Rand Paul is running on the platform that he is not a typical Republican...except that he is with the exception of drugs, drones and spying. And that’s something all Americans, especially all progressives, need to remember heading into 2016.
You might want to think twice about the food that you’re eating.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC), nearly 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne viruses and diseases each year. Of those 48 million Americans, 128,000 have to be hospitalized, and an astonishing 3,000 die because of foodborne illnesses.
Republican governors all around our country are slashing education to cover the cost of tax breaks for the rich. But, Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota wants to invest a portion of his state's budget surplus in universal pre-K.
As usual, Republicans are doing everything in their power to help the 1% get even richer. Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee, led by Paul Ryan, have voted to eliminate the estate tax entirely.
The history of America is the history of “We the People” confronting corporate power and winning. In fact, the whole reason we started this country was because individuals and small businesses wanted to fight back against the dominant corporation of the day, the British East India Company.
Here’s a little history lesson you won’t see on Fox So-Called News…
One of the really weird ironies of politics these days is the huge divergence between what the American people actually want and what the radical right-wingers in Washington actually do. You won’t hear this on Fox So-Called News, but right now the American people are as progressive as they ever have been.
Don’t believe me? Just check the polls.