Republican Party

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Republican Party’ here at MarkCz.com.
Grover Norquist and the tax pledge = Rumpelstiltskin

Grover Norquist and the tax pledge = Rumpelstiltskin

Watching this 60 Minutes segment on Grover Norquist and his Americans for Tax Reform pledge this past Sunday night — "The Pledge: Grover Norquist's hold on the GOP" — it occurred to me that his story has some very familiar aspects. [includeme...

Paul Ryan is Dagwood Bumstead

Paul Ryan is Dagwood Bumstead

In the video clip above we see Rachel Maddow, aggravated over Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and the tendency of the news media to portray him as a bright and earnest young man on the rise — a numbers-whiz with a sharpened pencil behind his ear who has the guts to level...

Republican tax cuts cost jobs, hurt grandchildren

Republican tax cuts cost jobs, hurt grandchildren

After failing for 2 years to put forth any serious alternatives to the ambitious Democratic agenda they obstruct, Republicans today unveiled "A Pledge to America," aimed at repairing their image as the Party of "No." In their Pledge, Republicans say they plan to cut...

Matt Taibbi, a breath of fresh air

Matt Taibbi, a breath of fresh air

I'm sitting here 90 minutes north of Chicago in my shorts and flip flops after mowing the lawn on this 77 degree October 21. While waiting for the 60 Minutes story on mega-fires in the American west, I find myself nostalgic for certain individuals, now dead, who used...

Republican Party

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Republican Party’ here at MarkCz.com.

Paul Ryan is Dagwood Bumstead

In the video clip above we see Rachel Maddow, aggravated over Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and the tendency of the news media to portray him as a bright and earnest young man on the rise — a numbers-whiz with a sharpened pencil behind his ear who has the guts to level...

Republican tax cuts cost jobs, hurt grandchildren

After failing for 2 years to put forth any serious alternatives to the ambitious Democratic agenda they obstruct, Republicans today unveiled "A Pledge to America," aimed at repairing their image as the Party of "No." In their Pledge, Republicans say they plan to cut...

Matt Taibbi, a breath of fresh air

I'm sitting here 90 minutes north of Chicago in my shorts and flip flops after mowing the lawn on this 77 degree October 21. While waiting for the 60 Minutes story on mega-fires in the American west, I find myself nostalgic for certain individuals, now dead, who used...

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