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Wisconsin In Danger Of Default Thanks To Tax Cuts

Reality hitting Scott Walker

To pay for tax cuts (and a new NBA arena), Scott Walker has decided to just not bother paying Wisconsin’s next debt payment.

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Gov. Sam Brownback Tried To Turn Kansas Into A Republican Utopia And The Results Are Laughably Bad

Gov. Sam Brownback Tried To Turn Kansas Into A Republican Utopia And The Results Are Laughably Bad

Governor Brownback wanted to turn Kansas into the greatest argument for Republican economics, and instead destroyed the state.

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GOP Governor Departs From Standard Republican Rhetoric And Blames THEM For National Debt

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For once, a Republican actually blames the GOP for the debt.

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Paul Ryan’s Take On Obama’s Tax Plan Erases Any Remaining Doubt About His Wealthy Bias

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan flung exhausted rhetoric back at Obama regarding the president’s plan to raise taxes on the wealthy. All he proved is that his proposals are the jokes.

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Kansas GOP Governor Says He Needs To Slash School Funding After His Tax Cuts Bankrupts Treasury

Kansas GOP Governor Says He Needs To Slash School Funding After His Tax Cuts Bankrupts Treasury

Once again, it is proven that GOP trickle-down economics doesn’t work.

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‘Fiscally Conservative’ Jan Brewer Leaves Arizona Broke, Dishes Out Thousands In Staff Bonuses

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As Arizona sinks further and further into a monumental budget deficit, outgoing Governor Jan Brewer frivolously handed out hundreds of thousands of dollars to staffers and political minions (many of whom made over $125,000 in the first place).

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Republicans Vow To Punish Poor People With Higher Taxes Because Of Obama’s Executive Action

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Like someone who tortures by inflicting pain on loved ones, they are vowing to make sure that poor people will suffer every time President Obama does something they don’t like.

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Red State Economic Strategies Are Failing — Cutting Taxes Isn’t Helping Growth

Red State Economic Strategies Are Failing — Cutting Taxes Isn’t Helping Growth

Republicans advertise cutting taxes for growth, but the truth is that there doesn’t seem to be correlation.

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The Wizard In Oz: Brownback’s Bad Economic Idea For Kansas

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For the past couple of years, Kansas did a disappearing act on income taxes – the largest percentage in one year of any state. But when the wand moved across the black top hat, there was no bunny, a.k.a. replacement for those taxes.

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After Huge Tax Cuts For The Rich, Kansas’ Economy Is Foundering

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s (R) massive economic experiment of cutting $1.1billion in state income taxes, primarily for the rich, to jumpstart the state’s economy is a roaring failure.

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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

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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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