Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Marco Rubio, and Senator Bernie Sanders are running to take office as President of the United States in 2017. They say they want to lead the nation to a better future. Of course, each of these men is a leader right
On Wednesday, Republicans in the Senate voted to double undergraduate student loan interest rates from 3.4% to 6.8%, making it more difficult for people to lift themselves out of economic struggle by earning a college degree. One of the transformations associated with earning a college
Meet the voters of Americans Elect. There are only three of them. Voter #1: Michael Bloomberg. Voter qualification: $500,000 in Wall Street money. Michael Bloomberg made billions of dollars selling high-priced infrastructure to Wall Street traders, allowing those gain unusually quick access to company information
For a serious presidential candidate with real grassroots support, it wouldn’t be that hard to qualify for the Americans Elect presidential ballot. 1,000 signatures in each of 10 states for insiders? Even without a dime, Howard Dean’s supporters could have accomplished that in a day.
Four times in just one week Michele Bachmann, a Congresswoman from Minnesota and self-appointed Chair of the Congressional Tea Party Caucus, voted in favor of the big-government surveillance, search and seizure powers of the Patriot Act. On February 8, Rep. Bachmann voted in favor of
(A hat tip to Ramone for the suggestion) If you were hibernating in the early part of October, you missed the spectacle of eight blind donkeys rearing on their hind legs in an acrobatic effort to form the shape of an all-seeing eye. On October
“Can you hold on a couple minutes… Can we take just a couple more questions? Really really?” — Donna Leinwand, National Press Club President. “No… No… So what? I gotta go! That’s the job. That’s what the Detroit Free Press would like, is for me
November 2003: Massachusetts Supreme Court declares the validity of same-sex marriage. Without noticing, Senator John Ensign stops telling his wife she looks pretty in the morning. February 2004: San Francisco begins to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Senator Ensign asks a staffer on a date. She