(photo Wikipedia)"How did we get Trump?" a Republican might ask. The answer is quite simple. You created him.Let me explain.While Republican candidates scramble to NOT be identified with Trump, Democrats bathe in the warm glow of success and reliability cast by President Obama. The isolated proudly fact-free mutants living in the Fox News and talk radio twilight zone might be able to ignore the pesky fact that unemployment now stands at 4.9% (lower than when Reagan left office in … [Read more...]
The 8 Year Slow Motion Lynching of President Obama by the Republicans Ends With the President More Successful and Popular than Ever and… TRUMP as the Evil Ghost Haunting the Party of Obstruction
Watch This Daily Show CLIP with Jon Stewart on The Obama-Hating Republican Party Being Run by Liars Then Read Krugman and DEAL WITH IT!
Are Republicans in Congress just racists or are they fools? Maybe they just believe that facts have a liberal bias. I dare any Republican to "answer" Jon Stewart and Paul Krugman who have proved this here. These aren't conjectures but facts. Watch the clip then read Krugman's summing up and then admit it: The Republican Party is being run by fools or worse-- Period.Paul Krugman writes in the New York Times "we’re looking at a political subculture in which ideological tenets are simply no … [Read more...]
Jesus Ate a $95,000 Truffle: The Evangelical GOP Worships Wealth, So Kiss Jesus, Justice, Fairness and America Goodbye
Just how nuts has the wealth-to-middle class disparity has gotten? Read this while thinking about how the evangelicals -- who once said they follow Jesus -- have become the bedrock of GOP/Ayn Rand GREED-IS-GOOD "policy" to cut government help for the poor and middle class and fight health care reform to give the poor medical care, while lowering taxes and regulations on the super wealthy.To the extent that the GOP/wealth alliance depends on the evangelicals like Ted Cruz and the Tea Party to … [Read more...]
It was my dad and I that, along with people like Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson, turned millions of Christians into politicized dupes of corporate America. Thirty years later Speaker John A. Boehner surrendered to demands that he tie money to keep the government open after Sept. 30 to stripping President Obama’s health care law of any financing. There's a connection. In my new book And God Said, "Billy!" I expose the paranoid religious delusion that fed this beast and explore my spiritual jo … [Read more...]
The conservative Bible Belt is bad for the economy. Most of the time, the more liberal, secular and less conservative or religious a state (or a part of a state) the better off it is. No kidding. Just look at the map!Location Plays Major Role in Climbing the Income RanksAccording to a new study that has provided the most detailed portrait yet of income mobility, the odds of rising to another income level are notably low in certain cities, like Atlanta and Charlotte, and much higher in … [Read more...]