Wall Street Is Doing Great, So Why Are So Many People On Food Stamps?

52 years ago, John F. Kennedy gave his inauguration speech in which he famously stated “ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” Today it almost seems to be the opposite, with some people continually asking what their country can do for them instead of asking […]

When Corporate America Doesn’t Pay a Fair Wage, Guess Who Makes Up the Difference?

One of the things we have heard over and over again is that with just one more tax break, if we’ll just give a few more subsidies to corporations, the magical fountain of trickle-down economics will overflow and we’ll be awash in a warm sea of prosperity for all. The facts have proven otherwise. Corporate […]

Corporate Profits are at an All-Time High, Proving that Trickle-Down Economics is a Sham

Over and over again, we’ve heard the repeated assertions from GOP politicians and media pundits that President Obama is killing the economy. Every jobs report, no matter how good, is touted as proof of their claims that they are right and only by doing things their way will we have jobs for everyone. Only by […]