“The number of Wisconsinites living in poverty in the post-recession era has reached the highest level in 30 years according to Census data.”
or … How the Supreme Court works
“Why are we doing this? It’s because we care about you. And because oral arguments for one of the biggest abortion cases in a decade are set for this upcoming Wednesday. So spread your knowledge far and wide, and we’ll be back in two weeks to continue your education.”
I think that case is in 2 days, but I’m not 100% sure of that.
Anyway, here’s the link: http://rhrealitycheck.org/ablc/2016/02/26/boom-lawyered-scotus-edition/
Sigh, once again, another reminder that President Obama is not a liberal, not a progressive. He is a non-racist, SANE, republican-lite Democrat.
“In the most surreal moment in modern American politics, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told panicking Republicans that the GOP would actively destroy Donald Trump’s election chances if it came to that. That rush of warm air you feel on your face? It’s the wave of radiation from the Republican Party’s nuclear meltdown. We’re witnessing the death of a major political party.”
Governor Ann Richards of Texas, the LAST Democratic Governor of Texas: https://youtu.be/p-tyKWNwtMU
This is a friend’s blog, I love her economic wonkiness!
Modern Monetary Theory Links page: http://www.realitybytes-blog.dreamhosters.com/modern-money-theory/mmt-links-2/
This is interesting. I swear, every election is a civics class for me.