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When the Big Tent Sucks

I don’t like Republicans. I never have. I was raised to think of them as the social and political enemy of my kind, the Democrats, but just because I’m not fond of all Republicans in general, doesn’t mean I extend … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Job Destruction

Scott Lilly of the Center for American Progress on a new study of Republican job destruction: Most of the nearly 14 million people across our country who are currently unemployed can blame their situation on the inability of Congress and … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Republican Jobs Plan

Leave it to House Republicans to defund passenger rail and then pass an EPA-busting bill called the TRAIN Act. So guess what GOP Senators really mean when they say “jobs”? The website that shall not be linked reports they are … Continue reading

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Budget Blowhards

So the House GOP is already breaking that campaign pledge to cut $100 billion in “waste”: On Tuesday, aides to Mr. Ryan and Mr. Boehner blamed Democrats’ failure to pass the regular appropriations bills for fiscal year 2011 for forcing … Continue reading

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Screwing Soldiers

How much do Republicans support our troops? Well, they don’t want to change this: Young, inexperienced, and often drawing their first paychecks, enlisted men and women are easy marks for sleazy car dealers, insurance scammers, predatory lenders, and identity thieves. … Continue reading

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I am unfamiliar with Stuart Rothenberg, but this rings true: By beating the conservative drum the way he does — demonizing conservatives who he says aren’t conservative enough, helping nominate candidates more interested in throwing grenades than in passing legislation … Continue reading

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Can I Have The Money Quote Please?

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review characterizes the remarks of House Minority Leader John Boehner thusly: “Ensuring there’s enough money to pay for the war will require reforming the country’s entitlement system.” But it’s not in his words, it’s in their words. The … Continue reading

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Out Of Ideas

Eric Cantor’s “ideas factory” has closed after one year, one meeting, and zero ideas. Republicans have nothing left but fear, lies, and loud noises.

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Choosing Not To Choose

Senator Lindsey Graham explains his holdup of the bipartisan climate bill: “Moving forward on immigration — in this hurried, panicked manner — is nothing more than a cynical political ploy,” Graham said. “Let’s be clear, a phony, political effort on … Continue reading

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What Happened To “No”?

The Washington Post reports that Harry Reid will hold a cloture vote on financial reform Monday. GOP intransigence on the bill began to collapse on Monday and has now disintegrated. From WaPo last night: Key members of both parties said … Continue reading

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The RNC Meltdown

The right wing coalition is beginning to fall apart in a way we haven’t seen since the last vestiges of New Deal liberalism died in the Democratic Party. The teabagger fail is complimented by the RNC meltdown and the foibles … Continue reading

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