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Millions of America’s Gun Nuts Aren’t Hiding Their Yearning for Civil War

After years of manipulation and buying off elected officials, a large percentage of radical right-wingers are planning a civil war.

9 years ago

No Harm, No Foul as Rich Folks Have No Reason To Fear Sequestration

On March 1st a decision will be made that could impact millions for at least 9 years. Jobs will be…

9 years ago

Top Senate Republican Throws National Security Under the Bus as He Flees the Sequester

The Senate Republican Minority Whip, who accused Obama of threatening national security by nominating Chuck Hagel, claimed that sequester cuts…

9 years ago

Sequester Squeals: Republicans Get Their First Taste of the Recession and They Don’t Like It

Republican staffers are complaining about GOP leadership, while leadership is complaining that without being able to pay their staff a…

9 years ago

Eric Cantor Embarrasses Himself Playing Sequester Blame Game

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) fell in line with the Republicans' sequester strategy by playing the blame game, saying…

10 years ago

As Sequester Looms, the GOP Already Cost Us $18.9 Billion With Their Debt Ceiling Fiasco

Republicans frivolously wasted 18.9 billion taxpayer dollars playing debt ceiling games but now they pretend to be concerned over spending.

10 years ago

Worst Speaker Ever: John Boehner Uses Pathetic Twitter Campaign to Blame Obama for Sequester

Speaker John Boehner is pushing the hashtag "#obamaquester" in hopes of forcing the President to carry the weight of the…

10 years ago

Learning From Losers: The GOP Turns to Paul Ryan for Their Obama Strategy

Who better to give the Republican Party advice about how to beat Obama in the upcoming debt ceiling and budgetary…

10 years ago

Fitch Ratings Shoots Down Every Republican Talking Point on the Debt Ceiling

Fitch ratings poked a huge hole in Republican talking points by warning that using the debt ceiling as a mechanism…

10 years ago

Obama’s Jack Lew Nomination Is a Warning Shot to Republicans

Picking Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary was a way for Obama to arm himself against the upcoming battles with Republicans…

10 years ago

Obama Warns Republicans of ‘Catastrophic’ Consequences for Global Economy

President Obama used his weekly address to explain the stakes in the upcoming debt ceiling showdown.

10 years ago

The Debt Ceiling Pays Off Money That Republicans Already Spent

Federal law requires Congress to authorize the government to borrow any money that is needed to pay for the programs…

10 years ago

Psst Republicans: The Senate Passed The Budget Control Act in August 2011

In spite of the Republican love for bumper sticker slogans, a spending agreement was in the debt ceiling deal. It…

10 years ago

Sen Graham Exposes Republican Debt Lie by Attacking Social Security

Sen. Graham insisted that we must raise the age for Social Security in order to deal with the debt, but…

10 years ago

Fringe Conservatives Turn to Donald Trump for an Answer on the Fiscal Cliff

Little progress has been made on the debt issue. Donald Trump weighed in on the question a dozen years ago,…

10 years ago

In South Carolina the stampede is on to replace DeMint

Jim DeMint is leaving the Senate to take over the Presidency of the Heritage Foundation. Another extremist will undoubtedly take…

10 years ago

The Republican hyperbole about the ‘fiscal cliff’ is deafening and misleading

The ongoing debate about the fiscal cliff continues as the U.S. approaches the current debt ceiling. Republicans are responsible for…

10 years ago

The GOP’s Dystopian Dream of America’s Future

Why should the federal deficit scare us compared to an uninhabitable planet? Aren't mountains without tops more frightening than an…

10 years ago