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His Democratic foe, Mitt Romney declared , would "drag America down to Europe's standards." His ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 12:55 PM PST with 16 Recommends
When President Obama on Tuesday declared that decades of Republican trickle-down ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 04:53 PM PST with 38 Recommends
On this the fourth Thanksgiving since the start of the Bush recession , families across America are still struggling with ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 24, 2011 at 11:14 AM PST with 13 Recommends
"Reality," Stephen Colbert famously told President Bush to his face, "has a well-known ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 12:01 PM PST with 22 Recommends
House Budget Committee chairman and supposed GOP wunderkind Paul Ryan chose the wrong the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 06:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
During the debate over the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) in early 2009, stimulus opponent Senate Republican Minority ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Oct 21, 2011 at 11:41 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Reveling in the political opportunity presented by America's economic woes, Republicans are taking ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 12:10 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
In 2008, I gave my money and my vote to Barack Obama. With somewhat less enthusiasm, I'll do the same in 2012. But on ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 01:29 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Whatever the resolution to the Republican hostage-taking of the U.S. debt ceiling , it's becoming increasingly clear it will a ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jul 17, 2011 at 11:01 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
"The chief consequence of the conservatives' unrelenting faith in the badness of government," Thomas Franks wrote three years ago in The ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat Jul 16, 2011 at 03:32 PM PDT with 78 Recommends
When it comes to perpetuating the Bush tax cut windfall for the wealthy, Republicans have long been the party which cried " ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jun 29, 2011 at 12:08 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
No doubt, Friday's disappointing jobs report was bad news for President Obama. But the Republican response augurs much worse for the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jun 04, 2011 at 12:55 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Bolstered by new polls and fresh off their vote to bar an increase in the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling ,
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jun 01, 2011 at 04:07 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
In recent weeks, polls by CBS and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu May 19, 2011 at 11:52 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
The USA Patriot Act defines "domestic terrorism" in part as activities intended "to intimidate or coerce a ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Apr 24, 2011 at 12:35 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Many people say the Boehner Congress hasn't created any jobs. Republican Economist Mark Zandi goes further and says the Ryan Plan [http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2011/04/disinvesting_america....
by CornSyrupAwareness
Comment Count 63 comments on Fri Apr 22, 2011 at 02:38 PM PDT with 161 Recommends
The GOP finally has a jobs plan. Too ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 69 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 11:20 AM PST with 33 Recommends
During the debate over the stimulus program in early 2009, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed, "If the money ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Feb 27, 2011 at 02:08 PM PST with 6 Recommends
As all eyes remained focused on the union-busting face-off in Wisconsin, the Commerce Department on Friday released a ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Feb 26, 2011 at 11:46 AM PST with 36 Recommends
Back in October, Ezra Klein of the Washington Post warned of the " anti-stimulus ." That is, the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 04:55 PM PST with 4 Recommends