Chicago Rally Reveals Economic and Human Damage of GOP’s Real Motives and Hypocrisy in ACA Repeal

“What is the best way to decimate a community? Deny its people access to healthcare.”

“What is the best way to decimate a community? Shut down its largest employer.”

These questions were asked and answered by Tim Egan, CEO of Chicago’s Roseland Community Hospital, last Sunday, January 15, as he opened his comments at a rally to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) against the GOP’s ongoing efforts to repeal it. Hosted by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) at its Chicago headquarters, the rally included such heavy-hitting speakers as Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, and SEIU President Mary Kay Henry, among others who shared their personal testimonies of how the ACA has literally saved their lives and how its repeal would certainly put their lives in danger. read more

Don’t Be Fooled: Existing Extremism Is Not Trump but GOP Establishment

Trump has effectively functioned as a smoke screen for the remarkably consistent orchestration of a Republican scorched earth policy at the state level

Rauner’s Illinois Portends America’s Disastrous Future Under GOP Rule: Part III of a Series Covering the Illinois Debacle

The GOP has given up on governing and instead dedicated itself to aggressively redistributing wealth to the top at the expense of the rest

Republicans Make Louisiana’s Poor Pay For Jindal’s Economic Damage

Republican legislators will eliminate what little money the poor subsist on and raise the state’s sales tax by 25 percent through 2018

Billions of Dollars in the Red, Louisiana Has Been Destroyed by Bobby Jindal

Starting a new job can be an exhilarating experience, especially when that new position is at the wishes and consent of millions of voters. However, for Louisiana’s new governor, John Bel Edwards (D), whatever exhilaration might exist at being chosen to run the state likely turned to fright and despair when he realized just how devastating was the severe budget crisis left him by his predecessor. It is an all-too-common story in America: a Republican administration inherits a surplus and directly sends the economy into free-fall by racking up colossal deficits, and then a Democrat has to spend their time and energy cleaning up what is always an economic disaster. read more

Another Republican Bites The Dust As Bobby Jindal Quits GOP Presidential Race

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Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) finally got the hint that nobody wanted him to be the next president and quit the GOP race during an interview on Fox News.

Republican Debate Sends The Message That Statesmen & Stateswomen Need Not Apply

Entitlements were under siege last night, as were any services to the poor. It wasn't a debate; it was an homage to wealth and bigotry.

4 Losers Promised To Destroy America In the First Fox Business/Wall Street Journal Debate

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Four loser also ran Republicans held a woeful exercise in failed policies that could be called a debate where each of the candidates promised to pursue policies that will destroy the country during the first Fox Business/Wall Street Journal debate.

SCOTUS Be D*mned – Bobby Jindal Says No Earthly Court Can Redefine Marriage

Jindal insists he just wants the right to live his Christian faith, but what he really wants is to force US to live HIS Christian faith

Louisiana’s GOP Lt. Governor Endorses Democrat Edwards – Not David Vitter

Reince Priebus says David Vitter is the exemplar of Louisiana principles; Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne says that man is Democrat John Bel Edwards

3 GOP Presidential Candidates To Speak At Conference Hosted By Pastor Who Supports Killing Gays

Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee will be featured speakers at the event.

Bobby Jindal Defeated As Federal Judge Orders Him To Restore Planned Parenthood Funding

Bobby Jindal has suffered another defeat as a federal judge has ordered him to restore all funding to his state's Planned Parenthood.

America Was The Biggest Loser During Part 1 of CNBC’s Republican Presidential Debate

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Four Republican candidates who are polling next to nothing got together for a debate that demonstrated that the biggest loser was the American people who will pay the price with their healthcare and jobs if any of these Republicans win the White House.

Six GOP Presidential Hopefuls Spent More Money Than They Raised in 3rd Quarter

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Mike Huckabee, Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, George Patakai and Lindsey Graham all spent more than they raised in the 3rd quarter.

Fed Up With Vitter and Jindal, Louisiana Voters Might Elect Democratic Governor

Democrat John Bel Edwards is in a strong position to capitalize on the GOP's failure, in order to become Louisiana's next Governor.

CNN Helps The Republican Party Disgrace America At Their First Republican Debate

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The first part of CNN's Republican debate was an embarrassment that was televised around the world. The American people deserve an apology for this showcase of Republican crazy.

Bobby Jindal Praises Cops For Arresting 14 Year Old Muslim Student With Clock At GOP Debate

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While saying that the teen should not have been arrested, Bobby Jindal praised the police for being vigilant and arresting the teen during the CNN Republican debate.

Bobby Jindal Goes Bonkers And Claims Donald Trump May Be Hillary Clinton’s Only Hope

But wading deep into the epistemic closure his party hides within, Jindal claimed that Donald Trump may be Hillary Clinton's only hope of winning in 2016.

Planned Parenthood Strikes Back At Religious Bully Bobby Jindal

Jindal has refused to expand Medicaid in Louisiana, depriving thousands of healthcare, but says Planned Parenthood disrespects human life

Bobby Jindal Humiliates Himself By Trying To Invoke A Louisiana Law That Doesn’t Exist

Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration vowed to look into using a law to save four Confederate monuments in New Orleans. The problem is that the law the governor is trying to invoke doesn't exist in the state.