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This is my concerned face. I only use it when rich people have to pay taxes. Won't anyone think of all those poor rich people?!

Cantor Sets A New Standard For The Word “Chutzpah”

Eric Cantor redefines conservative hypocrisy by whining about how much the GOP has to ‘sacrifice’ to even DISCUSS raising the debt ceiling.

by Walt Dismay· · News
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No Way Out: Private Prisons Or Conservative Sponsored Gulags?

Ever heard of private sector prisons? Up until a couple of years ago, I had always assumed that prisons were owned and operated by state and federal government. It was only while researching the Arizona death panels that I discovered the existence of privately run prisons.

Writers of the ‘Marriage Vow’ Remove Offensive Slavery Reference

Writers of the ‘Marriage Vow’ Remove Offensive Slavery Reference

After what to them had to be an unexpected back lash a conservative group called The Family Leader has removed controversial language in it’s Marriage Vow. The controversial language referred to black children and said they were better off during slavery.

by George L. Cook III· · News
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More on Jobs: The LA Times on Romney’s Record

Mitt Romney has a record on creating jobs. Unfortunately for him, it’s not a good one.

Senator Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell: Hard At Work Putting Us Back Into Recession

It’s not that Republicans hate America, they just don’t give a damn about it.

Republicans & Decepticons: Strategically Parallel

Republicans & Decepticons: Strategically Parallel

Either, the Republicans have taken a page from the Decepticons’ playbook, or the Decepticons have taken a page from the Republican’s playbook, because the two strategies appear to be of the same philosophical bloodline.

Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

The Madness Of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

There are many people in this country who think that Michele Bachmann would make a good President, but it would seem that a majority of them are unfamiliar with some of the crazier things that she has said. Use this post to familiarize yourself with some of her most outrageous statements.

Why Is One Man’s Racism Another Man’s Comedy?

Why Is One Man’s Racism Another Man’s Comedy?

How is Bill Maher’s repeated reference to the President as ‘President Sanford and Son’ any different from Limbaugh’s depiction as such, using the Sanford and Son music as a backdrop to his criticism?

Destroying Republican Myths on the Debt Ceiling

Destroying Republican Myths on the Debt Ceiling

I’m beyond sick of Republicans on the debt ceiling. They claim to be the fiscally responsible ones, but earlier this year they voted to pass the Ryan Budget which would not only end Medicare, but would also add $5 Trillion to the national debt over the next 10 years. And now they’re perfectly comfortable with risking another economic catastrophe and recession just so they can keep tax breaks for a bunch of rich people.

Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann Hopes People Will Stay Unemployed, So It Will Help Her Campaign

Republican Congresswoman and potential 2012 Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann was asked if she believes that it would help her campaign if unemployment stays high, to which she replied ‘I hope so’

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Ron Paul Says Government Is Responsible For 9/11, Because Guns Aren’t Allowed On Airplanes (VIDEO)

Ron Paul Says Government Is Responsible For 9/11, Because Guns Aren’t Allowed On Airplanes (VIDEO)

Republican Congressman Ron Paul is known for his strong pro-business, anti-regulation stances. Now he’s saying that the Government regulations that prevent people from carrying guns onto airplanes is to blame for 9/11.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Mitt Romney Can’t Find Someone Unemployed?

Mitt Romney Can’t Find Someone Unemployed?

Mitt Romney released a video with a man claiming he can’t find a job because of Obama. In the same video the man mentions that he does in fact have a job. The man in the video is Ryan King, the vice chairman of the Midland County Young Republicans. Apparently Romney couldn’t find an average American who is actually unemployed.

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann Pledges To Ban Porn If Elected, And Says Homosexuality Is A Choice

An Iowa Group called ‘The Family Leader’ is circulating a Pledge to the 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates, which Michele Bachmann has signed, that states that homosexuality is a choice, a sin, and a public health risk, that porn should be banned, and that Sharia Law should be rejected.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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?

Herman Cain

8 Reasons Conservatives Think African-Americans Should Like Herman Cain

I have noticed on many blogs, Facebook post, and message boards white conservatives seem to think that Herman Cain would be a good choice for black voters. So in my own special way I would like to give you reasons why white conservatives believe blacks should like and maybe even vote for Herman Cain.

by George L. Cook III· · Political Humor
Republican Senator Orrin Hatch Thinks The Poor Need To Do MORE To Help With The Nation Debt Reduction

Republican Senator Orrin Hatch Thinks The Poor Need To Do MORE To Help With The Nation Debt Reduction

Today while discussing whether or not the rich should share the pain of debt reduction, Republican Senator Orrin Hatch made the claim that the poor are the ones who need to do more to shoulder the pain of debt reduction.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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The NEA Endorses a less worse Enemy in President Obama

Fearful of a damaging Republican assault on education, the National Education Association gives the early endorsement to President Obama despite his union busting policies of questionable education value.

by Tex Shelters· · News
What Impact (if any) Do Top Marginal Tax Rates Have On GDP Growth Rates?

What Impact (if any) Do Top Marginal Tax Rates Have On GDP Growth Rates?

Regardless of which inflation-adjusted measure we use, the answer is still the same: Overall, the past 80 years show us a thorough lack of clear correlation between the top marginal tax rate and GDP growth. The data’s closest hint of a relationship derives from the slightly more robust average GDP growth back when the top rates were higher, but that closest hint isn’t close enough to be sure of an ideal rate.

What Would a Republican/Tea Party Government Do Within 2 Years Of Governing?

What Would a Republican/Tea Party Government Do Within 2 Years Of Governing?

If the Republicans / Tea Party had control of every branch of Government they’ve already made it clear what they would do, based on the policies they champion.

Rush Limbaugh Says Media Should Pretend Caylee Anthony Was Aborted, So They Don’t Feel Bad.

Rush Limbaugh Says Media Should Pretend Caylee Anthony Was Aborted, So They Don’t Feel Bad.

Rush Limbaugh is making headlines over another controversial comment he made, this time regarding the deceased Caylee Anthony. During his show today he stated that the media only cares about Caylee because she didn’t die in the womb, and that liberals don’t care about the death of children