Virginia Foxx doles out campaign cash to Pope family crony

 North Carolina Republican Congresswoman Virginia Foxx is known to have associations with prominent right-wing reactionary figures such as Americans for Prosperity (AfP), the American Legislative Council (ALEC) and the Art Pope Family.   Of particular concern is Foxx’s tight relationship with the Pope family and whether this rapport has resulted in a violation of federal campaign […]

Catching Parent Revolution's Linda Serrato in a lie

“[O]ther education providers to COMPETE with public schools for the opportunity to educate children.” — The Heartland Institute (Bigoted Reactionary Right Wing “Think Tank”) “There’s nothing the matter with teachers that a little less unionization and more COMPETITION couldn’t cure.” — Ann Coulter (racist reactionary right wing pundit) “It would force the district to learn […]

EXPLORING RED CALIFORNIA: Marysville

Marysville: population: 12,268. 71% white; 18% Latino. Median household income: $28,494; 19% live below the poverty line. The 2000 Census. My wife and I, lost, stopped the car. The roadside sign had warned: “Gateway to The Gold Fields.” Two adolescents, arms around each other, bouncing and laughing, shouted instructions to the motel. “Tweakers,” I said. […]