The Economy

Louie Gohmert Says He Got Into Congress To Stop Single Moms From Getting Welfare (Video)

Louie Gohmert Says He Got Into Congress To Stop Single Moms From Getting Welfare (Video)

Thursday, U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) revealed the reason he became a congressman: He was upset that single mothers were having up to “15 babies” in order to received as much welfare as possible and he wanted to put an end to it, rehashing former president Ronald Reagan’s ‘Welfare Queen’ talking point. If it weren’t […]

Rachel Maddow Enjoys Watching The GOP Civil War (Video)

Rachel Maddow Enjoys Watching The GOP Civil War (Video)

Wednesday, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow discussed how deep the grudges between GOP traditionalists and its new breed of firebrands must be if they are going at each other’s throats over a bipartisan budget deal that was co-authored by one of their own. For an example, she played a clip of  House Speaker John Boehner slamming […]

BLS: U.S. Adds 203,000 Jobs And Unemploment Rate Drops To 7% (Video)

BLS: U.S. Adds 203,000 Jobs And Unemploment Rate Drops To 7% (Video)

Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released November’s job report, showing unemployment has dropped to 7.0%, making it a 5 year low and the lowest since President Barack Obama took office. The US also added 203,000 non farm payroll employment jobs in the month, exceeding previous expectations of 180,000. Employment increased in transportation and warehousing, […]

Stephen Colbert Mocks The Least Productive Congress Of All Time (Video)

Stephen Colbert Mocks The Least Productive Congress Of All Time (Video)

Wednesday night, Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert made fun of the 2013 United States Congress for being the most partisan and least productive in history, signing only 55 bills into law all year. The previous low was 88 in 1995. It’s definitely no surprise that this year’s congress has such low productivity and an extremely […]

Elizabeth Warren: The Middle Class Has Been Hammered For A Generation (Video)

Elizabeth Warren: The Middle Class Has Been Hammered  For A Generation (Video)

Wednesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren did an interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow to talk about the economy, the endangered species known as the American middle class and why she feels expanding social security helps the people more than cutting it. Maddow asked Warren why she would push for social security expansion if lawmakers are working so […]

Elizabeth Warren Makes A Great Argument For Expanding Social Security (Video)

Elizabeth Warren Makes A Great Argument For Expanding Social Security (Video)

Monday, Senator and popular progressive Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) encouraged Democrats to support expanding social security over cutting it during a speech on the Senate floor. Check it out in the video below, courtesy of YouTube/ProgressivTVvideo.   Below is the transcript of the above speech. The rest of it can be seen here. Just this morning, […]

Hannity’s Anti-ObamaCare Propaganda Gets Exposed(Video)

Hannity’s Anti-ObamaCare Propaganda Gets Exposed(Video)

It’s no secret that FOX News host Sean Hannity has been opposing the implementation of President Obama’s signature legislation, known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act(AKA ObamaCare) since day one. On October 11th, Hannity aired a special that featured 6 guests who talked about how ObamaCare would be a disaster for them. After […]

FOX News Offers GOP Advice on Image Repair(Video)

FOX News Offers GOP Advice on Image Repair(Video)

Before, during and after the government shutdown, we’ve seen a growing divide among members of the Republican Party. We saw the entire party fall the hardest in the polls, and after the shutdown, we saw it end with each faction in the party blaming the other for the outcome of the budget deal. Basically, they […]

Maine Governor Lies To Encourage Tax Breaks For Millionaires.

Maine Governor Lies To Encourage Tax Breaks For Millionaires.

As he was speaking to the Greater Portland chapter of the Informed Women’s Network in Falmouth, Maine Governor Paul LePage talked about his ‘concern’ for taxation towards millionaires. In an audio recording, LePage had this to say: 25 years ago Maine had about 2,000 millionaires. Maine has 400 now. New Hampshire at the time had […]

Rachel Maddow Explains Why Political Extremism Doesn’t Work(Video)

Rachel Maddow Explains Why Political Extremism Doesn’t Work(Video)

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow goes into detail discussing the end of the 16 day  government shutdown, the GOP demands throughout the shutdown, how much damage it did to each party and explains why you can’t continue to take such extreme actions just to get your way during negotiations. She also talks about House Speaker John […]

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