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The Walking Brain-Dead

October 20, 2014

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GOP warmongers: Red now, Yellow then.

October 13, 2014

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Politicians and media pundits lie. Numbers don’t. Here’s a list of U.S. politicians who have put themselves on television and radio in the past two weeks, arguing vehemently that America should be putting “boots on the ground” in Iraq and elsewhere to combat ISIL: Name Years of Military Service Mitt Romney 0 Tagg Romney (son) […]

State legislators are corporate puppets for ALEC

October 10, 2014

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Many people are aware of – or have at least heard of – the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, as it’s known. But many don’t know,  or choose to ignore, exactly what ALEC is and does. Of Arizona’s 90 legislators, 50 are ALEC members – among the highest numbers of ALEC recruits in the […]

Obama’s Senate super-majority: Fiction at its finest

January 5, 2014

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To all my Republican friends, those of you who are faulting Barack Obama and Democrats for “doing nothing while they had a super-majority for two years,” I’d like to present you with something called “facts.” I know this concept is alien to you, but try to follow along as best you can. A “super-majority” occurs […]

The edge of the fiscal cliff; with nowhere to go but up

December 18, 2012

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It fascinates me to watch (often reluctantly) the endless parroting of Republican sound bites, talking points and blanket statements about the “dangers” of the fiscal cliff. One should not that the same partisan pundits who are bashing the President for having a bad plan are the same malcontents who spent the last year dutifully passing […]

Let’s talk about Romney’s record as Governor

October 16, 2012

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After nine months of desperately trying to get anyone to talk about anything other than his record as Governor of Massachusetts, suddenly Mitt Romney wants to brag about what a fantastic job he did, and why that experience makes him more qualified for the presidency than Barack Obama. Fine, Mitt.  Let’s look at some of […]

Romney’s Top 10 Debate Lies & the Facts that prove him wrong

October 4, 2012

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ROMNEY’S LIE:  “The president said he’d cut the deficit in half. Unfortunately, he doubled it.” THE FACTS:  When Obama took office in 2009, the deficit was projected to be $1.2 trillion during that year, and it ultimately turned out to be $1.4 trillion, according to Congressional Budget Office data cited by The New York Times. The […]