Tag Archives: CBO

Follow The VA Money

The Republicans have long been famous for zombie lies.  Now they are also famous for zombie ideas.  Ideas that truth and logic had thought they had killed off.  There is a new attempt to privatize the VA.  During the 2012 campaign … Continue reading

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Voodoo Economics Is A Zombie Lie

Unlike most males I’m not a big fan of horror movies.  The idea of fictional creatures and a lot of gratuitous blood and gore simply never was my idea of what two hours of entertainment should be.  The Republican economic … Continue reading

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A Display Of Economic Ignorance

I have long accused the right wing of economic ignorance.  This week they displayed it again.  The only question is whether it was willful or not. 

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A Simple 2 Step Solution

Supposedly Washington is looking to cut about $4 trillion from the national debt over the next decade as a solution to our economic woes.  I have a simple two step method to achieve that goal which features shared sacrifice without … Continue reading

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Yes, Blame It On Bush

Republicans accuse Democrats of falsely blaming today’s economic woes on George W. Bush.  Spurred by my own curiosity and multiple reader requests, I did some number crunching and the claim is substantially correct. 

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History At The One Hour And Forty-five Minute Mark

Monday night the CNN/New Hampshire Republican Presidential Debate had a historic moment near its end that has gone largely unnoticed.  Before I unveil it let’s explore the evening’s events.

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The Best Budget Proposal You Didn’t Hear Of

The left spent several days praising President Obama’s budget speech mainly because in it he refused to destroy America and took a couple of shots at the piece of absurdity based on false assumptions Paul Ryan, (R, WI-1), and the … Continue reading

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