Bad things generally happen when corporate fascist take over government and eliminate democracy, and it is a fact of life many Michigan citizens have learned the hard way; by being poisoned.
Over the weekend, Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner assailed state legislators who accept campaign contributions from public employee unions for being guilty of a "conflict of interest." As is usually the case with any Republican, Rauner is guilty of psychological projection as well as gross hypocrisy.
t is true that Republican policies are why Americans are rapidly losing economic ground to the few wealthy elites, but the media is not only culpable, they are facilitating this country's slide into oligarchy by perpetually campaigning for the rich and powerful.
Republicans are looking for ways to increase the already bloated defense budget they claim is woefully underfunded. And, as is their wont, they are targeting domestic programs due to their regard for the "out-of-control" and "unsustainable deficit."
Some people may errantly conclude that Republicans, as typical conservatives, are so set in their ways they are naturally unwilling to change, but although that is a very accurate conclusion, it is not the case when it comes to the nation's deficit.
There is nothing as evil, mean-spirited, and pathetic as a mature adult who sees firsthand that something is inherently dangerous to other human beings and should be prevented at all costs, and yet wishes they could do the same thing.
Despite their Herculean efforts to bankrupt America though, another report this week revealed the economy is on the mend despite the GOP plot to obstruct the new President's attempt to turn around the economic disaster eight years of Republicans' drunken spending spree on the nation's credit card.
It is beyond question that after over thirty years, the Republican "trickle down" economic experiment continues providing the same empirical data and living results of starving government of revenue, depressing economic growth, increasing debt and deficit, and retarding job creation.
The arguments of the Republican default truthers fly in the face of rational thought and economic experts who are predicting that a default will have detrimental effects on world financial systems.
Simpson-Bowles learned their austerity policy is based on flawed data, but they are still using the erroneous information to argue for austerity.
For the past two years under Republican rule, America relinquished its leadership position to Europe and became a devotee of austerity economics and followed the Eurozone into economic contraction.
Americans are being held responsible for Republicans' debt for two unnecessary wars, costly prescription plan, tax cuts for the rich, and gifts to the oil industry.
When the enemy is in the halls of Congress, and is openly calling for economic destruction to avoid revenue, it is safe to say Republicans have declared open war on America and its people.
One can say with confidence that when Republicans find an economic policy that fails, they are duty-bound to repeat it regardless the consequences.
Republicans never place a high-priority on spending and the national debt until there is a Democrat in the White House that has been a regular occurrence dating back to the Reagan era.
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) destroyed Republican talking points regarding the debt ceiling on Face the Nation, and then upped the ante for more revenue.
Federal law requires Congress to authorize the government to borrow any money that is needed to pay for the programs that Congress has passed.
Republicans are megalomaniacs who will continue punishing the people for re-electing President Obama to raise taxes on the wealthy by holding the economy hostage to enact austerity.
Budget negotiation drama is getting more intense as the fiscal cliff or 'austerity bomb' approaches. The stakes for the poor couldn't be higher