Tag Archives: Tax Cuts

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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Today’s Chart: Romney Tax Plan

The Tax Policy Center, which Mittens once praised but now dismisses as liberal, released a report looking into Romney’s tax plan. First, here’s the chart. In words: Best case result, according to the TPC: Americans making half a million to … Continue reading

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A Job Creator Steps Out Of Line

We should know by now that the Voodoo Economics of Reagan, et al, was total horse shit. The rich got richer, and the rest of us got screwed. And yet, in 2012, the republicans are allowed to continue to lie, … Continue reading

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Too Much Money To Spend In A Lifetime

Billionaire Joe Ricketts has a plan to assassinate the character of the sitting United States President for personal gain. I know it is for personal gain because replacing Barack Obama with Mitt Romney helps very few people in this nation … Continue reading

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Divide And Conquer

Serial liar Scott Walker (R-Kochbitchistan) is up for recall, and as an out-of-state observer, I don’t see the question. He’s out to screw 99% of Wisconsinites for the benefit of a few – and not necessarily a few Wisconsinites. Here’s some dish on … Continue reading

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A Nice Scatter Plot Showing Austerity Sucks

As if we did not already know, here’s a graph showing that austerity during a recession leads to deeper recession: From the post: The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Adam Hersh breaks it down: Relative to national economic trends, states that … Continue reading

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ALEC Runs For Cover

The rightwingers at the business-government partnership known as ALEC are ditching their push for Voter ID and Stand Your Ground laws. Instead, these zealots announced: “Today we are redoubling our efforts on the economic front, a priority that has been … Continue reading

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You Say Amoral, I Say Immoral

Oftentimes corporations are called immoral, and a bunch of pointy-heads pooh-pooh the idea claiming that corporations are at worst amoral. That is, they are not inherently good or bad; it depends on the decisions of individuals to determine morality. Corporations … Continue reading

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Another Texas Miracle Worker

Back in the 2000 election cycle, then Texas Governor George W. Bush touted his Texas Miracle in education as proof of his bona fides to become the Education President. It did not take long for the truth of the situation … Continue reading

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Do I Have A New Reader?

A couple of days after I questioned Obama’s claim that “This is not class warfare. It’s math,” he seems to have changed his tune: Now the Republicans, you know, when I talked about this earlier in the week, they said, well, … Continue reading

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