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Austerity and blizzards, and what Republicans really think of the unemployed

Allison Kilkenny 3 Replies

Listen to the new Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Time magazine editor-at-large, Belinda Luscombe’s, pitiful explanation of austerity, and CNN misses a golden opportunity to show citizens how austerity affects their lives with the NYC blizzard. Allison reads a list of unbelievable Republican quotes that showcase how the rich really feel about the poor [...]

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The GOP comprehensive recovery plan: Eat the poor

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Back during the healthcare debate, certain Republicans claimed we didn’t need reform because when the existing healthcare system failed, private charity organizations would magically step in to fill the void. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) told an uninsured woman with growing tumors that she should seek “existing government programs” or find charity. CHURCHILL: I have a very close [...]

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Rand Paul: Not too crazy for William Kristol

This really warms my heart. In the spirit of camaraderie, Billy Kristol has decided to sidestep the profound horror of sane Americans in the wake of Rand Paul’s terrible statements about the Civil Rights Act. INTERVIEWER: Would you have voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1964? PAUL: I like the Civil Rights Act in [...]

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Republicans rethink Mad Max future

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Gov. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) hates Big Gubment. He hates it so much that he once rejected $700 million of stimulus funds, saying, “We simply cannot afford to base 10 percent of our state budget on money that will disappear in two years’ time.” Translation: Thanks, but we’d rather just have a budget hole. The feds [...]

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Republican prostitute enthusiast may win re-election bid

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It looks like that great moralist of the south, David Vitter, could very well win his re-election bid according to the latest Rasmussen polls, which show Vitter holding an 18-point lead over his likeliest Democratic opponent, Congressman Charlie Melancon. (h/t Marc McDonald) What’s so awesomely hilarious about this is that Vitter is still trumpeting “family [...]

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Nazibalooza

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The cause du jour for the Republican Party is to make as many rapid-fire comparisons between the Democrats and the Nazis as humanly possible. There’re the posters altered to make the President look like Hitler, Glenn Beck’s use of Nazi imagery, and the GOP’s tendency to parade around pliant Holocaust survivors, who are willing to lie and [...]

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