Post Tagged with: "reform"

Obama Might Make Real Immigration Reform Happen — So Conservatives Vow Civil Disobedience In Protest (AUDIO)

Obama Addressing Immigration Rally (Photo courtesy of Flickr)

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.

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

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.

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 […]

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

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Pope Francis And American Nuns Battle For The Soul Of The Catholic Church

Sister Simone takes on the world; @ Washington Post

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

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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.’

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

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

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

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Gagging The Teabaggers: Senate Majority Leader Pushes Filibuster Reform

With apologies to John Tenniel, illustrator for Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland.

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

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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.

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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.

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