So, the “government should only get involved if it benefits me personally” continues to be the Texas Republican mantra.
Just think of the possibilities for Speaker.
From this Wednesday's Starting Point, Republicans aren't doing a very good job defending themselves for wanting to keep most Americans and our economy hostage to retain those tax cuts for the richest among us: GOP Rep. Has No Answer For Why
One Republican member of the Congressional "super committee" who has signed Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge says that tax increases "are a reality" as a part of any deal to reduce the nation's budget deficit. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) told
Republicans New Stance On Tax Cuts As Defined By Rep. Jeb Hensarling: 'Not All Tax Relief Is Created Equal'
It's been the GOP's dominant meme after the 2010 midterm elections: cut government spending dramatically and endlessly cut taxes for the rich and corporations. They preach day after day that that's the only true job creation scheme in which America
That all six of the Republicans selected to the Congressional debt reduction "Super Committee" are signers of Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge is hardly surprising. But the choice of Arizona Senator Jon Kyl, is an especially fitting one for
(Click here for larger image.) "In Washington more spending and more debt is business as usual," House Speaker John Boehner declared on Monday before warning, "I've got news for Washington - those days are over." The days, Boehner should
Just before Republicans took to the House floor and voted 235-193 to destroy Medicare as we know it, Rep. Jeb Hensarling from Texas came on the air with Andrea Mitchell and defended their decision to throw senior citizens under the bus. Hensarling
Of course these guys are never asked to give a lick of evidence when they repeat things like this, but Jeb Hensarling is still rolling out the tired Republican talking point that American companies are not creating jobs because of fears about their
Oh goodie. This is the type of bipartisanship we're going to get to look forward to after the new year. ConservaDems and Republicans both agreeing that more pain needs to be inflicted on the working class. On Fox News Sunday, both Sen. Kent Conrad
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