Watch A Bunch Of Conservative Republicans Demand... →
Life begins with exceptions. Holy mother loving shit!!!
Mitt Romney no stranger to tax breaks, subsidies →
****As Bain made its investment, the state and county pledged $37 million in subsidies and grants for the $385-million plant project. The county also levied a new income tax to finance infrastructure improvements to benefit the steel mill over the heated objections of some county residents.***** THE AMOunt of corporate welfare outlined in the article highlights what is wrong with the thinking of...
Robert Reich: Labor Day 2012 and the Election of... →
robertreich: The most troubling economic trend facing America this Labor Day weekend is the increasing concentration of income, wealth, and political power at the very top – among a handful of extraordinarily wealthy people – and the steady decline of the great American middle class. Inequality in America is…
randsplaining. verb. the act of a rich person... →
motherjones: That’s the word we coined for this: Billionaire heiress tells non-rich people they should spend “more time working” to get rich
Another "legitimate" rape post, but worth checking...
http://www.buzzfeed.com/copyranter/brilliant-new-parody-ad-for-a-drug-called-legiti# Check out this link! It’s great & need to be shared to get the point across!
Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and George W. Bush....
This is just evidence of the manipulation of the Republican Party. They’re not...– Yelena Vorobyov, shortly after the RNC stonewalled Ron Paul delegates out of virtually every democratic procedure at the convention involving the nomination process. (via letterstomycountry)
Haley "offended" Democrats calling out the GOP's... →
Nikki Haley talks to reporters on Tuesday (Source: Alex Seitz-Wald) Speaking to reporters on Tuesday ahead of her primetime speech at the Republican National Convention, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said she is “offended”——She’s a fucking DINK!
The Romneys ate off of an ironing board. They seem to think that’s what poverty...– Larry Womack: Ann Romney Addresses the Common People (via apsies)
Harold Meyerson: In modern GOP, the old South... →
bohemiansouth: Harold Meyerson writes: The Republican ticket may hail from Massachusetts and Wisconsin, but Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan head the most Southernized major U.S. political party since Jefferson Davis’s day. In its hostility toward minorities, exploitation of racism, antipathy toward government and suspicion of science, today’s Republican Party represents the worst traditions of the...
I had my father get sick when I was 22. And I was poor, alright. And my father...– Chris Rock [video] Bringing this back, because some people don’t seem to understand that there is a discrepancy in the quality of care among poor, middle-class, and wealthy people, NO MATTER HOW DEBILITATING THEIR RESPECTIVE DISEASES MAY BE. (via cgdageek) Forever reblog. (via missgingerlee)
If Sarah Palin were black, her daughter’s out of wedlock, “baby daddy drama”...– If Sarah Palin Were Black (via azspot) Just goes to show how far Palin’s whiteness can take her. Zero intellect, two high school drop-outs, an unwed teen mother, a quitter of the one major job she had. Master of hateful coded language targeting opponents as not “real Americans”. Belongs to a church...
Politicalprof: What do you make of Gov Christie’s... →
politicalprof: When one is pandering to specific sectors of the electorate, it is best to make them think they are not being pandered to, but instead are “America” and thus are the very heart of one’s party. Plus, when your party has spent a significant part of the last several months saying things that have…
Everything Wrong With The Tea Party In 6 Minutes →
That rant you’ve always wanted to give about the Tea Party? Right here.
ALEC Goes After the Center for Media and Democracy →
Not MY School House Rock!
Republicans only bother to acknowledge women when they’re reasserting our status...– My latest at The Nation, Fantasy Women of the GOP (via jessicavalenti)
One woman I spoke to broke down crying when I told her the nearest clinic was...– The Abortion Fairy This is an incredible and important post about abortion funds, restrictive legislation on abortion, and the harsh realities of living in the USA right now. [NB: more people than just cis women want and need access to abortion care.] (via keepyourbsoutofmyuterus)
One of my favorite bloggers-I had to re-post...
The Right-Wing Attack on the Constitution Written by Samuel Warde | June 14, 2012 | 2 For a group that prides itself on its reverence for the Constitution, the Tea Party sure has a lot of proposed changes to the Constitution. In particular, Tea Party members seem to want to repeal amendments 14, 16 and 17 to the Constitution and to add a few more, for good measure. What kind of...
As America prepares to pick our president for the next four years — and as...– Florida’s former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist in Former Gov. Charlie Crist: Here’s why I’m backing Barack Obama - Tampa Bay Times (via bohemiansouth)
In the 2004 general election, our big donors were still important to the extent...– Politico: For GOP mega-donors, a convention all their own (via source2012)
Lawmaker who thinks gays a threat to children... →
goodreasonnews: Maryland delegate Don H. Dwyer Jr was drinking with another man on his boat on the Magothy River in Pasadena around 7pm when his boat struck a smaller vessel with five children on board. Four of the children were injured with one, a five year old girl, taken by helicopter to Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Two adults on the boat were unharmed. The smash was so...
Question Everything: Like clockwork, Westboro... →
thepoliticalfreakshow: Wasted life, silent on most important matters, american idol. #MustPicketFuneralRT @usatoday: Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies — Rebekah Phelps-Roper (@WBCVideo) August 25, 2012 God put Niel Armstrong on the moon. God said OBEY ME and…
Reblog if I can write something weird in your ask.
To Ease the Crisis, Tax Financial Transactions →
Indeed, a tax of just 0.05 percent levied on each stock, bond, derivative or currency transaction would be aimed at financial institutions’ casino-style trading, which helped precipitate the economic crisis. Because these markets are so vast, the tax could raise hundreds of billions of dollars a year globally for cash-strapped governments and could increase development aid. The global...