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Proof: the Republican Party Doesn’t Care About Fiscal Conservatism. Quo Vadis, Tea Party?

When Barack Obama gave a speech in Columbus, Ohio last year, I turned out to protest Barack Obama’s surveillance practices. The other protesters who I met outside the speech, part of a small grassroots Tea Party presence, didn’t care so much about Barack Obama’s big brother spying powers; they’d supported George W. Bush after all. […]

Republicans Try Having It Both Ways Too

Congressional Republicans want you to forget all about the past, and how they spent the last decade running a borrow and spend government. Perhaps the Democrats are trying to have it both ways, but the Republicans are too. […]

A Third Grade Presidential Agenda

Less debt, fewer taxes, cheaper college, more lemonade. I think it might be a winning agenda!

Bailout Hillary Clinton?

Why doesn’t the Democratic Party can hold another kind of fundraiser – one to raise money to help Americans whose jobs have disappeared and are looking for work? […]

Whose Fault is the Budget Deficit?

It’s been the Republicans who have slashed revenue, and it’s been Republicans who have engineered big spending programs like the Iraq War, the Department of Homeland Security, and missile defense. […]

Absolutely No Reform or Accountability in Bush Bailout

Section 3 is where these regulatory reforms and enforcement of accountability ought to be included. Yet, there’s not really anything there. Section 3 merely states that the Secretary of the Treasury will “consider” protecting taxpayers from the consequences of Wall Street’s gross ineptitude. […]

Obama, Sarah Palin, Jesus, and Pontius Pilate

It dazzles them. It hypnotizes them. Say “Jesus” in combination with a political argument, and an evangelical Sarah Palin supporter is defenseless. […]