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If You’re Reading this, You’re Part of the 99%

If You’re Reading this, You’re Part of the 99%

Admitting that you are part of the 99% does not require you reject your conservative, or other, principles. What admitting you are part of the 99% requires is that you let go of your denial and acquire a modicum of class consciousness.

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House Republicans Intend To Censor Democratic Hearing On Birth Control

House Republicans Intend To Censor Democratic Hearing On Birth Control

Republicans are proving how much they hate women and how much they hate freedom of speech and equality.

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Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head About It

Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head About It

A Girl’s Guide to Health Care Decision-Making: ‘Why Strange Men Who Aren’t Doctors Know What’s Best For You.’

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More Than Five Months Later, Police Brutality Victim in Wisconsin Still Struggles

More Than Five Months Later, Police Brutality Victim in Wisconsin Still Struggles

People hear about incidents of brutality all the time but what we rarely hear about is the aftermath

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Dr. Seuss. Is Now Lou Dobbs’ Public Enemy No.1 (VIDEO)

Dr. Seuss. Is Now Lou Dobbs’ Public Enemy No.1 (VIDEO)

There was a time not so long ago that greed was universally recognized as a bad quality. Lou Dobbs seems to have forgotten that.

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Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Says Debate Over Birth Control Has Nothing To Do With Women (VIDEO)

Deadbeat Dad Joe Walsh Says Debate Over Birth Control Has Nothing To Do With Women (VIDEO)

Deadbeat dad and Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh is at it again. Involving himself in issues he is woefully unqualified to be involved in, Walsh sat in his chair during the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on birth control last week and complained about President Obama’s new rules about contraceptives.

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Rush Limbaugh’s Message Fits Definition Of Treason (AUDIO)

Rush Limbaugh’s Message Fits Definition Of Treason (AUDIO)

On his radio show recently, Rush Limbaugh doubled down on his infamous statement that, ‘I hope Obama fails.’ He took bizarre delight in bragging that he ‘was the only voice saying ‘I hope he fails, and I was severely criticized for it.’

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Republican Alan Simpson Calls Rick Santorum “Rigid and Homphobic” (VIDEO)

Republican Alan Simpson Calls Rick Santorum “Rigid and Homphobic” (VIDEO)

Former Republican Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) recently called Rick Santorum ‘rigid and homophobic’ during an interview with CBS News’ Bob Schieffer.

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Rising Above the Odds With the National Labor Relations Board Process

Rising Above the Odds With the National Labor Relations Board Process

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to aid the workers of a sub-contractor that Comcast employs. The workers goal was to organize, to have a voice at the workplace and obtain a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). On Election Day the final result was 58 Votes No to 40 Votes Yes, with 12 Challenged Votes. How could these results happen if over 65% of the 87 technicians signed authorization cards for representation?

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Virginia Needs Her Krystal Ball

Virginia Needs Her Krystal Ball

An open plea for a Virginia native to return home and help her state in its time of need.

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The Sane Voice of Bill Moyers and the Cruel Stupidity of Bob McDonnell

The Sane Voice of Bill Moyers and the Cruel Stupidity of Bob McDonnell

Bob McDonnell personifies every reason why anyone of sane mind and all women ought to run screaming from the clutches of the Republican Party.

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Indiana Republican Rep Says Girl Scouts Are ‘Bent On Communism, Lesbianism And Destroying America’

Indiana Republican Rep Says Girl Scouts Are ‘Bent On Communism, Lesbianism And Destroying America’

With the US economy showing improvement, it can only mean that Republicans need to ratchet up the crazy talk on abortion and contraception.

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Girls Scouts No Longer Welcome At Virginia Church Because Of Connection To Planned Parenthood

Girls Scouts No Longer Welcome At Virginia Church Because Of Connection To Planned Parenthood

As the Right Wing assault on the Girls Scouts escalates, individual chapters of the group are finding themselves unwelcome by those who object their inclusiveness.

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Anonymous: LulzFinancial Punishes Pedophile Website

Anonymous: LulzFinancial Punishes Pedophile Website

Anonymous strikes Dutch website promoting pedophilia, releases names and personal information belonging to website users.

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The Establishment Of The Prison

The Establishment Of The Prison

The establishment of prisons in the early United States was not only a more humane method of punishment, but was also used a tool of social control.

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Thomas Friedman’s Destructive Obsession With Third Parties Continues

Thomas Friedman’s Destructive Obsession With Third Parties Continues

In a two-party system, a far better approach on fiscal issues is to elect the side that is more serious about finding ways to responsibly address long term health care costs and push them to do even more, rather than promoting a destructive and self-defeating fantasy about third party candidates.

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Wisconsin Assembly Officially Ends Employment Discrimination Remedies

Wisconsin Assembly Officially Ends Employment Discrimination Remedies

All across the nation we have seen a GOP assault on pretty much everyone who is not a rich white christian, male. Today this took on a whole new level as the State Assembly passed Senate Bill 202.

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Wisconsin Activist Arrested For Silently Holding A Sign Saying “Stephen Colbert”

Wisconsin Activist Arrested For Silently Holding A Sign Saying “Stephen Colbert”

The Wisconsin State Assembly has become nothing short of a circus.

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Rachel Maddow: Politifact ‘No Longer Trying’

Rachel Maddow: Politifact ‘No Longer Trying’

The idea behind Politifact is that it would be an unbiased source of fact checking for politicians and pundits alike. It was a laudable idea and a welcome change from the usual “he said/she said” reporting of the mainstream media. And for a while, it was good.

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Religious Freedom: The Presidents Versus Rick Santorum

Religious Freedom: The Presidents Versus Rick Santorum

No American President has attempted to force their religious views upon the American people. Rick Santorum would be the first President to do such a thing.

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