Category Archives: GOP

You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote For More Guns

Statistically, you’re most likely to be a gun owner if you’re an older, white, conservative, married, Southern man. Know what else you’re more likely to be? Republican, especially a conservative Republican.   Why is that? Is it really grown men … Continue reading

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You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote Against American Jobs

If you’re like me, you may have little to no understanding or appreciation for something called the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. The Pittsburgh Business Times published a good article today titled, Roderick, NAM urge action on Export-Import Bank. I recommend reading … Continue reading

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To All Women: A Vote for the GOP is a Vote Against Yourself

To all the women in America: We are all counting on each and every one of you to get out and vote this November and to turn every state and DC in your favor. That means, of course, as far … Continue reading

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When Will Poor, Working, and Middle Class Learn That the #GOP is Not Their Party?

The Great Depression was the direct result of the Gilded Age, a time when banks, corporations, and the men (were there any women or people of color in power then?) of wealth of power had government by the balls, treated … Continue reading

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A Debate About Minimum Wage: Who Are We Kidding?

News flash: The Republicans are still doing everything they can to self-destruct and to take the middle class, the working poor, and the poor with them. Oh, and they’re taking those Americans who have been completely duped by their message … Continue reading

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Who Are the Koch Brothers and What Do They Want? – YouTube

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Sen. Sanders talks with Joy Ann Reid on MSNBC about his Huffington Post column on the Koch brothers. Read the article here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep… Greg Russak‘s insight: The more dangerous and extreme Libertarian ideals of the … Continue reading

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Republicans have a major demographic problem. And it’s only going to get worse.

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst 2016 will be a tough election for the GOP to win. 2024 might be impossible. Greg Russak‘s insight: Writing at Commentary magazine on Monday, former Bush Administration official Pete Wehner concludes:   It’s an undeniable … Continue reading

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As ACA Signups Skyrocket Towards 7 Million Fox News Claims Obama Is Cooking the Books

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst As the number of people who are enrolling in the ACA’s private insurance plans surges towards 7 million, Republican Sen. John Barrasso and Fox News Sunday teamed up to claim that President Obama is cooking … Continue reading

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Unhappy Anniversary, Citizens United

Today is the 4th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s infamous “Citizens United” decision. Why should you care? Watch the 2 1/2 minute video at… …http://unitedrepublic.actionkit.com/event/cosponsor/9815/ to get a sense of what money in politics is doing to us and to … Continue reading

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It’s On #MiddleClass America to Save America

I can’t imagine anyone arguing that America does not need a healthier, more economically viable, active, and growing middle class. Sadly, I also can’t imagine much argument that the exact opposite is dramatically evident. The question now is what are … Continue reading

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