Category Archives: The Middle-Class

It’s April 15th, Time For Conservatives to Start Bashing Their Base

It’s tax time folks, the most festive season next to Christmas for Conservatives; a time for them to revel in smearing those less fortunate, while ignoring the obscene tax breaks given to Corporate America, and failed presidential candidates. This year, … Continue reading

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Important Videos from the DCCC

The DCCC (Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) Chairman Steve Israel released this video framing the 2014 election: Democrats are on the side of the working class, the middle class, the poor, the unemployed, the uninsured, women, minorities, and many others. DCCC … Continue reading

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Judges Cure For “Affluenza” Killings Will Spread The Disease.

Disease, Disease, Spreading the disease With some help from [Judge Jean Boyd] He’ll bring the world down to its knees. Anthrax: Among The Living.* Much has been made of the decision by Judge Jean Boyd of Texas to allow 16 … Continue reading

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Just Who Are The Job Creators? Hint: Not Who Republicans Say

Henry Blodget is the CEO of Business Insider, a site that has over 25 million visitors a month. Simply put, Blodget’s resume as a financial analyst, and success in the world of business is impressive. Blodget has written a column … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Officially Wins Me Over

“Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness in the world. This opinion, which has never been confirmed by the facts, … Continue reading

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Re-reading Dr. King in 2013

Dr. Martin Luther King said, I must make two honest confessions to you, my Christian and Jewish brothers. First, I must confess that over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost … Continue reading

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Right To Life Michigan Looks To Deplete Medical Coverage For Rape

Right to Life president Barbara Listing is seeking signatures for a ballot petition that if passed will require women to purchase extra health insurance coverage in order to get medical help in case of rape or even incest.  The ballot … Continue reading

Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons

“…men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” –Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America In 2007, a teenager in a depressed county of Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently bereft of … Continue reading

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Gerrymandering, Jury-Rigging and Judicial Rewriting Are the Wave of the Future, Conservative Soldiers!

Greetings and salutations, fellow captains of industry and our Republican lapdogs!  I’m wiring you this electronic mail-o-gram from the deck of my mega-yacht Duchess’ Bounty.  What wizardry is this, you may ask, that such a feat is possible from the … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech vs. Wall Street’s Interests

“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.”  –Henry David Thoreau You know that civil rights are in dire straits when Rage Against the Machine starts to seem eerily prescient. … Continue reading

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Boehner Weighs the Pros and Cons(ervatives): a Fiscal Cliffhanger

As Congressional Republicans trickle back into Washington after a nice, long, relaxing, luxurious holiday vacation, House Speaker John Boehner sits alone in his office, waiting to hold a strategy session on the looming fiscal cliff. Making a piggy bank gallop … Continue reading

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Atlas Lost Market Share And Stock Value

Marc’s post “Atlas whined” details how certain of the ultra wealthy in America have proven to be outspoken poor sports about recent political events.   Marc details how many of these companies have had to backtrack when he writes: Virtually all of the … Continue reading

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