Tag Archives: helping the poor

“A Catholic Speaker of the House fires a Catholic chaplain for praying for the poor.”

As we talk quite a bit here about the hypocrisy of the so-called “Christian” right, I wanted to be sure to at least note the fact that, a little over a week ago now, when Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced that U.S. House of Representatives chaplain Patrick Conroy would be stepping down, […]

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Shouldn’t foster kids also have to eat from garbage cans?

Guess what? Michigan is making national headlines again for its innovative Republican solutions to the problems that confront us… This time it’s State Senator Bruce Casswell getting the attention for his exciting “out of the box” thinking. Casswell, if you haven’t heard, is suggesting that foster kids in Michigan only be allowed to purchase secondhand […]

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Poll Finds Tea Party Anger Rooted in Issues of Class

The New York Times and CBS recently commissioned a poll in hopes of better understanding the Tea Party movement, and the findings are pretty interesting. Here’s a clip: Tea Party supporters are wealthier and more well-educated than the general public, and are no more or less afraid of falling into a lower socioeconomic class, according […]

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