January 2018

This Anti-Trump candidate could be our first Native American governor

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According to The Indigenous American, 37-year-old Paulette Jordan has launched “a campaign to become the country’s first Native American governor.” The “Idaho state representative and member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe,” is reportedly running as…

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I’m a Depression historian. The GOP tax bill is straight out of 1929.

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“There are two ideas of government,” William Jennings Bryan declared in his 1896 “Cross of Gold” speech. “There are those who believe that if you will only legislate to make the well-to-do prosperous their prosperity…

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While Stock Market Soars, Homeless Veteran Freezes to Death in Parking Garage

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An Army veteran who was recently released by a VA hospital in Madison, Wisconsin was recently found dead of hypothermia in a parking garage. On New Years’ Eve, 57-year-old Vance Perry — who had been…

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Jeff Sessions Takes a Stand for Debtors’ Prisons

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During the holiday season, many of us think about what we can do to help people struggling with poverty. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, on the other hand, decided just before Christmas to rescind a guidance…

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Senate bill restoring net neutrality gains enough co-sponsors to guarantee a floor vote

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A proposed Senate bill that would restore net neutrality just received enough co-sponsors to receive a floor vote. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) became the 30th co-sponsor to announce her support for a bill, which would reverse…

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Trump just rudely scolded black and Hispanic Americans for not being grateful enough for him

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This morning, the President of the United States took to Twitter to chastise African-American and Hispanic voters for traditionally voting Democratic. In a truly breathtaking show of selfish bravado, Donald Trump took credit for the…

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Sessions Wages War on Natural Weed, As He Grants Maker of Fentanyl a Monopoly on Synthetic THC

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Instead of going after criminals in the government or making an attempt to thwart corruption, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made his mission clear this week—he intends to crucify those who dare to ingest a plant…

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Oprah just brought down the house at the Golden Globes with a powerful speech that Trump will hate

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The issue of widespread sexual assault and harassment against women in the entertainment industry – and in American society at large – was front and center at tonight’s Golden Globes. Legendary media mogul Oprah Winfrey…

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The DEA approves synthetic marijuana as medicine while the real thing remains illegal

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In a historic case of hypocrisy, the DEA has proven that the scheduling of drugs under the Controlled Substances Act is totally arbitrary. It’s long been argued that the classification of substances as conducted by…

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TRUMP’S ‘JOB BOOM’ CLAIMS DEBUNKED AS OFFICIAL NUMBERS COME OUT: 2017 HAD WORST JOB CREATION SINCE 2010

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The self-proclaimed “greatest jobs president God ever created” saw the fewest jobs created in his first year in more than half a decade. Bloomberg reports that 2.06 million jobs were created in 2017, the fewest since…

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