Category Archives: Feast of Saint Ronnie

What We’re Reading

David Horsey, writing in the LATimes, points out something so obvious that it slipped right past me: Hurricane Harvey has exposed the weakness of the three shibboleths that have been the guiding political philosophy for two generations of Republicans. Those … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand’s Grave or The Feast of St. Ronnie

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js We all know that as a matter of dogma, nothing is more important to Republicans than tax cuts for corporations (which leads to more money for rich people), you know: Trickle Down or VooDoo Economics 101. Saint Ronnie convinced … Continue reading

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The Invisible Hand of Ayn Rand, er, The Market

Hey guys, remember in this morning’s Not Normal we talked about re-newing the flood insurance thingie? Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) gives us some more details: LOUISIANA — Coastal state Republicans are bucking members of their own party … Continue reading

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The Death of the Media

It’s a really weird day when I agree with Mike ‘Payola’ Allen (in the email thingie, again), and his last bullet point is, well, on point: With all the legitimate gripes reporters have with this White House …perhaps the least … Continue reading

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Your Saturday Bottomless Mug of Stupid is Served, Sen. Paul

Schrödinger’s Senator, the physics paradox known in this dimension as Rand Paul, the senator from the multiverse where anything is possible including being elected preznint in the 2016 Goat Rodeo and being elected to the Senate or both or neither … Continue reading

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The Feast of St. Ronnie, Cont.

Shorter Republican Strategy: You’ve seen us drive, now watch us fly! Now, the longer version: The next big bill that could be written in secret Senior administration officials and congressional leaders have suggested that the upcoming tax reform measure will … Continue reading

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Wanna Super-Size Your Unemployment Numbers With That?

Here’s how you split the baby on the livable wage argument (with secret sauce): McDonald’s hits all-time high as Wall Street cheers replacement of cashiers with kiosks Andrew Charles from Cowen cited plans for the restaurant chain to roll out … Continue reading

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Cry Me A River, Mark Meadows…

…and then jump in it: Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), — who played a pivotal role in including state waiver options in AHCA — hadn’t read the full report yet, but initially said he saw it as “good news.” … Continue reading

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A-B-3s Today!

NPR: Democrats questioned DeVos about whether she would allow federal funds to go to private schools that discriminate against particular populations. Rep. Katherine Clark of Massachusetts brought up Lighthouse Christian Academy, a school in Bloomington, Indiana that receives $665,000 in … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

“Trump has endangered the jobs of workers who were previously safe in the United States,” Sanders wrote. “Why? Because he has signaled to every corporation in America that they can threaten to offshore jobs in exchange for business-friendly tax benefits … Continue reading

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