Politics

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 […]

Chris Christie Goes Off On Expletive-Filled Media Rant – AUDIO

Chris Christie Goes Off On Expletive-Filled Media Rant – AUDIO

Chris Christie wants to be President, despite his low ratings in his own state and a scandal involving a bridge that could still get him hot water. Let’s see if he’s presidential material, shall we. Here’s a sampling of what Christie sounds like when he’s addressing the press courtesy of Talking Points Memo: New Jersey […]

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 […]

What Would Jesus Do? Run For President, According to Jeb Bush

What Would Jesus Do? Run For President, According to Jeb Bush

“If you’re looking for a perfect candidate he probably existed 2,000 years ago.” That was Jeb Bush’s response to a reporter asking him who the perfect presidential candidate would be. Thom Hartmann at Democratic Underground picked up the story and ran down Jesus’ potential policy positions. Healthcare: Love your neighbor as yourself.   Poverty: Sell […]

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