Feed the Beast, Starve the People: What’s Really Been Going on with GOP Tax Policy and Strategy

Over the last July 4 holiday, in an infamous moment inspiring public outrage, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was captured on film enjoying a public beach with his family. His family were the only ones on the beach, as the beach had been closed to the public because the state, due largely to a Christie veto, had failed to pass a budget, preventing funds from being disbursed to public parks. read more

Paul Krugman Destroys 35 Years Of Failed Republican Economics In Two Minutes

Paul Krugman dismantled 35 years of failed Republican economic policy in two minutes during a debate with Grover Norquist.

Republican Redux: Governor Bruce Rauner Brings Ruin to Illinois: Part I of a Series Covering Illinois Politics

Rauner is falling in with the strategy we have seen from Sam Brownback in Kansas, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, and Rick Snyder in Michigan

The Kochs Plan to Buy the 2016 Election for $889 Million

The Kochs are ready to outspend the Republican Party in putting forth candidates THEY approve of in 2016, like Rand Paul and Ted Cruz

Anti-Tax Republican Governors Are Raising Taxes On The Poor and Middle Class

Even though most Republican governors are wary of going all-in on tax cuts for the rich and corporations like trickle-down failure Kansas governor Sam Brownback, they are going all in to raise taxes on their poor and middle class residents to avoid putting any "financial strain" on their wealthiest donors and their corporations.

Republican VW Union Busting Victory Turns Into a Major Defeat For The GOP

By blocking the workforce's efforts at creating a works council at the Chattanooga plant, Republicans also blocked VW expansion for Tennessee and the entire southern United States.

GOP Hypocrites Interfere With Private Business to Keep Union Out of Tennessee VW Plant

Besides a clarion call for confederate rebels to oppose Northern invaders, the Republican interference in a private business is sheer hypocrisy when they claim to be champions of free enterprise and oppose government interference with business.

America Has Never Faced The Threat Posed by the Koch Brothers and Congressional Republicans

The Founding Fathers were well aware that America could not survive without revenue to fund the government, but that is not the long term goal of the Koch brothers, Rafael Cruz, and Grover Norquist.

Glenn Beck Vows to Destroy Muslim-Lover Grover Norquist

Beck says he will reveal the "background and workings" of Norquist and this is "just the beginning." Oooooh. Beckian ominous with icing on top

Republican Traitors Draped in Tea Keep Their Promise to Break the Government

The current Republican government shutdown is what teabaggers came to Washington to do; "break the government of the United States."

66% of Republicans Want Their Representatives to Cause an Economic Catastrophe

One would think that the idea of deliberately crashing the economy would not garner much support, but an overwhelming majority of Republicans want their party to cause an economic catastrophe.

Republicans Use Extortion In Their Latest Attempt to Transform America

The conservative movement has called for war on government to transform the nation to fit their vision, and they have used extortion to induce Republicans to use extortion to achieve their goals.

It’s Time to Investigate Boehner, Issa, and the Republican Criminal Conspiracy

It is high time to demand an investigation into Republicans in Congress and take appropriate action to remove them from office.

House Republicans Use Bogus Scandal As an Excuse To Slash The IRS Budget

Republicans have made no secret underfunding the IRS is punitive for what they cite as inappropriate actions over the phony scandal when IRS employees scrutinizing political groups.

Bearded Muslims and the Incredible Mental Midgetry of the Tea Party

Cathie Adams' stunning conclusion that Grover Norquist is a Muslim because he has a beard, left me speechless despite five years of Tea Party stupidity

A Desperate Grover Norquist Claims Fiscal Cliff Deal Not Violation of Pledge

Grover Norquist tried to defend his pet congressmen and women while simultaneously branding President Obama as an enemy of liberty

The GOP Obsession with the Rich and Corporations Has Brought Us to the Fiscal Cliff

The Republicans' love affair with an anti-tax agenda goes back to before the Reagan era, and has persisted as the GOP embraced the lunacy of supply-side economics.

Grover Norquist Makes a Fool Out of Himself By Demanding Reagan Era Tax Rates

Grover Norquist made a fool out himself by demanding a return to the Reagan era tax rates, which were higher than taxes are under President Obama.

Grover Norquist Faces a Full-Out Republican Revenue Insurrection

Apparently, to Grover Norquist an agreement with him is as legally binding as a mortgage, at least in his own self-important, inflated head.