If they expect to keep abortion rates down, this isn’t the way to do it. All this is going to do is hurt women.
by Nathaniel Downes •
Within a generation, the United States went from a nation of lenders to a nation of debtors, but a new study shows this trend is now in reverse.
by Silence Dogood •
Unions brought us some niceties which Americans seem to be taking for granted.
by State of thought •
If our world were ruled by rational, informed decisions, the LIBOR scandal would serve as the final nail that would forever end the plague of deregulation
Jon Stewart slammed Congressional Republicans on Thursday night’s edition of The Daily Show, and managed to show a House Democrat willing to tell the GOP to stick it.
by Nathaniel Downes •
I was asked this question earlier, and I thought to share my answer.
Clearly, banks are still making irresponsible decisions that threaten economic stability and growth. But Mitt Romney doesn’t see it that way at all. He says it’s just ‘the way America works.’
by Nurse Pam •
Rick Santorum preaches to America that anything run by the government is bad and the free market should reign without ‘job killing’ regulations.
Republican lawmakers in New Hampshire are calling for the repeal of lunch break laws because they trust businesses to do the right thing.
by Winning Progressive •
It has often been said that FDR saved capitalism from itself. What that means is that he took office at the lowest depths of the Great Depression, when it was clear that rampant uncontrolled capitalism had not only failed to benefit the more than one-third of Americans were ill-housed, ill-clothed, and ill-fed, but had also collapsed on itself due to the uncontrolled excesses that unregulated free markets had created.
by Tex Shelters •
In the United States, we have divided the political landscape into liberal versus conservative for too long. These terms only serve to divide us and stereotype each other and this infighting only benefits the ruling classes.
Looks like the deadbeat dad comments are starting to get under the skin of Joe Walsh. At an event in Illinois, the Tea Party congressman melted down when he was challenged by his own constituents to explain why banks and their lobbyists have such a grip on the regulating agencies that are supposed to prevent them from causing economic recessions.
The Republican ‘jobs’ plan is nothing more than a rehash of the same disastrous policies that crashed the economy in the first place. It’s a corporate giveaway that will hurt the American people even more.
by Activist4Peace •
You don’t have to look very far these days, whether you’re reading the daily newspaper, surfing the internet for the latest news or flipping through the channels on your tv set to hear the newest political catch phrase, ‘BIG GOVERNMENT.’
by Wendy Gittleson •
To Fox and their viewers, ‘regulation’ has become a four letter word. Fox host David Asman and his guest Congressman Adam Kinsinger (R-Ill.) revealed a list of regulations that he would like Congress to do away with. Included in the extensive list are the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
44 Senate Republicans Sign Pledge To Oppose Any Director Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Unless It Is Weakened
Republicans have simply gone pledge crazy. It’s the newest fad among Republicans. Rather than keeping their oath to protect the American people, Republicans would rather sign pledges to do what their corporate masters want them to do.