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Obama Gets Slammed Over Vacation – Republican Hypocrisy At Work

Obama Gets Slammed Over Vacation – Republican Hypocrisy At Work

From the Republican Hypocrisy Alert Files: President Obama should not be taking a vacation while America is facing a crisis.

Palin, Credit Ratings, and Tea Party’s Denialism

Palin, Credit Ratings, and Tea Party’s Denialism

The Atlantic’s Josh Green reported on how then-Governor Palin boosted Alaska’s bond rating to AAA for the first time by raising taxes on oil companies.

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President Obama’s ‘Compromise’ – or “Why We Should Never Negotiate With Terrorists”

Though I am grateful we have avoided default, I can’t help but feel as though our economy was taken hostage by extremists, Obama negotiated with the terrorists, and we are grateful the hostage was freed safely.

Right Wing and Debt Ceiling Extortion

Right Wing and Debt Ceiling Extortion

The debt ceiling is a procedural vote to raise the official ‘Debt Ceiling’ to match the level of debt incurred through previously passed legislation. Or in other words, this vote merely allows the U.S. to raise it’s debt ceiling to match the costs already accrued. The raising of the debt ceiling is not a ‘blank check’ for new spending.

Will The Real “Job Creators” Please Stand UP!

Will The Real “Job Creators” Please Stand UP!

Republicans have created the myth the rich are the ‘Job Creators’. I’ll grant you they are but one ingredient to the recipe, for they offer the supply of jobs. But this does not mean that they, in and of themselves, solely create jobs. No matter how cheap a product may be produced or how cheap a service may be rendered, without demand for those products and services no additional jobs will ever be created.

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The IMF Weighs In On US Deficit Debate – Is Compromise Possible?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported that its ‘directors highlighted the urgency of raising the federal debt ceiling and agreeing on the specifics of a comprehensive medium-term consolidation programme.’

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Republican Hostage Taking – or ‘I Thought We Don’t Negotiate With Terrorists’

No compromise! Absolutely no raising of taxes! Slash Social Security and Medicare! Meet our demands and give us $1 trillion or we will blow up the economy! When did the Republican Party turn into Dr. Evil from Austin Powers?

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Why We Owe Thanks To Fox News For Our Republican Presidential Candidates

We really ought to thank Rupert Murdoch and Fox News for the crème de la crème collection of crazed crackpots entering the presidential race. None of these candidates would never have gained so much attention had it not been for Fox News’ drive to ‘entertain’ Americans with their ‘conservative’ version of news.

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It Must Be Okay When You Are Republican

130 Republicans who are in congress today voted to hike the debt ceiling under Bush, without hostage threats.

Who Do You Trust for News? – or ‘Popular News vs. Accurate News’

Who Do You Trust for News? – or ‘Popular News vs. Accurate News’

After Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper News of the World hacked into cell phones to eavesdrop on messages and Murdoch’s newspaper The Wall Street Journal omitting this news article, we are left to ask who can we turn to for accurate news reporting?

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Two Years Ago?

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Two Years Ago?

The Republican Party has drawn their line in the sand; they flatly refuse to raise taxes on the wealthy. Their argument is that higher taxes kills job creation. Proponents phrase this as, ‘lower taxes creates jobs’ and ‘we cannot tax the job creators’. This is a circular logic, which is not substantiated by evidence.

Republicans Want ‘Government Out of Healthcare’?  – Hypocrisy at Play

Republicans Want ‘Government Out of Healthcare’? – Hypocrisy at Play

The Republicans say ‘keep your Government hands off my healthcare’ while simultaneously promoting an agenda, and passing legislation, regarding healthcare.

The GOP and Voter Fraud – The Hypocrisy of a Movement

The GOP and Voter Fraud – The Hypocrisy of a Movement

Across the country Republicans are using the scare of ‘voter fraud’, and other methods, to strip voters of their rights, and to make it harder to vote.

A Brief Look Into ‘American Exceptionalism’

A Brief Look Into ‘American Exceptionalism’

America’s conservative base criticize President Obama for not sharing in their view of American Exceptionalism. What is American Exceptionalism and how exceptional is America, really?

Those reckless Republicans

Those reckless Republicans

The Republican party has been so wrapped up in their Pledge to America over not raising taxes, they view compromise as siding with the enemy.

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Top Four Republican Lies (Exposed)

Republicans who are Hell bent to make Obama a One-Term President, promise many, many things. Republicans campaigned on ‘Jobs’, they claim they don’t want government to come between you and your doctor, they claim to be peaceful, and they claim they are fiscally responsible. Well, they lied to us.

Someone Plugged The Drain of Trickle Down Economics

Someone Plugged The Drain of Trickle Down Economics

With 88% of income growth going to corporate profits and just 1% going to wages, someone plugged the drain of Trickle Down Economics!

This chart clearly shows that raising the Debt Ceiling was never an issue for the GOP before Obama became President.

To Raise the Debt Ceiling, or Not To Raise the Debt Ceiling?

While President Obama is trying to negotiate a deal with the Republicans in the House and in the Senate on raising the debt ceiling, both parties are actively voicing their opinions in an attempt to sway public opinion.

GOP Negotiations/Conflict of Interest?

GOP Negotiations/Conflict of Interest?

What would happen if Republicans positioned themselves to gain monetary rewards if the debt ceiling is not raised? Would there be repercussions for a House Majority Leader who stands to win financial gain for tanking our economy? Would you believe that this is not merely a hypothetical?

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Selling Our Public Interests

Selling Our Public Interests

Across the country local Governments are selling public interests to save money. Is this going to help, or hurt our country?