Quote Abraham Lincoln:We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
The 10 Worst GOP Governors: What Horrors Did They Unleash in 2012?
Across the country, Republican governors, many of them elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010, have undermined women's health, crushed workers' right to negotiate collectively, made it tougher to vote and imposed ideologically informed slash-and-burn policies on their populations, often with little attention from the mainstream media. Last summer, we reported on 10 of the worst GOP governors and what they were up to. Where are they now? Culling voter rolls, beating up on unions, trying to sneakily ban abortion—but also, in some cases, having their power checked by a determined opposition and being forced to concede some defeats. And in a couple of cases, they're under investigation. continued...
7 Plutocrats That Bankrolled the GOP Primary
-- and What They Want in Return
"Our elections have replaced horse racing as the sport of kings. These kings are multibillionaire, corporate moguls who by divine right--not of God, but [of the Supreme Court's] Citizens United decision--are now buying politicians like so much pricey horseflesh."
How a Free Market Run Amok Destroys "Family Values"
We need a healthy market. But we also have to understand that some of the policies said to free it can deeply hurt the families free-marketeers claim to value.
The Dark Side to North Dakota's Oil Boom
Oil companies are spilling and dumping drilling waste onto the region's land and into its waterways with increasing regularity.
Quote Abraham Lincoln:"I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country... Corporations have bee enthroned, an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money-power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until the wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed."
November 12, 1864