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Deifying Representative Ryan, Stage One

enlarge Wrap him in a flag; call him Saint. Praise Jesus and pass the awesome sauce. Paul Ryan's going to be the next Republican Saint, wrapped in a flag and waving down at all of us who are too stupid to understand the complex thinking and amazing nuance of St Paul's brain. Thank you, Jonathan Chait, for this awesome NYMag article telling us how to count the ways Paul Ryan is the Great American Hero.
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Right Thinking Wingers: Todd Kincannon Edition

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (7 months ago)

Here is a shining example of right-wing paranoia and stupidity, wrapped up in a single tweet. Todd Kincannon is one of the top right-wing trolls online, and Republicans own him and the slop that emits from his keyboard. I don't thin... Read Post

First Order Of Business For New GOP-Led Congress: Cook The Books

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (15 hours ago)

Republicans are readying their plans for their new majority, but first they have some tweaks to make in order to cook the books a bit with the CBO. They call it "dynamic scoring", but it's really a way to make tax cuts look awesome ... Read Post

House Republicans Pass Paul Ryan’s Radical Budget

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

The House of Representatives today passed the radical Republican 2013 budget, authored by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), by a vote of 228-191. The budget would gut the social safety net, but give so much in tax cuts to ... Read Post

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