Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Go Ahead and Get Wonky. We’ll Wait

It’s been a week since the first presidential debate and President Obama’s somewhat lackluster performance. Now it’s time for the clash of the number twos. Tomorrow night in Dannville, Kentucky Vice President Joe Biden and VP candidate Paul Ryan square … Continue reading

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Romney / Ryan 2012…Really?

The president was half joking when he compared Mitt Romney to the reverse Robin Hood but truthfully Romney has selected his Sheriff of Nottingham. It should come as no surprise that Mitt Romney chose the Representative from Wisconsin Paul Ryan as his running … Continue reading

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The Mitt Romney Drinking Game

Have you noticed it? Republicans routinely and willfully lie. It’s not just ‘mis-speaking’ or inaccurate; it’s wanton, reckless, intentional, and knowingly lying. And people applaud when the lies are spoken. Take Mitt Romney, for example: The multiple mendacity that comes from … Continue reading

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Atlas Sneezed: The Return of Ayn Rand

Lately the name Ayn Rand has been popping up in regards to political thought; in particular Libertarianism. It’s been a couple of decades since I had to read one of her books that was on my high school summer book … Continue reading

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Republicans Off the Starboard Bow!

Health care reform is rapidly becoming a real ‘Kobayashi Maru‘ test for Republicans. Star Trek fans will recall this test as being the ‘n0-win scenario’ from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn. The test is a computer simulated training exercise … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday May 27th Edition

Whacky political week. Democrats won a long standing Republican seat in New York by defending Medicare against Paul Ryan‘s plan to dismantle it. New York-26 has been an historically Republican district yet the voters elected a Democrat for the first time in decades. Is … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan Run Out of Town by Pitchforks and Hoverounds™

(Updated: Paul Ryan’s plan failed to pass the Senate 57-40 with five Repblicans breaking rank: Snowe, Collins, Brown, Murkowski, and Rand Paul) No matter how Republicans will spin Kathy Hochul’s victory in New York’s 26th District, this was largely about … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday May 20th Edition

This week narrowed the political field a bit. Huck is out and Newt is in. Gingrich had a terrible week after his appearance on Meet the Press last Sunday where he criticized Representative Paul Ryan‘s budget plan and no amount of … Continue reading

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Hot Fudge Sunday May 15

Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. According to Politico, here is the lineup for this week’s shows: Meet the Press (NBC) … Continue reading

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It’s the Budget My Ass

Careful what you wish for. Republicans have made the budget problem their number one issue. In fact it’s their national emergency. They are using it to demand lots of spending cuts that would essentially hurt a lot of Americans. But … Continue reading

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