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The Post-Truth Campaign
by Paul Krugman
Mitt Romney is blazing new trails in politics, where not telling the truth doesn’t seem to have any consequences.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Andrew Cuomo and the Spirit of Occupy
How Occupy Wall Street made Andrew Cuomo act less like Chris Christie.
by Katrina vanden Heuvel

Friday, December 09, 2011

All the G.O.P.’s Gekkos
In getting to the truth about those wealthy “job creators” the Republicans aim to protect, the ’80s film “Wall Street” seems more relevant than ever. by Paul Krugman

Thursday, December 08, 2011
Ron Paul is one of those politicians who says no for a living. As a representative of Texas, Paul has surprisingly voted against quite a few pieces of legislation that would shock many Americans.
Mitt Romney clarified his plan to partially privatize the Medicare program during an interview with the Washington Examiner’s editorial board Wednesday morning, suggesting that he would allow Congress to vote on the amount of “premium support” credits (or vouchers) seniors receive to buy health care...

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Saturday, December 03, 2011
Image by AFP via @daylife I have long argued that the impact of the Affordable Care Act is not nearly as big of a deal as opponents would have you believe. At the end of the day, the law is - in the main - little more than a successful effort [...]

Friday, December 02, 2011
Anti-tax zealot Grover Norquist, the president of Americans For Tax Reform and author of the radical anti-tax pledge that has played a significant role in hamstringing budget and deficit-reduction negotiations, has said that it is unacceptable for those who have signed his pledge to vote in favor of any tax increase. But now that President Obama and congressional Democrats are backing a tax cut aimed at stimulating economic growth, Norquist has changed his tune.

Thursday, December 01, 2011
The US Republican race is dominated by ignorance, lies and scandals. The current crop of candidates have shown such a basic lack of knowledge that they make George W. Bush look like Einstein. The Grand Old Party is ruining the entire country's reputation.

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