Category Archives: Mitt Romney

Over/Under: Years Before Republicans Start to Claim Credit For Obamacare

The Heritage Plan: 1989. All citizens should be guaranteed universal access to affordable health care. Many states now require passengers in automobiles to wear seatbelts for their own protection. Many others require anybody driving a car to have liability insurance. … Continue reading

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If You Are Fooled By Conservatives Once, Shame On Them.

The entire title to this post is: If You Are Fooled By Conservatives Once, Shame On Them. If You Are Fooled By Conservatives Twice, Fool Me… Won’t Get Fooled Again. During his speech to CPAC, Paul Ryan gave a “moving” … Continue reading

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If You Believe Conservatives On Benghazi You Deserve What You Get.

Chalk up CBS’ 60 Minutes as the latest victims of having a conservative lie on Benghazi blow up in their faces. How many times have right wing Benghazi talking points proven to be wildly inaccurate, oft times to the complete … Continue reading

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An Onionism… The Charcoal Calls The Snowflake Black

We’ve all heard the expression “that is the pot calling the kettle black”, meaning that someone who is guilty of some sort of transgression blames someone else for doing the same thing. I propose another term, “that is the charcoal … Continue reading

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The Vulture Gets His Car Elevator

In the middle of the grand, Republican government shutdown, which is only the first part of the teabaggers’ broken government wet-dream, with hundreds of thousands of federal workers sitting home without a paycheck and government services suspended, and when an … Continue reading

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A Letter No Veteran Should Ever Have To Write

The following letter was written by a veteran named Jason, in response to the House cutting $40 Billion from the food stamp program this month: My name is Jason. I turned 35 less than a week ago. My first job … Continue reading

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I’m An Obamacare Poll Truther, And Here Are The Reasons Why.

Poll truther was the derisive term used to describe those on the right who willfully disregarded (or reinterpreted to fit a hoped for result) the polls as the 2012 presidential election drew near. It really was fun for us lefties … Continue reading

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Fighting Redmap And If Obama Wins By Losing Update

During the 2013 election I wrote a post on the possibility that President Obama could defeat Mitt Romney by winning the electoral college vote, while losing the popular vote. While such speculation may seem laughable in hindsight, remember that Gallup … Continue reading

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Delusional Trump

Republicans are gathering in Washington for one of their regular confabs, and the individual post mortems of last years presidential campaign are proving to be rich fodder for posts on lefty websites.  Donald Trump is convinced that Romney lost, in part, because the … Continue reading

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Santorum Defines Why Romney Lost, And Why R’s Will Continue Losing

According to Rick Santorum, one of the reasons Mitt Romney lost was because his campaign mishandled the “you didn’t build that” kerfuffle.  Oddly enough, there is the barest kernel of truth to Santorum’s take on this particular issue but he … Continue reading


Tesla Succeeds In The Free Market Despite Conservative Pushback

The electric car manufacturer Tesla has been in the news for paying off a government loan 9 years early.   That is fantastic news for folks (like myself) who appreciate the success of a company that makes very high end electric vehicles, … Continue reading

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What Paul Ryan Hopes You Gloss Over In His *New* Budget

This morning, Paul Ryan released a rehashed version of the “Path to Prosperity” – and it’s nearly identical to the Romney/Ryan economic blueprint roundly rejected by Americans in November. Medicare is turned into a voucher system, Medicaid is block-granted to the states, … Continue reading

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