Archive for May, 2012

Romney HAS a post-Bain record. Let’s look at it. (Possible Criminal Quid Pro Quo?)

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Mitt Romney likes talking about his “private sector record at Bain Capital” as a “job creator”, saying that that experience makes him better suited to be president than Barack Obama. He doesn’t like talking about his time as governor of Massachusetts (2003-2007) with lousy economic record and pushing through a state-wide health insurance mandate that gives Tea Party members […]

 
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May 28, 2012
Posted in: Crime, Economy, Election, Jobs, Money, Politics

Not Your Father’s GOP (video)

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After all the work I put into last weeks blog entry (digging through years of employment statistics for every state in the nation going back to the start of 2009), I decided to treat myself to something fun. I’ve had the idea for this video sitting on my desktop for nearly a year. Now seemed […]

 
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May 21, 2012
Posted in: Election, General, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity

States most likely to REJECT austerity to lower unemployment are Republican

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Rope-A-Dope: a boxing term coined by heavyweight prize-fighter George Foreman in his 1974 “Rumble-in-the-Jungle” with Muhammad Ali. Foreman… clearly winning… repeatedly pinned a battered Ali against the ropes, landing dozens of punches on the weary ex-champ. But the joke was on Foreman. While exhausting himself by pounding away at his opponent, Ali was “resting up” against […]

 
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May 13, 2012
Posted in: Economy, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Politics, Taxes

GOP “Austerity” is Crippling Economic Recovery. And more IOKIYAR. (UPDATED)

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Okay, this is going to be another brief but “numbers-heavy” debunking session, so let’s wrap this thing up for all you NeoCons douchebags out there who stumbled across this page in a Google search for the “Numbers-porn” that masquerades as “facts” on the Fox News website. As I surmised Friday night, this insane Republican adherence to […]

 
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May 7, 2012
Posted in: Economy, Infrastructure, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity

BULLETIN: Public sector job cuts continue to cripple recovery

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SPECIAL BULLETIN: The employment figures for April were released today, reporting that the economy barely broke even, creating just 115.000 new jobs… or so the story goes. When broken down between private and public sector job creation, once again, the NET number of new jobs created is dragged down by cuts in the PUBLIC sector […]

 
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May 5, 2012
Posted in: Economy, Jobs, Politics, Right-Wing Insanity