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If conservative billionaires are looking for something else to be mad about, I’d recommend the Romney campaign’s apparent habit of paying about 50 percent more for TV spots than the Obama campaign. That helped line the pockets of the consultants who both recommended the buys and got the commissions for placing the spots, but it […]

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Donald Trump loses it, calls for “revolution”

Donald Trump loses it, calls for “revolution” First bus out of GOP crazy-town is being driven by Donald Trump

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Oregon Election Worker Fired for Altering Ballots to Republican Straight Ticket

Oregon Election Worker Fired for Altering Ballots to Republican Straight Ticket Fired? Why not arrested?

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Stephen Stills on Mitt Romney: ‘I Never Thought I’d See a Creepier Politician Than Nixon’

Stephen Stills on Mitt Romney: ‘I Never Thought I’d See a Creepier Politician Than Nixon’ After running for years as a hard-right conservative, Romney is sprinting to the center in the final days of the campaign. This shouldn’t surprise anyone. He cast himself as a moderate back when he became Governor of Massachusetts. He’ll be […]

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The left side of the chart shows the first Bush years. The right is Obama’s. The red line represents the trajectory of private sector jobs, while the blue and green lines represent the trajectory of state and local government jobs. Jobs: Bush’s First Term vs. Obama’s First Term – Business Insider

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Romney Avoids Taxes via Loophole Cutting Mormon Donations

Romney Avoids Taxes via Loophole Cutting Mormon Donations In 1997, Congress cracked down on a popular tax shelter that allowed rich people to take advantage of the exempt status of charities without actually giving away much money. Individuals who had already set up these vehicles were allowed to keep them. That included Mitt Romney, then […]

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Blaming China Masks our Real Economic Problems

Blaming China Masks our Real Economic Problems For the most part, the response of economists to the candidates’ exchange over trade was highly negative. Economists are strong advocates of open, unimpeded trade between nations, and with all that economists have done to promote the idea that specialization and trade is mutually beneficial – an argument […]

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Understanding Romneynomics

Understanding Romneynomics In Boca Raton Romney declared that simply by being elected he could start a boom, “without actually doing anything”. This is a guy with dancing horse and car elevator who expects amazing progress in the economy just by him showing up. This is a guy who is out of touch on an epic […]