Tag: GOP

G(ouging)O(ur)P(oor)

The 1956 Republican Party platform calls for “reductions in taxes with particular consideration for low and middle income families,” brags about Eisenhower’s minimum wage increases, and calls for the strengthening of programs like social security. The 1950s and 1960s were…

Trump’s Radical Anti-Abortion Agenda: A Slippery Slope

In March 2016, Donald Trump, then-candidate to become the most powerful person in the world, made a shocking statement. If abortion were made illegal on the federal level in the United States, Trump said, there should be “some form of…

Survey Suggests Unseen Future for the GOP

One cannot be blamed for assuming that the children of right wing crazies will grow up to be like their parents. The Bush’s have provided the archetype, even if Jeb does appear to be the sympathetic, unloved runt of the…

The Combustion of the Republican Party…Don’t Get Too Excited

The horror show this year has made one thing absolutely clear: there is anti-establishment anger on both ends of politics. Liberals and conservatives alike have realized the extent to which their parties have been diluted by corporate interest. Voters for…

The Hidden Battle the Democrats are Losing

As the 2016 presidential election slowly approaches, more heads turn to pay attention to what is likely the most entertaining political event currently occurring. Things have certainly heated up in recent days as the Democratic primary race has been narrowed…

A Politician-Led War on Islam?

American politicians from both the right and left often talk about the “War on Christianity” as justification for their social policies. Those who complain about their rights being infringed cite the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution which states, among…