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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 […]

Richest 100 CEO Retirement Accounts Equal In Value To Those Of Bottom 40 Percent (VIDEO)

Richest 100 CEO Retirement Accounts Equal In Value To Those Of Bottom 40 Percent (VIDEO)

New research from the Institute of Policy Studies finds that the wealth contained in the retirement accounts of America’s 100 wealthiest CEOs is equivalent to the funds contained in the smallest 40 percent of retirement funds. These CEO accounts – totaling $4.7 billion – are also equal to retirement funds of the bottom 44 percent […]

Irate Coal Mining Self-Proclaimed ‘Hillbilly’ Goes Off On Trump: ‘Ain’t No Immigrant Ever Stole No Coal Job’

Irate Coal Mining Self-Proclaimed ‘Hillbilly’ Goes Off On Trump: ‘Ain’t No Immigrant Ever Stole No Coal Job’

Recently, the Young Turks interviewed a young white millennial raised in the heart of America’s coal country, and what he had to say is straight out of the Republican Party’s worst nightmare. Nic Smith describes himself as a “white trash hillbilly from the holler.” He’s a non-college educated white voter who works at Waffle House. Smith […]

Saving This Indiana Plant Wouldn’t Have Made Headlines, So Trump Skipped It

Saving This Indiana Plant Wouldn’t Have Made Headlines, So Trump Skipped It

By now, most of us know that Donald Trump’s claim that he helped save a yuuuge number of jobs at a Carrier air conditioning plant in Indianapolis doesn’t add up. For instance, as part of its deal with Trump and the Indiana state government, Carrier plans to use a multimillion-dollar investment into its plant, which […]

Michigan Blows Taxpayer Dollars To Find ZERO Welfare Recipients On Drugs (VIDEO)

Michigan Blows Taxpayer Dollars To Find ZERO Welfare Recipients On Drugs (VIDEO)

Here’s the latest fail in the Republicans’ ongoing mission to demonize poverty: In a year-long experiment to see just how many welfare-moochers are using state funds to feed their drug addiction, Michigan discovered that the answer is… zero. A History Of Failure Between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016, three counties in Michigan screened […]

Clinton And Trump Camps Clash At Harvard Election Post-Mortem (VIDEO)

Clinton And Trump Camps Clash At Harvard Election Post-Mortem (VIDEO)

Once again, the 2016 presidential election broke with tradition. After every presidential election since 1972, the Institute of Politics at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government has held a conference at which the top staffers from candidates’ primary and general election campaigns and journalists discuss the election. In past years, the participants have behaved […]

Free Speech Threatened Even Before Trump’s Win: Backpage Battle Continues (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Free Speech Threatened Even Before Trump’s Win: Backpage Battle Continues (TWEETS/VIDEO)

In the wake of a Trump presidency tensions are high and reports of hate crimes have increased. But hate is not all that is in stake as Trump prepares to take office. The First Amendment right to freedom of speech and the press is too. In blatant disregard to the Communications Decency Act, the CEO and […]

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