Posts Tagged ‘ entitlements ’

Paul Ryan wants you to believe that those crippling cuts he wants are an “Opportunity”

January 27, 2013
By

Republicans would like voters to believe otherwise,  but spending is lower since President Obama took office. We’ve read about the crippling cuts Republicans would like to enact, and no one is more vocal about that than Paul Ryan except he wants Americans to believe that those cuts are actually an ‘opportunity.” Via Crooks and Liars:   Rep. Paul…

Read more »

Alert: Tea Party Activists wanting the ‘government out of their Medicare’ are missing as GOPers seek cuts

December 30, 2012
By
Alert: Tea Party Activists wanting the ‘government out of their Medicare’ are missing as GOPers seek cuts

This is alarming.Tea Party activists appear to be missing and no one seems to notice. After Obama was first sworn in, Tea Partiers descended upon Washington DC, carry misspelled signs while wearing revolutionary garb. They — mostly older people — demanded that the evil gubbermint stay out of their Medicare. Since Paul Ryan and Mitt What’s his…

Read more »

John Boehner wants Democrats to be specific about the ‘entitlement’ cuts that Republicans are not specific about

November 29, 2012
By

Kabuki Theater in Washington? Impossible, except for every single day that is. During the ‘fiscal cliff’ news conference today, House Speaker weighed in calling on President Obama and Democrats to be specific over entitlement cuts in order to balance their calls for tax increases in a hypothetical deal to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.  Republican rhetoric has…

Read more »

That’s not the ‘fiscal cliff’ you’re seeing. That is the GOP’s massive partisan derrière.

November 27, 2012
By

Top Conservative talkers have called out Republicans for their methodology in fixing our flailing economy by protecting the wealthiest — targeting Grover Norquist as the complicit figure. The ‘trickle down effect’ has been ineffectual, at least for the ones who are supposed to be ‘trickled’ upon — unless it’s urine actually trickling down. Bill Kristol,…

Read more »