Fast Track Stuck At The Station As Pelosi Leads Charge To Kill Controversial Trade Bill

Fast Track Stuck At The Station As Pelosi Leads Charge To Kill Controversial Trade Bill

The U.S. House derailed President Obama’s trade bill on Friday. The chamber rejected an amendment designed to save the trade bill  302-126. That measure would have granted financial aid to workers displaced as a result of the trade agreement. However, skeptical members of both parties struck down that amendment, leaving Obama’s controversial trade bill “stuck at the station”, according […]

Koch-Republicans In Senate Vote To Nullify the Clean Water Act

Koch-Republicans In Senate Vote To Nullify the Clean Water Act

Republicans, and their wealthy owners in the oil, coal, and chemical industry, particularly do not believe that any American warrants clean, non-toxic drinking water, and on Thursday Republicans in the Senate took an important step to make sure at least a third of the American population will lose access to what decent human beings believe is one of the most basic human rights; clean water.

61 House Democrats Are Taking A Stand Against Corporate America

61 House Democrats Are Taking A Stand Against Corporate America

The 61 House Democrats led by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva are demanding a new funding mechanism for the cost of TAA for displaced workers; but they did not call for a corporate tax hike to cover the cost. Why? Because this is America and corporations get a free ride which is precisely why Washington politicians let corporations write the trade agreement in secret.

Don’t Be Fooled Because Kansas Republicans Admit Trickle Down Is a Scam

Don’t Be Fooled Because Kansas Republicans Admit Trickle Down Is a Scam

Kansas’ Republican legislators are all but admitting their precious trickle down experiment was not only a failure, it is a scam. In fact, although not quite stating “our only economic policy is a scam to enrich corporations and the wealthy,” just admitting they have to raise taxes to plug gaping revenue holes and more recently, that income inequality is a problem in America, is just as good.

Paul Ryan Lies About Amtrak While Pledging No Republican Infrastructure Funding

Paul Ryan Lies About Amtrak While Pledging No Republican Infrastructure Funding

Instead of acknowledging that as an austerity-minded Republican his only priority and primary goal for serving in the House cutting infrastructure spending, Ryan warned that Congress is in no way going to “rush to judgment and try doubling the size of government programs” just because some people died in an accident he said was caused by “human error.”