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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. […]

National Disgrace: Flint Citizens Billed For Poisoned Water – Could Now Lose Their Houses (VIDEO)

National Disgrace: Flint Citizens Billed For Poisoned Water – Could Now Lose Their Houses (VIDEO)

People of Flint, Michigan have had insult added to injury. Not only has their water been poisoned with high levels of lead, they now face financial ruin because they have not paid their water bills. Some 8000 water bills have been unpaid. In events that seem like something from a Hollywood film, the people of Flint […]

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 […]

Trump’s De-Regulation Of Everything Is Genocide In Disguise (VIDEO)

Trump’s De-Regulation Of Everything Is Genocide In Disguise (VIDEO)

Last week, we witnessed another example of President Donald Trump effacing his predecessor’s legacy under the guise of eliminating “job-killing regulations.” In what Trump hailed as a “new energy revolution that celebrates American production on American soil,” the United States unraveled former President Barack Obama’s 2015 Clean Power Plan which was designed to reduce carbon pollution from […]

Trump’s Budget Guts Heat Assistance To The Poor … And The Reason Is Disgusting (VIDEO)

Trump’s Budget Guts Heat Assistance To The Poor … And The Reason Is Disgusting (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s supposed budget-slashing is looking less like fiscal responsibility and more like someone chopping their way through the rain forest with a wooden spoon being eaten by termites. And, while the flailing is somewhat entertaining, it stops us in our tracks when we realize that some of the programs he wants to slash are […]

Unique Doctor’s Office Makes Healthcare Affordable To People Without Insurance (VIDEO)

Unique Doctor’s Office Makes Healthcare Affordable To People Without Insurance (VIDEO)

Some doctors are looking at a whole new way of doing medicine that might truly help people who are under or uninsured, or have high deductible insurance plans. Patients may also receive better quality care. This new and innovative model is known as direct primary care. Instead of accepting insurance, it allows patients to pay […]

Poverty-Stricken WV Trump Voters Will Suffer BIGLY From Their God’s New Budget (VIDEO)

Poverty-Stricken WV Trump Voters Will Suffer BIGLY From Their God’s New Budget (VIDEO)

The weather-beaten ‘Trump 2016’ signs that litter my home state of West Virginia are in your face daily. People in WV showed up in force to vote for now President Donald Trump. WV is one of the poorest states in the U.S. The state debt has been in the local news almost nightly. The state […]

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 […]

Trump’s Budget Coupled With Trumpcare Is A Clear And Present Danger To Millions Of Americans (TWEETS)

Trump’s Budget Coupled With Trumpcare Is A Clear And Present Danger To Millions Of Americans (TWEETS)

The GOP’s plan for replacing Obamacare was recently released and we learned that 24 million Americans will lose their coverage under this new plan. It has received scathing reviews from both sides of the isle and multiple organizations. It’s so bad that it is the only thing that President Trump does not want his name […]

A New Kennedy Generation Enters The Health Care Fray (TWEETS)

A New Kennedy Generation Enters The Health Care Fray (TWEETS)

Many prominent democrats have spoken out against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. One of the most eloquent responses came from US Representative Joe Kennedy III, great nephew of the late President John F. Kennedy. He had some choice words about the whole process, particularly the part where House Speaker Paul Ryan […]

BREAKING: GOP Released ACA Replacement – And It’s As Bad As We Predicted (VIDEO)

BREAKING: GOP Released ACA Replacement – And It’s As Bad As We Predicted (VIDEO)

The Republican version of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), AKA Obamacare, has been made public. It’s as bad as we knew it would be. The bill, named the American Health Care Act (AHCA), outlines the systematic dismantling of access to healthcare for millions of Americans. This “healthcare plan” would eliminate the mandate. It would also […]

Michael Moore: 10 Things You Can Do To Help Get Rid Of Trump (VIDEO)

Michael Moore: 10 Things You Can Do To Help Get Rid Of Trump (VIDEO)

Millions of disgruntled Americans have come out in waves to resist our new dictator, the alleged president, Donald Trump. Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is best known for the film Roger & Me, has laid out a 10-point plan to further resist number 45. He points out that while we all have busy lives, these are things that take […]

MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

According to MLive.com, the CDC has now found the first genetic link to the Legionnaires’ outbreak and the Flint, MI water system. Far from a cause of celebration, however, the discovery leads to thorny questions about the state of Michigan’s water system, including whether the Flint water system was the source of the outbreak, what the […]

Hardee’s CEO Puzder Withdraws His Name As Trump’s Labor Secretary (VIDEO)

Hardee’s CEO Puzder Withdraws His Name As Trump’s Labor Secretary (VIDEO)

Andrew Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the role. This comes after sources in the White House indicate that Puzder did not have a chance at getting the votes needed for confirmation; according to CNN, at least four and […]

Cenk Uygur From The Young Turks Launching Justice Democrats (VIDEO)

Cenk Uygur From The Young Turks Launching Justice Democrats (VIDEO)

In a bold move Cenk Uygur of YouTube regulars The Young Turks has announced he is forming a new political organization. He is calling it the ‘Justice Democrats’ and explains he wants to take money out of politics. In an interview with Jimmy Dore he says: “If you have strong progressives you can win easily […]

New Petition: We Still Want To See Donald Trump’s Tax Returns

New Petition: We Still Want To See Donald Trump’s Tax Returns

It’s only been a day since Donald Trump was officially inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. It didn’t take that long for a White House petition demanding that he release his full tax returns to be examined. Currently, the petition’s web page is the second most popular government website, but many visitors are citing difficulties signing […]

Finland To Trial A Universal Basic Income For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

Finland To Trial A Universal Basic Income For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

The world is changing. Human cashiers at grocery stores are being replaced by machines that let customers check their items out themselves. Long haul truckers and taxi cab drivers will soon be replaced by autonomous vehicles. Technology is putting people out of work, as are the forces of globalization. When there’s no need for unskilled workers, […]

Trump’s Labor Pick Broke The Very Laws He’ll Need To Enforce (VIDEO)

Trump’s Labor Pick Broke The Very Laws He’ll Need To Enforce (VIDEO)

Employees of CKE Restaurants suffered serious labor violations and indifference from management while the company was in the hands of CEO Andrew Puzder, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor. Roberto Ramirez, for instance, spent 18 years working at Carl’s Jr., one of the fast food restaurants owned by CKE Restaurants. Ramirez described how […]

Fox News Host Apologizes For Bogus Report On Food Stamp Fraud (VIDEO)

Fox News Host Apologizes For Bogus Report On Food Stamp Fraud (VIDEO)

On Friday, Fox News aired a report which alleged that food stamp fraud was at an all-time high. Host Abby Huntsman commented: “Food stamp fraud is at an all-time high…This year, it is estimated $70 million of taxpayer money was wasted on food stamp fraud.” $70 million! Wow, that’s a lot of money, and a […]

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