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Trump Unveils Reality TV-Style Infrastructure Plan To Punish Blue States (Video)

Trump Unveils Reality TV-Style Infrastructure Plan To Punish Blue States (Video)

The Trump administration released its long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday. Weighing in at 55 pages, it calls on lawmakers to craft legislation for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package centering on public/private partnerships and heavy state and local government investments, reducing permitting processes to two years, investing in rural infrastructure projects, and promoting workforce training. Trump stated […]

Stock Market Craters Over Nine Little Cents (VIDEO/TWEET)

Stock Market Craters Over Nine Little Cents (VIDEO/TWEET)

Donald Trump misses no opportunity to tout how the stock market is doing under his watch. But he probably didn’t want to look at Friday’s figures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 666 points on Friday–a loss of 2.5 percent. This capped off the Dow’s worst week in two years, and comes just two weeks […]

Trump Elevates Calls To Purge Gov’t. Employees In SOTU Address (Video)

Trump Elevates Calls To Purge Gov’t. Employees In SOTU Address (Video)

No sooner did Donald Trump take office last year when the personnel purges of federal agencies kicked in full career. But Trump has now upped the ante. In his first State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday, Trump delivered the following message: “Tonight I call on the congress to empower every cabinet secretary with the authority […]

What Is A ‘Gov’t. Shutdown’ And How Will It Affect Us? (Video)

What Is A ‘Gov’t. Shutdown’ And How Will It Affect Us? (Video)

We woke up this morning to the first government shutdown in four years. The past few days, there has been little talk about anything else in the media, leaving many wondering what the effects of a government shutdown are and how it will affect them. First, what is a government shutdown? Article I, Section 9 […]

Walmart Used GOP Tax Scam To Pull A Scam On Its Workers (TWEET/VIDEO)

Walmart Used GOP Tax Scam To Pull A Scam On Its Workers (TWEET/VIDEO)

The past 96 hours have seen what may be one of the biggest swindles ever perpetrated by a major company on its workers. And it came from a company with a long history of sticking it to its workers–Walmart. On Thursday, Walmart announced that thanks to the recently-passed tax reform bill, newly hired employees will […]

Trump Admin Allows States To Impose Medicaid Work Requirements (Video)

Trump Admin Allows States To Impose Medicaid Work Requirements (Video)

One of the reasons (and there are several) Donald Trump won the White House was his promise not to cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. This made him very popular among his base, many of whom are beneficiaries of the social welfare programs Republicans always vow to eliminate. In fact, Trump proudly spent his entire presidential […]

29 Sens. Support The Congressional Review Act To Rescue Net Neutrality (Video)

29 Sens. Support The Congressional Review Act To Rescue Net Neutrality (Video)

Despite overwhelming opposition (including a bomb threat that temporarily evacuated the hearing room), and requests for delay from 18 state attorneys over concerns of a corrupted public comment process, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on December 14 to repeal regulations protecting the free and open internet–known as net neutrality–three to two along party lines. Without that protection, Internet Service Providers (ISP) can legally begin discriminating between […]

Fox News Admits Obama Is Better At Creating Jobs Than Trump (TWEETS)

Fox News Admits Obama Is Better At Creating Jobs Than Trump (TWEETS)

For the last two-plus years, Donald Trump has taken the “jobs, jobs, jobs!” mantra and made it his own. After all, he ran for president on a promise to create jobs. Specifically, 25 million of them. But now we know that Trump’s supposed prowess as a job creator is an alternative fact. On Friday morning, […]

In Annual Address, NY Gov. Touts Green Jobs And The Climate (Video)

In Annual Address, NY Gov. Touts Green Jobs And The Climate (Video)

A green energy economy–one of the boldest agenda initiatives New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) articulated in his annual State of the State Address on January 3. At Empire State Plaza in Albany, Cuomo articulated his “Clean Energy Jobs and Climate Agenda” as encompassing the following: Expanding regional greenhouse gas initiatives Equitably reducing emissions from […]

Former Treasury Secretary: GOP Tax Bill Will ‘Leave Us Broke’ (Video)

Former Treasury Secretary: GOP Tax Bill Will ‘Leave Us Broke’ (Video)

There is no shortage of critics of the Republican “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act;” i.e., the tax bill that hands $1.5 trillion in permanent tax breaks to corporations and the wealthy like President Trump and his ilk. Even Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) admitted the bill goes too far–after it was passed, of course. Most, though, have dismissed concerns, insisting […]

