamp.’ Which makes this bill all the more ironic. Hard Working ‘Muricans According to his supporters, President Donald Trump is all about the little guy. […]

The ‘Mythical’ Universal Basic Income – Could It Work In The United States? (VIDEO)

The ‘Mythical’ Universal Basic Income – Could It Work In The United States? (VIDEO)

Some countries in Europe and a few states here in the U.S. have experimented with universal basic incomes for its citizens. However, could this work across the entire country here? What Is Universal Basic Income? First off, a universal basic income is similar to Social Security in that everyone gets a fixed amount of money […]

Tomi Lahren Dropping A HUGE Bomb On Glenn Beck And The Blaze (VIDEO)

Tomi Lahren Dropping A HUGE Bomb On Glenn Beck And The Blaze (VIDEO)

The loud mouthed conservative, Tomi Lahren, is striking back at Glen Beck and his “news” show, The Blaze, by filing a wrongful termination suit after he fired her for coming out as pro-choice on The View. The Dallas Morning News reported that the Lahren filed the suit in Dallas County, Texas in an effort to […]

Impaled, Maimed, And Burned – The High Cost Of Southern Manufacturing (VIDEO)

Impaled, Maimed, And Burned – The High Cost Of Southern Manufacturing (VIDEO)

Last year, Regina Elsea was earning $8.50 at Ajin USA, an auto supply manufacturer in eastern Alabama. She worked a 12-hour shift seven days each week. But in a state where the permanent unemployment rate hovers around 20%, she was thankful for the job. But one day last June, two weeks before her wedding date, […]

BREAKING: More Bad News For Lecherous Fox News Executives (VIDEO)

BREAKING: More Bad News For Lecherous Fox News Executives (VIDEO)

During the 20 years in which Fox News was run by Roger Ailes, the network operated in an atmosphere of tense sexual harassment and fear of retaliation. Ailes, the conservative millionaire and advisor to the Trump campaign, resigned from his position as head of the conservative network last July, when he was hit with several sexual […]

Blogger Uses His OWN MOTHER To Prove The Insanity Of GOP Nonsense (VIDEO)

Blogger Uses His OWN MOTHER To Prove The Insanity Of GOP Nonsense (VIDEO)

Fox News, aka “Faux News,” often talks about having a hatred and resentment of poor people. They throw out statistics about “poor households” that are just plain ridiculous. They claim that poor people shouldn’t have basic appliances like refrigerators and microwaves. A blogger on Cracked, going by John Cheese, shows the ridiculousness of these claims […]

Elizabeth Warren Puts Trump ON BLAST Over Shady Firing Of NY US Attorney (TWEETS)

Elizabeth Warren Puts Trump ON BLAST Over Shady Firing Of NY US Attorney (TWEETS)

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) continues to prove to be one of the biggest thorns in President Donald Trump’s side by savaging the America’s Snowflake-in-Chief on Twitter after he inexplicably fired a New York U.S. attorney. On Saturday, Preet Bharara, the now former Manhattan-based federal prosecutor who had jurisdiction over the area home to Trump Tower, confirmed […]

Republicans Trying To Allow Employers To Require Genetic Testing (VIDEO)

Republicans Trying To Allow Employers To Require Genetic Testing (VIDEO)

A new bill passed by a House committee last Wednesday would pressure workers into getting genetic tests – and giving their employers the results. The bill, introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), could be incorporated into the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan to encourage so-called workplace wellness programs. These are programs intended to improve employee health […]

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 […]

NEW: Fearless Girl Takes On Wall St, Stares Down The Bull (TWEETS)

NEW: Fearless Girl Takes On Wall St, Stares Down The Bull (TWEETS)

Today is International Women’s Day. It is a global day of recognition of the many ways that women have contributed to culture, society, politics, business and economics. It is a day calling for gender equality around the world. Today is also our Day Without A Woman, when women around the country are staying home from […]

Trump’s First 30 Days: Fake News, Spin, And Outright Lies (VIDEO)

Trump’s First 30 Days: Fake News, Spin, And Outright Lies (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s latest gaffe in an attempt at fear mongering is yet another instance where one has to step back and look at the alternative reality we are experiencing. In just 30 days, the words “alternative facts” and “fake news” have become regular phrases we use in our political discussion. Executive orders, stupefying levels […]

Bill Offers Disabled Vets Disability AND Retirement Pay – What’s The Catch? (VIDEO)

Bill Offers Disabled Vets Disability AND Retirement Pay – What’s The Catch? (VIDEO)

Valentine’s day came with a lot of love for our Veterans, as a bill to allow disabled vets to receive all of their pay entitlements gained support from nine additional Congress members. This brings the total amount of co-sponsors of the bill to 35! We should keep a watch on this. This could be great […]

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