Tag Archives: Forty-Seven Percent

No Free Lunch for You

On May 17, 2012, Mitt Romney said a few things that finally surfaced on September 17, 2012, when excerpts from a video recorded on hidden camera were published by Mother Jones. Romney, speaking at a private fifty-grand-a-plate fundraiser at hedge … Continue reading

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Stagnation Nation

Enough has been said about the midterm election that swept the Republicans back into power. The Republicans retook the Senate and increased their majority in the House, to a level not seen since 1928 or so, and they now control … Continue reading

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Ryan to the Rescue

A curious news story got buried this week, one that seemed to signal a shift in American politics, but that’s understandable. In Gaza, the Israelis are rolling on, intent on wiping out Hamas and smashing everything in sight, and most … Continue reading

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