Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Right Wing Rapists

[original draft in Aug 2012 but never published. Was I worried that the title was incendiary and not representative of republicans? Well, if it was not accurate then, it is now.] So Rep. Todd Akin (R-Christlandiastan) really screwed the pooch … Continue reading

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The “O” Stands For Oblivious

In today’s incarnation of the GOP, the the “O” stands for oblivious. As in oblivious to reality. W. Mitt Romney, a guy with no first name, picked a guy with two, Paul Ryan, as his running mate, and has been … Continue reading

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Love The Sinner, Not The Sin

Mitt Romney (R-Obscuristan) has chosen Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan (R-AynRandisatn) as his running mate in 2012. The Democrats are delighted: Democratic candidates like Rep. Kathy Hochul (D-NY), who won an upset special election focused on Ryan’s Medicare plan shortly after Republicans took … Continue reading

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GOP Budget

The Grand Old Party is continuing to back out of the agreement they made last year involving the the debt ceiling and the so-called super Committee. At the time, the biggest threat was that the SC would actually come to … Continue reading

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Classic Projection

The faults we see in others which most annoy us are the faults we hate in ourselves. Also, when inferring the intentions of another based on observed action, often we think, “Well, I would have done such-and-such for this reason … Continue reading

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The Truth Hurts

The republicans want to end Medicare and Social Security. They have wanted this since the very inception of these programs. Only an ideologue or demagogue would claim otherwise. And so they do: The battle over whether it’s true that the Republican plan … Continue reading

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Bootstraps For All

This is the typical myth pushed by republicans: Pull yourself up by your bootstraps. Of course it completely denies reality. Without a cohesive society, there would be no civilization in which citizens could succeed. Without public safety, for instance, who … Continue reading

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North Tonawanda To The Polls

Democrat Kathy Hochul has a 4-6 point lead (depending on the poll) in the special election in New York’s 26th District set for tomorrow (May 24, 2011). The election in this heavily republican district comes because the previous office holder, … Continue reading

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So Long Medicare, We Hardly Knew ‘Ya

I was going to include this tidbit in the previous post, but it ran a bit long as it is and I did not want it to get overshadowed. So it appears that the republicans want to do for Medicare … Continue reading

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The Roadmap to Hell – The Only Transportation Bill republicans Support

I am not a member of any organized party — I am a Democrat. — Will Rogers First, I want to say that none of what the republicans have done could have been accomplished without at least some Democratic support … Continue reading

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