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Mitt Romney knows there is an infinite supply of dirty socialist money whenever the Republicans want to spend it.

“Every American adult should immediately receive $1,000 to help ensure families and workers can meet their short-term obligations and increase spending in the economy” Mitt knows there is an Infinite supply of dirty socialist money when the Republicans want to spend it. The only time you ever have to worry what something costs or who […]

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politics The Long Game

Republicans love Socialism almost as much as they hate Americans

All the current discussion about Coronavirus bailouts for hotels, hospitality,  skittish markets and the energy sector reminded me of this chart from a few weeks back. Trump’s signature domestic policy is a big government socialist wall built on confiscated private property just like Khrushchev built. His signature economic policy is tax payer funded subsidies to […]

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economics

Trump’s HHS embraces socialized medicine

Canadian drugs aren’t cheaper because they went on a medical vacation to Canada. They are cheaper because Canadian socialized medicine works.

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O’Reilly and Dobbs to Obama: Be More Socialist!

O’Reilly and Dobbs to Obama: Be More Socialist! O’Reilly and Dobbs were saying that Obama should be taking more coercive action than he’s taking. Against whom? Oil companies. Both O’Reilly and Dobbs emphasized that U.S. oil companies don’t own the oil they think they own. Who owns it? We do, according to O’Reilly and Dobbs. […]

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economics politics Uncategorized

Calling Warren Buffett A Socialist Is Ludicrous

Of course, it was inevitable. As soon as Warren Buffett came out and publically said that the super-rich, like himself, should be taxed more, knee-jerk, reactionary right wingers were going to throw the “S” word at him. It is a laughable notion – one of the most successful traders in history wants to march America […]

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Senate GOP filibusters oil company subsidy repeal bill.

Senate Republicans successfully filibuster oil company subsidy repeal bill. From Senate GOP filibusters oil company subsidy repeal bill. When government helps you it’s godless socialism. When government helps me, it’s just common sense.

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The Conservative Recovery Continues

this is the recovery conservatives say they want. The balance of economic activity is shifting away from the public sector and toward the private sector. So why is it that we have people running around the country—not just ignorant grassroots folks or talk show entrepreneurs, but billionaire political organizers like David Koch—screaming about incipient socialism? […]

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Jonathan Rabb: When “Socialism” Meant Something

The Spanish saw socialism in simple economic terms, as a belief that governments had to oversee large programs of social improvement – such as land reform and the wresting of education from the hands of the church to secular institutions – while leaving small business to the entrepreneurs. Socialists argued that a small minority shouldn’t […]

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Paul Ryan, welfare queen

With his father’s passing, young Paul collected Social Security benefits until age 18, which he put away for college. To make ends meet, Paul’s mother returned to school to study interior design. His siblings were off at college. Ryan remembers this difficult time bringing him and his mother closer. See how that worked? Congressman Paul […]

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Krugman defends our socialist sewer system

Joe Romm has some fun with the Texas Attorney General, who declares himself opposed to regulation of CO2 on the grounds that It is almost the height of insanity of bureaucracy to have the EPA regulating something that is emitted by all living things. As Joe points out, this argument says that we should adopt […]