Income inequality?

Nobel Laureate (Economics) Milton Friedman said "A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both."

Republican 'winning' tactics

The unemployment check battle was won by Republicans. By fighting against Obama's unemployment relief they looked responsible about government spending, If they really succeeded in stopping the checks, the way unemployment is counted, Obama would have...

Clarification Please

MUSLIMS desecrate our flag, burn our churches, our Bibles, and use the 109 dictates in their quran of hate, murder, and terror against all non-muslims, as justification for their barbaric actions. by:Jan Morgan Really? Please enlighten me as to when...

Georgia to succeed?

Intelligent human beings tend to learn from disastrous errors in judgment, and despite inducement and determination, resist the urge to repeat catastrophic events. There are cases though, where a country’s leaders failed to learn from their...

What are we doing to our Women?

Study: Newer Birth Control Pills May Double Blood Clot Risk Overall Risk Is Still Low, but May Be Highest During the First Few Months of Use   Oct. 25, 2011 -- Women who take newer birth control pills appear to get...

Despicable: rick Santorum

I’m going to come right out and say it: Karen Santorum is trash and so is her husband, pure and simple. No person that uses their most likely terminally ill baby to political benefit is worthy to be in the public’s eye without being spit on, much less...

The Orginal Form of the Ultra-sound bill.

  http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/21/us/virginia-bill-requiring-ultrasound-before-abortion-nears-vote.html?_r=1In its current form, Virginia’s bill requires that the ultrasound find and monitor the fetal heartbeat and provide an image of the shape...

America the Giving Nation

Even though America has all it's flaws we are the one country  that  gives without trying  to gain  something from it. The nation of America gives to countries that hurts us , to the innocent and weak , and countries in  crisis. Think of how we...

Let's talk about State Sanctioned Rape

The real stuff, not some hyperbolic inference. 1 in 20 prisoners (men & women) will be raped this year.  1 in 8 juveniles will be raped while incarcerated this year. 1 out of 8 men in prison for rape is innocent. "It is better that...

Confused by the right

Help me out here please.  I am just  trying to wrap my head around this logic.  People from the far right of conservatives, 1. Do not wan insurance companies to provide contraception. 2. Want to ban abortion. 3. Want to use any big government...

Proposal to tax corporate income overseas.

Citizens have been paying income tax on their salaries made overseas for many decades. As corporations are now people, the administration has proposed to tax corporations in the same way. This means that international corporations are going to have...

The Social Security Ponzi Scheme

Ponzi schemes take money from people promising better returns later. Some earlier investors in Ponzi schemes do get big returns as incentive for more to pay in.  Social Security does provide some people with better returns than the amount they pay...

SERIOUSLY REPUBLICANS

Seriously republicans, there is no President Obama, no democrats,  this is the best you have? These candidates that are in the republican field can not certainly be the cream of the crop. I am tired of asking republicans who they like, just to...

Guess who is going to raise taxes next year

"On Dec. 31, the George W. Bush-era tax cuts are scheduled to expire, raising rates on investment income, estates and gifts, and earnings at all levels. Overnight, the marriage penalty for joint filers will spring back to life, the value of the child...

Aspirin MUST become a regulated drug.

According to Santorum, women shouldn't practice contraception. (Oh well, that includes just saying NO!) A major contributor believes : "FRIESS: I get such a chuckle when these things come out. ...  And this contraceptive thing, my gosh, it's...

Legislators proving 'They know NOTHING!'

Not the first state to make a try, (Reuters) - Oklahoma lawmakers edged closer toward trying to outlaw abortion on Wednesday by approving "personhood" legislation that gives individual rights to an embryo from the moment of conception. Is the...

Uncomfortable History

  The GOP’s unheralded role in black history By: Michael Dorstewitz Source: BIZPAC Review Date: February 13, 2012 February may be our shortest month, but it’s filled with notable events....

Believed Righteousness: the engine of Republican Fascism

God is on our side! Enough said for any monstrosity or oppression. They do not need solutions, only greater and greater restrictions on the masses and more and more freedom for the Rich. All is good in the name of God; only the evil could disagree. ...

What more can Republicans do to throw the election?

As was done in the last election, with McCain and Palin, Republicans seem dedicated to alienating Americans from the Republican Party. That wasn't so apparent in the last election as it is today. Republicans want to get rid of laws that prevent...

Put your boss in your bedroom

Republicans in Congress want to put your boss right in your bedroom, deciding whether you have access to contraception and even what kind you can use—and the Senate's voting on it tomorrow. It's Senator Roy Blunt's radical response to President...