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As every House Republican budget has since Paul Ryan hoodwinked too many people into thinking he's a smart guy, this year's budget includes his Medicare voucher scheme, that hugely unpopular ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 10:48 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden joined Sen Orrin Hatch and Rep Paul Ryan in introducing a bill to fast track the TPP Fast Track bill . That's right. After claiming that they were worried that members of ...
by NewtC
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 12:35 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
I knew a thief once. By the time he was just leaving teenaged juvenility he'd figured out two personally riskless ways to steal something he coveted. Hide it close to where he found it, then later,
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 01:35 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
It is hard to believe that Paul Ryan (R-WI) and his ilk would be so blatant in showing that their main purpose in Congress is to serve the wealthy. This is neither hyperbole nor an exaggeration. ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 92 Recommends
Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte may need to watch out for an old primary ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Monday, March 23, isn't just the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act. The day also ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2015 at 01:44 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
This week, House and Senate Republicans unveiled their respective budget resolutions for fiscal year 2016. As a quick glance at the documents shows, what is old is new again for the GOP. Each ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
I was taking a look at the latest GOP budget - it sort of reminded me of slogging through a sewer barefooted - and came upon this gem: Our budget addresses this challenge by building a premium ...
by databob
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Nailed it. Once again, Republicans are using their budget proposal to ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 07:40 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
This week, House and Senate Republicans will unveil their respective budget blueprints for fiscal year 2016. To hear Chuck Grassley (R-IA) of the Senate Budget Committee tell it, the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its assessment of President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2016. For those of us prioritizing economic growth over deficit ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 03:23 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
For Republicans, there are only two certainties in life: debt and tax cuts . During his eight-year tenure, President Ronald Reagan tripled the national debt accumulated ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 63 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
This weekend, a handful of Senate Republicans sketched out what they call a "plan" for fixing the mess conservatives ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 78 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 08:06 AM PST with 79 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America: Earlier this week, we learned that ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 09:24 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 01:06 PM PST with 12 Recommends
There will be no simple fix to Obamacare's subsidy language if the Supreme Court strikes it down, ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 03:18 PM PST with 42 Recommends
Just holdin' my breath for now.
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 09:43 AM PST with 24 Recommends
The next time Uber-Conservative, Trickle-down advocate Paul Ryan, complains about the " Economics of Envy " -- someone should ask him, if THIS is what he's talking about ... Matthew ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 07:25 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Nothing pleases him more than tax cuts for rich people. Now that he's freed ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 76 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 10:13 AM PST with 53 Recommends
Chuck Todd interviewed Chairman of the House Budget Committee and 2012 vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan on Meet the Press . He played some comments made by Paul Ryan right after losing ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 09:19 AM PST with 117 Recommends