Carrier Still moving 632 jobs to Mexico

Remember Carrier?  Carrier was the company President Trump pledged to keep on American soil, the company that he assured America there was a “100 percent chance” he would save the jobs at the heating and air-conditioning manufacturer. Carrier informed the state of Indiana that it would be cutting 632 workers from an Indianapolis factory.  The Read more »

Trump’s Budget Cuts Slash Entitlements by $1.7T

Trump’s budget according to several news sources that obtained leaked documents, would make significant cuts to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSID) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which benefit disabled and low-income Americans.  Reportedly $1.7T will be cut from the budget over the next ten years. According to Axios, “Conservatives will love it; moderates will probably Read more »

Perpetrator in Maryland Stabbing is a member of ‘Alt-Reich’ Facebook Group

Sean Christopher Urbanski 22 of Maryland, is charged with murder in the death of Richard Collins III, a commissioned US Army Second Lieutenant, due to graduate from Bowie State University. A judge has denied bond for Urbanski, who is a member of a Facebook group called “Alt-Reich,” which spewed hatred toward minorities “and especially African-Americans.”  Read more »

DeVos Wants to Scrap Student Loan Forgiveness

After the appointment of Betsy DeVos Secretary of Education, it was just a matter of time before she brought back debtors’ prison for student loan defaulters and subcontracted out K-12 education. Now Devos and Trump are cutting educational programs, including student loan forgiveness to the tune of $10.6B in cuts. According to the Washington Post, Read more »

Repeal of Mandatory Minimums for Drug Offenders

“Mandatory minimums sentencing laws require binding prison terms of a particular length for people convicted of certain federal and state crimes.  These inflexible, “one-size-fits-all” sentencing laws may seem like a quick-fix solution for crime, but they undermine justice by preventing judges from fitting the punishment to the individual and the circumstances of their offenses.  Mandatory Read more »

States can now deny Planned Parenthood Funding

Today, without media present, President Trump signed legislation that removes the protection of funds for Planned Parenthood, as well as other organizations that provide legal abortions.  The regulation passed during the Obama administration required states to disperse family planning grants to organizations regardless of whether they offered abortion services.  Now that the rule is repealed, Read more »

Republicans overturning Obama Regulations

Republicans are rolling back federal regulations approved during the last six months of the Obama administration.  The laws are being overturned using The Congressional Review Act; it allows lawmakers to overturn any regulations passed during the final six months of the previous administration.    More than a dozen regulations such as: Stream Protection Rule:  prevented coal Read more »