The behavior of the House GOP in the current showdown—whether or not they reach some sort of deal–makes make them guilty of sedition.
The ACA was passed by Congress, signed by the President, and found Constitutional by SCOTUS. It is the law.
If people can’t save, no politician can “reform” Social Security and Medicare like Republicans say we have to. Plus, demand for programs like Food Stamps necessarily grows, together with the taxes to pay for them.
The baseless rumors that Trayvon Martin was some sort of dope-crazed thug when he was a kid with a 3.7 GPA and a full college scholarship are straight out of the gutter politician’s handbook.
We are faced with the necessary conditions to make the state, and its role of protecting its citizens from any number of dangers to their rights and well-being, irrelevant.
This has been a fine example of rigid, right wing ideologues adopting what could be called the Samson Option—causing incredible damage, and perishing in the attempt, just to make a point.
In the old days the NRA did their job by emphasizing hunting and gun safety, but I guess that didn’t sell enough units for their constituency–gun manufacturers
Faced with 27 coffins in Newtown, Ct.– 20 of them tiny—the NRA president and his Republican friends displayed the worst tin ears in American politics.
The investment used TARP funds in part to ship at least 25,000 jobs overseas and short-change pensioners. Republicans then blamed it all on the Obama Administration