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Falling Gas prices, Bad For the Economy? Not So Much.

December 9, 2014

Remember when soaring gasoline prices were a bad thing? Sure you do, it was just a few months ago when the conservative-controlled media was echoing the sentiment that high oil prices were a detriment to our economy and our entire…

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Privatizing Our Schools: Good For The Kids, Or Just For The Profits?

December 9, 2014

In a report released on December 2, Zephyr Teachout, who ran a primary campaign earlier this year against Andrew Cuomo in the race for Governor of New York, documented a lobbying effort by hedge fund managers in this year’s elections…

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How China’s New Role As World’s Biggest Economy Affects US Strategic Planning In Asia-Pacific

December 9, 2014

Though China's defense expenditures are rising rapidly, Washington still spends 3 to 4 times as much on defense as Beijing.

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Ohio Woman Removed From Welfare While In Coma (VIDEO)

December 9, 2014

Kimberly Thompson was placed in a medically induced coma after a complication resulting from a May 2013 hysterectomy. The initial operation left Thompson unable to return to the warehouse job she held for over 10 years and she needed to…

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Scarry Truth About Jobs And The ‘New Economy’ Revealed By Beloved Children’s Book Parody (IMAGE)

December 8, 2014

Richard Scarry’s “Busytown” children’s books got kids excited about growing up, getting jobs, and being part of America’s booming economy. Remember Richard Scarry’s “Busytown” children’s books, games, and TV series with the winsomely-drawn cartoon farm animals doing all kinds of cool, fun,  and useful…

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“Stand With Hillary” PAC Releases Country Western Video (VIDEO)

December 8, 2014

  A southern California-based super PAC, calling themselves Stand With Hillary (SWH), has released a new country music song and accompanying music video in support of everyone’s favorite 90’s flotus, Hillary Clinton, and her inevitable run for the presidency in…

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Fracking Threatens Land Seizures in NY, PA.

December 8, 2014

Just over nine years ago, the United States Supreme Court handed down a decision that threw the very notion of private property ownership into question. The 5-4 decision in Kelo v. City of New London broadened the scope by which…

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Members of Congress Who Voted for Keystone XL Received WAY More Koch Cash

December 6, 2014

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] According to an alarming Opensecrets.org report, members of Congress who voted in favor of constructing the Keystone XL pipeline received a LOT more cash over the course of their careers from the oil and gas industry than…

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