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Romney’s Perfect Example of the Republican Strategy of Economic Sabotage
For a long time — basically ever since Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell infamously stated that the Republican Party's #1 goal was to defeat President Obama — it has been plainly obvious that the Republican Party was committed to a strategy of economic sabotage to further their political am
Romney Endorses A Carbon Tax & Ending Oil Subsidies?
The key comment was made by Shawn McCoy, a spokesman for Romney’s Iowa campaign, who, while explaining how Romney is anti-renewable energy, told The Des Moines Register that the candidate would "allow the wind credit to expire, end the stimulus boondoggles*, and create a level playing field on whic
The Coal Industry Wants You In The Dark
If you've watched any cable news show in the last year, chances are you've probably seen one or a thousand ads from the fossil fuel industry attacking regulations and/or trying to paint their products as necessary for prosperity.
Tea Party Republicans Cant Stomach Helping Students
House GOP Leaders Rally Caucus To Hurt Some People
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Wingnut Week in Review: Benghazi on the Brain
This week, as the world watched as Ukrainians threw out their Russian-puppet president, and Russian president Vladimir Putin prepared to invade.
Conservatives Offer Americans Empty Stomachs and Empty Rhetoric
Enormous, Humongous Trade Deficit Hits Manufacturing Jobs Hard
The trade deficit went up slightly in January, and as a result manufacturing jobs aren’t doing all that well.
February Jobs Report: We’re Going Nowhere Fast
The February jobs report is more of the same: an economy that is not growing fast enough to put Americans back to work or to provide any lift to wages.
‘More Of The Same’ Won’t End Conflict Over Standardized Testing
We have a standoff over testing as the chief means of determining the fate of the nation's schools.
THIS WEEK: Isaiah J. Poole on how President Obama could lead a rethinking of U.S. trade policy.