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Indiana just elected Greg Pence to Congress, a man who cost Indiana taxpayers $21 Million to clean up his failed business

Indiana voters might want to rethink how they are deciding on who to elect to represent their state. This Tuesday, the voters of Indiana’s 6th congressional district elected Republican Greg Pence to represent them in the United States Congress. Indy…

Blue Wave 2.0 – The Sequel

In nature, waves are not solitary events. Another wave usually follows. The same is often true for politics. In 2014, the Republican party saw a wave of victories, spurred on by voter apathy and low turnout, resulting in broad based…

Why should I vote?

Do you know anyone who isn’t voting? If so, please share with them some reasons why they should vote. Vote because what makes America great is our Democratic system of government: of the people, by the people, for the people….

West Virginia Democrat talks about issues with local paper – West Virginia Republican sends her son to talk to paper

The Register-Herald newspaper in Beckley, West Virginia attempted to talk to the two candidates running to represent West Virginia in the U.S. Congress. The Democrat, Richard Ojeda, spoke to the paper on his thoughts about issues plaguing the people of…

Republican Congressman tells constituent “we lie all the time”

Republican Dave Brat is running for re-election to the U.S Congress from Virginia. A recent recording has surfaced of  him replying to one of his constituents, who was understandably dismayed by the direction of the Republican Party: “The problem is…

PSA for Republican voters: Voting for politicians who oppose the policies you support will prevent those policies from being enacted

This message might come off as condescending, but considering the current reality of our political discourse where the President of the United States is traveling across the country calling an entire political party a “party of crime”, the risk of…

In Kentucky, Trump lies about Coal, Steel, Kentucky’s Economy, Single Payer Healthcare, Medicare, and more

On October 13, Donald Trump held a rally in Richmond, Kentucky, where he spent most of the time spinning an array of ridiculous lies to his supporters. First, Trump lied about coal: Donald Trump at Kentucky rally, October 13, 2018…

Republican politicians resort to lies and hate because their policies are only popular with a shrinking Republican base

Donald Trump and many other Republican politicians have decided to run on a party platform of lies and hate in 2018. Examples include Donald Trump lying repeatedly to his supporters at his fascist rallies across the country, California Congressman Duncan…

Trump keeps telling his supporters that drug prices are going down – they’re actually going up

Among the many, many falsehoods and outright lies that Donald Trump has been presenting to his supporters at the fascist rallies he’s been holding this spring, summer, and fall, Donald Trump has been repeatedly spinning a story about how he’s…

Democrats in Oklahoma and West Virginia want to stop their states from being Banana Republics

In the late 19th century and early 20th century a few large multi-national companies established such a foothold in some Central American countries that they came to dominate the governments and economies, organizing each so that these companies could extract…

0.05% of new jobs created under Trump have been coal mining jobs

Donald Trump has been busy bragging to his supporters about how he has brought back coal, often mixing in his talk of a coal renaissance with his bragging about overall job growth, suggesting that a big part of job growth…

It’s no accident that gas prices go up when Republicans are in charge

Gas prices keep going up since Trump became President: This is no accident. Gas prices went up the first 6 years of Bush’s presidency as well, until the economy crashed. The reason is quite simple: Trickle Down Economics. Most of…

Trump keeps lying to the people of West Virginia about the State’s economy

Donald Trump held another rally in West Virginia on September 29, and lied to the people of West Virginia again about the status of West Virginia’s economy: Donald Trump at West Virginia rally, September 29, 2018 “And by the way,…

Trump touts West Virginia economy – Reality disagrees

On August 21, Donald Trump headed to West Virginia to deliver another one of his factually challenged MAGA rally speeches, hosted by the state’s Republican governor, Jim Justice. Within his speech of garbled sentences and egotistical ramblings, he touted the…

Midwestern States are great locations for wind and solar energy generation – Why do so many Midwestern politicians support oil and gas instead?

In Midwestern State after Midwestern State are stories about the amazing progress that is being made with renewable wind and solar energy projects. In Kansas: CJ Online: Where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain (and generates over 35 percent…