Tag Archives: tax cuts

It’s April 15th, Time For Conservatives to Start Bashing Their Base

It’s tax time folks, the most festive season next to Christmas for Conservatives; a time for them to revel in smearing those less fortunate, while ignoring the obscene tax breaks given to Corporate America, and failed presidential candidates. This year, … Continue reading

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Jindal’s Budget Still Balanced on the Backs of the Poor

Louisiana’s Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) has reversed himself on his plan to stop providing hospice care for medicaid patients, which we told you about in an earlier post. Lest you think it’s a sign of a kinder, gentler Governor, think … Continue reading

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Unhappy with Debt? Let All the Bush Tax Cuts Expire

Just how much do continuing the Bush tax cuts add to the debt? This graph couldn’t make it more clear. And yes, one can argue that letting the tax cuts on the middle-class expire would hurt the economy. But if … Continue reading

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Republicans Link Reagan/Bush Layoffs to Obama’s Re-election

Well, not really… not yet anyway, but give them time. The conservative blogosphere has decided that any lay-off, for any reason, in any industry, that occurs from now on, is the result of President Obama’s re-election. Conservative sites are full … Continue reading

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It’s D-Day in the Class War

“We cannot negotiate with those who say, ‘What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.’” –John F. Kennedy On November 6th, 60 million Americans waited in line to yank the monkey wrench from Congress.  We reappointed our Democratic general … Continue reading

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State Republicans Get Right Back To Their Unbridled Insanity

While the major Republican players are talking the talk about diversity, and how to appeal to the voting blocs that have abandoned them, their extremist counterparts in state legislatures continue their lunatic approach to governing. In Michigan, a hearing was … Continue reading

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Closing Argument: Humanity vs. Crosses of Gold and Iron

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are the zombies of old discredited brands of conservatism, animated by a new strain of radical absolutism.  In our past, American heroes have exposed their ilk as fraudulent imperialists.  I predict that on Tuesday 60 … Continue reading

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Romney Unveils Tax Plan Details

From Eclectablog: This is big. There is finally a website where you can click through to learn details about the Romney/Ryan tax plan and how they have figured out how to cut taxes by $5 trillion without raising taxes on … Continue reading

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The Romnzi Scheme

“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” –George Orwell ThinkProgress reported that Mitt Romney, his son Tagg, his campaign and campaign surrogates all have significant … Continue reading

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The Debate: Romney Exposes the Hypocrisy of Republicans’ Tax Arguments

They were hardly out of the gate in the Presidential debate last night before Mitt Romney exposed the Republican Party’s hypocrisy on tax policy. For years we’ve listened to Conservatives harp on the fact that 47% of Americans “pay no … Continue reading

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Romney and Ryan Ask Voters To Play Fiscal Russian Roulette

Paul Ryan spoke with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday, where he claimed the Romney/Ryan campaign is not changing strategy, they’re simply “entering a new phase”. Most voters can’t even tell you what the previous “phase” was about because the … Continue reading

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Romney Disparages 47% of Americans to Secret Donors

Mother Jones is reporting on a shocking secret video of Romney speaking far more candidly than usual to his wealthy donors.  In the most appalling clip from the video, Romney says: “There are 47 percent of the people who will … Continue reading

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