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For Paul Ryan, Money Trumps God

There is a huge hullabaloo brewing on Capitol Hill over the resignation of the House chaplain, Father Pat Conroy, who claimed he was forced to resign by Speaker Paul Ryan. Democrats are outraged by Ryan’s unprecedented decision, and believe it was because the Jesuit priest criticized the GOP …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Ben Carson And The Sinister Motivations Of Republican Economics

One of the most pervasive myths about poverty in right wing circles is that people who are unable to lift themselves out of it aren’t working hard enough. Some of the most militant advocates of this philosophy are those who come from poor backgrounds themselves, and insist that anyone can do what …Continue reading Continue […]

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Trump’s Deregulatory Binge Makes the Bush Years Look Like Stalinist Russia

One of the major failures of the Bush administration was FEMA’s inability to adequately respond to Hurricane Katrina. Bush had made signifiant cuts to the organization before the storm hit and hired the woefully inept and deeply unqualified Michael Brown to head it. The devastation …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Paul Krugman Rips into “Brain Eating” Right- wing Voodoo Economics

The New York Times columnist Paul Krugman’s greatest gift to American society is his sustained attack on right wing fantasy economics and unashamed advocacy of liberalism. Krugman isn’t just a polemicist, he is a Nobel Prize winning economist…

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