Tagged: republicans

voters

Voters Are More Similar Than They Are Different

  Voters of the opposition party don’t hate America, they just vote differently than you. The Democratic and Republican Parties have been around for 150 years now. They are hardly antithetical to America. It’s unrealistic and frankly naively to expect purity out of politics.   How Bad Are They Really?...

silent majority

The Vocal Minority That Was The Silent Majority

  The silent majority is an unspecified majority of people in a country or group who do not express their opinions publicly. The term was popularized by U.S. President Richard Nixon in a November 3, 1969, speech in which he said, “And so tonight—to you, the great silent majority of...

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...

food stamps

Who Cares About Food Stamp Recipients?

  New Yorkers know the faces of poverty. During a single morning’s commute, we encounter all too many familiar faces of hunger lining the concrete streets. The winter months, snow and sleet hindering our timely arrival to work and school, underscore the stark reality for the 60,000 homeless in New...

political parties

This Is The Racism Behind Our Current Political Parties

  While Democratic President LBJ shepherded the 1964 Civil Rights Act to passage, 80 percent of Republicans in the House voted aye against 61 percent of Democrats. In the Senate, 82 percent of Republicans favored the law, but only 69 percent of Democrats. What the hell happened?   Barry Goldwater...