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McCain in an earlier interview. It's all the same crap.
With as much fanfare as could be mustered, which as it turns out is not all that much, Senate Republicans (in this instance, John McCain, Rand Paul and Rob Portman) have released their newest "jobs plan", this one called the "Real American Jobs Act", which is not to be confused with the American Jobs Act, because this one has the word "Real". The carefully crafted document is identical to every other Republican "jobs plan" proposed in the last few years:
[The plan] amounts to a conservative’s dream agenda: targeting labor and environmental regulations, enacting a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution, lowering corporate and individual tax rates, encouraging energy production and expanding free trade, according to a draft obtained by POLITICO.

So, their "jobs plan" is to cut taxes on corporations and the wealthy, gut regulations, drill for more oil and do a Balanced Budget Amendment, which is literally the exact same crap in every other Republican "plan" in existence. The difference is that this time, they're adding the word "Real".

Pressing questions still to be answered: will the jobs plan be presented as a series of slides with appropriate clip-art, as past "plans" have been? If it is on paper, how many pages will it be? Will it be bound together with binder clip, or will the Republicans go all-out and have it laminated onto a Denny's placemat? Real Americans want to know.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Thu Oct 13, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT.

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