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CHARLESTON, WV - MAY 05: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during his rally at the Charleston Civic Center on May 5, 2016 in Charleston, West Virginia. Trump became the Republican presumptive nominee following his landslide win in indiana on Tuesday.(Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images)

Trump: We Should Default On Our Debt Because We Can Just ‘Print The Money’

The level of stupidity here is maddening.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
Trump Outlines How He’ll Treat America Like A Bankrupt Business And It Is TERRIFYING

Trump Outlines How He’ll Treat America Like A Bankrupt Business And It Is TERRIFYING

A Trump presidency will turn the United States into the world’s biggest bargain basement.

by Busta Troll· · News
Fox News Admits GOP Tax Plans Would Put America Trillions Of Dollars In Debt (VIDEO)

Fox News Admits GOP Tax Plans Would Put America Trillions Of Dollars In Debt (VIDEO)

This is a seriously glorious moment.

by Vera· · News
Time To COLLECT: Study Reveals U.S. Companies Keeping $2.1 TRILLION Overseas–Avoiding Taxes

Time To COLLECT: Study Reveals U.S. Companies Keeping $2.1 TRILLION Overseas–Avoiding Taxes

Oh HELL no!

by Sarah· · News
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Robert Reich: The Wealthy Are The Real Lazy People In Our Society

We hear it from Republicans every day. They constantly tell us that poor people are poor because they are lazy and rich people are wealthy because they work. But as Robert Reich explained in a new op-ed, the rich are the real lazy people in our society.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Lindsey Graham Tried Defending The 1% And He Failed – Badly

Lindsey Graham Tried Defending The 1% And He Failed – Badly

Yes, Lindsey Graham, the 1% could pay off the debt, but no one is asking them to.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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GOP Governor Departs From Standard Republican Rhetoric And Blames THEM For National Debt

For once, a Republican actually blames the GOP for the debt.

by Rika Christensen· · News
People Need To Stop Freaking Out Over The National Debt

People Need To Stop Freaking Out Over The National Debt

The only number that has gotten worse under President Obama is the national debt, but what does that mean?

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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Senator-Elect Wants To Fix National Debt With Prayer And ‘Biblical Worldviews’ (VIDEO)

“We are all pretty frustrated with what is happening in government, let’s lean in, let’s pray through, and let’s do this.”

by Vera· · News
It’s Official: President Obama Is The Best Economic President In Modern Times

It’s Official: President Obama Is The Best Economic President In Modern Times

A new economic report, published by Forbes.com on September 6, 2014, clearly shows that President Obama is the best economic president in modern times. It’s not an opinion, it’s a fact, based on all of the typical economic indicators, including jobs, investments, growth and expansion, even the rate of inflation. In […]

by Randa Morris· · News
From Christopher Weyant, The Hill

What Does The GOP Want In Exchange For Raising The Debt Ceiling This Time?

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) wants the GOP to come together on a debt ceiling package. However, it might take ridiculous and unrelated riders to make it happen.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune

Tea Party Extremism Finally Pushes Boehner Over The Edge

Boehner told like-minded Republicans that Tea Party extremism doesn’t stand for conservative principles. To him, Tea Partiers have lost their credibility.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Tea Party politics cartoon by Daryl Cagle via Cagle Comics. http://www.cagle.com

GOP Is Looking To Get Away From Tea Party Politics For 2014 And Beyond

The GOP has wised up and begun to work on distancing itself from Tea Party politics, and heading back towards the center of the political spectrum.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Congress’ Ongoing Budget Battles Have Cost The U.S. $700 Billion In 3 Years

Congress’ Ongoing Budget Battles Have Cost The U.S. $700 Billion In 3 Years

Macroeconomic Advisers published a new study on Oct. 15 that show repeated budget battles have cost the U.S. $700 billion since 2010.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Photo of Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) from Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Huelskamp

Republican Primary Challenges From Tea Party Have GOP Running Scared

The truth comes out. It’s not about what’s best for the country. It’s about Republican primary challenges from the Tea Party, and holding onto seats.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Major Right Wing Think Tank Heritage Action Surrenders, Calls For Raising The Debt Ceiling

Major Right Wing Think Tank Heritage Action Surrenders, Calls For Raising The Debt Ceiling

The CEO of the conservative group Heritage Action For America delivered a blow to the GOP’s efforts to force the country to collide with the debt ceiling. On Oct. 9, Michael Needham said that he opposed tying Obamacare to the debt ceiling. He believes that the world market will react […]

by Rika Christensen· · News
Boehner Would Rather Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage Than ‘Surrender’ To Obama

Boehner Would Rather Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage Than ‘Surrender’ To Obama

As we slog through the ninth day of shutdown, we are apparently still no closer to a deal to reopen the government than we were on Sept. 30. But the shutdown isn’t the only problem we have now. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is at a point where, to him, […]

by Rika Christensen· · News
GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

The Kaiser Family Foundation recently conducted a poll that found a majority of Americans do not want Obamacare, to be defunded.

by Rika Christensen· · News
John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

Why is Boehner again holding the debt ceiling hostage? It’s past time for him and his party to stop this type of childish ploy and actually get to work.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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‘No One Died Of Hunger During The Great Depression’ Claims Fox Commentator (VIDEO)

John Stossel did it again, claiming that apparently the Great Depression wasn’t so bad after all, and everyone had a full stomach when they went to bed.

by Abby Miller· · News