Tagged: Republican budget

What Republicans Stand for

What Republicans Stand for

  In case you were wondering what Republicans want for America, the budget passed by the Senate overnight should enlighten you. It would slash health programs such as Medicaid, kick thousands of families off...

“Reform” Conservatives

“Reform” Conservatives

  When you think about it, “reform conservatives” has to be an oxymoron.  Reform implies change, doesn’t it? And isn’t change what conservatives want to protect us against? But there is such a movement,...

The Path of Austerity is Downhill all the Way

The Path of Austerity is Downhill all the Way

You might look at the national debt, snowballing by the second as interest piles up, and wonder why any government would consider running a deficit. Surely, that’s reckless, you might think. By adding more...

The Ryan Budget is Not Just Wicked; It’s Dumb, too

The Ryan Budget is Not Just Wicked; It’s Dumb, too

According to a Jamaican proverb, “rock stone a river bottom no know say sun hot.” And that’s one reason the Republican leadership is so ready to slash America’s social safety net to pieces and hand more...

A Romney Presidency Could be Catastrophic

A Romney Presidency Could be Catastrophic

This is not your grandfather’s world. It is drastically different, and one of the things that have changed is the concept of independent national economies. Mitt Romney must know this. But he panders to deluded Americans...

Romney’s Voters are White, Male and Over 50. Why?

Romney’s Voters are White, Male and Over 50. Why?

Why do white American men over the age of 50 support Mitt Romney? That’s what a recent poll indicates. According to the poll, President Obama is ahead in every other demographic group, and the...

Codgers Beware. The GOP is Coming to Get You

Codgers Beware. The GOP is Coming to Get You

Their party’s plan to gut Medicare has turned out to be so unpopular that a bunch of freshman Republican members of Congress have written to President Obama asking him not to mention it. No,...