Walmart Celebrates Your Right To Work All The Time

Boycott WalMart

Have you seen the newest Walmart commercial that’s been playing all over the Olympics where they say that they’re pledged to but goods from American factories for the next 10 years in it they use “Working man” by Rush as the music bed of the spot. The spot somehow implies that Walmart is “supporting” American […]

Are Republican’s Really Interested In A Balanced Budget Amendment?

Scales

Many Republicans have been concerned about the federal deficit since George W. Bush turned a surplus into a deficit with increased spending and tax cuts but as soon as Barack Obama was elected president this concern quickly transformed into an obsession. To many, this has become such a dire situation that 20 states are now […]

Can Michigan Really Trust Rick Snyder?

Snyder

For two years Rick Snyder claimed “Right to work” legislation was too divisive and not on his agenda. Shortly after the 2012 elections Rick Snyder changed his mind. Given how divisive “Right to work” would be it should come as no surprise that the governor would want to insulate Republican members of the state house […]

Military Pension Cuts Prove Hypocrisy Of Republicans

Military

Over the past few decades the attitude towards military personnel has shifted to the point where now individuals of all political ideologies consider our military personnel as inviolable. Polls show that the military favorability rating has nearly doubled compared to the last 30 years of the 20th century. With this in mind it should come […]

A Slur By Any Other Name Is Just That!

Redskins

Are you ready for the big game? No, not the one in New Jersey this weekend with the Seattle Seahawks & Denver Broncos battling it out for the Lombardi Trophy. No, I’m talking about the one between the Atlanta Niggers vs. the New York Kikes, or how about the one between the Minnesota Honkies against […]

The NSA Is Scary Good

NSA

Since June of 2013 when Edward Snowden released government documents confirming the existence of various data gathering methods used by the NSA there has been a lot of discussions surrounding the value of these programs. Many of these same conversations also occurred in 2006 when it was reveled that the NSA was collecting data from […]

Chris Christie Unabridged And Unpresidential

Chris Christie

Not too long ago the right was up in arms over a scandal at the IRS. To them it exposed a litany of truths they had long believed about the Obama administration. It proved they would use the power of the office to punish the opposition. It proved they were arrogant. It proved they were […]

The Unemployment Rate Is Artificially High

Graphs

News broke recently that the unemployment rate in America has hit a 5 year low at 6.7% continuing a slow downward trend that has been happening for the past few years. The “glass half full” crowd sees this as a positive sign of our economic recovery, but the “glass half empty” crowd sees this as […]

Fixing The Economy Through Collective Bargaining

Workers

Much of this past year workers in the fast food industry have been taking action to get better wages. While there is certainly a debate as to whether an increase in the minimum wage is the proper vehicle to facilitate this change there is little denying the fact that income inequality is on the rise […]

Conservatives Unpatriotically Rooting For Obamacare Failure

Grumpy GOP

The main stream media has been obsessed with comparing the Affordable Care Act (affectionately known as Obamacare) with various failures by the previous administration. The comparisons have included “the ACA is Obama’s” – 9/11, Iraq, Abu Ghraib, or Medicare part D. But the most popular of these analogies seems to be Hurricane Katrina. And while […]