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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 […]

Oh, Texas! Supreme Court Thinks ‘Marriage Is For Making Babies’ (VIDEO)

Oh, Texas! Supreme Court Thinks ‘Marriage Is For Making Babies’ (VIDEO)

Justice John Devine of the Texas Supreme Court is the Texas version of Roy Moore. Roy Moore is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama; he is known for going against the SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage. Texas is serving up their own pile of anti-gay hate this time. He is definitely not […]

11 Stats Illustrate Why Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal EVERYWHERE (Charts/Data)

11 Stats Illustrate Why Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal EVERYWHERE (Charts/Data)

Many activists are fighting to legalize medical marijuana. This plant could help so many people. We need to make it legal across the country. Since Colorado and other states are legalizing it, their rates of drug prescriptions have gone down. I’m giving you some statistics that show how much marijuana could be helping people if […]

Food Stamp Recipients To Lose This Important Resource Under Alabama Senator’s New Bill

Food Stamp Recipients To Lose This Important Resource Under Alabama Senator’s New Bill

Food stamp recipients seem to be a problem according to Alabama’s Republican Sen. Arthur Orr (Decatur). They have become such a problem that Orr has sponsored a bill that would not allow a food stamp recipient to own a car. According to the Montgomery Advisor: “The bill in question, sponsored by Sen. Arthur Orr, R-Decatur, […]

Jeb Bush Wants Us All To Work More Hours, But Not With ‘Benefits And Stuff’ (Video)

Jeb Bush Wants Us All To Work More Hours, But Not With ‘Benefits And Stuff’ (Video)

You no doubt recall that a couple of weeks ago Jeb Bush said that the way to make the American economy grow was for workers to work more hours. He later backed away from that statement, saying it had been misinterpreted. And now Jeb is obeying his corporate masters once more and declaring that Hillary […]

1.3 Million Unemployed Losing Benefits Today

1.3 Million Unemployed Losing Benefits Today

Roughly 1.3 million people will be losing their unemployment benefits today, with many more to come if Congress does not vote to extend the program. As what some are referring to as the “Great Recession” bulged and reached its peak, Congress extended the expiration of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program 11 times already, acknowledging […]

MI Gov. Signs Bill Tying Drug Testing to Unemployment Benefits

MI Gov. Signs Bill Tying Drug Testing to Unemployment Benefits

Gov. Rick Snyder?(R-MI)?is about as popular as a jenkem addict at a cocktail party these days, and for good reason. Not only is Michigan considering drug testing welfare recipients, Snyder signed a bill last Tuesday tying drug testing to unemployment benefits, as well. Unemployed residents who fail or refuse a drug test issued by a […]