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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Terrorism From The Right-Wing

Terrorism From The Right-Wing

Republicans are furious over alleged remarks made by Vice-President Joe Biden when he stated that Tea Party ‘have acted like terrorists’, referring to the fact that the Tea Party held America hostage over the debt ceiling debate.

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GDP Growth Is Critical For Deficit Reduction, And Requires Spending And Taxes

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In deficit reduction talks over the past several weeks Congress and the President have been debating spending cuts and tax hikes. However these two deficit ‘bandages’ merely echo the symptoms of a weak economy; they do not address the root cause of the deficit and debt.

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Are Wealthy Americans Always Conservative?

Are Wealthy Americans Always Conservative?

To some liberals, it may appear that the GOP and the upper class are in a loving marriage with each other. But does the upper class truly love the GOP?

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Right Wing and Debt Ceiling Extortion

Right Wing and Debt Ceiling Extortion

The debt ceiling is a procedural vote to raise the official ‘Debt Ceiling’ to match the level of debt incurred through previously passed legislation. Or in other words, this vote merely allows the U.S. to raise it’s debt ceiling to match the costs already accrued. The raising of the debt ceiling is not a ‘blank check’ for new spending.

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Why saying ‘I’m in the Tea Party’ is the same as saying ‘I eat glue and like it’

Why saying ‘I’m in the Tea Party’ is the same as saying ‘I eat glue and like it’

Does anyone else have that same moment of “what did you just say?” when a member of the “Tea Party” opens their mouth? Does anyone think they even understand what they are saying when they open their mouth? Does anyone else agree that they seem to have a Rupert Murdoch/Koch […]

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President Obama is Like George W in Fairy Tales and Right-Wing Fantasies

President Obama is Like George W in Fairy Tales and Right-Wing Fantasies

Okay, I’ve had it, I’ve really had it, with people – including some ‘progressives’ – who continue to beat that boring and nonsensical drum that President Obama is just like George W. ‘OBusha?’ Really?

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Trickle-Down Economics, Rich Uncle Pennybags, the Debt Ceiling Debate, and You…in 15 minutes.

Trickle-Down Economics, Rich Uncle Pennybags, the Debt Ceiling Debate, and You…in 15 minutes.

Have you ever known of a business owner to lay off employees because they couldn’t pay their income taxes? Alternatively, have you ever known of a business owner to create jobs for people to sit around all day long and read the newspaper, drink free coffee, and loot the office supply room? (And I am not referring to politicians and pundits here)

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What Republicans Aren’t Telling You About the Debt

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If you’ve been tuning in to C-Span this week and watching members of congress speak on the debt ceiling, you’ve probably noticed a pattern amongst the Republicans. They say things like ‘American families tighten their belts, why can’t the U.S government?’. This is quite an intruiging question, considering Republicans are the ones who really need to do the belt tightening.

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The Lie Behind “Cultural Marxism” and a message to foolish Republican Nativists

From: http://hiphappy.wordpress.com/2008/10/14/marx-capitalism-collapse/

It is easy to get people to fear all social programs when they are not educated in the difference between the Soviets and Social Security

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The Corporate Chicken or the Egg?

Where should the Government put the focus? As Americans we pay taxes to the federal, state, and local governments. This revenue is meant to support the Government so it can continue to meet its obligations; which include national defense, parks, airports, shipping ports, transportation, education, etc.

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Will The Real “Job Creators” Please Stand UP!

Will The Real “Job Creators” Please Stand UP!

Republicans have created the myth the rich are the ‘Job Creators’. I’ll grant you they are but one ingredient to the recipe, for they offer the supply of jobs. But this does not mean that they, in and of themselves, solely create jobs. No matter how cheap a product may be produced or how cheap a service may be rendered, without demand for those products and services no additional jobs will ever be created.

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