In the midst of a devastating pandemic, fresh ideas to cover the 30 million currently uninsured Americans are more important than ever. Jim Capretta, health care expert at the American Enterprise Institute, says we can do a lot right now with some common-sense steps: “there’s literally tens of millions of people out there who are considered uninsured, but really should be insured because we’ve already created something for them.”
Our planet will suffer, along with our environment and our food and water. Corporations will enjoy it. The rest of us may not be able to sit without a cushioned donut for a few years
On Friday, Robert Costa at The Washington Post reported that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie disclosed his 2016 platform to a group of Republican policy analysts on Monday.
Now that Republicans will have control of both houses of Congress, they will start, immediately, passing legislation to revert back to Bush-era economics and undo the economic progress of the past six years.
During a debate with his Democratic gubernatorial opponent last week, Koch loyalist Scott Walker took the time to insult Wisconsin workers he claimed are responsible for being stuck earning poverty wages.
It is difficult to believe that any American might think, even for a nano-second, that Republicans serve anyone other than the rich and corporations, and it is why they are hesitant to lay out their true agenda heading into the midterm elections.
During a panel discussion on Tuesday's Morning Joe, neocon torchbearer and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol attempted to make the case that the United States needs to send thousands of troops into Iraq for an indefinite period of time without any clear mission.
For years now, we've watched the Republican Party degrade from a once viable conservative response to liberal philosophy, into an apocalyptic crazy town where thinking and humanity go to die.
There is a concerted effort to raid public sector employee pensions to give corporations and the wealthy tax breaks that was the purview of Republicans but is gaining support among some state-level Democrats.
Rubio, as an anti-poverty crusader, is nearly as hysterical as Reagan, and so was his contention that opposite sex marriage is the solution to poverty.
Home Depot founder Ken Langone complained that the Pope is being mean to rich Americans because unlike rich people in other countries, American rich people are benefactors.
I’ve probably submitted 320 articles or so to this august, informative and objective progressive website. That’s no big whoop since Jason and Sarah seem to write that many in a week. Nonetheless, I feel like at least a 2nd cousin in the PoliticusUSA family. As such, I’m going to pipe up and share some of my personal thoughts on a 2013 year-ender and some early observations for the year directly in front of us and perhaps even further down the road.
There are myriad examples of the neo-conservatives' opposition to compromise and bipartisanship in the House, and to a lesser degree in the Senate, and it is why governance is impossible. The
It is the health law's success stories that have Republicans in a panic and it is the third reason they are going all in to sabotage the ACA; it is successful.
Paul Ryan is lying to justify inflicting more pain on the American people for the sheer joy of giving the richest 1% nearly 15% in tax cuts.
A Republican by any rebranding is still pushing education cuts, Medicare privatization, cuts to Medicaid, safety net cuts, and the vaunted "tax reforms" to benefit corporations and the wealthy.
The Republican Party is sending missile of destruction Eric Cantor (R-VA) out today to rebrand the GOP with their 'New Agenda'. Not new policies, just softer rhetoric.
Sandy victims got a preview of the you're on your own mindset Republicans have advocated for the past four years, and it portends a drift toward a nation defined by selfish greed.
Mitt Romney is campaigning as not-Obama and in this case at least, he is being entirely honest: he is not Obama
It's probably needed but Obama is not going to do it, and why are we even talking about something like blasphemy? It's so sixteenth century