Tag Archives: middle class

If you’re passing legislation late at night, you can bet someone’s about to get screwed

This is simply not true. (And he knows it) https://t.co/3je3gB50TU — Kai Ryssdal (@kairyssdal) December 2, 2017 McConnell claims tax bill won’t add to deficit: "It’s going to be a… Read more »

Don’tcha just HATE being told you have to play by the rules?

Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced today he’ll be leaving his job at the end of the month. Cordray’s term in the office was set… Read more »

Republicans: Nah, they just look like reptilian harbingers of evil

In order to set the stage for a whopping four hours of debate today on the House version of the Big-Ass Tax Cuts for Corporations and the Rich Act of… Read more »

The GOP Tax Reform Plan: Government of, by, and most definitely FOR the already wealthy

Trump's tax overhaul will put essential services like Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and education at risk. https://t.co/Icxe0zmGI6 pic.twitter.com/uw71t0QNud — Inequality.org (@inequalityorg) October 4, 2017 The “tax reform framework” released by… Read more »

Respect: If we’re going to talk about it, first acknowledge your responsibility to act respectfully

These days, I hear a lot of patriots (angry, White, Conservative, Christian, middle-class males) talking about respect. Respect for our flag. Respect for our country. Respect for our military. There’s… Read more »

Remember when Republicans cared about what they stood for? Yeah, me neither.

President @BarackObama's vacation is costing taxpayers millions of dollars—-Unbelievable! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 5, 2012 Donald Trump’s regular jaunts to his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida appear to be… Read more »

How Democracy Dies: When Labor Unions Drop Trou, Grab Their Ankles, and Smile

[Y]ou guys are real heroes for throwing your support behind the right wing anti-labor guy as soon as he takes a moment away from plotting to deregulate Wall Street with… Read more »