Enough said.… [Read more]
Popular opinion is that President Obama lost the first presidential debate to Mitt Romney. Not his finest 90 minutes. The fact checkers know that Mitt switched many of his prior positions (OK, he lied) — so that was even more reason that the President could have delivered a few blows. The truth would have hurt.
The art editorial below is from the archives; it was drawn when the GOP took over Congress during the midterm elections.… [Read more]
We’ve all heard that Mitt Romney pronounced at a closed fundraiser that he’s not interested in campaigning to the supposed 47% of Americans who don’t pay income tax and/or are to some extent dependent upon government. Never mind that he was quoting the number for 2010. Of course, these families still pay taxes a-plenty, including state income tax and various local and sales taxes –generally the largest portion of their tax burden and among the most regressive of all taxes.… [Read more]