Tag Archives: GOP

Report: gap between rich and poor is undermining economic growth

The economic dangers of widening inequality are highlighted in a new report presented at the OECD Forum in Paris. It said the gap between rich and poor is at its highest in decades in many countries, and efforts to tackle that will only succeed if they look beyond income and focus on better access to […]

New Jersey’s Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. on House Floor: “GOP Protest is Height of Hypocrisy”

William James “Bill” Pascrell, Jr. (born January 25, 1937) is the U.S. Representative for New Jersey’s 9th congressional district. He represented New Jersey’s 8th congressional district from January 1997 to January 2013 and is a member of the Democratic Party.  Subscribe to him on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RepPascrell?feature=watch or Follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BillPascrell UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

U.S. 2013 Government Shutdown: The GOP’s little rule change they hoped you wouldn’t notice

Bless Chris Van Hollen for telling it like it is. See video. UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013 “Late in the evening on September 30, 2013, the House Rules Committee Republicans changed the Rules of the House so that the ONLY Member allowed to call up the Senate’s clean CR for a vote […]

A U.S. Default on Debt Seen as Catastrophe, to Have Worldwide Affects

A U.S. default on it’s debt would be devastating to not only the U.S. but also it’s affects would ripple around the world. There is often talk of “slippery slopes” in politics, well this is one that the United States should not go down. Republicans are not letting on how devastating this could be to […]

College Students Ask Republicans Where Your Voting Rights Have Gone!

In the video below Rachel Maddow talks about voter suppression currently occurring against college students, who will no longer be able to use their Student I.D. to vote. This change seems highly unconstitutional to me. Let Republicans know that you want to vote, and have a right to vote! Let the colleges know on Twitter […]

7 Examples of President Obama Urging U.S. Infrastructure Investment 2010-2013

There are even more examples of President Obama urging Congress to pass infrastructure investment, this cannot be ignored nor denied by anyone. Will Congress act? With two bridge collapses under America’s belt now, before even more occur hopefully congress will do something about it. If not they are to blame. The list of bridges that […]