Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Bernie Sanders: Republican tax plan ‘is the Robin Hood principle in reverse’

"At a time when the middle class is shrinking and over 40 million Americans are living in poverty, this budget must be defeated."

Letting Deadly Bosses off the Hook

Corporate giants have hatched a scheme to stiff employees hurt or even killed on the job. Now national corporations have launched an initiative to gut our nation’s workers compensation program by allowing companies to opt out of it.

This is what austerity looks like

It is growing insecurity that drives fear, and the elites’ use that fear to divide us against each other.

While democrats chase Russians, republicans keep rigging elections

We can’t resolve the Russian question without more answers, but we can fix what we already know is broken.
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‘What to the American slave is your 4th of July?:’ James Earl Jones reads...

July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.”

Stooge time for Amerika

Children like NIkolas Cruz, who are mentally ill, will continue to be pushed along by agencies that don't have the resources or staffing to really stop this madness... until the next trigger is pulled!

Former Tax Collector Caught Stealing $300,000 in Public Funds

Former treasurer and tax collector, Melissa Arnold, admitted to depositing checks into her personal account instead of the Township’s account. She hasn't yet been convicted, but filed a plea bargain, which would make her responsible for paying it back in full.

It’s time to restore and strengthen the Voting Rights Act

On the 52nd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, 31 states with histories of racial discrimination no longer have federal oversight of their voting process.

The Flame of Intolerance Still Flickers in Alabama

Inequality, racism and segregation persist with remarkable tenacity in Alabama. The state will "continually have to confront its resistance to comply with the Constitution and respect the dignity and aspirations of all people.”

400 years after slavery’s start, no more band-aids

It’s time to heal the deep wounds of racism — not only to ensure equity for African Americans, but for our entire economy.