That Crazy Socialist!

Ronald Reagan in 1985 discussing the tax code: H/T Think Progress.

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David Duke as GOP Nominee: Will Anyone Notice the Difference?

David Duke is thinking of entering the race for the Republican nominee for President.  Sure, Huffpo noticed, and The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, and The Forward.  No word from the core of the mainstream media, and no word yet on how Mr. Duke will be received by either the Republican…

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The Republicans in Wisconsin need our help!

The topic of the week this week is should the republicans keep policy items and pork projects out of the budget. Despite their promise to do just that(it would take a month of posts to cover broken republican campaign promises), this budget is filled with policy items and pork projects….

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It’s time to put the smack down

Earlier today Cudahy blogger Randy Hollenbeck asked a question on his blog: “Are You, Are We, And Is America Better Off Since Obama?” To answer the question, Hollenbeck cuts and pastes almost an entire post on HumanEvents.com from Gary Bauer, and among the statistics and economic indicators Bauer/Hollenbeck use to…

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So…about Ronald Reagan and the national debt

Referencing the fact that the federal debt didn’t decrease under both Presidents Bush, here’s what far-right conservative blogger Randy Hollenbeck said: P.S. -You on the left, I know you don’t and cannot understand this, but both President Bushes were not Conservatives, but they were Republicans. Interestingly, Hollenbeck didn’t include Ronald…

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There is a crisis!!!

As our very own Governor Scott Walker likes to say: “We’re Broke and Can’t Negotiate” and as the right wing likes to say we need to get people off welfare: People from both political parties have long recognized that welfare without work creates negative incentives that lead to permanent poverty….

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Since Scott Walker is a fan of Ronald Reagan, here’s Reagan on unions

During his 20 minute telephone call with a man he thought was David Koch, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker compared his efforts to break Wisconsin’s public employee unions with former President Ronald Reagan’s actions in response to a strike by air traffic controllers, but what Gov. Walker seems not to realize…

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Who is that guy???

This weekend marks the 100th Birthday of Ronald Reagan. There will be numerous tributes and lovefests regarding Mr. Reagan, unfortunately they will more resemble the myth of Ron Reagan instead of the real man. Thanks to Ronald Reagan Legacy Project, many people will not have any idea of the man…

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Land of Confusion

Now that the Reagan presidency has been 20+ years in the past, many people have no idea what what actually happened during his presidency. The problem was the right wing Reagan Legacy project where Staunch republicans have rewritten history to make Reagan out to be a hero. They even coined…

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Republican rhetoric on our national debt doesn’t match their history

From Harry S.Truman to Jimmy Carter, every U.S. president – Republican and Democrat – steadily paid down the debt our nation incurred during our fight against Germany, Japan, and the rest of the Axis powers in World War II, but that pattern came to an end during the presidency of…

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