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Koch-Republican Austerity Is Killing Michigan Democracy And Poisoning Residents

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…

9 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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

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

9 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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.

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

Democratic Governor Pat Quinn’s Loss The Headline For A Rough Election Night In Illinois

Nine hour voting lines in my hometown city of Chicago wasn't the only unfortunate news coming out of the Land…

10 years ago

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…

10 years ago

Chris Christie Doubles Down on Koch Fueled Cluelessness About The Minimum Wage

Chris Christie refused to let Fox News save him from himself as he doubled down on his misinformed opinion that…

10 years ago

Chris Christie Advocates For Election Rigging By Republicans Controlling The “Voting Mechanism”

Christie may not have the anti-voter credentials of some of his Republican brethren, but he does not support the right…

10 years ago

Scott Walker Joins the Republican Crusade Denigrating Americans’ Work Ethic

During a debate with his Democratic gubernatorial opponent last week, Koch loyalist Scott Walker took the time to insult Wisconsin…

10 years ago

Chris Christie Sides With the Koch Brothers on Climate Change

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie likes to pretend that he's a moderate, bipartisan straight-talker, but when it comes down to…

10 years ago

Republican Economic Policies Are Creating a Downgrade Frenzy In States Across The Country

The pattern is unmistakable; Republicans are ill-prepared to manage finances or an economy whether it is at the state or…

10 years ago

Prosecutors Drop The Hammer On Scott Walker and Accuse Him Of Running a Criminal Scheme

Court documents were unsealed today in Wisconsin that reveal prosecutors alleging that Scott Walker, the state's Republican Governor, was at…

10 years ago

As San Diego Burns Republicans Refuse to Acknowledge Climate Change

Republicans will continue to deny climate change even though glaring examples are more and more common each day. Case in…

10 years ago

Republican Rick Snyder’s Scythe Cuts Through Michigan’s Surplus and Kills Job Growth

Under Republican Governor Rick Snyder, Michigan shows how starving the beast and corporate giveaways plays out on a micro level,…

10 years ago

Voters say Republican Governor Sam Brownback is ‘What’s the Matter with Kansas’

A new PPP poll finds that voters disapprove of Sam Brownback's job performance. He trails Democrat Paul Davis in his…

10 years ago

Republican VW Union Busting Victory Turns Into a Major Defeat For The GOP

By blocking the workforce's efforts at creating a works council at the Chattanooga plant, Republicans also blocked VW expansion for…

10 years ago

Obama Bails Out Republican Incompetence, Declares State of Emergency for Georgia

President Obama declared an emergency in the State of Georgia after birther Gov. Nathan Deal failed to respond appropriately to…

10 years ago

ALEC Spearheads Effort To Steal From Employees to Give to Corporations

There is a concerted effort to raid public sector employee pensions to give corporations and the wealthy tax breaks that…

10 years ago

Another 2016 Hopeful Bites the Dust as Scott Walker Appears to be Under Investigation

Fresh on the heels of the last John Doe investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's administration, which resulted in convictions for…

10 years ago

Gun-Loving Republican Governor Proudly Tweets Picture Of Christmas Present–A Pistol

On Thursday morning, the day after Christmas, Republican Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina tweeted out a picture of one…

10 years ago

Michigan State Senator Slams GOP Legislature Over ‘Rape Insurance’

On Wednesday, the Michigan State Senate passed a bill that requires a woman to purchase separate health insurance prior to…

10 years ago

Maine Governor Candidate: ‘Yes, I am gay…but why should it matter?’

Congressman Mike Michaud (D-ME) put rumors about his sexual orientation to rest today in an op-ed piece for the Bangor…

11 years ago

House Republicans Dig In Their Heels and Refuse To Create Middle Class Jobs

The House Democrats plan is founded on creating jobs and a thriving middle class that will never see the light…

11 years ago

You’re Not Helping: North Carolina GOP Gov. Closes State Latino Office

After the scarlet letter license debacle, Republican Gov. McCrory eliminates the Office of Hispanic/Latino affairs, which was created in 1998.

11 years ago

Republican Gov Calls for Unconstitutional Remedy to Obama’s Executive Orders

Republican Gov. Phil Bryant of Mississippi is calling for an unconstitutional remedy for what he sees as Obama's unconstitutional use…

11 years ago

Bobby Jindal is Fighting Right of First Black Supreme Court Justice to be Chief

The all white justices and Gov Bobby Jindal are fighting a federal court's ruling that Justice Johnson is next in…

12 years ago