Social Security

Mitch McConnell accuses Democrats of partisanship in op-ed for Fox News

To welcome the new Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell penned an op-ed for Fox News to claim that he and the Republicans in the Senate are in favor of bipartisanship, while the…

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….

More jobs were created during Obama’s last 21 months than in Trump’s first 21 months

Republicans are busy crowing about the economic numbers that were released last Friday. However, they have been doing so using false comparisons. They have been comparing Trump’s first 21 months in office, when he inherited a strong economy, to all…

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…

A reminder: Marsha Blackburn supported Paul Ryan’s attacks on Social Security

Lately, the Republican candidate for Senate in Tennessee, Marsha Blackburn, has been trying to portray her opponent Phil Bredesen, a two term Governor of Tennessee, as being a tool of Chuck Schumer. Of course, this tactic of hers is completely…

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 is using fascist rhetoric in accusing Democrats of being a “party of crime” – yet his own policies actually increase crime

Lately at his MAGA rallies, the current President of the United States has been accusing the opposition party of wanting an increase in crime. Here are a few examples: Donald Trump at Minnesota rally, October 4, 2018 “If you vote…

A reminder: Ted Cruz wants to cut Social Security, as does the Republican House and others in the Republican Senate

Lately, Ted Cruz has been choosing to speak mostly about his opponent Beto O’Rourke in his race for the US Senate from Texas. But, it would be good for the people of Texas to keep in mind, as they decide…