As inflation continues to erode the value of the dollar, minimum wage workers across the United States are able to buy less and less with their meager pay. According to MIT’s Living Wage Calculator, someone working full-time in Indianapolis, Indiana needs to earn at least
Donald Trump Censorship and Ignorance Twofer: If Elected, He’ll Ask Bill Gates to Close the Internet
A regular visitor to Irregular Times writes to us to protest the words we use to describe Republican Party presidential front-runner Donald Trump. When I say Donald Trump is “pro-censorship,” Korky Day calls that “libel” — in other words, a damaging statement about Donald Trump
Tennessee House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick is posing a question on the front of his Twitter page: How about it? Do you miss George W. Bush?
United States Constitution Article VI: “No religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.” U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, November 6 2015: “Any president who doesn’t begin every day on his knees
Iowa Republicans believe that Christianity is under attack. In a PPP poll last month, 69% of Republican respondents indicated that “President Obama is waging a war on Christianity.” On the other hand, they report a surprising amount of comfort with war on non-Christian religions. Only
This morning, I came upon this bumper sticker while taking a walk: I cannot for the life of me figure out what “defeat the purpose” means in the context of this bumper sticker. Can you help me out with this one?
Number of mentions of “racism” by Republican candidates in the September 16, 2015 presidential debate: 0 Number of mentions of “hunger” or “hungry”: 0 Number of mentions of “global warming”: 0 Number of mentions of “pollution”: 0 Number of mentions of “homelessness” or “homeless”: 0
Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal on people who want to impose Islamic legal standards on Americans: “We do insist that folks should not come into our country and use the freedoms we give them to undermine the freedoms we grant to everybody. So in other
Arizona State Representative Bob Thorpe has a problem with Barack Obama negotiating a weapons deal with Iran. Bob Thorpe’s hero is Ronald Reagan. Insert history.
Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum, 2015, on how religious people worried about global warming should shut up and “leave science to the scientists”: “The church has gotten it wrong a few times on science, and I think that we probably are better off leaving science to
A tip of the hat to DocDawg for bringing the following information to light: According to federal law, specifically the National Voter Registration Act of 1993,, North Carolina must offer an opportunity for voter registration whenever a person comes to a public assistance office for