Category Archives: Republican Party

Hunger in USA Rises, but So Does Wealth for the Wealthiest

A USA Today article that I just finished reading, “Hunger is a ‘silent crisis’ in the USA”, points out the seriousness of hunger in America. The article specifically talks about two different

Imagine: America without the GOP

Legislative roadblocks, religious extremism, Tea Party bigotry, and favoritism to wealthy interests in the form of huge tax cuts and deregulation for chemical polluters of our air and water. All this along

Income Inequality: Conservatives Find Blame, Not Solutions

Jonas Goldberg, a conservative columnist, wrote an article in USA Today called “Define Income inequality” about a 12-year-old girl, Dasani Coates whom recently was living in a homeless shelter with her parents.

Beyond Christmas, Compassion in Short Supply for Republicans Lawmakers

Christmas time always brings a spirit of giving from most of us. The Salvation Army buckets gather donations, the homeless are given more attention than they usually get and needy families with

Stock Market Soars, but Jobs and Wages Do Not

Trickle-down Economics do not seem to trickle down. Instead, the economy seems to flow upward; as ordinary people lose their jobs and their income stagnates, those at the top keep making larger

Filibuster Rule Was Broken Because Democrats Had No Choice

Recently, U.S. Senate Majority Harry Reid (D-NV) ended the filibuster rule for executive appointments and federal court appointees, leaving the filibuster in place for legislation and U.S. Supreme Court nominees only. I

Go Ahead Harry, Use the Nuclear Option, or Limit Its Use

  Perhaps at one time, the filibuster was a good idea. Unfortunately, that was when there were reasonable people in the minority in our U.S. Senate, but that is no longer the

Christie Best Chance for Republicans to Retake White House in 2016

As a Democrat, New Jersey governor Chris Christie does not represent my interests; he does not support raising the minimum wage, he favors big business over ordinary citizens, he is against same-sex

Republican Hypocrisy: Unborn Children vs. Hungry Children

I am sometimes awe-struck, or you might say confused, by the GOP’s relentless agenda to stop abortion, yet for the children already born to single mothers, some still teenagers themselves, they seem

Complainer Bruce’s Cousin, Tea Party Ted

Recently, I read a story by a blogger named Howard Parmet that I found to be quite telling about our dear friend Ted Cruz and wanted to share it with you. You