Fox News Guest Proposes Publicly Humiliating Welfare Recipients

Whenever possible, the conservative media loves to shame people who receive welfare. It’s a surefire way to gin up their followers who still believe that the American Dream is accessible to anyone who works hard enough and votes for Republicans, despite the fact that red states receive more in federal funding than they pay in […]

6 Myths About Welfare Recipients Debunked

Despite food stamps and other assistance programs being a relatively small part of the federal budget, a lot of conservatives like to point to these programs (and the people on them) as a prime example of waste and fraud. Now mind you, these are the same politicians who got upset over the President bringing home […]

The Poor Are Already Divided, Thom Tillis, But Not for Long

The Zombie Tactics of Ronald Reagan just will. not. die! Thom Tillis, the speaker of the House for the North Carolina legislature and a front-running candidate for US Senator against present Senator Kay Hagan, told constituents: What we have to do is find a way to divide and conquer the people who are on assistance. We have […]

These 10 Companies Paid No Taxes Despite Earning Billions in Revenue

There’s always a lot of talk from conservatives about those “lazy welfare moochers abusing the system.”  Republicans like to pretend as if it’s these people who are responsible for all of our country’s problems.  That somehow the financial crash that led to trillions being added to our national debt was the fault of the poor […]

The Republican Party: The Real Masterminds Behind America’s Redistribution of Wealth

There are certain Republican talking points I get absolutely sick and tired of hearing.  It’s like every one of them is handed a set of flash cards with certain words or phrases that they’re supposed to use over and over so that they can ignite the proper level of fear within their conservative voters. One […]

Republican Congressman Whose Family Received Millions in Farm Subsidies Mocks People on Food Stamps

Often the words “hypocritical” and “Republican” go hand and hand.  After all, these are the people who talk often about “small government” while massively growing government, and claim to be “fiscally conservative” yet seem to always drastically grow our national debt when they control the White House. So when Kansas Republican Representative Tim Huelskamp mocked people […]

Republicans Walking Out on the GOP – Should Anyone Be Surprised?

As discontent with the GOP builds, a whole group from Maine just announced they were leaving the Republican Party. Effective immediately, we the undersigned are unenrolling from the Maine Republican Party. Furthermore, those of us who hold official Party positions, be they at the Republican National, State, County or even Town Committees, hereby resign. (Bangor […]

Bob Schieffer Slams Republicans for Giving Out Corporate Welfare Instead of Helping the Poor

While millions of poor and middle class Americans vote Republican, GOP politicians make it clear where their allegiance lies—with the wealthy and big corporations. They don’t even attempt to hide this fact.  They constantly oppose programs that would help the poor, and build their entire economic ideology upon policies which always benefit the rich. So […]

If We Really Wanted to “Support our Troops,” We’d End No-Bid Defense Contracts and Corporate Welfare

It is currently estimated that the super rich are stashing as much as $32 trillion offshore, according to a recent study.  Meanwhile, back here in the United States, we still have unacceptable levels of unemployment and our infrastructure is crumbling. We have bridges that are collapsing as well as ports and roads that need expansion […]