Some people became upset with Obama's "Racism is no longer an excuse" speech. Perhaps people gripped by poverty were what made them wince.
House Republicans have a ten year plan to eliminate food assistance for 13 million more hungry working Americans and seniors in their version of common sense cuts.
Republicans are actively pursuing policies that target and punish the poor, or purposely keep them downtrodden as a punitive measure for being poor, and it characterizes the GOP across the nation.
Republicans in Congress and statehouses have made every attempt to create a permanent underclass living in poverty, and they are unfazed at the devastation they are creating for children
The Republican class war has, for well over a decade, contributed greatly to income inequality that hastens America's rush to oligarchy, and the primary driver is trickle down tax cuts.
One woman's tragic story provides a glimpse into the plethora of problems the U.S. faces with a lack of affordable housing and homelessness
No matter how much they try to blame sequestration on Obama and the Democrats, Republicans set it up, and the victims will be the poor.
Critics have been saying President Obama has not done enough to address poverty. They don't seem to understand the reasons he couldn't.
How stupid do Republicans think Americans are? You can not blame President Obama for rising poverty, that is just stupid. Let me tell you why.
The war on public transportation is in full swing, like the war on all things public waged by the right. Like so many of their offensives, the motivations include racism and hatred toward the poor.
Now that the Supreme Court ruled the Affordable Care Act constitutional, right wing so-called Christians are out in force promising to help Republicans repeal the law .
Republicans are not waging civil war, but a civil massacre where Depression-era bread lines are the order of the day and entire families barely survive.
There is something wrong with Republicans who have become cold and heartless to advocate for more entitlements for the wealthy while the poorest of the poor are going to bed hungry.
By attacking poverty programs in a time of economic hardship, Republicans have proven how little human suffering accounts in their political equations.
Republicans are twisted if courage means bullying hungry children into poverty and eliminating seniors' healthcare, and they tremble at the notion of offending the rich and powerful.
Republicans scammed the Catholic Bishops on birth control, and now they are ignoring the same Bishops' pleas that programs that aid the poor not be cut.
Better Georgia is helping voters send a simple, direct message to Gov. Nathan Deal and his Republican allies who are pushing a drug testing mandate, "You pee first."
What Mitt Romney recently said about the rich and poor shows that he has no clue about the country. Here is how America really looks.
It is sad to admit, but Dr. King’s lofty dream will never become reality as long as Republicans oppose equality for all Americans.
In 2011, the Republican Party was a humiliation for Americans who have even the slightest hint of humanity