Lowering Taxes For the Wealthy in the Nation’s Third Poorest State – Seriously?!

I try to keep up with what’s going on in the Arkansas State Legislature. Quite frankly, it’s mind boggling and not at all easy to follow for a new comer to the Arkansas system. Currently there are several pieces of legislation winding their way through the Arkansas legislature on taxation that I find disturbing. One […]

Still Headed Down the Wrong Path

I can’t stop thinking about how the Republican Party continues to decry their loss in the 2012 presidential election. On Monday, March 18th, Chairman Reince Preibus released the 97-page report which is being called the Republican Party autopsy. An autopsy is normally performed after death. Basically the report says the GOP needs to be more […]

Um…What?! Who Voted For VAWA?

Don’t be fooled by Republicans who are now making misleading statements claiming that they voted FOR, and support, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). What they voted FOR was the House (Republican) version of the Bill, which did not include protections for the LBGT community, Native American women, and illegal immigrants. The House version was not the […]

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It!

Update: Posted 3/15/2013 on Robert Reich’s Facebook page. “Congress approved the Dodd-Frank Act financial reforms in 2010 to prevent a repeat of the risky trading by large banks that almost brought the economy to its knees in 2008. But the banks lobbied against resurrecting the Glass-Steagall Act and against capping the banks’ size. The compromise […]