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Austerity has many victims, but only few creators ; even some who can't even add correctly. Pete Peterson Linked Economists Caught in Austerity Error by Mary Bottari, prwatch.org, Center for ...
by jamess
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 03:06 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
When a Lobbyist lies in the Forest -- Does anyone heard it? If you're close enough to see the deception, you do ... Manchin says NRA told ‘bald-face lie’ to defeat gun control legislation by ...
by jamess
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Apr 21, 2013 at 09:42 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
From snopes.com Claim: More homicides in the U.S. are committed with baseball bats than with firearms. * FALSE . [...] However, information gathered by the FBI does not support this claim [...
by jamess
Comment Count 107 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 04:26 PM PST with 72 Recommends
Today, the Atlanta Journal Constitution (Atlanta GA) ran an Op-Ed piece that was the typical pure drivel about Republicans having to obey the Norquist Pledge, and how Boner was sticking to his guns ...
by sboucher
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 07:19 PM PST with 3 Recommends
My family is 90 percent conservative, as are my in-laws, and the last 5 churches I've belonged to (which is why I keep trying to find a new one). Because of this, my Facebook feed is at least 75 ...
by James Renruojos
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 06:39 AM PST with 4 Recommends
So stupid. It hurts. For the fourth straight year, the Thanksgiving resolution from President Barack Obama fails to actually thank God — which is the fundamental reason why Thanksgiving is observed.
by Rusty5329
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 03:36 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Consumer Demand creates Jobs . Average people spending money, to buy stuff -- creates Jobs. Lowering the Top Marginal Tax Rate DOES NOT create Jobs . It simply makes Rich people richer. They take ...
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 08:11 AM PST with 17 Recommends
If you had to decide to keep millions employed, and keep a important skill-set industry vital; Or let an entire industry Go Bankrupt , sold off for parts to pay the bank-rollers, -- Which would ...
by jamess
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2012 at 05:45 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Syria is Iran's route to the sea , for Pete's sake ... Their own port's are all so old and dusty, afterall. Besides, Iraq is so pleasant this time of year ...
by jamess
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 05:51 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
With the Benghazi incident becoming the symbol of the Republicans last gasps for relevancy, I've been wondering just how did Mitt Romney first respond to the attacks against the US Embassy in Libya?
by jamess
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Oct 20, 2012 at 01:59 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Will wonders ever cease .... A Debate Moderator actual answered factually when asked a question ... How will the Right-wing Spin-machine ever continue their fabricated story-telling if this ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 09:27 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I can see where Glenn Kessler is coming from in his fact-checker column . At least when it comes to the President - who prefers misdirection to Governor Romney's favored tactic of repeated, overt, ...
by ConfusedSkyes
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 06:52 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Right about what Romney's Tax Plan will do to the Economy. A new non-partisan study says Romney's Tax Plan doesn't add up. First the relevant points about this from the first Presidential Debate : ...
by jamess
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2012 at 09:21 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
It's all about the Math, people. Some have it. Some don't. Obama, Romney Tax Plans: A Real Case of 'Go Figure' by Associate Press, CNBC.com -- Oct 13, 2012 [...] Such critics [of Romney's Plan] ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 02:26 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
My new favorite word -- that Joe Biden put on the map for all-purpose muting of those Republican word-salad filibusters: Malarkey -- Exaggerated or foolish talk, usually intended to deceive. As ...
by jamess
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 03:28 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Mitt Romney’s corrosive culture of political dishonesty advanced closer to its goal of transforming and ultimately dominating American politics last week. We underestimated the flip flopping tool ...
by wjhamilton29464
Comment Count 76 comments on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 07:34 AM PDT with 281 Recommends
Given the job growth stats in this new report -- could it be the Reality is finally overtaking the GOP's usually dismissive rhetoric? Just listen to these Republican Governors tout the merits of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 03:42 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
OK, so we have a debate in the books. I'm not going to rehash what has been rehashed hundreds of times already this morning, so let me just get to the point: There are low-information voters out ...
by XenuLives
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 10:58 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Mitt Romney has been talking about his 20% across the board Tax Cut plan for months now ... until tonite. Tax Cut Plan ... what Tax Cut Plan? Romney: No $5 trillion tax cut by Rachel Weiner, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 09:09 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Dead people are my path to victory. The AP is out with a fact-check of Mitt Romney's statements on the Libya attacks. They go with the phrase "seriously mischaracterized what had happened," which I ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 126 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 03:15 PM PDT with 105 Recommends