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Chris Van Hollen Allows Former Bush OMB Director To Fearmonger Over Debt And Deficit
Here's how you lose an argument on economics on Faux "news." Allow the right to frame the debate and give those responsible for wrecking our economy a pass for their behavior. Read more...
Fox Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Of Stimulus By Spreading GOP Zombie Lies On Recovery
On the fifth anniversary of the passage of the American Recovery Act, Fox "news" was happy to help Republicans continue to tell the same zombie lies they've been spreading for years on what's holding back economic growth. Read more...
Rolling Jubilee – Third Debt Buy
Strike Debt has just abolished $13.5 million in medical debt! Read more...
Paul Ryan's Secret Love Affair With Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act is the worst thing to happen to America since slavery and the Fugitive Slave Act. Right? Read more...
Tea Party Has It Backwards On Falling Federal Deficits
Basic math continues to pose an insurmountable challenge for the Tea Party faithful. Read more...

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5 Charts Show The U.S. Has No Debt Crisis
Back in March, House Speaker John Boehner admitted, "We have no immediate debt crisis." These five charts show why he's right. Read more...
Deficits Are Rapidly Shrinking, Spending Is Flat Under Obama
Simply put, there is no crisis to justify the additional spending cuts Republicans are now trying to extort. As it turns out, federal spending has hardly budged and deficits have plummeted since Barack Obama first took the oath of office in January 2009. Read more...
MSNBC's 'Brain Trust' Includes Wingnut Libertarian Gary Johnson
MSNBC wants us to believe libertarian debt ceiling deniers should be considered part of a "brain trust." Read more...
Will John Boehner Succeed Where Osama Bin Laden Failed?
With the United States now on the brink of a sovereign default, House Speaker John Boehner and his radical Republican extremists may succeed where Osama Bin Laden did not in destroying the U.S. economy. Read more...
International People's Assembly: Detroit, Michigan
On the 5th anniversary of the $700 Billion Bank Bailout... Read more...