You won’t believe the reaction to this Black Santa!

A black man dressed as Santa Claus in a Memphis, Tennessee bank was harassed by outraged white people.  Presumably upset at the thought of Santa Claus being something other than a white Christian, conservative locals took things to whole new level. In the security video below, you can see jolly old Saint Nick handing out candy canes to employees and customers at the Memphis City … Continue reading You won’t believe the reaction to this Black Santa!

You won’t believe where the Obamas are going after the White House

The Obamas plan to move into a 5.3 million dollar home in the well-to-do DC suburb of Kalorama.  The house, in which they are leasing from Bill Clinton’s former press secretary, has nine bedrooms with 8,200 square feet of space. It looks like a great reward for a classy family after a job well-done.  Take a look at a few pictures: Continue reading You won’t believe where the Obamas are going after the White House

Increasing the minimum wage is good economics

Republicans relentlessly oppose raising the minimum wage to a reasonable and fair living wage.  For millions of Americans, this means no way of escaping poverty for themselves and their families. The argument is usually an economics one, but Republicans are completely ignoring half of the picture.  They only see the $15, but unlike milk or electronics, wage-earners put that money right back into the economy. A low … Continue reading Increasing the minimum wage is good economics