Tax Cuts for the Rich on the Backs of the Middle Class; or, Paul Ryan Has Balls

This Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone Magazine piece was written on April 7th.  I just ran across it and want to share.  If you do nothing but read the first paragraph here, you will get an idea of Taibbi’s electrifying writing and research. Rolling Stone Magazine – Taibblog Having balls is not the same as having courage…… More Tax Cuts for the Rich on the Backs of the Middle Class; or, Paul Ryan Has Balls

Rep. Bruce Braley puts the screws to Scott Walker

I love this, although Walker got help from the Rep. Darrell Issa.  Rep Braley is a very good inquisitor and I mean that in a positive way. More Scott Walker testimony…   Scott Walker: “I Don’t Even Know Where Cali Is”   Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore Questions Governor Scott Walker before Congressional Committee   C-Span… More Rep. Bruce Braley puts the screws to Scott Walker

The Washington Post: More ‘birther’ nonsense from Donald Trump and Sarah Palin

The Fact Checker – WaPo “I just say very simply, why doesn’t he show his birth certificate? Why has he spent over $2 million in legal fees to keep this quiet and to keep this silent?” — Donald Trump, April 10, 2011 “More power to him [Trump]. He’s not just throwing stones from the sidelines,… More The Washington Post: More ‘birther’ nonsense from Donald Trump and Sarah Palin

Rep. Broun: FDR Was A Communist And The Supreme Court Has “No Clue” About The Constitution

The crazies on the right just keep on giving us fodder… Political Correction Speaking on the House floor last night, Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) spoke at length about the original intent behind the Constitution and alleged that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a communist sympathizer who did “everything he possibly could” to implement the policies of Soviet dictator… More Rep. Broun: FDR Was A Communist And The Supreme Court Has “No Clue” About The Constitution

Jon Stewart: Bill O’Reilly Throws Us A Rope Out Of The [Birther] Crazy Hole

Mediaite Did you hear a strange, soft thud at around 11:15 PM ET Wednesday night? That thud, friends, was the sound of several thousand bags of Funyuns being dropped off futons at the same time. You see, Daily Show host Jon Stewart did something unexpected: He heralded Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly as a voice of reason.… More Jon Stewart: Bill O’Reilly Throws Us A Rope Out Of The [Birther] Crazy Hole

One Perspective: Stuck in the Middle With Obama – The President Who Still Won’t Take a Side

For many, it won’t be easy to support a president who governs from right of center.   Especially when his base is  primarily composed of progressives and liberals. People on the left realize  President Obama has done a lot of good things for his base but many of them  feel that he has also betrayed them in some of the most… More One Perspective: Stuck in the Middle With Obama – The President Who Still Won’t Take a Side

Another Perspective: Obama’s “bad negotiating” is actually shrewd negotiating

Salon – Glenn Greenwald In December, President Obama signed legislation to extend hundreds of billions of dollars in Bush tax cuts, benefiting the wealthiest Americans. Last week, Obama agreed to billions of dollars in cuts that will impose the greatest burden on the poorest Americans. And now, virtually everyone in Washington believes, the President is about… More Another Perspective: Obama’s “bad negotiating” is actually shrewd negotiating