Raising the Minimum Wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour isn’t going to FIX the problem, but it will certainly HELP.
Another thing to definately HELP is to Vote BLUE in 2014!
EARLSBORO, Okla. – Rafael Cruz, father of Texas Senator and Tea-Party favorite Ted Cruz, spoke recently against atheism and secular humanism at a gathering of an Oklahoma Second Amendment advocacy group. He claimed that the belief systems are two of the main ills facing our society, that they lead to sexual perversion, sexual abuse, and the complete loss of hope, and that people following these two views should be rounded up and placed in special ‘camps’ to keep them separated from the rest of America.
“If there is no God, then we are ruled by our instincts,” he said. “Of course, this leads us, when there are no moral absolutes, leads us to sexual immorality, leads us to sexual abuse, leads us to perversion and, of course, no hope. No hope!”
“It’s a free country,” he said. “If these people need to practice their holy rites of atheism, they can do so, as long as they are in clearly-marked encampments far away from the rest of us.”
“While they’re in their Heathen Zones, they’re free to dance naked around the fire, brand the mark of the Devil on their flesh or whatever else they want to do,” he added.
“Of course, if they step one foot outside the electrified fence we shoot them between the eyes. Two or three times, just to be sure.”
He also argued that any children spawned in these camps would be removed at birth so they would not be drawn into secular humanism via their birth-mother’s tainted breast milk.
Senator Ricky Cruz’s reaction on learning he can shoot the heathens between the eyes; two or three times just to make to sure.
Gawd, do we live in a great country, or what!
Via: Think Progress
At a time when many states and cities are working passing minimum wage increases, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) has gone in the opposite direction and signed a law banning cities from passing higher wages.
The ALSO bans them from enacting paid sick days or vacation requirements.
The law will stymie the efforts of activists in Oklahoma City, where a labor federation has led the push on a petition to raise the city’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. The state’s current minimum has been set at the federal level of $7.25. In 2012, 64,000 workers in the state earned $7.25 an hour or less, making up 7.2 percent of all hourly workers, a larger share than the 4.7 percent figure for the country as a whole.
Fallin said she signed the bill out of the worry that higher local minimum wages “would drive businesses to other communities and states, and would raise prices for consumers.”
She also argued that “most minimum wage workers are young, single people working part-time or entry level jobs” and that “many are high school or college students living with their parents in middle-class families.”
‘Happy Days’ was a fictional TV sitcom which ended in 1984 – THIRTY YEARS AGO!
FACT: But that’s not what the typical American minimum wage worker looks like.
- Nearly 90 percent of workers who would be impacted by an increase in the wage are older than 20, while the average age is 35.
- More than a quarter have children to support.
More than half work full time, and 44 percent have at leas t some college education, while half a million minimum wage workers are college graduates.
Future teabagger/Republican Congresswomen?
Hey, no doubt.
The Koch’sucking brothers’, are the founders of the Teabagger Party, and are the primary campaign funders of the GOP.
Think for a minute how devasting it would be for the elderly if they abolish Medicare, and for the poor people if they abolish Medicaid.
The ONLY way to prevent this is to Vote BLUE in 2014!
My favorite Teabagger Photo:
The FACT is the GOP doesn’t want to improve and reform Social Security and Medicare, they want to ELIMINATE them!
Via: Raw Story
Two researchers from the Department of Psychology and Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University demonstrated that the more white Americans know about the changing demographics of the United States, the more likely they are to endorse conservative policy positions.
Maureen Craig and Jennifer Richeson conducted three studies in which white Americans were presented with information about the racial demographic shifts that have led the U.S. Census Bureau to project that “racial minority groups will make up a majority of the U.S. national population in 2042 (OMG, only 28 years away!), effectively creating a so-called ‘majority-minority’ nation.”
In the first study, self-identifying political independents were randomly asked to learn about the majority-minority racial shift in California or about how the number of Hispanics in the United States is now roughly equal to the number of African-Americans. They were then asked questions about their political party leanings and ideology.
Read more, HERE:
It won’t take until 2o42 for the Republican Party, whose current core is ‘Angry, Old, White Men’ for the train wreck.
Via: Ouachita Citizen
Congressman Vance McAllister issued a statement Monday afternoon “asking for forgiveness” after The Ouachita Citizen first reported McAllister was captured in a video recording passionately kissing and embracing a member of his congressional staff.
“There’s no doubt I’ve fallen short and I’m asking for forgiveness,” McAllister said in a statement. “I’m asking for forgiveness from God, my wife, my kids, my staff, and my constituents who elected me to serve. Trust is something I know has to be earned whether your a husband, a father, or a congressman. I promise to do everything I can to earn back the trust of everyone I’ve disappointed.”
Fifth District Congressman Vance McAllister, who campaigned for office last fall as a DEVOUT CHRISTIAN and DEVOTED HUSBAND and FATHER, was caught in video surveillance two days before Christmas passionately embracing and kissing one of his congressional aides.
The woman who McAllister, 40, was caught kissing for almost half a minute (HALF a MINUTE!) is Melissa Anne Hixon Peacock, 33, of 400 Zachary Way, Sterlington. She is McAllister’s district scheduler.
McAllister did not respond to calls to comment. His chief of staff, Adam Terry, said he would respond by noon Monday. The Ouachita Citizen did not receive a statement from McAllister or Terry.
Peacock was contacted by The Ouachita Citizen as well. She did not answer her cell phone.
Peacock donated $5,200 to McAllister’s congressional campaign last fall, according to the Federal Election Commission. According to the FEC, Peacock listed her employment at the time of the donation as a self-employed cosmetologist (comotologist – yeah right!)
She joined McAllister’s congressional staff after he took office in November. Photographs posted to Facebook show Peacock was involved in a number of McAllister’s campaign events during last fall’s congressional race.
Peacock’s husband, Heath Peacock, 34, also donated $5,200 to McAllister’s congressional campaign last fall, according to the FEC. At the time of his donation to McAllister’s campaign, Heath Peacock listed his employment as an inspector for Wilcrest Field Services, according to the FEC. According to his Linkedin page, Peacock now works offshore as an assistant chief inspector for Wood Group Mustang.
The only question I have is: can Louisiana pass the South Carolina in the ‘GOP sleeze race’?
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