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Ted Cruz for President, the Pros and Cons

On the one hand, Ted Cruz has never been arrested for selling illegal drugs. On the other hand, Ted Cruz wants the federal government to sell off national parks. […]

Mitt Romney Wants Big Government To Engineer American Families

Whatever happened to Republicans opposing big government interference in people’s lives?

In a speech yesterday at Mississippi State University, Mitt Romney told the audience that he wants to end the programs developed as part of Lyndon Johnson’s War On Poverty, and replace them with something new.

The programs from the War On Poverty Mitt Romney […]

Jeb Bush Belittles People Who Depend On Social Security And Medicare

These are the waning days of 2014. It’s been a long year, with a lot of work, and many disappointments. It’s easy, at this time of year, to simply want to give up, give in, and sink down into despair.

As the 2016 Republican presidential candidates announce themselves, we could easily adopt an attitude of […]

Government Shutdown: What Would A Green Party President Do?

What I would do, if I was in Barack Obama’s place, would be to say, “Okay, Republicans, if you don’t like Obamacare and its requirement to purchase insurance, that’s fine.” […]

7 GOP Senators Vote To Deprive Medicare and Medicaid Services Of Leadership

For these seven Republican senators, providing health care for America’s older and impoverished citizens seems to be less important than scoring points with their most fervent anti-Obama constituents. […]

Despite Mega Media Connections, The Can Kicks Back “Viral” Video Can’t Actually Go Viral

The Can Kicks Back is an paper-front organization that describes itself to the public as a “grassroots” campaign of “Millenials” but was actually started by a core group of rich old white men. It acts as if it is independent but actually occupies the office space held by “The Campaign To Fix The Debt” and […]

Americans Elect and No Labels Favorite David Walker Rushes to Praise Paul Ryan with $37 Trillion Worth of the Sillies

Back in 2011, David Walker was such a darling of the No Labels corporation that No Labels engineered a Draft David Walker for President internet poll campaign. In the spring of 2012, David Walker was such a darling of the Americans Elect corporation that Americans Elect wrote a glowing character recommendation of Walker when he […]

Mitt Romney Selects Paul Ryan, The Guy Who Wants To Destroy Medicare, As VP

Representative Ryan has declared that asking millionaires to contribute their fair share to the country is “rotten economics”. He has voted to take money away from public schools. He has even voted to cut food aid for children and pregnant women. What’s more, for all his talk about fiscal conservatism, Paul Ryan has voted many times against significant cuts of wasteful military spending. […]

77 Democrats Sacrifice Medicare To Protect Military Spending

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 as passed by the House of Friday preserves spending on extravagant weapons program that the Pentagon says it doesn’t want. It keeps open redundant military bases that are not strategically necessary. The money to pay for this wasteful military spending is being taken from older Americans, by reducing their health care benefits. […]

Green Party Promotes Single-Payer Health Care Activism

The Green Party USA is showing itself to be a different kind of political party from the Democrats and the Republicans, who as national organizations stick to the election of candidates as the goal and, once every four years, the drafting of a national platform with abstract policy position statements. Last Wednesday, May 13, the […]

McCain Calls for Freeze on Medicaid and Medicare, But Not Wall Street

John McCain wants to freeze spending on health care but give out hundreds of billions of dollars to Wall Street CEOs. […]