By: Christina Johnstone Where are the jobs Mr. Boehner? After all, jobs are what your party ran on in 2010. What we got was the old bait and switch. Not one jobs bill to date, in fact your party voted down legislation that would make it more difficult for the real welfare queens(big greedy corporate [...]Continue Reading "JOBS, JOBS, JOBS WHERE ARE THE JOBS?"
Under the current system of electing the President, a candidate may win a majority of the Electoral College without having a majority of the nationwide popular vote. The National Popular Vote bill would reform the Electoral College by guaranteeing the Presidency to the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes in all 50 states [...]Continue Reading "NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE, GET RID OF THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE"
The real greed lies with those who call us “greedy geezers.”The Greed Over Principle” (GOP) crowd & a corporate run government with unprecedented economic greed, fueled by corruption in politics. The Greedy Geezer story line is really a smokescreen to obscure the role of the really greedy elites who championed unsustainable tax breaks for the rich. Nest [...]Continue Reading "I may be a Geezer but I am not Greedy"
CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL REPORT OF AMERICA’S WORST GOVERNORS LIST Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS) Gov. Donald Carcieri (R-RI) Gov. Jim Gibbons (R-NV) Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) Gov. David Paterson (D-NY) Gov. Sonny Perdue (R-GA) Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM) Gov. Mike Rounds (R-SD) Gov. Mark Sanford (R-SC) Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA) How [...]Continue Reading "CITIZENS for RESPONSIBILITY & ETHIC in WASHINGTON REPORT"
By: Thomas W. Nuckols , Sherman, TX Governor Perry has asked his fellow governors to join religious leaders at a rally in Reliant Stadium in Houston to fast and pray to get our country back on the right path. In Matthew 6 Jesus warns us not to be as the hypocrites who love to pray [...]Continue Reading "Politicians and Religion"
As Americans continue to struggle with outrageous, unstable gas prices, big oil continues to benefit from them. The five biggest oil companies reported a massive $30 billion in first-quarter profits, a 38% increase from last year.1 Despite these astronomical profits, House Republicans voted earlier this month to block consideration of a Democratic proposal to end [...]Continue Reading "End government handouts to oil companies"
By Dorothy N. Fowler Attention Donald Trump and all other “birthers” who are illiterate or idiots or some combination of the above. The information below is available to anyone who can turn on a computer and run a Google search or find a public library. This settles the issue. Let it go! Concentrate on a [...]Continue Reading "Dot’s Dashes"
Thank you Mel. It’s a great cartoon.Continue Reading "Rick Perry’s Legacy"
272,000 jobs lost in 2012, with another 335,000 lost in 2013 without $3.2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund
By: Dr. Eddie Self Next week is going to be a big week. All three of the major budget bills will be brought up for consideration on the House floor. House Bill (HB) 4, the supplemental spending bill, and HB 275, the bill that draws $3.2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund, will be [...]Continue Reading "272,000 jobs lost in 2012, with another 335,000 lost in 2013 without $3.2 billion from the state’s Rainy Day Fund"
For the elderly, state budget cuts could mean no more daily hot meals and exercise classes to help prevent falls. At worst, some could even lose their beds at the nursing home.
These and other lifelines for seniors may disappear as governors and lawmakers slash spending to close an estimated $112 billion in budget shortfalls, advocates say.Continue Reading "States kick grandma to the curb"