After 5 years plus of pulling the senate strings, Mitch McConnell is not enjoying his time as the Senate Minority Leader. Once Democrats took control, McConnell threatened to regularly hold up bills using the filibuster. But the Senate Parliamentarian has largely taken care of that.
Kushner's new office will be an aggressive team to “run the government like a great American company and potentially privatize government functions."
"Let's not mince words: The nomination of Judge Gorsuch is a huge gift to the giant corporations and wealthy individuals who have stolen a Supreme Court seat."
It is true the Koch's are poised to spend nearly a billion dollars to put a Koch surrogate in the White House, and to completely take over the entire nation they are paying an American Legislative Exchange Council subsidiary to impose their corporate agenda on every town, village, city, and county in America.
Neglecting the conditions and healthcare of the poor has contributed to drug-resistant microbes which have reached crisis proportions.
The conservatives have been so blatant in their service to special interests that Americans have taken notice, and a new poll reveals the people have lost faith in, and are weary of, this conservative Court's rulings.
Recent polls have shown Barack Obama's approval rating on the decline. However, who exactly is "disapproving" of him tells the bigger story.
At issue is whether a secular corporation with no business relationship or involvement in a religion can be considered religious and force its employees to follow the corporation's religious beliefs.
Conservatives have steadily been eroding the power of unions in the wake of Citizens United since they are their only liberal financial foe
ALEC’s assault on democracy, though successful up until now, is over and it is entirely due to activist organizations and social media.
Corporations are taking over the incarceration of prisoners to make billions of dollars in profit while lobbying against much needed reforms.
Chinese sweatshops are horrific, and they could happen here.
Republicans lionize Ronald Reagan, and in the older, white population, the dead president is a god who deserves to have his head on Mt. Rushmore. Sarah Palin channels Reagan and her supporters speak of her as being the new Ronald Reagan. It is typical of conservatives to worship a president who hurt the economy, set labor relations and unions back 40 years, and caused untold damage to the environment by destroying regulations. Republicans still think of Reagan as the gun slinging cowboy who rode in and cleaned up the frontier, or the war hero who single handedly stormed up a hill and took out a battalion of Nazis. Regardless the image old white people have of Reagan; he was just an actor, and a bad president whose policies were controlled by banks and corporations
Republican lawmakers, pundits, and Tea Party patriots all claim a desire to return to the Founding Father’s view of America and a strict constitutional interpretation of governance in America. The problem is that the Founders had a very different idea of America than these new constitutionalists, and they would reject the philosophy that the rich and industrialists should have the power to control the government.