The problem with the Republicans' argument and lies, and there are many, is that statistics continue to prove that conservative anti-government policies over the past thirty-five years have driven income inequality and degraded society and are every bit as responsible for the events in Baltimore as out-of-control police violence against African Americans.
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.
Brownback's latest trickle down approach to make up for gross revenue shortfalls "crippling the state's finances" include cutting classroom funding for schools by another $127 million, cutting state payments to pension funds by $446 million, and stealing about $350 million from the state's transportation department funding.
McConnell is anxious to lead the Senate and join House Republicans in enacting Brownback's Koch brother model at the national level.
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.
Ross Douthat removes the details from the picture so he can clarify it, getting rid of all those pesky, distracting facts