Tag Archive | "John Boehner"

Sham to Your Left, Sham To Your Right

I wish this phony debate about the debt and deficit “crisis” would be over because, truthfully, I’m running out of clever new ways to call this bi-partisan exercise the stupidity it truly is. So, sigh, here we go again — but I can leave it to others to call it by its true name.

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The Fiscal Kabuki Theater Continues

Some days, I find the whole thing ludicrous and immoral. Some days, I laugh. And sometimes it’s a little of both. As in today’s installment of fiscal Kabuki Theater.

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Boehner Can Cry Now II: Catholic Leaders Don’t Like His Policies

     Earlier today, I wrote about John Boehner’s very loose connection to the actual facts of our economic crisis. Well, in the meantime, Boehner is in trouble with the facts and a whole bunch of Catholic professors. To wit: More than 75 professors at Catholic University and other prominent Catholic colleges have written a […]

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Boehner Can Cry Now: He’s Got The Economic Facts Wrong

   Rhetoric is a good thing–except when you have the facts wrong. And, boy, the relentless, daily idiocy spewed out of the mouths of our elected officials about the economic crisis is astonishing. Consider, this morning, Speaker of the House John Boehner. Two days ago, Boehner gave a speech to the Economic Club of New […]

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Kiss The Jobs and Wages Goodbye: Hello “Free Trade” Again

Yesterday, I wrote about the disastrous state of labor in the wake of the elections. Suffering from either a lack of sleep or simple brain lock, I neglected to include one of the most dangerous coming debacles: we have lost much of the ground built opposing so-called "free trade" agreements, which have played a central […]

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The State of Labor–Now Take To The Streets

There isn’t any other way of putting it: last night was a disaster for the labor movement and for its members and all working people. When the working class "hero" John Boehner choked up in recounting his humble roots, I said aloud, "will you remember that when you unleash Big Business to press its boot […]

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Health Care Reform: Deep Twitter Thoughts on The Health Care Vote

* John Boehner looks like a naughty frat boy showing off in front of "bro’s" when he shouts "Hell’s no" * Less than ten votes btwn civilization & Nazi Communist Black Panther Muslim Socialist government takeover! * "No You Can’t" should be GOP slogan * "It is the responsibility of this house 2 defend these […]

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