What is the current unemployment rate for African American youth?

Tweet Sanders stated that the “real” unemployment rate for African American youth is more than 50%, even though the official unemployment rate for blacks age 16 to 19 is 25.2%. Sanders inflated his unemployment numbers for African American Youth. What Sanders refers to as “real” unemployment actually includes a lot of people who have jobs, plus…

Did the Affordable Care Act help more African Americans than any other group?

Tweet Clinton said that “the Affordable Care Act has helped more African Americans than any other group to get insurance, to be taken care of.” But the Obama administration’s own figures show a larger drop in the uninsured among Latinos. How has the ACA benefited African Americans compared to Latinos? The Department of Health and Human Services released an…

Would lifting the cap on payroll taxes and expanding benefits extend the life of Social Security by 58 years?

Tweet According to the Social Security Administration’s chief actuary, lifting the cap on payroll taxes and expanding the benefits would increase the Social Security trust by up to 40 years, from 2034 to 2074. How does Sanders plan to lift the cap on payroll taxes extend the Life of Social Security? Sanders is the sponsor…

Donald Trump Calls Ted Cruz a Pussy

Tweet Donald Trump on Monday night repeated the offensive term a woman attending his rally shouted in reference to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. After first calling on a woman close to the stage to “shout it out” again, Trump repeated the woman’s one-word insult aimed at Cruz: “She said he’s a pussy.” The term was…

Barbara Bush is Sick of Trump

Tweet Barbara Bush, “I’m sick of him.” She said in an interview, broadcast Friday on CBS. The Bush clan matriarch, dubbed Jeb Bush’s new “hatchet woman” by the New York Post, is not very keen on the man who has called her son “low energy” these past months. “He doesn’t give many answers to how he…

Could Bernie Sanders be the first Socialist President of the US?

Tweet The Vermont senator has never hidden his views but his proposed policies to overhaul tuition fees and healthcare have branded him a dangerous extremist and a “democratic socialist”. Confusion also stems from the fact that Sanders uses the phrase “democratic socialist” partly to stress his belief that change must come through the ballot box,…