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Romney Returns To His "Obama Made The Economy Worse" Lie

So Mitt Romney has decided to end his presidential campaign the same way he started it. That is, by lying. During what his aides touted as a "major address" in Iowa Friday, Governor Romney charged that while President Obama "inherited a

Dear Democrats: The Stimulus Worked, Start Acting Like It

About the only people on the planet who say the 2009 Recovery Act (ARRA) failed are Republicans. This is a necessary posture for them, given that not one of them voted for it. They have too much ideology vested in its failure to admit success,

Romney's Big Lie On The Economy Gets Bigger

If nothing else, Mitt Romney seems dedicated to proving that repetition of a lie will make it true. On no point is Romney's tilting against the windmill of truth more comically pathetic than his long-ago debunked claim that President Obama

The Epic Failure Of Republican Trickle Down Economics

When President Obama on Tuesday declared that decades of Republican trickle-down economics "never worked," conservatives were predictably apoplectic. But for all of their protests of "class warfare", "socialism" and worse, Obama was being

Gingrich: Abolish 'Socialist' Congressional Budget Office

"Reality," Stephen Colbert famously told President Bush to his face, "has a well-known liberal bias." That inconvenient truth is at the heart of the expanding Republican war on the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Increasingly

Eric Cantor: The Stealth Flip-Flopper

Eric Cantor has wormed his way into the hardened little hearts of Republican leaders by playing the hardcore tea party bad guy. All stimulus is bad, the stimulus bill failed, yada yada yada. That video at the top is from early 2010, where he's