Indiana

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…

GOP fearmongering over “migrant caravan” is what motivated Robert Bowers to kill 11 people at Tree of Life synagogue

The horrific mass shooting that occurred in Pittsburgh at Tree of Life synagogue was not just a case of random anti-Semitism. The terrorist Robert Bowers was directly influenced by Republican politician and right-wing media fearmongering about the “migrant caravan” of…

GOP Senate candidates refer to asylum seekers as an “invading force” and “armada” in transparent appeals to fear and bigotry

In their continued effort to rile up their base with hatred and bigotry, two Republican Senate candidates took to twitter to paint poor Central American asylum seekers as an organized military invasion. Marsha Blackburn from Tennessee called them an “invading…

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…

Republicans have now fully abandoned Bipartisanship, Conservatism, and Democracy

An ex-GOP lawmaker tore into the Republican party over their nearly unanimous party-line vote to confirm a Republican operative who had committed perjury and was credibly accused of sexual assault to become a Supreme Court Justice: Ex-GOP lawmaker: ‘There is…

Republicans across the country are purging voter rolls – Make sure you are still registered to vote

Republican politicians have made it quite clear over the last 20 plus years that they do not believe in democracy. They have gerrymandered congressional districts, called for “poll watchers” to intimidate people from voting, cut available polling places to create…

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…