John Boehner’s Resignation Signals The End Of The Republican Party

Speaker John Boehner’s departure marks another point political historians will look back on when conducting the postmortem autopsy of the Republican Party as we know it. Speaker Boehner represents a dying breed of Republican, the kind that could work across the aisle when needed but still managed to stick to the party’s favorite talking points […]

Louisiana Senate Committee Votes To Eliminate Sales Tax Holidays, Except For Guns

Like a number of other states, Louisiana has what are known as “tax holidays” when certain items are not charged a sales tax in order to make them a little more affordable. With sales taxes that can reach up to 9% in some areas of the state when you combine state and local rates, people […]

The Cliff’s Edge: My Weekly Progressive Rant Recapping Last Week’s Idiocy – October 8, 2014

I’ve decided to try out a new weekly feature and see how all of you fine folks like it. The premise of this article is pretty simple. It’s just a weekly “rant” recapping the idiocy from the previous week. Though being that this is a “first edition,” it may cover stories that happened a little […]

Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity Busted Sending Out Misinformation About Voter Registration

The North Carolina state Board of Elections is being swamped with calls from confused residents who were sent blatant misinformation about voter registration by the Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity. Not only are residents being sent mailers with incorrect information, but some of these mailers are being sent to people who shouldn’t be getting them […]

Koch-Backed Americans For Prosperity Once Again Caught Lying in Another Ad Bashing ACA

It’s the line many liberals use when it comes to the Affordable Care Act, “If the truth about the health care law is so terrible, why do conservatives constantly lie about it?” We’ve seen time and time again these Koch-backed ads trying to bash “Obamacare” actually backfire when the people featured in them ended up […]

Crybaby Charles Koch Pathetically Whines About Being Treated Unfairly

Oh, this actually made me laugh.  In an op-ed being published in the Wall Street Journal, Charles Koch decided to basically throw a hissy fit about people he calls “collectivists” who unfairly attack him as un-American. Excuse me while I shed a tear for a multibillionaire who’s responsible for pumping millions upon millions into blatantly […]

Shameful and Pathetic: Koch’s Americans For Prosperity Press Release Attacks Wrong Politician

How low can the almighty Koch brothers and Americans For Prosperity possibly sink in their attempts to brainwash voters? How about completely rewriting political history? That’s exactly what they tried to do in a Florida press release this week where they attacked Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy, calling him a flip-flopper for voting for Obamacare in […]

Do You Make $34,000 Per Year? Congratulations, the Koch Brothers Say You’re Part of The 1%

First, let me clarify that this is not satire.  That being said, I still don’t think I’ve fully wrapped my mind around what I just watched, which prompted me to instantly stop what I was doing and write this. It takes a lot to render me speechless, but that’s exactly what happened after I watched the Koch […]