Republican Budget

Network Executive Director Sister Simone Campbell kicked off the nine-state “Nuns on the Bus” tour at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Des Moines, Iowa. She spoke on the pressing need for solidarity in our society and the harm the House Read more...
Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY), a Tea Party-backed candidate, was elected in November and he just held his first town hall meeting in Brooklyn - after voting for the Republican budget plan developed by Paul Ryan. Most of those who attended weren't Read more...
When I wrote my book (The Progressive Revolution: How the Best in America Came to Be) on the history of the American political debate, I spent a lot of time tracing the roots of both modern American conservatism and progressivism. It is the Read more...
The Daily ShowTags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook There is an old adage that always was a lot of comfort to those of us who barely survived our junior high school years: if you stand up to Read more...
As Steve Benen wrote today, Republicans are resisting admitting what Paul Ryan's budget does to Medicare, which is to privatize it and turn it into a voucher program because those descriptions aren't polling very well. So how are Republicans going Read more...

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Let's be clear on something: Republicans firmly believe that nothing is important enough to trump a possible tax cut. That's why they oppose the adequate funding of the U.S. Weather Service -- and not incidentally, its tsunami warning Read more...
The Boehner Budget by Doctor Zaius, who also has some info on the Fangoria 'Spooks'model Contest, if you're into the horror movie stuff. (No, Mister Read more...