GOP Uses Government to Hurt, Not Help

Republicans are stingy when it comes to disaster relief, but spend big to fund discrimination.

By Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers President

Last week, as Congress opened its new session, two regular Joes—Sen. Manchin of West Virginia and Vice President Biden of Delaware—gave a hand to Sen. Mark Kirk, a Republican from Illinois, who’d suffered a stroke a year earlier. Joe [RETURN TO ARTICLE]

  • Reader Comments

    It’s pretty easy to understand why the GOP feels this way. Poor folks, Sandy victims, and so forth would have much better luck if they were an oil company, defense contractor, lobbyist, et al. We poor folks can’t come up with same amount of free speech as their buds in big corp.

    Posted by Cozman57 on Jan 20, 2013 at 9:27 PM