Left-leaning Independents and Democrats, if you stay home this November, a Republican Senate will basically be on you. Republicans can be ousted, but only if you show up and vote against them. You can be damn sure that our fellow Americans who think they’re Republicans will be showing up. Yes, vote against Republicans. All Republicans. … More #Independents, #Democrats, and Rational #Republicans: You control November and the Senate
One of the most hilarious talking points coming from far-right Republicans and the Tea Party is that when “red states” like Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana are asked to bail out California or Massachusetts, that’s when they will finally become “fed up with socialism” and secede from the Union once and for all. The problem with … More Republicans are the real moochers and takers. Check that. It’s duped citizens who think they’re Republicans.
I’ve been doing some reading today thanks to TWO Ice Bucket challenges I received almost simultaneously last night. I accepted them both! One of the first pieces I came across was, “Five myths about ALS.” It was very informative. For example, I had never even heard of the (incorrect) connection some make with lyme disease … More How Morally Bankrupt Do You Have to Be to Criticize the #IceBucketChallenge
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 it. Here’s an excellent description of the Ex-Im: In 2013, the Ex-Im bank supported $37 … More You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote Against American Jobs
How can this be a good thing? The very people who legally crashed our economy – and those who did it illegally and still haven’t gone to jail – and have kept their bonuses are now even bigger than before. This is when our government needs to – HAS TO – step in and say…. … More Have We Not Learned That Bigger Is Not Better When It Comes to Banking?