A Progressive’s Austerity Plan: More Spending And Taxes!!!!
Austerity is a government policy of deficit-cutting; lower spending and a reduction in the amount of benefits and/or public services provided, while sometimes coupled with increases in taxes (but not necessary). Can we all agree on this definition? If so, let’s look at progressive Richard Eskow’s counter “austerity” plan: Say what you will about Rep. Ryan’s budget proposal, it’s a vision. (…) It may not | Read More »
Am I disappointed? Yes. Angry? Yes. Am I motivative for 2012? Hell Yes!!
, 2012 budget
, bill nelson
, D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program
, Debt Limit
, John Boehner
, Mike McCalister
, National Debt
, planned parenthood
Marco Rubio To Donald Trump: Stop The Birther Crap
ell he said it more diplomatically, but I’m glad he’s come out against Trump’s insanity:
President Obama On 2012: It Has Begun
The moment we’ve all been waiting for: In a video message to be emailed to his list of 14 million supporters, President Obama will announce on Monday that he’s running for re-election and will file paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, Democratic sources tell ABC News. The message will likely come before dawn on Monday.
(LIVEBLOGGING) No Joke: House GOP To Vote On “Deem And Pass” Budget
Holy Hell!! The GOP has brought up HR 1 with a little alteration: If the Senate doesn’t pass this, it becomes law anyway. Turn it to C-SPAN to check out the debate. In other words: A Deem And Pass Budget I’m conflicted, I don’t know whether to support this or not right now. However this is bold move to be sure.
Converting To Scientology
This has been a long time coming actually, but today I am announcing I am converting to Scientology. I had my first audit six months ago and it was a real eye-opener. It was free deal and I didn’t have to pay for it. I just had my last one yesterday and it has confirmed that this thing is real. My Auditor says that in | Read More »
Secretary Hillary Clinton To Congress On Libya: Pound Sand!
Clearly, this is a simple case of IOKIYOA*: The White House would forge ahead with military action in Libya even if Congress passed a resolution constraining the mission, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during a classified briefing to House members Wednesday afternoon.
Florida Redistricting (Part Two)
An important update on Florida’s Redistricting: Republican leaders in the Florida Legislature on Tuesday asked the federal government to sign off on a pair of voter-approved constitutional amendments requiring lawmakers to draw nonpartisan political districts. The move comes three months after Gov. Rick Scott drew partisan criticism – and was quickly sued – for quietly withdrawing the application submitted by former Gov. Charlie Crist.
Mahmoud Abbas’ Adviser: We’re Going With Hamas
(Via Hot Air) Unintended consequences: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to give up hundreds of millions of dollars of US aid if that is what is necessary to forge a reconciliation deal with Hamas, the Associated Press quoted his adviser as saying on Monday.
New Donald “Birther” Trump Has Lost Me
*sigh* Come, I will hide nothing from you. I was snooker into this whole “Birther” movement for all of two minutes. Then I remember that even if you were born outside the US, if one or more of your parents was a US Citizen and under the right conditions, then you are yourself a US Citizen.