Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Preaching to the choir about the GOP


I read to Swamp Rabbit part of Charles Pierce’s reaction to the Republicans’ successful effort last Wednesday to block a Senate vote on whether to raise the minimum wage to $10.10: Can we just drop the pretense now and admit … Continue reading

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Ryan dons apron to dish out big lie


Matt Taibbi made a good point regarding Joe Biden’s demeanor in his debate with Paul Ryan — laughter is entirely appropriate when your opponent’s lies are so big and so numerous that you can’t keep up with correcting them. From … Continue reading

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Survival of the foulest


Barack Obama, quoted in yesterday’s New York Times: Disguised as deficit reduction plans, [the Paul Ryan budget] is really an attempt to impose a radical vision on our country. It is thinly veiled social Darwinism. And by gutting the very … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand would rap Ryan’s knuckles


Paul Ryan has always insisted on “revenue neutral” tax reform, but now that congressional Dems have been trounced, he’s singing a slightly different tune. The Wisconsin wing-nut said today he’d

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Brooks, the Earnest Weasel, nips at Obama


This because it’s been a long while since my last installment of the Weasel Watch: President Obama and Paul Ryan are two of the smartest, most admirable and most genial men in Washington. It is sad, although not strange, that … Continue reading

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