Category Archives: right-wing

GOP is literally killing its base

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Slashing food stamps will decrease the life expectancy of poor rural whites, many of whom put Republicans in office Greg Russak‘s insight: "The late journalist Joe Bageant (a self-described “redneck leftist” and author of the … Continue reading

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Republican Voters: You’re Shutting Down Yourselves and Your Neighbors

Whether shutting it down temporarily or shrinking the government permanently, the facts are that doing so tends to hurt the people in Republican states more than other states and to greater degrees than Republican voters seem to realize or are … Continue reading

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The appalling GOP

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst House Republicans are in need of common sense. Greg Russak‘s insight: "…the legislation they choose to pass is a statement of their own <House Repulican> values. It is simply designed to proclaim, “This is where … Continue reading

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Opponents of Voter ID Rally Before Monday Trial

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Groups opposed to the state’s voter ID law are gearing up for Monday’s trial of the law in Commonwealth Court. The full panoply of liberal political See on wesa.fm

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Jim Hightower | Texas GOP unleashes political quackery on women’s reproductive rights

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst In 2007, a Texas school superintendent rejected any need for sex education classes. Noting that many students in his district live on farms, he said: “They get a pretty good sex education from their animals.” … Continue reading

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Now We’re Angry About Spying?

None of the revelations so far surrounding PRISM strike me as all that newsworthy. Our country’s leaders have had a long love affair with spying. The real question is why the sudden outrage and worry about the government abusing this power? Even … Continue reading

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Researchers Finally Replicated Reinhart-Rogoff, and There Are Serious Problems. | Next New Deal

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Greg Russak‘s insight: “They Pollin of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst> find that three main issues stand out First, Reinhart and Rogoff selectively exclude years of high debt and average growth. Second, they use a debatable … Continue reading

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Vilifying the Poor Part II – Facts About the GOP, Poverty and Unemployment

Daniel Patrick Moynihan is attributed with saying, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” Many of my friends who are members of the GOP and proudly call themselves conservative – or at least would say … Continue reading

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Sanford Compares Plight To King David – Are You Kidding?

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/06/26/politics/main5116912.shtml LMAO!!!!! Who didn’t see this coming?!?!? Okeeee-dokeeee, then. What’s next, Sanford, “The devil made me do it?” Not only did this guy abandon his responsibilities as governor, cheat on his wife, and use taxpayer money to fund his little … Continue reading

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Cheney on Torture

I suggest listening to this news program and the Cheney interview video at: http://www.onpointradio.org/2009/05/cheney-v-obama Here’s what I did as a result of hearing this. You can decide for yourself what you do. When I listened to this, I started (and … Continue reading

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