"When reckless politicians shut down the government this fall, they didn't just go after the health care law—they gloated about sending home thousands of safety inspectors, experts, and scientists from the Environmental Protection Agency.Staffers on the Senate Environment Committee publicized a list of reasons the shutdown was good, in which they mocked the EPA and celebrated the fact that 15,000 EPA workers were off the job"
Thursday, December 12, 2013
FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS FORGET TO VOTE IN THE MID-TERMS
The horrible republicans in the house of representatives this go-round are a DIRECT result of lazy voters. YOU AND I SAT AROUND while the republicans REDISTRICTED in order to corral all the republican votes in what was a mostly Democratic area. So what?
As Jim Hightower explains it, is that “the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans possess more net worth today than the bottom 90 percent of us combined. Worse, these privileged few and their political henchmen have structured a new economic ‘normal’ of long-term joblessness, low wages, no benefits or worker rights, miserly public services, and a steadily widening chasm between the rich and the rest of us.” We must restore sanity to this nation.