Democrats expected Walker to eliminate the state's 'prevailing wage' law requiring workers on public projects to be paid the established going rate for their labor. Instead of eliminating prevailing wage laws, Koch-Republicans' decided to eliminate weekends and impose a 'voluntary' 7-day work week.
On Thursday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed legislation legalizing discrimination based on the religious right's "free exercise" of their bigoted beliefs that Republicans in Indiana contend are the law of the land.
Republicans were so certain that if they allowed the Koch brothers to buy them control of Congress, no matter how extreme their new allies were, they would show Americans what it means to govern Republican style. Thus far they have failed miserably due to ceding control of the party to Koch-funded extremists who are more than willing to endanger the homeland and the American people to prove they hate President Obama.
One can hardly feel empathy for the people living under Republican extremists because unlike people suffering under fanatics in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan and ISIS-controlled Iraq; red state extremists are chosen by incredibly stupid Americans to govern.
U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer sentenced former Virginia First Lady, Maureen McDonnell, to just 12 months plus one day in prison.
Facing public pressure, Republican lawmaker Dan Fisher is rewriting a bill that would have cut off funding for AP U.S. History courses.
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."
Instead of celebrating B-movie actor Ronald Reagan's birthday today, Americans should reflect, deeply regret, and grieve that they and their parents foolishly gave bad actor the power to set in motion America's thirty-year march toward theocracy and corporate fascism. A march today's conservative religion is closer to enacting than ever before.
Instead of changing course and helping the majority of the population, Republicans still propose heaping wealth on the rich and increasing taxes on the bottom 90% of the population to complete the utter destruction of middle income earners. According to yet another report they are succeeding beyond their wildest dreams.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker impressed the crowds at the Iowa Freedom Summit. Democrats cannot afford to underestimate him.
Hillary Clinton enjoys double digit leads over five prominent Republican contenders, according to the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll.
President Obama's proposal to give middle class and working class Americans a tax break has the GOP on the defensive.
A growing number of Americans call themselves liberals. Going forward, Democrats need to embrace liberal ideas.
When Indiana Governor and presidential hopeful Mike Pence went to Israel he met Benjamin Netanyahu but not Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas
Some Republicans are beginning to express little hope that the President will go along with the scam and may eschew raising taxes on the poor, for now, and instead set their sights on slashing corporate taxes.
CNN is reporting that the GOP moves early to court conservative Christians. We are told that, “The first votes of the 2016 campaign won’t be cast for another year but there’s already a race well underway: The Christian primary.”
Even when the right tries to explain racism, they end up being racist. They are all in agreement that there are black criminals and bad cops. Funny thing, a cop who commits a crime, is indicted, found guilty and is serving time, well, they are a bad apple.
Conservatives in the 21st Century, from Republicans to Koch-libertarians have embraced, perpetuated, and transformed Reagan's extremist language into party policy to great success with their claims that America is destined for a "thousand years of darkness" unless conservatives destroy government tyranny.
It's only taken 6 years of blindly throwing mud at the wall to see what sticks, but Fox "News" has finally invented Articles of Impeachment against President Obama -- or, at the very least, figured out a way to throw the word around recklessly.
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.