When done right, participatory budgets are textbook examples of how to foster civic traditions.
Talking nice doesn’t make you a moderate if your policies hurt working families.
The Republican party just gutted President Obama’s request to study experimental Ebola treatments.
But the harm went far beyond the researchers. It affected students, other researchers, and sick people worldwide.
GOP does with defense what it claims Dems do with entitlements – spend and spend, because enough is never enough.
Try feeding yourself on $4.43 a day, the avg. Food Stamp benefit before cuts, and see how long you last.
60 federal worker chimps were due to be retired, but now can’t, because of the ongoing budget mess in DC.
Republicans, including these ranchers, really need to get over their sense of selfish exceptionalism.
America has ten times the money it needs to pay its debt. All it has to do is kill off its seniors.
Govt funded till January, debt ceiling moved to February, and Ds and Rs negotiate a new budget deal.
Republicans offer not to shoot the hostages now, if Obama let’s GOP shoot them at Christmas.
GOP Rep. Greg Walden to donors angry about the shutdown: “Listen, we have to do this because of the Tea Party.”
Unable to actually impeach Obama, the GOP is trying to strip executive power, starting with the shutdown.