House Majority Leader Eric Cantor argued at the Values Voter Summit that “marriage has lifted more people out of poverty than any government program ever.” Ignoring the questionable logic of his own argument, Cantor continues to oppose same-sex marriage, having voted in 2004 for a constitutional amendment that would ban it. As Think Progress notes, “New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announced in July 2012 that same-sex marriage generated $259 million for the NYC economy in just one yea
Absolutely--and take their cadillac health care policies away and see how fast they will want everyone to have health care! Americans-- Get over the Democrat-Republican thing they created to keep everyone against each other, and vote all incumbants OUT!!!
Hey, I used to use that as a selling point when I was working in the financial aid office....not really, but I did have the "you don't have to pay back your loans in the event of the apocalypse" conversationwith a few students.
On this day in history,12 years ago, President George W Bush ignored intelligence warnings that Al Qaeda was a credible threat to attack inside the US. Instead of acting on the intelligence, he continued to "clear brush" on his ranch for another 30 days. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/04/25/1204757/-Never-forget-The-Bush-Administration-failed-to-prevent-the-September-11-terrorist-attacks#
I didn't cause the deficit. Old people who got sick didn't cause this deficit. Hungry children whose homes were foreclosed on illegally didn't cause this crisis. Your damned war profiteering did, tax cuts for the super rich did, corporate welfare did.