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Tag: budget deficit

RNC Chair Reince Priebus

Dear RNC: Stop Bitching About Last Night’s Debate Questions. You Sound Like A Idiot.

Wednesday night's (very dumb) CNBC Republican debate had barely ended before the RNC and individual campaigns were whining and kvetching -- to reporters, their moms, to Pinterest, and everywhere else -- that the questions were SO MUCH UNFAIRNESS to the brilliant...
Don't mind me, I'm just being a complete asshole.

Read Sam Brownback’s Lips: Whoops, We Raised Kansas’s Taxes

The last redoubt of conservative economists has always been the complaint that their radical, free-market ideas have never been tried before. If conservative ideas have never been put to the test, the argument goes, then how can you say...

Paul Ryan Unveils Budget, Makes ‘White Rabbit’ Our New National Anthem

It is budget season again in Washington, D.C., which means it is time for the villagers in our nation’s capital to pretend that a plan written by Congressman Paul Ryan, who was last seen on election night icing down...

‘Budget Hero’ Video Game Gives All Americans Chance To Fail At Budget Deal

For anyone out there who doesn't find managing their own household budget on a daily basis to be nearly enough tedium, there is "Budget Hero 2.0," a wonky computer game that allows players to reach the same eventual frustrating...

Obama, Cantor Debt Ceiling Talks Now Just Debt Ceiling Screaming

OOOH guys, there is a gross brawl going on in the lunchroom! "I heard Obama pushed Cantor!" "I heard Cantor tried to kick him!" "He started it!" "He interrupted me!" And that is your main political headline this morning,...

Mitch McConnell Quits Debt Talks, Tells Obama To Just Do Whatever So GOP Can Blame Him For It Already

Ever since the fake "should we raise the debt ceiling debate" started (the answer is YES OF COURSE), the GOP has been using this fake debate as leverage to extract deep cuts from any social program not for millionaires...

WSJ To Obama: Some Poor Rich People Can’t Even Afford Private Jets At All

Does anyone seem to understand the fact that there are some very poor rich people out there who are not even wealthy enough to be able to afford a corporate jet? DOES ANYONE? Conservative tabloid The Wall Street Journal...

Ohio Fetal Heartbeat Bill Passed So Public Can Pay To Have It Struck Down

Take heart, angry war fetus! The cranky olds of the Ohio House of Representatives have imaginary-heard your testimony and finally passed their "Fetal Heartbeat Bill," an unconstitutional law that prohibits abortion after six weeks. In other words, this was...

Allen West: Evil Women Keeping Men From Fixing Budget

Allen West compared American politics to the movie 300 last week, because that's of course the best analogy for anything, especially if you're face down on the beer-soaked floor of a frat house or something like that. Why is...

‘Mad Strangler’ Joe Biden To Strangle Everybody, Especially Republicans

The DC region has been living in terror for the past two years because of the dastardly crimes of the mysterious "Mad Strangler," a master criminal who chokes the life out of his victims and leaves no clue or...

Remainders: Lynch the Landlord

Daily Briefing: America’s Torn Aorta