The austerity show must go on! SOCIAL Justice Secretary Alex Neil has hit out at the “callous” response from the UK government after he called for the severely disabled to be exempt from distressing work capability assessments. He wrote to Minister for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson citing the case highlighted in The National over the […]
Category Archive for 'Fuck the Poor'
Yeah, fuck that shit. This is stupid, and Hillary Clinton should stop talking/thinking like this. It’s not 1990.
Kathy was always one of the coolest kids in high school — and by that, I mean not very cool at all. She was an art student, political, a feminist before most of us even knew what that was. And so smart! She always challenged me, got me thinking in a strategic political way. We […]
NYT… The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to a Texas law that would leave the state with about 10 abortion clinics, down from more than 40. The court has not heard a major abortion case since 2007, and the new case has the potential to affect millions of women and to […]
After becoming law in 1993, the state of Alabama has come to an agreement with the Justice Department to bring the state into compliance with the NVRA… On Friday morning, the Alabama and the federal Justice Department reached an agreement to bring the state in compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), a law […]
Minimum wage was a hot topic at last night’s Republican debate. Here are some highlights… Marco Rubio: “If you raise the minimum wage, you are going to make people more expensive than machines,” said Florida Sen. Marco Rubio when his turn came to address the subject. Rubio, who has been gaining ground in some recent […]
Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe will close its doors on December 4th, 2015. This is the fifth rural Georgia hospital to shut its doors since 2013. The Hutcheson CEO, Farrell Hayes, declined comment Friday on the closure, referring GHN to the trustee appointed by a bankruptcy court judge to oversee hospital operations during its […]
But since the governor is a Republican in a Democratic state, I’m gonna take a wild guess and say a donor will get rich off this expansion: Governor Hogan recently signed a bill to expand Maryland’s ignition interlock program. This program requires a breathalyzer device to be installed in the car of a person who […]
Charlie Pierce on the zombie-eyed granny stabber known as Paul Ryan, and reminds us there is little daylight between him and the House Free Dumb caucus: He isn’t even Speaker of the House yet, but Paul Ryan already is demonstrating that if you’ve been a smiling mass of opportunistic mendacity your entire public career, you […]
Damn it. I was really starting to like Second Term Obama. Now we’re cutting Social Security and Medicare? The deal supposedly contains the expansion of a pilot program that required people applying for disability to get the opinion of two doctors. That is a real obstacle for poor people, and in the program, it successfully […]