Republican “You’re On Your Own” Policies Catching Up With Them

By: Tuesday May 24, 2011 12:29 pm

Eric Cantor is trending on Twitter right now, and it’s for a comment he made about the tornado that killed at least 116 people in Joplin, Missouri. Cantor, merely following established conservative ideology, made the statement that no emergency relief for Joplin would pass the House without corresponding cuts elsewhere. As the Washington Times reports, [...]

Tornado in Joplin, MO Kills 89

By: Monday May 23, 2011 6:55 am

A powerful and unexpected tornado has killed at least 89 people, with the death toll expected to rise. The tornado cut right through the center of town, and residents had only 20 minutes of warning before it struck. Much of the city’s south side was leveled, with churches, schools, businesses and homes reduced to ruins. [...]