Even in light of the prospect of a 1.9 percent pay increase (whoopee) for federal employees, morale is low. It is not surprising in light of some of the other draconian steps regarding their wages, hours, and working conditions currently
Not without a little spat or annoyances here and there, but overall consensus. Enjoy.
Like Julie Andrews sang in “Mary Poppins”, Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down . . . ” the Republican redoux of the Affordable Care Act will make health care much more affordable . . . for the
From every corner, from all sorts of activists, I’m hearing the same thing: Call your representatives! Forget email, forget postcards and letters. If you can’t meet with the representative or his or her staff personally, calling them is the most effective
In what has become the height of absurdity, the Republican Party has decided there is no need to appoint a special prosecutor or to conduct further investigation of the Russian hacking of the United States’ election in 2016, because there
View Bernie’s Response here.
Maybe this is just the way it’s going to be for the next four years. Presidential soundbites and aides scurrying around trying to make coherent sense of them. Or to create policy. The Tangerine Tyrant has actually gotten good at
While it wasn’t exactly a clash of titans, it was a clash of ideologies. Tom Perez, who was largely backed by the political establishment including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, and Keith Ellison (the first Muslim member of Congress) who
“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” — Mark Twain (or Charles Dudley Warner. We’re not quite sure.) It turns out the same thing is true when it comes to big money and politics. Just look at
Yesterday the Tangerine Tyrant rescinded an executive order issued by President Barack Obama allowing transgendered youth to use the school bathroom for the gender with which they identified saying that in his opinion such decisions should be left to the