GOP Rep. Tells Constituent Who Asks About Raising The Minimum Wage To ‘Get A Job’

Did he even hear the question before denigrating the constituent? Think Progress House Democrats earlier this month proposed increasing the federal minimum wage to $10 an hour, which would catch the minimum wage up to the buying power it had in 1968. The proposal hasn’t gone anywhere, though, since Republicans who control the House of Representatives… More GOP Rep. Tells Constituent Who Asks About Raising The Minimum Wage To ‘Get A Job’

UFO Sightings Are More Common Than Voter Fraud

This a very interesting and thorough analysis… Mother Jones Since 2001, nearly 1,000 bills that would tighten voting laws have been introduced in 46 states. 24 voting restrictions have passed in 17 states since 2011. This fall, new laws could affect more than 5 million voters in states representing 179 of the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency. In the… More UFO Sightings Are More Common Than Voter Fraud

Romney Directly Contradicts His Campaign, Now Insists Health Mandate Is ‘A Tax’

Romney is more confused than I originally thought… Think Progress Earlier this week, Mitt Romney’s top campaign adviser broke with the entire Republican party and insisted that the individual mandate at the center of the Affordable Care Act and Massachusetts’ 2006 health care law is “not a tax.” “The governor disagreed with the ruling of the Court.… More Romney Directly Contradicts His Campaign, Now Insists Health Mandate Is ‘A Tax’