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GOP Learning Disabilty

Apparently, the GOP can’t learn from its own mistakes. Instead of admitting that they screwed up, the ultra-conservatives in the party are doubling down and trying to spin the whole fiasco as if it was Obama’s fault. It is the … Continue reading

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Why the GOP Wants to Raise the Eligibility Age for Medicare by 2 Years

Republicans want to raise the age of eligibility for Medicare from 65 to 67. It’s a terrible idea, because it will “save” about 5.7 billion dollars, but will cause costs in other parts of the economy of almost 12 billion. … Continue reading

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Why is Romney So Afraid to Release Tax Records?

As far as I can tell, Mitt Romney has never had any problem with the distribution of wealth in the U.S. He’s rich, and like too many rich people, he apparently believes that the rich deserve special treatment, that they … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Republicans Grow Up?

Great Daily Show yesterday. Samantha Bee got Grover Norquist to admit that his trademark idea to get Republicans to sign a pledge to never raise taxes, ever, was something he conceived of when he was twelve. That explains a lot. … Continue reading

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Class Warfare Confusion

I just watched last nights Daily Show, where Stewart interviews Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels. Daniels represents himself as being a fair-minded fiscal conservative, but it’s clear, from his language, that he’s still following the party line of the Republican leadership. … Continue reading

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