Category: GOPocrisy

Here’s proof that if trickle down economics worked, we’d all be drowning in sweet, sweet trickle – TAKE ACTION TODAY!

Here’s proof that if trickle down economics worked, we’d all be drowning in sweet, sweet trickle – TAKE ACTION TODAY!

On our podcast this week, self-described zillionaire Nick Hanauer made it clear that trickle down economics is a concept used by the super-wealthy to convince themselves all of us mere mortals that giving tax cuts to rich people will create more jobs and wealth for everyone. Unfortunately for them, as Hanauer says, “it just happens to not be true.” Trickle […]

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Roy Moore: Poster Child for Republican, Conservative, and Christian Values

Roy Moore: Poster Child for Republican, Conservative, and Christian Values

We’ve been seeing a lot of posts and news pieces lately about how Roy Moore, the alleged child molester about to be elected to the Senate from Alabama, does not represent the Republican Party, Christians, or even conservatives.   Well, it’s time to call this out for the lie it is. It may make conservatives, or Christians, feel better about […]

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The most 10 vicious things about the Trump Tax Scam

The most 10 vicious things about the Trump Tax Scam

Republicans determined to punish Americans for not picking wealthy parents 1. The bottom 35 percent of America — the Americans who are struggling most — will see NO benefit from these tax breaks. 2. The richest 1 percent of Americans get most of the benefits. 3. The middle class gets far less or NOTHING from these cuts. But we will […]

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Why does Ann Arbor keep electing a Rick Snyder/George W. Bush supporter?

Why does Ann Arbor keep electing a Rick Snyder/George W. Bush supporter?

The only thing Jane Lumm is ‘independent’ of is Ann Arbor’s values Jane Lumm, incumbent candidate for Ann Arbor’s city council in the 2nd Ward, ran as a Republican from 1993 until 2011. Tuesday, she’ll be on the ballot as an “independent.” You may not have believed Maya Angelou when she said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them […]

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The easiest choice in recent American history

The easiest choice in recent American history

The most lawless, homophobic politician in America v. a man who took on the KKK and won, twice A choice has rarely been starker. In one corner, we have Doug Jones. From Mother Jones‘ Pema Levy: The cases for which Jones is most famous were his successful 2001 and 2002 prosecutions of two Ku Klux Klan members who had bombed […]

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The Trump administration is no longer trying to hide its blatant & shameless sabotage of the Affordable Care Act

The Trump administration is no longer trying to hide its blatant & shameless sabotage of the Affordable Care Act

It’s no secret that Donald Trump and his administration have been playing politics with the Affordable Care Act, trying to kill it by the death by a thousand cuts: They won’t commit to the cost sharing reductions to help stabilize the markets, forcing many if not most insurers to raise their premiums. They decreased the budget for healthcare “navigators” who […]

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Michigan Republicans show why we can’t trust them with our healthcare, pass “Citizens United on Steroids” bill

Michigan Republicans show why we can’t trust them with our healthcare, pass “Citizens United on Steroids” bill

As Republicans in the U.S. Senate are considering their last ditch, hail Mary attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, there’s one aspect of it that should be truly concerning to everyone and that’s the concept of giving healthcare dollars to the states in the form of block grants to spend largely as they wish. Here in Michigan, our Republican-controlled […]

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If local governments don’t screw over their retirees, Michigan Republicans may just dissolve their city

If local governments don’t screw over their retirees, Michigan Republicans may just dissolve their city

While the attention of the country is focused on the our unhinged president and his cruel, heartless Republican Party that is scheming every day on how to cut the taxes of their super wealthy benefactors and destroy the social safety to pay for it, Michigan Republicans have other plans. Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof told The Detroit News this week […]

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Ethically-challenged Republican Rep. Trott introduces law to compel ethics training for members of Congress

Ethically-challenged Republican Rep. Trott introduces law to compel ethics training for members of Congress

Republican Congressman and multi-millionaire David Trott from Michigan’s 11th Congressional District is arguably one of the most ethically-challenged members of the U.S. House of Representatives. He made millions of dollars building a vertically-integrated foreclosure business that drew national attention when he threw a 101-year old Detroit woman out of her home tossing her life-saving medications into a dumpster. His foreclosure […]

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Steven Johnson, Christian hypocrite

Michigan Republican whose “Christian beliefs shape his worldview” votes to deny Flint federal funds for #FlintWaterCrisis

The effort to bring federal dollars into Flint to help them deal with the Republican-made catastrophe that poisoned their drinking water with the powerful neurotoxin lead has been long and arduous, primarily because Republicans themselves did everything they could to make the path long and arduous. First, it took nearly a year for Republican members of Congress to even pass […]

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What is your O’Reilly Factor™?

What is your O’Reilly Factor™?

Here’s a handy way to help history know how big of a creep you are Bill O’Reilly really may be in trouble this time. As an occasionally offensive hack whose Twitter icon is a self-cleaning elephant, I’ll let the free market decide if the career of host of the interminable O’Reilly Factor should survive revelations that Fox News seems to […]

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