Voting Against Their Own Interests: The Common Story of the Republican Voter

This is a common phenomena in most red states… Forward Progressives I want to tell you the story of Susie Q. Conservative. Susie’s parents were from the rural South.  They were raised in households that had strong religious beliefs, opposed sex education and preached waiting till marriage before having sex. Of course, as it is… More Voting Against Their Own Interests: The Common Story of the Republican Voter

What Everyone Needs To Know Before Watching The VP Debate

Think Progress 1. Romney and Ryan would eliminate health care for 31 million people who are poor or disabled. Medicaid, which helps poor Americans, some seniors, and children afford health care, is right in the crosshairs of Paul Ryan’s House budget. He proposed cutting $1.4 trillion from the program, a move that would kick about 11 million people… More What Everyone Needs To Know Before Watching The VP Debate

Re-Post: March 2012 – Obama’s 50 Great Accomplishments

Re-posted from March 9, 2012 article Of course there is absolutely nothing that will convince The President’s detractors, just how much he has accomplished in three years. On the other hand, his supporters have watched his progress with pride and awe… The Washington Monthly – By Paul Glastris, Ryan Cooper, and Siyu Hu 1. Passed Health Care Reform: After… More Re-Post: March 2012 – Obama’s 50 Great Accomplishments

March 2012: Obama’s 50 Great Accomplishments (Updated this month)

Of course there is absolutely nothing that will convince The President’s detractors, just how much he has accomplished in three years. On the other hand, his supporters have watched his progress with pride and awe… The Washington Monthly – By Paul Glastris, Ryan Cooper, and Siyu Hu 1. Passed Health Care Reform: After five presidents over a century… More March 2012: Obama’s 50 Great Accomplishments (Updated this month)

Breaking Their Promise To Focus On Job Creation, House GOP Proposes Slashing Job Training Programs

The crazy thing about the Congressional GOP is that they still expect to get the White House, a majority in the Senate, as well as maintaining their majority in the House in the 2012 election. This is preposterous.  They are counting on the mood of the country who polls show are extremely dissatisfied with Obama.  What… More Breaking Their Promise To Focus On Job Creation, House GOP Proposes Slashing Job Training Programs

Audience Member Asks Obama: ‘Would You Please Raise My Taxes?’

Of course some people think this guy was a “prop”, set up by the Obama campaign committee.   Most bloggers on the right seem to have that opinion.  Could it be because they can’t  possibly “handle the truth!” Think Progress Earlier today, President Obama  fielded questions from a town hall audience in Mountain View, California, hosted… More Audience Member Asks Obama: ‘Would You Please Raise My Taxes?’

    An old TFC  friend with a new name posted this article on his website…  by bird via The White House Blog The budget compromise removes the cloud of uncertainty over the economy, and takes important steps toward reducing our deficit. In that sense, it’s a win for all Americans. (A picture is worth a thousand… More

Ending The Afghan War Would Save Taxpayers 40,000 Times More Money Than Defunding NPR

There’s a school of thought that says the GOP doesn’t care about saving taxpayers money.  However, they are concerned about their party’s ideals and what they are against.    They are against any liberal agenda, period.   Jobs and saving taxpayers money are not on their agenda. Think Progress Today, two deficit-cutting bills will be voted on in… More Ending The Afghan War Would Save Taxpayers 40,000 Times More Money Than Defunding NPR