Koch-Republican Austerity Is Killing Michigan Democracy And Poisoning Residents

Bad things generally happen when corporate fascist take over government and eliminate democracy, and it is a fact of life many Michigan citizens have learned the hard way; by being poisoned.

Nebraska Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto And Ends Death Penalty In The State

Nebraska's legislature voted to repeal the death penalty on a 30-19 vote on Wednesday, overriding Governor Ricketts' veto.

Despite 1.6 Billion Dollar Budget Hole, Louisiana Is Still Subsidizing Duck Dynasty

Despite the state's economic woes, Governor Jindal has made no plans to cut millions of dollars in subsidies to the Duck Dynasty TV show.

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s Extremism Threatens To Bring Him Down In 2016

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With Governor Pence's support cratering, Democrat John Gregg is seeking a rematch to unseat the embattled Indiana Governor.

Florida Descends Into Budget Chaos As Republicans Squabble Over Medicaid Expansion

Although the Florida Republican Party has one-party control of the state government, they are simply unable and unwilling to govern.

Illinois Gov. Rauner Projects His Hypocritical Conflict of Interest on Democrats and Unions

Over the weekend, Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner assailed state legislators who accept campaign contributions from public employee unions for being guilty of a "conflict of interest." As is usually the case with any Republican, Rauner is guilty of psychological projection as well as gross hypocrisy.

Defiant Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Says He Will Stand Firm On Opposing Gay Marriage

Louisiana Republican Governor Bobby Jindal penned a defiant op-ed in The New York Times, defending his opposition to gay marriage.

Unlike South Carolina Democrats, The Cowardly Lion Was Occasionally Brave

Golly, gee whiz, do tell...South Carolina, among many Southern and right-wing states, simply doesn't have the money. In short, any social program favored by progressives comes a cropper because of shortage of the green stuff.

Gov. Mike Pence Declares The Storm Has Passed While GOP Keeps Voting For Discrimination

Pence's words came against a backdrop where Republican lawmakers are continuing to cast legislative votes for,anti-gay discrimination.

Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s Popularity Nosedives After Indiana “Religious Freedom” Bill

A Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research poll finds Governor Pence's popularity has dipped to a dismal 43 percent.

GOP War On Gays Rages On As Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Plans To Sign Anti-Gay Bill

Louisiana GOP Governor Bobby Jindal announced that he intends to sign the "Louisiana Marriage and Conscience Act" into law.

Republican-Dominated North Dakota House Resists 21st Century, Rejects LGBT Equality Again

The ND legislature has made a habit of rejecting LGBT equality, soundly rejecting legal protections every time they come to a vote.

GOP Governors Slash Education To Grow Their Ignorant Base 

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.

Republican Lawmaker Doesn’t Want To Fund Schools Because Blacks Get “Welfare Crazy Checks”

In comments made to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi State Representative Gene Alday said he opposed additional school funding because he feels blacks in the state already get too much help from the government and "they don't work."

Nebraska Senator Stalls Gun Bill To Avoid Arming LGBT Military Spouses

Nebraska tabled a bill that would have extended conceal and carry to military spouses, because the law could apply to same-sex couples.

Chris Christie’s Hopes Dashed As His Popularity Sinks To New Low

A Rutgers University-Eagleton Poll shows New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie sinking to new depths of unpopularity

Despite Obama’s National Economic Success Republican State Economies Are Failing   

Republicans ran on, and won big with, their claim that the GOP is "the party of solutions" founded on conservative pro-growth economic policies, deregulation, and tax cuts for the rich they claimed were more successful than anything "hapless" Democrats or Obama could ever hope to achieve. This is despite the President's nearly five-year job growth record, world-leading GDP growth, and increased revenue paying down the nation's debt at a record pace.

No Texas Messiah: A Requiem for Rick Perry

Rick Perry is another in a growing collection of GOP banditti. In the old days, the Texas Rangers would have been hunting him down. In today's Texas, he was their boss

Won’t Get Fooled Again: Rick Snyder Won’t Con Michigan Twice With “Moderate Nerd” Persona

If the person who you elected to represent you only listens to you when you are saying what he wants to hear, then perhaps it's time to choose someone else to represent you.