U.S. Senate Republicans blocked legislation 11 weeks ago that would have expanded federal health care and education programs for veterans.
There is a smart, good, and doable solution. We must move the money to invest in programs that will create jobs and turn the economy around.
It's clear that the wealthy backers of the "tear down every advance for working people since the New Deal" crowd have lots of phony arguments about debt and austerity.
In a time where tuition and books costs are strangling many low-income and working class students, why are we cutting when we should be funding this vital program?
Congressional Republicans are attempting to undo cuts to the military budget. You can take action.
We would have liked to print a happy message in this space, filled with good news and wishes for all of you to have a fantastic holiday season.
The debt ceiling crisis is the latest in a series of hostage crises instigated by the extreme right wing.
That long loud shrieking shudder you heard on June 29 was the entire population of Texas breathing their sigh of relief; the legislature had finally ended its reign of terror and gone home!
I'm so glad the Republicans on the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission have set me straight.