Post Tagged with: "middle class"

Twas The (Republican) Night Before Christmas

GOP Christmas image by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

A bit of a lark, riffing on the perennial holiday favorite. Here’s a Republican night before Christmas that may give them nightmares. Note the last stanza.

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Dear Democrats: Please STFU And Listen To Elizabeth Warren (VIDEO)

Dear Democrats: Please STFU And Listen To Elizabeth Warren (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Warren spoke with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes for only two minutes. In that short time she said what ALL Democrats need to say … if they want to win.

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10 Reasons Liberals Should Be Thankful For The Tea Party

Why should we bother trying to make the GOP look bad when we've got the Tea Party to do it for us? Until they came along, we Democrats never had a chance. Image by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Why should we bother trying to make the GOP look bad when we’ve got the Tea Party to do it for us? Thanks to them, Democrats can finally win back the House.

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For The First Time Ever, Top 10 CEO’s All Make Over 100 Million In 2012

For The First Time Ever, Top 10 CEO’s All Make Over 100 Million In 2012

As most of us struggle to get by, here’s how America’s top 10 CEOs managed to make over $100 million last year. And guess who’s at the top of the list?

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Bill Maher Gives His Take On Why There Is So Much Hate Today (VIDEO)

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Bill Maher’s unique take on hate and the vanishing American Dream is hilarious, but also deserves a closer look.

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America Is A Liberal Nation. A Liberal Wins On A Liberal Message

America Is A Liberal Nation. A Liberal Wins On A Liberal Message

When Americans are asked if they want Social Security they do not only say they want it, they say they are willing to pay for more. This holds true for both Democrats and Republicans. Most Americans support Medicare and Medicaid remaining uncut or expanding. The Conservative site The Blaze reports […]

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6 Things Needed To Boost Employment And Wages (VIDEO)

6 Things Needed To Boost Employment And Wages (VIDEO)

Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, summarizes the 6 things that are needed to boost American labor and to increase wages. He does this in just over two minutes and has managed to do so in a more concise manner than all the nonsense presented on the […]

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5 Reasons Why We Love Labor Unions And Need Them More Than Ever

Meme by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info. Photo from the Fort Worth (TX) Weekly

How labor unions won amazing victories like the 40-hour work week, safe workplaces, living wages, and paid vacations … and how they’re making a comeback.

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The Big Lie: America’s Middle Class Far From Richest Middle Class In The World

The Big Lie: America’s Middle Class Far From Richest Middle Class In The World

Myth dispelled that America, the richest country in the world has the most prosperous middle class. Truth is we are far behind many whose systems we demean.

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Corporate Loopholes Forcing Middle Class To Pay Larger Share Of Taxes

If you hate taxes, please stick to your ideology and stop doing all of these things. Taxes pay for dozens of things nearly everyone uses daily.

Corporate taxes are not too high. A fraud has been effected on middle class Americans for 30+ years. Not one penny more should be asked of middle class.

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Paul Ryan – To Hell With Election. Obama Will Do My Bidding (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan – To Hell With Election. Obama Will Do My Bidding (VIDEO)

There is no doubt that if Paul Ryan’s budget were to be magically implemented, it would destroy the middle class, and he is demanding Obama do his dirty work for him.

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Krugman To Obama: Stop Listening To The GOP, It’s The Economy, Not The Deficit, Stupid

Krugman To Obama: Stop Listening To The GOP, It’s The Economy, Not The Deficit, Stupid

The President has fallen into the Republican trap: a false narrative that the biggest crises facing America are our national debt and our budget deficits.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Will Be Approved – Demand Green Jobs And Stimulus In Exchange

Keystone XL Pipeline Will Be Approved – Demand Green Jobs And Stimulus In Exchange

If no one is willing to standup for the middle class, then a real peaceful disruptive movement will be necessary that affects the bottom line of those that are the real takers in America.

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Obama Prepares For 2014 Congress Takeover Push As GOP Flounders

Obama Prepares For 2014 Congress Takeover Push As GOP Flounders

It was evident that the President is moving to a popular stance, a middle class centric stance that rebalances the economy.

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Addicting Info’s Weekly News Round Up – State of the Union Edition (VIDEO)

Addicting Info’s Weekly News Round Up – State of the Union Edition (VIDEO)

Catch up on the week’s news, with a focus on seven priorities stated in Obama’s State of the Union speech … plus Hillary Clinton, Pope Benedict XVI, and the cruise vacation from hell (February 9th-16th)

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European Austerity Is A Proven Disaster – But U.S. Republicans Want To Enact It Anyway

European Austerity Is A Proven Disaster – But U.S. Republicans Want To Enact It Anyway

After already forcing trillions in cuts, causing layoffs, and strangling our economic growth, Republicans in Congress want to force European-style austerity on America — inviting another recession.

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MSNBC Krystal Ball’s Timely Rant On Union Membership – Americans, Wake the “F” Up! (VIDEO)

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Who represents the workers? Unions do. As unions decline, so does the middle class.

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Middle Class Americans Broke Because Of Government Policy Dictated By Plutocracy

Middle Class Americans Broke Because Of Government Policy Dictated By Plutocracy

As productivity increased in this country, and employees provided more value, only those at the top got the spoils.

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If We Can’t Beat Em’, Let’s Just Rig It: RNC Chair Likes Idea Of Rigging Next Presidential Election For Republicans

If We Can’t Beat Em’, Let’s Just Rig It: RNC Chair Likes Idea Of Rigging Next Presidential Election For Republicans

During an interview with the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Priebus expressively called for rigging this type of electoral fraud for reliably Democratic states.

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Boehner’s Plan B Attack On Poor And Middle Class Not Oppressive Enough For GOP Base

On to plan C? Photo from Democratic Underground.

Plan B failed to pass as it was unable to get support for Boehner’s own caucus, even though the rich would still get tax cuts at the expense of the middle class and the poor.

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