Why I Blame Republican Politics For The Nation's Heroin Epidemic

America has an out of control heroin problem, and one stat can show you that our blame needs to be directed at Washington, and Republicans in particular.

Sam Brownback, who turned Kansas into a failed experiment of Conservative governance, now has a new plan to drive taxes down - delay pension payments. So in the ideal Conservative world, you won't have to pay income tax, but of course that also means you won't have any income to tax. Anyone else feel like their head is about to explode?

Republicans love preaching personal responsibility, but when it's them that get caught red handed, they quickly turn to the blame game. Take the latest story of a copy of the State of the Union they uploaded, that magically had the climate change stuff edited out. When Think Progress first took note of it, the House GOP accused them of lying. Now they are trying to blame it on YouTube. I guess YouTube has nothing better to do than sit there and check and edit the millions of videos uploaded daily? Give me a fucking break! You guys tried to pull a fast one and got caught. Own up to it! And don't sit there and try to blame some "staffer", when the one making the excuses is the spokesperson for the Speaker of the House. Nothing but a bunch of damn children! 

Why He Won Both Of Them - A Lookback At The #SOTU

Now that Obama has delivered his second to last State of the Union address, it's time to lookback at what was said.

In the GOP rebuttal, hog castrator, Joni Ernst, declared the tired old line that the Republicans were given a mandate in November. The November election saw the lowest turnout in 70 years, at 36%. Of those 36%, only about 52% voted Republican. So how does 18% of the American people voting for you constitute a "mandate"? Perhaps they should listen to President Obama more, who said after the election "to those that didn't vote, I hear you too". Since then he has taken a new approach and his approval rating reflects that.

November was a mandate, but not one the GOP wants to admit. The mandate was "we're tired of the same old BS" and people showed that the only way they could, by not voting. But don't tell Republicans that. They will just stick their fingers in their ears and go "nah, nah, nah....I can't hear you!" All we can hope is that the Democrats take the President's lead and push ideas American's really care about in 2016, instead of playing defense. 

The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that religious rights are still a thing in this country. The case involved a Muslim prisoner in Arkansas that was forced to shave his beard to conform with religious rules. The argument was that prisoners could hide things inside their beard. That argument fell flat when it was revealed that long hair was allowed in the prison, and inmates could also hide items in that. The interesting thing with this case is that we can expect the right to go against the ruling, since this was a Muslim plaintiff, however religious freedom laws enacted by Congress were the real basis in the Supreme Court's decision. 

Obama's Plan To Fix Trickle Down Economics

Obama is excepted to announce a new tax plan at Tuesday's State of the Union, meant to help out the struggling middle class. But when you look deeper into it, you see what is really going on.

One Rapist Cop Exemplifies The Serious Lack Of Justice In Our Nation

Why should prosectures indict cops, or people trust our justice system, when we see cases like this?


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