Tag: Republicans

Two reasons why the word "Democratic" is taboo to Trump and the GOP

Two reasons why the word "Democratic" is taboo to Trump and the GOP
Lots of words can be used both as nouns and as adjectives.  College is a noun that becomes an adjective when used to describe a person, as in college student. The word police is a noun that becomes an adjective when referring to a police station or a police car. The word Republican is both a noun and... Read more »

Republicans and the NRA want to put an end to our nation's weekly school shootings

Republicans and the NRA want to put an end to our nation's weekly school shootings
Republicans and the NRA want to put an end to our nation’s weekly school shootings.  That’s my headline and I’m sticking to it.  If you don’t believe it, congratulations.  Your brain is still working. With regards to any kind of sensible gun control, gun violence or school shootings, Republicans and the NRA want to do... Read more »

Senate Republicans block minimum wage increase, lead the way in economic sanctions

In a stunning (not really) filibuster, the GOP blocked a vote on a proposed increase in the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour.  The increase was to be implemented over a 30-month period and would have affected an estimated 16.5 million people. Once in place, the increase would have put a family... Read more »
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Republicans have hit the economy like Katrina hit New Orleans

Contrary to what they would like you to believe, policies put forth by the Republican Party have had a strong negative impact on the  economy of the United States.  Some economists have estimated that Republican spending policies have cut U.S. growth in half this year. Business leaders have specifically complained of their frustration with the... Read more »

Mitt Romney on handouts and cutouts: Book of Mormon Part II

Mitt Romney’s comments after the election made him seem bitter, misguided, in denial or all of the above.   He blamed his loss on “goodies” passed out to Blacks, Latinos, women and young people and the power of the “encumbancy”.   He lamented that he was unable to get his own message out to those... Read more »