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Paul Ryan Throws Trump-Like Tantrum Over The CBO’s New Score Of GOP Health Plan

Paul Ryan Throws Trump-Like Tantrum Over The CBO’s New Score Of GOP Health Plan

The Speaker said more Americans will be without insurance because it's what they want, not because the GOP health care…

7 years ago

Trusted Trump Advisor Demands Federal Workers Who Voted For Clinton Be Fired

"Those bureaucrats overwhelmingly voted for Clinton. There won’t be any real cooperation until we change federal law so we can…

7 years ago

GOP Prohibits CBO From Reporting How Much ACA Repeal Blows Up the Deficit

The new Republican rule implicitly instructs the CBO not to say how much it will cost taxpayers to repeal Obamacare,…

7 years ago

Koch-Republicans Remember Soldiers’ Sacrifice With A Veterans Healthcare Coupon Scam

The privatization scam amounts to a yearly-issued, and set amount, coupon to purchase healthcare services at a private hospital or…

9 years ago

Republicans Use TPP Trade Deal To Slash Medicare

Republicans in the Senate have discovered yet another means of cutting Medicare to add insult to injury from the already…

9 years ago

John Boehner To Hold Tax Repeal Vote To Increase Welfare For the Rich

Speaker of the House John Boehner will hold a vote to repeal the "Estate Tax" and give the very richest…

9 years ago

Real Economist Paul Krugman Calls Republican Budget A Trillion Dollar Con Job

Republicans only know one approach to economic policy; the abject failure and scam known as trickle down with a healthy…

9 years ago

Koch-Funded Professor Publicly Calls For Less Democracy

A university professor heavily funded by the Koch brothers has very publicly and openly called for less democracy to reduce…

9 years ago

Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

Pressing Pentagon demands in a time of terror threats and Islamic State militants have put newly empowered congressional Republicans in…

9 years ago

Republicans’ Rule A Death Sentence For 9 Million Disabled Americans

Republicans have shifted their focus slightly away from just killing Americans' jobs to killing disabled Americans; nearly nine million disabled…

9 years ago

Pelosi Tells Republicans To Stop Playing Games with the Safety of the American People

Pelosi pointed out the obvious to delusional Republicans: It's time to get back to work and stop playing games.

9 years ago

Thieving Republicans Robbed Americans In Their First Week Controlling Congress

It is amazing that Republicans who could not pass any legislation last year, spent the first four days of the…

9 years ago

GOP’s First Step To Inflict Kansas Economic Woes On America

There is nothing as evil, mean-spirited, and pathetic as a mature adult who sees firsthand that something is inherently dangerous…

9 years ago

The First Act Of The Koch Congress Is A Vicious Attack On Social Security

On the evening before officially taking control of Congress, Republicans launched a Koch-Wall Street attack on Social Security as a…

9 years ago

Republicans Plan Another Bush Trickle Down Assault In 2015

Some Republicans are beginning to express little hope that the President will go along with the scam and may eschew…

9 years ago

Paul Ryan Plans A CBO Rubber Stamp For Trickle Down Disaster

Paul Ryan is quietly working behind the scenes to make sure the next head of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO),…

10 years ago

Latest Obamacare Scandal is Just More Republican Hypocrisy and Lies

Media Matters went to the trouble of exposing the GOP's latest Obamacare scandal on Thursday, three days before CNN made…

10 years ago

Republicans Are Unhinged and Terrified of Good Economic Reports

Despite their Herculean efforts to bankrupt America though, another report this week revealed the economy is on the mend despite…

10 years ago

The Congressional Budget Office Vs. Paul Ryan: Will the Nonpartisan Entity Stand Its Ground?

There are very few nonpartisan, unbiased institutions left to us. But we always have the Congressional Budget Office. Or do…

10 years ago

Myth Busted: Republicans Wrong Again as Obamacare Premiums Set to Decrease in 2015

For five years, Republicans claimed the Affordable Care Act would produce significant rate hikes that would kill the law. For…

10 years ago

House Republicans’ Intransigence On Immigration Reform Will Cost Them Seats In November

A year ago Friday marked the one year anniversary since the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill with bipartisan…

10 years ago

Republicans Rejoice as They Spread the South’s Third World Status To The Entire Nation

Apparently, Republicans and their supporters are proud that America's infrastructure compares unfavorably with most advanced and even some developing nations…

10 years ago

Liberal States Outperform Conservative Ones as Republicans Push More Trickle Down

It is beyond question that after over thirty years, the Republican "trickle down" economic experiment continues providing the same empirical…

10 years ago

Republicans Will Kill 240,000 Jobs In 2014 By Not Extending Unemployment Benefits

Republicans will have killed an additional 240,000 jobs in 2014 according to The Council of Economic Advisers who estimated that…

10 years ago

Democratic Candidate For Congress Slams Incumbent For Not Supporting Unemployment Benefits

On Wednesday morning, Tim Sheridan, Democratic candidate for California's 42nd District, issued a press release. The statement showed both his…

10 years ago

Republicans Devastate The Lives of 1.3 Million Americans as the Media Stays Silent

The media is not about to damage Republicans' electoral chances by telling Americans the real reason why they are in…

10 years ago

Bill O’Reilly Asks Fox News Viewers to Pray for Every Wealthy Person In America

Bill O'Reilly has asked his viewers to pray for people he feels are in imminent danger; every affluent person in…

10 years ago

John Boehner and Eric Cantor Respond to Economic Good News By Planning to Kill More Jobs

It was a certainty that Republicans would use the recent good news on the economy, both GDP growth and job…

10 years ago

Natural Born Job Killers: Republicans Are Set to Kill 1 Million More Jobs in 2014

Republicans will be killing 1 million more jobs in 2014, and a new report found that their austerity madness is…

11 years ago

The Insurance Industry Hates the ACA? The Insurance Industry Loves the ACA.

If you were to believe the headlines, it would appear that Blue Cross and their ilk are terrified of ACA.…

11 years ago

President Obama Slams Republicans For Not Having an Economic Plan

The President told the audience that the Republican plans to shut down the government unless the Affordable Care Act is…

11 years ago

Obama Proven Right as CBO Finds GOP Backed Spending Cuts Don’t Reduce Debt

The CBO reported that the nation's debt is $231 billion less than last year, and they highlighted the fact the…

11 years ago

Fox News Claims the Economy is Great in Order to Bash President Obama

In an attempt to bash the President over food stamp usage, Fox News claimed that the recession ended four years…

11 years ago

Democrats Must Call Out The Absurd Canard That Spending Cuts Make The Economy Grow

It is time for Democrats to call out the absurd canard that taking money out of the economy helps the…

11 years ago

Republican Myth Busted: Reagan Raised the Debt Ceiling 3 Times More than Obama

President Reagan raised the debt ceiling the more times than any other President since 1960. He raised it 18 times.…

11 years ago

The Republican Obsession With Obstructing Obama is Endangering the Country

The GOP's insane obsession with obstructing the President is a danger to economic recovery and 98% of the population.

11 years ago

Obama Primes the Pump for a Mitt Fit at the Debate

The Obama camp explains in detail what Mitt Romney is really saying in case he does spend those ninety minutes…

12 years ago

As Fiscal Cliff Approaches Republicans Try to Kill 2 Million Jobs

With fiscal cliff in sight, Republicans will not accept anything less than austerity measures that guarantee to kill 2 million…

12 years ago

Rick Santorum is a Hateful Master of Deceit

Rick Santorum is fast setting new lows in his disdain for honesty, choosing instead the path of deceit, expressing hatred…

12 years ago