Proof That Republicans Are Creating Poverty: America Is Number One In Low Wage Jobs

According to new research on America's world-leading economic inequality, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reported that in 2014, the exceptionally rich United States has the distinction of the highest proportion of low-paying jobs among every developed nation in the world. The report is just in time for Republicans on the campaign trail to boast to their supporters that America is number one in having over a quarter of its workforce laboring for poverty wages.

Attacking Obama As The Food Stamp President Could Backfire On The GOP

I’m guessing there are far more people on food stamps, and at risk of going on food stamps, than there are rich Republicans. There are almost certainly more unemployed folks than there are wealthy Republicans, and there are more unemployed folks collecting unemployment than there are wealthy Republicans. Matter of fact, I suspect there are considerably more broke and unemployed Republicans than there are wealthy Republicans. All of which begs the question; why would the Republicans buy into a campaign strategy guaranteed to distance themselves even from a sizable number of their own party? And why would those less fortunate members of the Republican Party stand idly by as they repeatedly hear themselves demonized by the candidates who are supposed to have their best interests at heart? I know some Republicans who fall into that camp, and I have never been able to figure that out. I mean, if these guys are your friends, who the hell are your enemies? read more