Marco Rubio Suddenly Realizes The GOP Tax Bill Goes Too Far (Video)

Marco Rubio Suddenly Realizes The GOP Tax Bill Goes Too Far (Video)

The recently signed $1.5 trillion Republican tax bill that hands permanent tax breaks to corporations and the wealthy like President Trump nearly failed because of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). At the end of the day, though, Rubio threw his support behind the bill after the Senate agreed to include in it the child tax credit (CTC) that […]

DOJ Has ‘Systemic’ Problem With Sexual Harassment (VIDEO)

DOJ Has ‘Systemic’ Problem With Sexual Harassment (VIDEO)

The last few months have seen the beginnings of a long-overdue national conversation on how we respond to sexual harassment. But it turns out that almost four months before Harvey Weinstein’s head rolled, the Department of Justice got a very loud warning that it had a serious problem with sexual misconduct in its own ranks. […]

Republicans Pass The Most Radical Revision Of The Tax Code In 30 Years (Video)

Republicans Pass The Most Radical Revision Of The Tax Code In 30 Years (Video)

Republicans are all set to cut a lot of taxes. Just not yours. Today President Donald Trump enacted the most drastic changes to the American tax code in three decades. Last night the Republican Senate took the final step in approving a $1.5 trillion tax bill that hands permanent tax breaks to corporations and the […]

Edu. Dept. IG Report: Betsy DeVos Has Not Processed Any Student Loan Fraud Claims (Video)

Edu. Dept. IG Report: Betsy DeVos Has Not Processed Any Student Loan Fraud Claims (Video)

Who knew an Education Secretary would garner so much press? Normally a low-profile job, Betsy DeVos has elevated her position to unprecedentedly controversial levels. Upon assuming her role as the nation’s education advocate, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos decided to rescind support requiring the U.S. Education Department to investigate loan servicing companies’ past conduct before the government awards lucrative contracts. Interestingly, these are […]

With Net Neutrality Gone, What Is The Internet’s Future? (Video)

With Net Neutrality Gone, What Is The Internet’s Future? (Video)

Well, it happened. Despite overwhelming opposition (including a bomb threat that temporarily evacuated the hearing room), and requests for delay from 18 state attorneys over concerns of a corrupted public comment process, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday repealed regulations protecting the free and open internet–known as net neutrality–three to two along party lines. The internet as we know it […]

Republicans Cut The Corporate Tax Rate To 21 Percent In Committee (Video)

Republicans Cut The Corporate Tax Rate To 21 Percent In Committee (Video)

Amid Roy Moore’s defeat and Donald Trump’s harassing tweets, let’s not forget Republicans are still trying to pass a $1.5 trillion tax bill that would create the most significant revision of our tax code in decades. Alabama senatorial candidate Roy Moore was worth nothing more to the GOP than a vote for more tax cuts for […]

The Internet’s Future Hinges On Tomorrow’s Net Neutrality Vote (Video)

The Internet’s Future Hinges On Tomorrow’s Net Neutrality Vote (Video)

Who would have imagined people would have to protest for a free and open internet? Yet that is exactly what is planned to occur outside Federal Communication Commission (FCC) headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, the day the FCC is slated to decide the fate of net neutrality. Net neutrality regulations prohibit internet service providers (ISPs) from […]

Trump Rejects Study Proving Positive Refugee Impact On US Economy (Video)

Trump Rejects Study Proving Positive Refugee Impact On US Economy (Video)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said: “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” One of the promises President Donald Trump made on the campaign trail was to deny millions of refugees admission to the United States, claiming they were hurting Americans’ job prospects and were potential terrorists. It isn’t unusual, though, […]

Bugs, Loopholes, Haste, And The GOP Tax Bill (Video)

Bugs, Loopholes, Haste, And The GOP Tax Bill (Video)

Amid the glaring problems with the Republicans’ rewrite of our tax code, there is another issue that should concern us–time. Is there enough of it to allow America to adjust to the changes since several provisions in the bill one step away from President Donald Trump’s desk are slated to take effect January 1–weeks away? According […]

What It Means Now That The GOP Tax Plan Has Passed The Senate (Video)

What It Means Now That The GOP Tax Plan Has Passed The Senate (Video)

Well, it happened. Early Saturday morning, Senate Republicans narrowly passed the most sweeping tax reform bill in three decades. President Donald Trump is now steps away from his first legislative victory. In the 51-49 vote requiring frenetic last-minute revision, Republicans chose to hand the richest Americans and corporations, already sitting on mountains of wealth, another massive tax […]

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