Post Tagged with: "reform"

There Are Three Proposals To Legalize Weed In Michigan — The Good, The Bad And The Evil

There Are Three Proposals To Legalize Weed In Michigan — The Good, The Bad And The Evil

Three diverse groups want to legalize marijuana in Michigan.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Cruz Control: Pity Party Boehner Shoves Immigration Bill Up The *sses Of Two Key Senators (VIDEO)

Republican lawmakers are in the middle of a massive cat fight among each other. Somebody grab the popcorn.

by Dylan Hock· · News
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Obama Might Make Real Immigration Reform Happen — So Conservatives Vow Civil Disobedience In Protest (AUDIO)

A bunch of right-wing activists have vowed to stage sit-ins across the nation in response to rumors that President Obama is preparing to issue 34 million green cards to undocumented immigrants.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ken.) believes the Senate's comprehensive immigration reform bill did not give out enough work visas to the construction and agriculture business.

Rand Paul Contends Immigrants Are An Asset Not A Liability (Video)

A Republican and potential 2016 presidential candidate supports immigration? He says give illegal immigrants work visas and invite them to stay in the U.S.? Yes, that’s right. For Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill did not give out enough work visas to the construction and agriculture business. But with 60,000 children streaming […]

by Gloria Christie· · News
Arizona is the only state to withhold welfare checks during the shutdown. However, the state is spending funds to reopen the Grand Canyon.  Image: Grand Canyon NPS @ Flickr

AZ Governor Uses ‘State Of State’ Address To Get Rid Of Child Protective Services

Governor Jan Brewer dissolved Arizona’s Child Protective Services (CPS) all on her own, and does not care whether she has the authority to do so or not.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Stop & Frisk Reform Vetoed By NYC Mayor Bloomberg (VIDEO)

Stop & Frisk Reform Vetoed By NYC Mayor Bloomberg (VIDEO)

Yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg vetoed two important measures meant to curtail the city’s controversial Stop & Frisk Law.

by Randle Aubrey· · News
Ann Coulter Blasts Immigration Reform; Calls All Immigrants Lawbreakers (AUDIO)

Ann Coulter Blasts Immigration Reform; Calls All Immigrants Lawbreakers (AUDIO)

Ann Coulter and her brand of Republicans believe immigrants are all lawbreakers.

by Chris Lazare· · News
Do YOU Think The Statue Of Liberty Should Be Deported? (VIDEO)

Do YOU Think The Statue Of Liberty Should Be Deported? (VIDEO)

This video on immigration reform is pointed, hilarious, and something every American should watch. #DeporttheStatue

by Justin Acuff· · News
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Pope Francis And American Nuns Battle For The Soul Of The Catholic Church

‘Politics are shifting in the church right now. We know when politics shift, there are opportunities and there are risks…’

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Paul Ryan Adviser Says Cut Social Security Benefits For ‘Wealthy’ Earning $25K+ Per Year

Paul Ryan Adviser Says Cut Social Security Benefits For ‘Wealthy’ Earning $25K+ Per Year

Yuval Levin’s Op Ed piece sounds reasonable, until you do the math and realize that he considers people earning $25,000 per year to be ‘wealthy.’

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Seen here in a Senate campaign ad, Sen Joe Manchin is now calling for action on gun control.

NRA-Loving U.S. Senator Flips And Demands Gun Control (VIDEO)

Sen. Joe Manchin says the ‘slaughter of babies’ will force the NRA to the bargaining table.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
With apologies to John Tenniel, illustrator for Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland.

Gagging The Teabaggers: Senate Majority Leader Pushes Filibuster Reform

How the GOP has abused filibusters and how Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) plans to stop them.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Crushing Debt And The Immorality Of Student Loans

Crushing Debt And The Immorality Of Student Loans

NYU professor and Occupy Student Debt activist Andrew Ross says student loans are immoral.

by Justin Acuff· · Current Issues, News
The Real Death Panel: For-Profit Healthcare

The Real Death Panel: For-Profit Healthcare

With great emotion and hyperbole, supporters of private healthcare have passionately advocated that a not-for-profit healthcare system would decrease the quality of care patients receive and create an environment where healthcare professionals would not have adequate tools and materials.