The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Published on Monday, May 5, 2014 by RobertReich.org   by Robert Reich   Even though French economist Thomas Piketty has made an air-tight case that we’re heading toward levels of inequality not seen since the days of the nineteenth-century robber barons, right-wing conservatives haven’t stopped lying about what’s happening and what to … More The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality

GOP is literally killing its base

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Slashing food stamps will decrease the life expectancy of poor rural whites, many of whom put Republicans in office Greg Russak‘s insight: "The late journalist Joe Bageant (a self-described “redneck leftist” and author of the 2008 bookDeer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches From America’s Class War) had a lot to say … More GOP is literally killing its base

Republican Voters: You’re Shutting Down Yourselves and Your Neighbors

Whether shutting it down temporarily or shrinking the government permanently, the facts are that doing so tends to hurt the people in Republican states more than other states and to greater degrees than Republican voters seem to realize or are willing to admit. On Friday, September 27th, The New York Times published Off the Charts: … More Republican Voters: You’re Shutting Down Yourselves and Your Neighbors

The appalling GOP

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst House Republicans are in need of common sense. Greg Russak‘s insight: "…the legislation they choose to pass is a statement of their own <House Repulican> values. It is simply designed to proclaim, “This is where we stand.” And for the vast majority of Americans, what they proudly proclaim is simply … More The appalling GOP