I keep hearing Joe Biden is responsible for a surge in illegal immigration. Let’s set the record straight.
Category: Let go let GOP
So do states with lower tax rates have higher incomes? I mean, that is the central idea behind GOP economic policy. So what do the data show?
If you’re a sentient being and don’t live in a cave, you’ve heard that lowering the tax rate is how you jump-start the economy. Well, if your goal is raising incomes by lowering taxes, I call bullshit.
Are “pro-life” states pro-life workplaces?
Are workers’s lives better protected in “pro-life” states?
The answer, culled from facts not feelings, is unambiguous:
What James Madison thought about a federal judiciary chosen by a majority of states BUT a minority of people
The Father of the Constitution—James Madison—feared that Senators representing a majority of states BUT a minority of Americans could end up picking our judges.
Fast forward 233 years…
The 10 states where workers die at the highest rates are all Republican. 8 of the 10 safest states for workers are Democratic.
Where’s your greatest chance of getting killed on the job?
The reddest of the Red states. That’s where.
The fight over the safety net is not about debt. It’s wages. Here’s how the GOP wants to lower yours by gutting labor’s leverage:
Between 1900 & 2014, the US went from spending basically $0 to 8% of GDP—and its citizens gained 31 more years of life
Between 1900 and 2014, the US spent 8X more of its national income on public health. During the same time, its citizens could expect to live 31 years longer.
Why the right has to hate the left’s cities and states
The right doesn’t love to hate the left’s biggest cities and states.
It has to…
Why Republican voters should not trust themselves–and Donald Trump shouldn’t count on his own base
What do Nixon, Ford, Bush 1, Bush 2, John McCain and Mitt Romney have in common? Two things: First, they were the choices of Republican voters gave us. They were their boys. Two–here it comes–Republicans […]
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