Democrats to reintroduce DREAM Act

Original Politico article here By SCOTT WONG | 5/10/11 7:26 PM EDT Senate Democrats will re-introduce the long-stalled DREAM Act, hoping to tap into momentum from President Barack Obama’s speech along the border Tuesday about America’s need to pass comprehensive immigration reform. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Sen. Bob […]

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How Choice Can Detoxify Taxes

How Choice Can Detoxify Taxes (excerpted from Your Money, Your Choice Rethinking Taxes: Proud to Pay by Cait Lamberton)     According to experimental research I’ve conducted looking into the efficacy of tax choice, permitting taxpayers to allocate even a small percentage of their income tax to the programs of their choice generates significant increases […]

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Unity

As the Republicans march in lock step to dismantle programs for children’s education, assistance for working families, and Medicaid/Access, they have accelerated their efforts to also dismantle the entire middle class, for the benefit of the wealthy. The recently proposed flat tax by the Republican dominated State Legislature will significantly raise taxes on working people […]

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Republicans Up the Anti

Make no mistake…there is a battle underway to change America, and Republicans have upped the anti, and here is how: – Anti Public Education – The Republican controlled State Legislature and the Republican Governor have slashed funding for schools, with more cuts to come. They cynically do this while, at the same time slashing taxes […]

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Arizona could learn lesson from Lincoln

by Andrei Cherny One hundred fifty years ago this week, Abraham Lincoln was celebrating his birthday aboard the train carrying him on his journey from Springfield, Ill., to Washington, D.C. He would never return home again. Lincoln and so many others perished in the furies of the Civil War in defense of our Constitution and […]

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Joe Republican

Joe gets up at 6 a.m. and fills his coffeepot with water to prepare his morning coffee. The water is clean and good because some tree-hugging liberal fought for minimum water-quality standards. With his first swallow of water, he takes his daily medication. His medications are safe to take because some stupid commie liberal fought […]

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Thoughts About the Village

by Doug Ballard Feb. 3, 2011 Yes Virginia, Arizona is crazy. The Republicans now have super majorities in the state legislature and will be unrestrained. The hypocrisy, fear and lies are clear for all who are still capable of independent thought to see. Similar things are starting to happen in other states, but we seem […]

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Protecting the Affordable Care Act

Talking Points: Protecting the Affordable Care Act * Instead of working to find bipartisan solutions to create jobs, grow the economy, and make America more competitive, Republicans in Congress are spending all of their time re-fighting the political wars of the last two years by trying to repeal health reform and give control over your […]

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