Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

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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The Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget; The People’s Choice

Ever since the Republicans came into power in the House of Representatives in November of 2010 they’ve engaged in a lot of blustery posturing over social issues instead of addressing the thing that concerns most Americans; jobs. Instead of addressing … Continue reading

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Outrage at Republican Town Halls: Where’s the Media Now?

Paul Ryan‘s (fake) budget plan is receiving a great deal of criticism and not just from liberal Democrats. Ryan himself was booed at his own town hall by his own constituents. Nobody is buying dismantling Medicare to give tax cuts … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Day!

Everyone got an extra three days to deal with their taxes this year. Hopefully everyone got to enjoy a little bit of weekend not fretting over their returns. When I was growing up my mother always said there were three … Continue reading

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Pirates Off the Starboard Bow

I remember once I went with a girlfriend for her first new car purchase. I’d been through the whole dance routine with new car salesman before and she wanted me to walk her through it. So I told her all … Continue reading

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