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Romney wants his past and credentials off-limits

August 10, 2012

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Romney: This election is about the economy! Public: Fine. Tell us the details of your plan to improve the economy. Romney: Uhhh … I shouldn’t have to talk about that because this election is about my experience as governor of Massachusetts. Public: Fine. Let’s look at the facts, statistics and details of what you accomplished […]

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 […]

Not 1 cent in tax increases for the rich, but GOP seeks to slash benefits for disabled workers

November 10, 2011

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Republicans on Capitol Hill are looking to cut benefits for federal workers disabled on the job, a budget-trimming move that critics warn could leave many injured civil servants and their families without enough to live on in retirement. With support from senators Joe Lieberman and Susan Collins, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government […]

GOP to teachers and firefighters: G.F.Y.

October 21, 2011

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Senate Republicans today give a gigantic, blatant “GFY” to teachers and firefighters throughout the country today as they scuttled jobs legislation aimed at helping state and local governments avoid layoffs of teachers and firefighters. And this was AFTER the proposal had already been whittled down to meet the requirements Republicans said they wanted before they […]

An Ode to Joe “Deadbeat Dad” Walsh

September 2, 2011

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Joe Walsh calls Obama “idiotic” and claims to be so patriotic. No ideas to help people, just more “Baaah” from the sheeple. amid a party that’s all Don Quixotic. Joe Walsh joins the teabagger fray; All mouth, but with nothing to say. No ideas for the nation, and no jobs legislation; but lots of back […]

China Global cuts America’s credit rating, regardless of “the deal”

August 2, 2011

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Hey, guess what, America! After all the gnashing of teeth, the faux-righteous faux-indignation and cartoonish political posturing to prevent a credit default and risk the global credit rating agencies downgrading America’s triple-A rating, China’s Dagong Global Credit Rating has cut its rating on U.S. sovereign debt to A from A+ and has also put the […]

Key benefit hidden in GOP debt deal

August 2, 2011

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People … you’re overlookin­g the true strategic and humanitari­an benefit of this deal! Republican­s are LOADED with concern and compassion for the elderly and those in their late 40s or 50s who will bear the brunt of the cuts and sacrifices in the deficit reduction.Contrary to reports from the “lamestrea­m liberal media,” Republican­s do not […]

Boehner & McConnell: What? Jobs? Who? US?!?!

July 19, 2011

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“But instead of giving Americans what they want, Democratic leaders plan to use the last few days that lawmakers expect to spend in Washington this year focusing on everything EXCEPT creating jobs, which will cost us even more jobs. They’re wasting time with immigratio­n, a repeal of the ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ a reorganiza­tion of […]

An open question for all members of the U.S. Congress

June 20, 2011

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Dear Lying, Self-Serving Scumbag, As an elected representative paid by the United States taxpayer, please indicate if you will state, on the record and with full accountability that you are willing to: Take a minimum 15 percent pay cut the same way 37.1 Million Americans earning less than $50,000/year did in 2010?         Yes   or   No […]