How ALEC Subverts Our Democracy – VIDEO

How ALEC Subverts Our Democracy – VIDEO

If you aren’t familiar with with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), then you should be. This is an organization that bills itself as a charity with education as its focus. What it really is is a lobbying organization that holds private meetings with legislators from every state. It writes boilerplate laws complete with fill in the […]

NH Senate Votes To Kick 40,000 Off Expanded Medicaid

NH Senate Votes To Kick 40,000 Off Expanded Medicaid

The New Hampshire Senate Finance Committee voted yesterday to discontinue participation in the state’s expanded Medicaid program, potentially leaving 40,000 people in the state without insurance and risking higher premiums for the rest of those in the Granite State. Despite praise from Senate Republicans, the vote fell along party lines. The Finance Committee is comprised […]

‘My Story As A Republican That Is Supporting Bernie Sanders For President’

‘My Story As A Republican That Is Supporting Bernie Sanders For President’

While perusing Reddit, I came across this post from the Bernie Blog and it reminded me that not all lifelong Republicans have oatmeal for brains. When I first moved to Northern California in 2008, one of the real estate agents I worked with and subsequently became friends with was a gentleman who was and remains Republican—at […]

Jeb Bush: Obama’s ‘Intellectual Arrogance’ On Climate Change

Jeb Bush: Obama’s ‘Intellectual Arrogance’ On Climate Change

Jeb Bush shot back at President Obama, calling his remarks regarding climate change “intellectual arrogance.” Earlier this week, President Obama spoke to the graduating class at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and said that climate change “constitutes a serious threat to global security and an ‘immediate’ risk to our national security.” Bush was speaking to […]

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