The big plan the new Koch Senate is due to propose this week is cutting food stamps substantially and giving the reduced amounts directly to states in the form of "block grants."
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.
During the Tuesday broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough claimed "climate alarmists" are denying science by opposing the extension of the Keystone oil pipeline.
According to one angry racist Republican, the start of ethnic cleansing is when an African American President takes executive action on immigration enforcement to create a Socialism-loving brown population.
In fact, there is very little that Ted Cruz even likes about this country, including the United States Constitution, that he would burn to the ground in a hot second if he were able.
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.
Democrats have a living, breathing example of privatizing Medicare, and frankly everything in the Path to Prosperity budget, that has done nothing Republicans promise and everything Democrats warned will come to pass. If he has accomplished nothing else, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has given Democrats and all of America a preview of precisely what a Republican Congress will do to America.
McConnell asserted that belief in, and support for, the government is "an act of true radicalism," something that makes the Founding Fathers and the great majority of Americans "true radicals."
If any American thinks the Republicans will not follow through on their shutdown threat, they are deluded because McConnell's own words encapsulated the entire conservative mindset when he promised that "Obama won't like it, but that will be done. I guarantee it."
After your next checkup, if you know your doc pretty well, take a little time and ask him/her how the insurance companies are treating him/her under the new government health care plan.
In Republican parlance, when they say "what the people want," they mean their wealthy benefactors the Koch brothers, ALEC, and Wall Street who are the "American people" to Republicans.
Will Senator Elizabeth Warren's political economic populist movement change US economics and politics now and in the future?
Today, we take a close look at the Senate Finance Committee and their relentless and unfair attempts to discredit the Affordable Care Act
As devastating as the food stamp cuts that took effect may be, they are just a preview of increased hunger 48 million Americans are going to face when Republicans led by Paul Ryan decimate SNAP.
The healthcare.gov website has been online for 2 weeks. It works, but must be improved. There has been an overload of political and media focus and furor about the problems of the Healthcare.Gov website.
If you were to believe the headlines, it would appear that Blue Cross and their ilk are terrified of ACA. Quite the opposite is true.
The fiscal scolds at Fix The Debt are again demanding 'reforms' to Social Security and Medicare. Their entire argument is based on a myth.
The right-wing uses the people's fear of new technology to try to stop "Obamacare". Many experts said that Y2K would lead to TEOFTWAWKI (the end of the world as we know it).
It can hardly be disputed that throughout Barack Obama's tenure as President, Republicans have not made one concession or presented one piece of legislation to benefit the people.
Republicans exposed themselves as the traitors they are because about 70% of the 86,000 civilians employed at 16 U.S. intelligence agencies have been furloughed.