Top Trump Economic Advisor’s Defense of Tax Plan Turns into a Train Wreck (Video)

Now that Republicans have (once again) failed to repeal Obamacare as they spent years promising they would do the moment they controlled Congress and the White House, they’re shifting their focus to the scam they’ve been conning their supporters into believing for decades: cutting taxes for the rich will make your life better. For nearly […]

Now More Than Ever, Republicans Have Become The Party Of Hatred And Fear

While Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are running campaigns on a message of moving America forward, Republicans are mostly preaching a message of taking this country back to the days of white Christian conservatism. Even as America becomes increasingly diverse and secular, frontrunners like Donald Trump and Ben Carson are talking about reestablishing a bigoted, […]

The Pope’s Visit Puts Into Perspective How Screwed Up the Republican Party Has Become

In case you haven’t heard, Pope Francis is making his big U.S. debut this week. It’s a visit I’ve been looking forward to for quite some time. Not only am I a fairly big fan of this pope, but I’ve been extremely interested to see what sort of reaction he’s going to trigger from conservatives […]

Republican Tax Cut Disaster: Kansas’ Economy Continues to Sink After Governor Promised Growth

It’s no secret that the Republican party’s economic ideology is based on tax cuts, commonly referred to as “trickle-down economics.” It’s generally the belief that the more the rich have, the better off the rest of us will be via more jobs, higher wages and a stimulated economy. Except, that’s not at all what’s happened. Over the […]

GOP Rep. Steve King: I’m Just As Hispanic And Latino As Julián Castro

The Republican Party is having a very hard time attracting the Hispanic vote, and Donald Trump’s antics are only making it worse. This isn’t a new thing either as Republican politicians have made demonizing Hispanic immigrants a central theme of their campaigns, especially in deep red states where many industrial jobs have been moved to […]

Oklahoma Republican Party Compares Food Stamp Recipients To Wild Animals

In many a truck stop or convenience store across the United States, you’ll find an assortment of bumper stickers for sale with slogans on them like “Don’t spread my wealth, spread my work ethic” or “Work hard, millions on welfare depend on you.” These are just a couple of examples of what is known as […]

Jeb Bush Says Americans Don’t Work Hard Enough

Jeb Bush is trying very hard to separate himself from the rest of the 2016 GOP pack and be the moderate Republican. In this cycle, it isn’t hard to do when you have the other candidates screaming about religious persecution while trying to defy the Supreme Court on gay marriage as Bobby Jindal has tried, […]

Bobby Jindal’s Louisiana Is The Future Of America Under The GOP

Louisiana ranks near the bottom of the list when it comes to infrastructure, education, healthcare and many other things that are important to the success of a government. On a regular basis, I make the trip east to Baton Rouge, where a congested interstate and aging bridges make for a drive that could be an […]

Ready for Warren Is Now Ready To Fight And Has Endorsed Bernie Sanders

For the longest time, a lot of people who were not thrilled about a Hillary Clinton candidacy were pleading with Senator Elizabeth Warren to run for president in 2016. Some went so far as to start the Ready for Warren super PAC in order to try to convince her to get into the race, something […]

A New Economic Study Proves Why We Need To Raise The Minimum Wage

If you believe conservative pundits and politicians, you probably believe that the poorest Americans are where they are not because we should raise the minimum wage, but because they’re lazy and don’t want to work. There’s hardly a day that goes by when you don’t hear the talking heads at Fox News parrot the tired […]