I am a 53 y/o married female, I have 2 daughters and 2 grandsons. I have voted in every election since I registered as a democrat at age 18. On my daughters' 18th birthdays, I took them to register to vote. I've been more knowledgable about politicians and candidates in the past 10 years. I want to make informed decisions on who I choose to hold offices. My pet peeve is people that do not register or vote, yet complain the loudest about who is in office or a new law.
College is a con: The savage truth about your bachelor’s degree
Higher education wears the cloak of liberalism, but in policy and practice, it’s a cutthroat system of exploitation By David Masciotra, AlterNet Higher education wears the cloak of liberalism, but in policy and practice, it can be a corrupt and… Read More ›
Iran’s Foreign Minister Schools GOP Traitors on Constitution and International Law
Many Americans are rightly incensed at the revelation that 47 Republican Senators signed on to an open letter to hardliners in Iran warning them that according to their pledge of loyalty to a foreigner leading the nation of Israel, they… Read More ›
2 Years After Raising Taxes on the Rich, Here’s the Hellscape Minnesota Has Become
By Zeeshan Aleem March in Policy.Mic Since 2011, Minnesota has been doing quite well for itself. The state has created more than 170,000 jobs, according to the Huffington Post. Its unemployment rate stands at 3.6% — the fifth-lowest in the… Read More ›
Scott Walker Denies Comparing Protesters To ISIS, Says Obama Loves America
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Sunday made an effort to walk back recent controversial comments comparing union protesters to the Islamic State group and expressing doubt over whether President Barack Obama loves America. Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” Walker said… Read More ›
Reports of possible deal on DHS funding reignites chatter about Boehner ouster
Multiple reports that House Speaker John Boehner has cut a deal to pass a long-term funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security without ties to rolling back President Obama’s executive action on immigration has reignited rumblings about a Boehner… Read More ›
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