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Donald J. Trump is the 8,407,684,027th Smartest Person in the World

June 10, 2017

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U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said that the reason Donald Trump may have made major mistakes in his meetings with former FBI Director James Comey – especially kicking everyone but Comey out of the Oval Office for a one-on-one with Comey that is now at the heart of the question of Trump’s possible […]

The knowns and unknowns of GOP Convention 2012

August 30, 2012

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What you have heard so far: That Mitt Romney’s vast business experience is what will save America That Mitt Romney’s experience as Governor of Massachusetts is what will save America That Mitt Romney’s superior intellect and brilliant knowledge of business is what will save America That, apparently, the focus of Republicans is “love” That Republicans […]

Republicans: “Abortion? Because of rape? That’s a lotta hooey.”

August 27, 2012

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Occasionally, I’m accused by some commenters of “skewing things against Republicans,” or that I’m a “shill for Obama.” So, today, to underscore how wrong those assessments are, and to hopefully drive home the point that my “attacks” against Republicans are neither unwarranted nor untrue, I’m simply going to post some verbatim quotes by Republicans and […]

Ryan on Akin: ‘Unfortunate’ but not ‘wrong’

August 20, 2012

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So with all this media fury over Rep. Todd Akin’s despicable and shamefully ignorant explanation of “legitimate rape,” why isn’t anyone going after Paul Ryan for the exact same thing? Ryan co-sponsored the “let’s redefine rape” bill with Akin. It was called the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” H.R.3 in the very first session […]

A Fifth of Romney

August 17, 2012

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Romney on his tax returns: “I decline to comment on the grounds that anything I say may be used against me.” Romney on Medicare: “I decline to comment on the grounds that anything I say may be used against me.” Romney on his record as Governor: “I decline to comment on the grounds that anything […]

Mitt Romney’s Plan for [insert subject here]

August 16, 2012

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Medicare: Damned if you “D” and damned if you “R”

January 2, 2012

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Attention late-40-somethings and early-50-somethings: Medicare as your parents knew it is about to be gutted no matter who wins the White House in 2012. You may not like it, but you might have to accept it. Toss out all the partisan rhetoric and appalling similarities become clear in the policy prescriptions coming from President Obama […]