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The Donald

The Apprentice Season 11: The Donald’s Primary

  Celebrity Reality Show Host Donald Trump’s truth is that every man can be bought at a price. He’ll say anything to anyone to get what he wants and if that means lying then so be it. After his announcement, NBC said they have to re-examine their agreement with him....

my gun

Why “I’m In Danger Til You See My Gun” Is Mistaken

  The idea that “if some of the churchgoers had been armed this wouldn’t have happened” is victim blaming, and patently absurd. People being somehow culpable or contributing to their deaths for not being armed at a prayer meeting is remarkable, but the desire for such a weaponized existence is...

heroin

What Happens When Heroin Comes To You?

  Rising heroin use in many conservative states have caused House Republicans to ease longstanding opposition to federal funding in support of needle exchange programs. The House bill taking shape now would still bar federal dollars from buying sterile needles or syringes, but officials could use federal grant money to...

Jeb

Looks Like A Bush: Jeb! Is In

  The Republican “autopsy” after the 2012 election suggested Mitt Romney’s line about self-deportation was his downfall. It was recommended that the GOP promote more Hispanic immigration as well as the standard pro-business agenda. Additionally, Romney’s background, demeanor and secretly taped comment about the 47% signaled to America’s working and...

Trump

You’re Hired! How To Make Trump President

  From his hair to his “efforts” to unearth President Obama’s birth certificate last election, it’s easy to use Donald Trump as a political punching bag. We know that his conglomerate has been in bankruptcy in 2009, 2004, 2001 and 1991. He’s unqualified (never held office in any capacity before),...

TPA

Why the Great Fear of TPA?

  Although House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi led the charge to vote against the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), a provision of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) that Democrats normally support, the failure of TAA on the floor only delayed the final Congressional vote of TPA until next week; thus, not...

unelected tyrants

Looks Like They Aren’t Unelected Tyrants In Black Robes

  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) should be limited to only returning laws to Congress based on their constitutionality. Under no circumstances should SCOTUS (or any other court) be given the power to write, modify or cancel laws enacted through the Constitutionally enumerated powers of Congress.  ...

great society

The Great Society Has Been A Great Success

  In July 2013, roughly 8.9 million disabled workers received an average of $1,130 each month from the Social Security Trust Fund. That is up from roughly 455,000 in 1960 and 4.4 million in 1996. As Joe Califano points out, yet another long lasting benefit Great Society programs.   The...