Flint Water Crisis Was Avoidable

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was advised as early as 2014 to revert the water supply for Flint back to Detroit's water system. Instead, Flint River water, contaminated with lead and high levels of chlorine, flowed uninhibited through Jan. 2016. 

The US Is An Oligarchy

A peer reviewed study found that of the 18,000 US policies enacted between 1981 and 2002, the rich and corporations have substantial impacts on US government policy, while the average citizens have little influence.

Trump Tells It Like it ISN'T!

According to fact checking site Politifact, by 12/21/15, Donald Trump made 77 statements of which over 75% simply were not true during that segment of the 2016 Presidential Campaign. 

Strict Photo Identification Laws

In strict ID states, Democratic voter turnout drops an estimated 8.8% while Republican drops just 3.6%. For strong liberals, the drop is 7.9%. Strong conservatives actually vote at a higher rate – 4.8% above average. 

The Best Government Money Can Buy

Between 2007 and 2012, 200 of America’s most politically active corporations spent a combined $5.8 billion on federal lobbying and campaign contributions. For these contributions, the corporations got: $4.4 trillion in federal business and support.

Voter Fraud: The Myth

Of the 649 million votes cast in general elections between 2000 and 2010, only 13 of those cases resulted in credible cases.

Bhengazi Fugazi

In 2014, a conservative led committee found the Obama Administration clear of any wrongdoing or coverup regarding the attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Lybia on September 11th, 2012.

The Obscure Yet Powerful Web of Dark-Money

A secretive funding organization called Donors Trust spent the last decade funneling hundreds of millions of dollars to undermine the science of climate change and to gut the Voting Rights Act. Questions? Call Donors Trust (703) 535-3563

How the US Postal Service is Being Phased Out

The Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act, passed into law in 2006, gives the Postal Service 10 years to pre-fund yet to be born employees (of the year 2091) retiree health care benefits. This mandate is responsible for $4 out of every $5 in Postal Service debts.

Nixon's Vietnam "Treason"

In 1968, Nixon operatives obstructed the Paris Peace Talks to end the Vietnam War. The war was finally brought to a close in 1973. Those four-plus years cost the lives of an additional 20,763 U.S. soldiers, with 111,230 wounded.