Is The Presidents’ 10 Day Vacation Out of Line?

George W. Bush on one of his many vacations.

Conservatives have had a field day hammering President Obama over his 10 day vacation to Martha’s Vineyard. But has he taken more vacation days than past Republican presidents?

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Tea Party Taliban

Tea Party Taliban

Am I comparing the Tea Party to the Taliban? Yeah, a little. Of course, the Tea Party is not bent on violence in the way the 9/11 hijackers were. Most American citizens aren’t under the impression that Tea Party nutbags stand ready to fly a jetliner into a building or plan in any way to kill masses of people.

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Republican Plans for Amerikkka: A New Stormfront

From: http://www.sodahead.com/

The projected far right’s final solution, platform, for America in 2012

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Flip-Flop: GOP FINALLY Gives Nod to Raising Taxes – But You’re Not Going to Like It

Flip-Flop: GOP FINALLY Gives Nod to Raising Taxes – But You’re Not Going to Like It

Republicans are so anti-tax increase that they would block medical treatment for 9/11 heroes to protect the wealth of the top 1% of Americans. That’s nothing new. What is news right now is who Republicans ARE looking to tax at a higher rate…

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Unions are Unpatriotic, Jihadists, Liberal, Terrorist, Atheist, Neighbors Who Want to Kill You

From: http://www.jewishlaborcommittee.org/2008/09/on_the_latest_developments_re.html

Republican lies, paranoia, fear mongering and hysteria about unions through the voice of Tex Shelters.

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Gaming The System: The ‘Screw You’ Economics Of Corporate America

Gaming The System: The ‘Screw You’ Economics Of Corporate America

Do you have a penny in your pocket? Well, if you do, you have more money in your pocket than the income taxes paid by GE, Wells Fargo, Exxon-Mobil, Citibank, and Bank of America combined. That’s right, these corporations and many more like them do NOT pay taxes like real people do. Instead, these greedy, ultra rich corporations make billions in profit, exploit tax loopholes, and some even get subsidies from the government.

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Republicans’ Opposition To Christianity

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Religious Republicans take center stage for the Presidential Primary, despite their great divide over Christian beliefs. While American conservatives call for even more deregulation, Pope Benedict XVI is calling for a more equitable, fair, and regulated economy, saying ‘[T]he economy cannot be measured only by maximization of profit but rather according to the common good.’

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Americans Work Long Enough

Americans Work Long Enough

A lighthearted look at a seriously bad policy position. There are many humanistic downsides to raising the retirement age and very few upsides. Businesses and manufacturers should also oppose any such proposal.

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Obama Gets Slammed Over Vacation – Republican Hypocrisy At Work

Obama Gets Slammed Over Vacation – Republican Hypocrisy At Work

From the Republican Hypocrisy Alert Files: President Obama should not be taking a vacation while America is facing a crisis.

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Top Ten Reasons Why Gay Marriage Is UnAmerican

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A satirical look at the hypocrisy of opposing marriage equality.

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Palin, Credit Ratings, and Tea Party’s Denialism

Palin, Credit Ratings, and Tea Party’s Denialism

The Atlantic’s Josh Green reported on how then-Governor Palin boosted Alaska’s bond rating to AAA for the first time by raising taxes on oil companies.

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GOP Hopeful Exposes Republican Anti-Jobs, Anti-Middle Class Agenda – Without Meaning To

GOP Hopeful Exposes Republican Anti-Jobs, Anti-Middle Class Agenda – Without Meaning To

One GOP presidential hopeful said something quite shocking during the Aug. 11 Republican Presidential debate, and the media barely seemed to notice. Herman Cain’s surprising candor about the Republicans’ true agenda should be disturbing and enraging more people.

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Warren Buffet Calls Out GOP Over Taxes

Warren Buffet. Image from http://www.forbes.com/lists/2008/10/billionaires08_Warren-Buffett_C0R3.html

Warren Buffet dismissed the typical Tea Party argument that low taxes stimulate investment and create jobs saying,’My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress. It’s time for our government to get serious about shared sacrifice.’

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History Lesson: What Some Previous Presidents Thought Of Corporate Power

President Theodore Roosevelt

It is clear what some of our previous Presidents believed as they began, built, and continued to facilitate the American Dream… that the people of this great nation come first.

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Bully Politics and the Tea Party Chihuahua

Bully Politics and the Tea Party Chihuahua

Due to Standard & Poor’s recent downgrade of the United States from AAA to AA+, the bully politics has been fierce and forthcoming. As the finger-pointing of blame and the livid questioning of overall government competence has been at a fever pitch, especially in regards to the bully pulpit.

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Republican for Dummies: A Translation Guide to Right-Wing Talking Points

Republican for Dummies: A Translation Guide to Right-Wing Talking Points

Republicans rarely mean what they say. Here’s a translation guide in case you don’t speak Republican.

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Keynesian Economics vs. The Austrian School of Economics, An Analogy

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Which would work better, the Keynesian system or the Austrian system, if they were used by separate homeowners in regards to maintaining their respective properties?

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Defund Planned Parenthood? How About We Defund The Right Wing Agenda Instead?

GOP Agenda Chart. Image from http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2010/10/10/123555/gop-against-nazis/

The Right loves to legislate morality. LOVES IT! Well, let’s defund some actual immorality instead of their made up wedge issues.

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Is Newsweek Sexist for its Picture of Crazy-Eyed Bachmann? 7 Signs Point to ‘Nope.’

Is Newsweek Sexist for its Picture of Crazy-Eyed Bachmann? 7 Signs Point to ‘Nope.’

Labeling as sexist Newsweek’s cover of Tea Party zealot Rep. Michele Bachmann is over-reaching for sure. And I am a woman.

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Hey Rush, Some Cheese With That Whine?

Hey Rush, Some Cheese With That Whine?

Never in the course of history has Republican Right Wing Rhetoric been so veiled with the ‘issues’ as now. Time and time again they say, ‘We are not racists, it’s the issues we are fighting.’ Yet, their demeanor and body language denotes an agenda that they will never admit.

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