This is one big reason the rumor of Elizabeth Warren teaming up with Biden never made sense, since she knew darn well who wrote the hated bankruptcy bill. But until I read this, I had no idea the Obama administration was trying to roll back the student loan portion: This is not good timing for […]
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Cops feel free to beat up anyone who questions them about anything.
This is a significant part of our prison problem: People plead guilty because they don’t have the money to fight, even when they’re innocent. Gee, if only we fully funded the programs that provided free legal counsel to poor people, we might be able to do something for them other than a plea bargain: Fifteen […]
But he seems like he really cares about us! Politico’s Danny Vinik summed up who the big winners are under Trump’s plan, “Who would be the winners of the Trump tax plan? The rich. The top tax rate falling from 39.6 percent to 25 percent will give them a huge windfall, as will eliminating the […]
The money isn’t the most significant factor. If we don’t turn out to vote, we get screwed: The research on democracy and policy suggests three broad lessons. First, those who vote have more representation than those who do not.43 Second, those who do not vote tend to have views that are more economically progressive than […]
Philadelphia’s archbishop Chaput has been, shall we say, less than warm and supportive of the victims and has refused to meet with them. So Pope Francis is laying down the law: PHILADELPHIA — Speaking to hundreds of bishops and seminarians, Pope Francis on Sunday said he met in private with a group of victims of […]
As I recall, we’re even supplying Viagra to the tribal chieftains! Yes, it’s their “culture” — but the reason it’s their culture is a patriarchal tribal religion that makes sex between unmarried men and women unthinkable. So as you see, patriarchy doesn’t just screw women: KABUL, Afghanistan — In his last phone call home, Lance […]
Why wouldn’t she? He’s saying what she’s been saying all along: Wall Street foe Elizabeth Warren approves of Donald Trump’s tax plan. Warren, the Democratic Massachusetts senator known for railing against policies that benefit the rich and the financial sector, said Tuesday she could get behind Trump’s proposal to raise taxes on the wealthiest. “There are […]
All the while yelling that they’re the “victims” of the Palestinians.
Nearly every 2016 presidential candidate, of both parties, has spoken out about the burgeoning student loan crisis in recent months. It’s a vital issue for young voters whose support the candidates know can make or break their bid for office. But as candidates promise to improve college affordability and accessibility, some of them also have […]