As Ryan attempts to dismantle Medicare as we know it, he is trying to distract attention from his plan by falsely claiming that Obama is the one who is cutting Medicare. People in Wisconsin have not fallen for Ryan's illusion, and I expect voters across America won't either.
It would be an amazing upset, should Tanya Lohr win --something on the order of a fairy tale!
While tight with the purse strings when it comes to public employees, apparently the Walker administration does support full employment for at least one group of workers who clearly don't rely upon collective bargaining: identity thieves.
The teachers unions are under attack -- and not just from Scott Walker. In addition to attacks from politicians, media, and the public, some teachers have also voiced criticism of their unions.
Republicans like Walker and Romney need to stop misrepresenting the Affordable Care Act for cynical political purposes. It's time for them to summon the courage to tell the public the truth.
Several Republican senators, including Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (KY), the DISCLOSE Act's most ardent opponent, have spoken in favor of disclosure in the past.
Business influence and anti-union sentiment mean there's no way Taft-Hartley and other impediments to organizing will be lifted anytime soon. But even if these and other steps were taken to strengthen the middle class, some argue it still wouldn't help much.
If you're visiting a candidate this summer and looking for a thoughtful house gift, might we suggest a nice super PAC? Thanks to the Supreme Court and Citizens United, they're all the rage among the mega-wealthy.
When Republicans run for office, they effortlessly take a foursquare stand for God and country, no matter that such a stand may have the depth of a campaign poster, while Democrats usually manage to sound like nattering nabobs even when they're speaking about substantive issues.
Given the difficulty of the process, were the Wisconsin recalls worth it? The answer is still a resounding yes. This was the only recourse millions of irate Wisconsinites had to be heard, and the statement was made.
Corporations are sitting on two trillion dollars worth of cash. The middle class teaches your children, puts out fires and takes away your trash. And that's who we've decided to go after?
A Rand Corporation study released today finds that claiming someone has, should or will send a message has reached near-epidemic levels.
Why couldn't the Democrats find a different opponent to challenge Walker in the recall election? As Albert Einstein once said, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
Ignoring one of the biggest mouthpieces of the Conservative Movement because they happen to have the word "Rifle" in their name allows the NRA to turn the clock back on a host of important issues without accountability or challenge.
When it comes to campaigning and messaging -- as opposed to governing and solving real-life problems -- Republicans almost always surpass expectations. If Democrats "get it," they could use the same strategy to their great advantage.