Topic: politics

Conservatives Rally To ‘Never, Never Surrender’ — But Many Already Have

Conservatives Rally To 'Never, Never Surrender' -- But Many Already Have

Key conservative leaders called on a hundreds-strong Values Voter Summit crowd on Friday to stand firm in the face of cultural and political attacks — to “never surrender,” as one said — but the problem is that Republicans are very frequently all talk. Few rarely walk the walk. If Republicans were actually doing what they say, our government would be in a very different place today. More »

Meet The Employees Who Have Been Making $2.13 An Hour For 22 Years

Meet The Employees Who Have Been Making $2.13 An Hour For 22 Years

When 42-year-old Gina Deluca was working as a waitress in California, she made $6.75 an hour plus tips — not enough to buy a mansion, but enough to get by. When she moved to New Mexico, however, her hourly wage fell to $2.13 an hour. “The difference in San Francisco was that I felt valued,” Deluca tells Bloomberg. “I always had a base wage that I could count on. … That brought a little bit of stability and security.” She’s far from alone.
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Margaret Thatcher Did More For Women Than We Will Ever Know

Margaret Thatcher Did More For Women Than We Will Ever Know

Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of England, died yesterday of a stroke at the age of 87. Clearly Thatcher was considered a force of nature in politics. With a nickname like “The Iron Lady,” how could she not be? In fact, Hillary Clinton modeled herself after Thatcher, specifically focusing on her toughness, when she ran for President in 2008. More »