Republican senatorial candidate Rand Paul simply said with Republicans believe – that this country should focus on promoting corporations and those corporations should have privileges but not responsibilities. The Republican policy, apparently, is “Mine Baby Mine” and “Drill Baby Drill;” taxpayers will forgive “accidental” worker deaths and pay to clean “accidental” spills.
|By: Leo W. Gerard Thursday May 27, 2010 10:54 am|
|By: dakine01 Wednesday April 28, 2010 4:45 pm|
Discussion of the Kentucky Derby intersected with politics and one particular politician.
|By: MikeElk Thursday April 15, 2010 11:00 am|
This week, Democrats find themselves trying for the third time to pass a 30 day extension to unemployment benefits. And each time they try to pass an extension, Republicans find someone like Tom Coburn, Jon Kyl, or Jim Bunning to shutdown the Senate to delay its passage.
|By: Jim Moss Monday April 5, 2010 7:00 pm|
Beginning today,a significant number of Americans are scrambling to make ends meet because of the petulance of two Senators.
|By: GregoriusU Monday March 8, 2010 6:59 am|
Oscar Night 2010! And Jim Bunning revisited.
|By: Windroot Wednesday March 3, 2010 5:43 pm|
We are amassing a frightening amount of debt. His fellow politicians know he is right. That’s why they are so pissed at him. His now-ended blockade inched the other weasels one day closer to actually having to either raise taxes or cut benefits, something every politician at every level of governance is loathe to do.
|By: Leo W. Gerard Wednesday March 3, 2010 5:32 pm|
Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning, who single-handedly blockaded extension of unemployment benefits to 400,000 and forced the furlough of 2,000 workers, is a Republican Superhero. He personifies the mean-spirited, hypocritical, wealthy-serving, obstructionist GOP.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday March 3, 2010 9:20 am|
By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger
Today, President Barack Obama will deliver a speech to Congress outlining his plan to move forward on health care reform. The president is expected to advocate the use of budget reconciliation.