Because Republicans depend on "the widespread ignorance of objective reality," their fascist threat to democracy is only succeeding due to the abundance of ignorance and gross stupidity of America's uneducated citizenry. Subsequently, Republicans are building on their success and slashing education funding at a record pace to produce an entire population of stupid conservative voters.
For the past seven years President Barack Obama has delivered prescient State of the Union speeches that should appeal to the majority of Americans regardless of their party affiliation except for one small detail; he represents the federal government.
Pundits and lay people alike seem to agree that while we shouldn't expect an overnight turnaround in global energy policy, the oil and coal syndicate which controls the Republican party, and to a great extent, the conversation about America's non-approach to climate change, is on notice.
There are very few nonpartisan, unbiased institutions left to us. But we always have the Congressional Budget Office. Or do we?
Paul Krugman of The New York Times pointed out why the increasing ACA numbers are snowballing into a disaster for the Republican Party.
Paul Krugman argued that although President Obama has been unable to get anything done since Republicans took over the House, "his first two years make him the most consequential president in -- you know, since Ronald Reagan."
"The widening divide in incomes between the poor and rich poses the most likely threat to the global economy over the next decade" according to the World Economic Forum
Today it is President Obama fighting Republicans to give all Americans the opportunities Dr. King sought for people of color, and besides not acknowledging income inequality even exists, Republicans are redoubling their advocacy of Reagan policies.
The movement away from "serious" economic butchering that only serves to enrich the wealthy and kick the troubled when they're down, no longer holds the same appeal.
A panel of economists has joined President Obama, and struggling Americans to assert categorically that income inequality is crushing the life out of the population, and holding back the economy.
Will Senator Elizabeth Warren's political economic populist movement change US economics and politics now and in the future?
Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is never afraid to ask the tough questions. Though his Times blog bears the name "The Conscience of Liberal," the title is sort of an unfortunate misnomer.
Republicans will be killing 1 million more jobs in 2014, and a new report found that their austerity madness is doing immense long term damage to the US economy.
If you are an American who is not in the richest one percent, Republicans are in a blind rage to decimate the economic life out of you.
On ABC's This Week, Paul Krugman opened up a can of whoop-facts on desperate Republicans who are desperately hanging on to the belief that the 2014 election will be about Obamacare.
On ABC's This Week, Paul Krugman perfectly described the Republicans as people who are ignorant on policy who don't understand anything.
Rich people should talk more openly, more often. It would make a progressive agenda a whole lot more achievable.
This week Jillian York of the Electronic Frontier Foundation denounced tech companies and employers who censor or punish online ugliness. But the internet is no longer a frontier.
Progressives sometimes criticize the south as backward, but that's not entirely fair. For example, Louisiana Republicans have developed time travel
When the Tea Party emerged four summers ago, many of us dismissed them as a corporate-seeded astroturf movement. We were wrong. The GOP's grassroots are the fringe.