Monthly Archives: October 2011

The GOP’s latest tax gimmickry: Soak the poor

E.J. Dionne Jr Opinion Writer The Washington Post October 24, 2011 It’s one of the strangest things in our politics: The only “big” ideas Republicans and conservatives seem to offer these days revolve around novel and sometimes bizarre ways of … Continue reading

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NPR Reports Additional Inconsistencies Found In Marco Rubio’s Family History

JILLIAN RAYFIELD TPMMuckraker OCTOBER 25, 2011 There may be even more inconsistencies in Marco Rubio’s version of his family history, which he’s recently been accused of “embellishing” for political gain. The latest set of discrepancies was pointed out by NPR, which … Continue reading

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Moment of Derp

JM Ashby Bob Cesca’s Awesome Blog! Go! 10/24/2011 You can’t make this shit up. The leader of the House Republican Job Creators Caucus, Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI), told reporters over the weekend that the best place for him to help with job creation is … Continue reading

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The Party of National Defense

Bob Cesca Bob Cesca’s Awesome Blog! Go! 10/24/2011 Michele Bachmann dug a little deeper into the Republican rabbit hole of self-contradiction. Qaddafi, she said, would still be alive if she were president. WALLACE: If President Bachmann had been in charged, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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What Is Your Job?

JM Ashby Bob Cesca’s Awesome Blog! Go! 10/23/2011 According to Senate Minority Obstructionist Mitch McConnell, his job does not include extending a helping hand to the states with the intent of preventing layoffs of firefighters, police, and teachers. Speaking with Candy Crowley … Continue reading

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Steve’s Final “One More Thing…”

MG Siegle TechCrunch October 21, 2011 Steve Jobs was the ultimate showman. As such, it should be no surprise that he realized the power of following up a great performance with an encore. But unlike many musicians who treat encores as a given … Continue reading

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More of the Same

JM Ashby Bob Cesca’s Awesome Blog! Go! 10/21/2011 Artist – Pat Bagley  In other news, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. announced a settlement today with the family of a murdered British schoolgirl in connection with the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal. News International obtained … Continue reading

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