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This GOP Governor’s Excuse For Slashing Jobless Benefits Is An Outrageous Lie (VIDEO)

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NC Governor Pat McCrory justified cutting unemployment insurance benefits by claiming they were so generous, moochers were moving there just to get them.

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‘Trickle Down’ Inventor Blames Minimum Wage For Unemployed Black Teenagers (VIDEO)

‘Trickle Down’ Inventor Blames Minimum Wage For Unemployed Black Teenagers (VIDEO)

Art Laffer, the evil father of trickle-down economics, recently appeared on Fox News to let you know that he’s still a horribly out-of-touch cretin.

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Kansas Republican Actually Opposes The Poor Buying More Food

Let the poor eat better? NEVER!

Only a Republican could oppose a tax cut on food so the poor can buy more of it. Jesus must be so proud…

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Here’s What Would Happen If We Ran Government Like A Business (HUMOR)

Photo collage by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info, with apologies to living-in-washingtondc.com (Capitol Building) and thorps.org (sign).

If we really ran our government like a business, as conservatives want, these five absurd scenarios might really happen.

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In One Short Sentence, A GOP Senator Describes Everything That’s Wrong With Republicans (VIDEO)

In One Short Sentence, A GOP Senator Describes Everything That’s Wrong With Republicans (VIDEO)

Once Again, A GOP Senator Proves He Doesn’t Give A S*** About Anyone Else.

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Utah Congressman To Federal Employees: Pay Back Taxes Or You’re Fired

Utah Congressman To Federal Employees: Pay Back Taxes Or You’re Fired

This kind of selective targeting when it comes to tax liability is typical of Republicans; punish the little guy in every way possible.

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Conservatives Frustrated With Paul Ryan’s Same Ol’, Same Ol’, Budget Ideas

Conservatives Frustrated With Paul Ryan’s Same Ol’, Same Ol’, Budget Ideas

Conservatives all over the place are upset about Paul Ryan’s budget plan, which is basically last year’s plan recycled. Must have had some copies left over.

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ADP Jobs Report Stronger Than Expected Despite GOP Austerity Cuts

ADP Jobs Report Stronger Than Expected Despite GOP Austerity Cuts

The ADP employment report showed that the U.S. private sector added 198,000 new jobs in February, which was well above expectations.

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President Obama’s Approval Highest In 3 Years While GOP’s Stands At Record Low

President Obama’s Approval Highest In 3 Years While GOP’s Stands At Record Low

The findings may give the president political leverage to get some of his demands met by Congress, and puts pressure on Congressional Republicans to actually do something real about the sequester.

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North Carolina Pays For Its 20-Year-Old Tax Cuts By Punishing The Unemployed

Image courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

For those who will continue to receive benefits, the maximum benefits from go from $535 a week down to $350 a week.

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Republicans Getting It Wrong: It’s The Message, Not The Messaging

Republicans Getting It Wrong: It’s The Message, Not The Messaging

Republicans have mastered delivering the message, but when the message is this terrible, who’s going to listen?

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UPDATE: After Being Stalled By Tea Party Republicans, House Approves Fiscal Cliff Compromise

UPDATE: After Being Stalled By Tea Party Republicans, House Approves Fiscal Cliff Compromise

As the New Year approached and 2012 came to a close, so did the negotiations for a fiscal cliff deal … or so we thought.

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BREAKING: President Obama Says Fiscal Cliff Deal Is In Sight

BREAKING: President Obama Says Fiscal Cliff Deal Is In Sight

A deal to avert the fiscal cliff may reached before tonight’s deadline.

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GOP Panelists To CNN’s Candy Crowley: ‘Screw The Poor’ (VIDEO)

Screen shot of December 30th 2012 edition of CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley

Republicans maintain that there is no leadership from the President, by which they mean Barack Obama should fold to their demands to inflict pain onto the poor.

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Maine Governor Pushed Tax Cuts And Now Is Surprised To Find The State In Debt

Maine Governor Pushed Tax Cuts And Now Is Surprised To Find The State In Debt

Governor LePage of Maine’s fiscal tactics have driven away businesses, and tanked the states economy, and now it is time for him to pay the piper.

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Senior GOP Hints Republicans Will Filibuster Cliff Negotiations – And Blame Obama (VIDEO)

Senior GOP Hints Republicans Will Filibuster Cliff Negotiations – And Blame Obama (VIDEO)

The majority of polled Americans insist it’s the Republicans who will carry the bulk of blame should that push off the cliff occur.

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Republican Spending Cut Secret – There’s Nothing Left To Cut (VIDEO)

Republican Spending Cut Secret – There’s Nothing Left To Cut (VIDEO)

The GOP mantra of spending cuts is a lie, they have nothing to cut. They are arguing a 1980′s argument over a 2012 problem.

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Schwarzenegger Loves Paying His Taxes: Republicans Could Take A Lesson

Schwarzenegger Loves Paying His Taxes: Republicans Could Take A Lesson

While they are considering showing signs of opening their minds, they are still extremely rigid in most of their positions.

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Obama Group Sends Santa Claus To Punk Paul Ryan (VIDEOS)

He's making a list. He's checking it twice. He's going to find out who's naughty and nice.

Santa confronts Rep. Paul Ryan to tell him he’s on the ‘naughty’ list.

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Why Boehner Is Just Plain Wrong On Economics

Why Boehner Is Just Plain Wrong On Economics

Defending tax cuts for the rich because raising rates on the top 2% would, supposedly, be bad for the economy isn’t just ethically squishy, it’s also just plain bad economics.

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