The GOP’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Is Racist And Un-American
Enough is enough! We must stop praising these politicians who trying to win the nomination of the Republican Party by threatening to evict 11 million aspiring Americans and potentially millions more American citizens whose parents are not yet citizens. It is disgusting, racist and un-American. By now you have … Continue reading
Labor And Elected Leaders Applaud New Northern Pass Proposal
Senior leaders of the New Hampshire labor movement were on hand at Globe Manufacturing in Pittsfield, NH today as Eversource officials announced “Forward New Hampshire,” the new plan for the Northern Pass project. New Hampshire’s labor movement supports the new proposal because it will create thousands of good jobs for … Continue reading
Republicans In The NH Executive Council Put Politics Over People By Defunding Planned Parenthood
Today the Republican led Executive Council in New Hampshire upped their attacks on women and working families. In a 3-2 vote the Executive Council voted to defund Planned Parenthood in the NH. Jenifer Horn, the NH GOP Chair cited the false and misleading video as justification for defunding an organization … Continue reading
End Governing Under The Influence, Stamp Money Out Of Politics
Stamp Stampede, an organization founded by Ben Cohen of Ben and Jerry’s, held a rally at the State House in Concord on July 30 to bolster efforts to “stampmoney out of politics.” I was one of the speakers. The following is based on my prepared remarks. Click here for a … Continue reading
As A Progressive I am Leaning Toward Senator Sanders And Here Is Why
As a devoted progressive I am still torn by who to support in the Democratic Primary. I know that during the Clinton administration, Americans did very well. The middle class grew, we reduced poverty, and even the bankers were happy as Wall Street soared. I am also deeply concerned that … Continue reading
Jeb Bush Enrages Granite Staters With Talk Of “Phasing Out” Medicare
Granite Staters Respond to Jeb Bush’s New Plan to “Phase Out” Medicare Speaking at an Americans for Prosperity event yesterday, Jeb Bush enraged people when he said “we need to figure out a way to phase out” Medicare for future enrollees. If you did not see the video, here it … Continue reading
Jeb Bush Essentially Says To Federal Workers, Screw You!
Can we all stop pretending that Jeb Bush is a “moderate” rather than the far-right wing extremist he really is? “He [Jeb Bush] championed tax cuts that chiefly benefited business and the wealthy, trimmed the state’s payroll, stripped job protection from thousands of mid-level civil servants, gained more power over … Continue reading
The Consumer Federal Protection Bureau Needs To Be Stronger On Title Loan Abuses
In Birthday Message to CFPB, Granite State Organizing Project and United Valley Interfaith Project, Call for Strong Action against Car Title Lending Abuses Five years after the enactment of the law that created it, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is working on rules to curb the abuses of the car … Continue reading
Same question, different problem: WHERE did the money come from?
It’s not just the questions about the Federal Elections Commission investigation and where the money came from. It’s actually worse than that. It’s what happened afterward – because like so much else in government these days, it involves political fundraising.