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News round-up nursery rhymes

January 19, 2013

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Kick, kick, kick the can, always down the road. Never solve a single thing, just whine and blame and goad. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-34222_162-57564747-10391739/house-gop-to-seek-three-month-debt-limit-hike Old Fibber Cantor sat in a chair. While the country waited for answers all day. When the debt deal came calling and while Boehner was bawling, Fibber Cantor said “No budget, no pay.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/18/eric-cantor-debt-ceiling_n_2505001.html […]

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 […]

How Romney’s VP will be determined

August 7, 2012

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  The Koch Brothers take each of the VP candidates one-at-a-time out into the middle of a lake in a rowboat. They tell each candidate to get into the water and then they throw Romney at them. “Whichever one of you doesn’t sink to the bottom hanging on to him gets the nomination.”  

Republicans block bills that would return jobs to U.S., call efforts ‘silly’

August 4, 2012

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  GOP’s McConnell calls ‘Bring Jobs Home Act’ a ‘silly waste of time’ In the U.S. Senate on July 19th, the “Bring Jobs Home Act” was stopped by the Republicans using the filibuster on a cloture vote preventing the legislation from advancing to the Senate floor for debate and an up or down vote. The […]

Romney on Money in Politics: Then and Now

July 16, 2012

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  During his 1994 Senate campaign, Mitt there is *far* too much money in politics and that campaign spending absolutely needs to be limited. He called for the elimination of PACs, the elimination of special interest groups, and the elimination of corporate donations to politicians.   In 2002, Romney said “I believe in getting money […]

Romney’s Plan: Details, shmetails, just elect me! It’s my turn!

July 5, 2012

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It’s very easy to determine why Mitt Romney refuses to discuss or elaborate on the details of his economic plans for America. A quick trip to his lead campaign website shows that the first half of his plan to increase employment is to give corporations billions of tax dollars to “retrain workers.” Romney’s plan has […]

Arizona GOP says pregnancy occurs two weeks BEFORE conception

April 10, 2012

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Good news, ladies!  The Arizona legislature has just sent a bill to Governor Jan Brewer to sign that says pregnancy begins TWO WEEKS BEFORE CONCEPTION! A provision in AZ House Bill 2036 defines gestational age as “calculated from the first day of the last menstrual period of the pregnant woman,” which would move the beginning […]

From the “Rick Santorum clearly ate way too much lead paint as a child” files

March 12, 2012

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And all of this is just from TODAY! Santorum demands Obama apologize for soldier’s killing spree (just 9 days after Santorum said Obama is a disgrace because he apologized for Quran-burnings and showed weakness and an utter inability to lead.) Santorum says carbon dioxide isn’t toxic or dangerous … just ask a plant (Apparently he […]

Republicans: They’re comedy gold

March 8, 2012

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And now a selection from the “Things Republicans did today” report: Rick Santorum proposed that all single mothers applying for unemployment or Welfare must submit to a government-issued paternity test. Kansas  Republicans proposed a resolution that all women seeking an abortion, for any reason, must pay a supplemental tax on not only the procedure, but […]

Romney’s tax plan favors the rich?!? Go figure.

January 5, 2012

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According to an independent study by the non-partisan Tax Policy Center research group, Republican Mitt Romney’s tax plan would increase taxes on low-income families while cutting taxes for the rich. On average, households making less than $20,000 would see their taxes increase by more than 60 percent, said the Tax Policy Center, a Washington research […]