Category Archives: Eric Cantor

Morning Awful: Eric Cantor

Why the Occupation should focus on Congress for direct action, example #6,748,392: “People are upset and they’re justifiably frustrated. They’re out of work. The economy is not moving,” Cantor said. “Their sense of security for the future is not clear … Continue reading

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Dumbest Comic Yet, And That’s Saying Something

If you can spot all the cartoon references, you win the grand prize: being old. (CLICK TO EMBIGGEN) Magic Love Hose makes comics for OsborneInk.com. He lives in Canada where he can lob grenades into America’s political process from Minimum … Continue reading

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The House GOP Has a Plan

Booman got it exactly right last week: It is within the Republicans power to obstruct and, by doing so, make the president look weak and ineffectual. That’s the path they’ve chosen. However, the collateral damage has been enormous and the … Continue reading

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How to Destroy Civilization

Ron Paul’s idiotic statements on FEMA over the weekend should put paid to questions about why the media ignores him: he’s a crank. According to his libertarian ethos, the federal government should respond to multi-state emergencies by doing nothing while … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Joplin Held Hostage

Joplin, Missouri — completely leveled by a tornado yesterday — can only get disaster relief if the president agrees to Eric Cantor’s demand that funds be offset by budget cuts. There is nothing “conservative,” patriotic, or even financially prudent here; … Continue reading

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Stimulus Is Working, Opponents Shifting

A Rupert Murdoch newspaper says the stimulus is working. From the Wall Street Journal: Economists say the money out the door — combined with the expectation of additional funds flowing soon — is fueling growth above where it would have … Continue reading

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