Tag Archives: Democrats
Posted on13. May, 2013 by Stevie.
In a press conference on Monday, President Obama got tough with the agency that many Americans love to loathe — the Internal Revenue Service. The president’s problem with the IRS stemmed from recent news reports that they were specifically targeting Tea Party groups for additional tax scrutiny. Obama said the allegations, if true, are “outrageous” [...]
Posted on28. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
Ashley Judd, an actress from the famous Judd country music family, will not embark on a political career in 2014. The outspoken feminist, author, and activist announced via Twitter on Wednesday and her website that she would not run against Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the 2014 race. “Regretfully, I am currently unable to consider [...]
Posted on27. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
If you have six minutes to spare today, please devote that time to check out this clip that I stumbled across in my Twitter feed. The video plainly explains a major economic issue facing U.S. citizens — the deplorable wealth gap between the ultra-rich vs. the middle class and poor people. The clip doesn’t bash [...]
Posted on05. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
I’m very much here for this proposal from two Democratic members of Congress. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Rep. George Miller (D-CA) are introducing a bill on Tuesday to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10/hour. The current federal rate is $7.25/hour, though the figure varies higher or lower depending on the state. Considering how [...]
Posted on01. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
During my recent absence from the site, your government has been hard at work manufacturing more crises. The point is they are still not getting ANY work done! The latest issue is about the “sequester” — a series of mandatory cuts to government programs set to take effect at midnight on Saturday if lawmakers don’t [...]