Anniversary of a Pivotal Moment in US History
Oh, the roaches are coming out of the woodwork to protest the new overtime regulations.
The Lightbulb Guy might want to get an encyclopedia of logical fallacies out and look up <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/False_equivalence">false equivalence</a>. First, I don't remember Democrats refusing vote on George W. Bush's choices to head federal agencies, just because they didn't like the agencies. Second, whatever you think about Democratic filibusters, they've generally represented <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2010/02/let_the_majority_rule.html">the majority view.</a> Third, any third grader could look at a chart of cloture votes <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/07/11/the-democratic-case-for-changing-the-filibuster-rules-in-1-chart/">and see the difference. </a>
Adding one more conspiracy theory to his resume on Monday, Donald Trump suggested that President Barack Obama's team had concocted a "phony" 7.8 percent unemployment number and that the real unemployment rate could be as high as 21 percent.
Glad to see the Birther-in-Chief is also a BLS Truther! But let's look at what The Combover's argument for a minute. He's saying that Jack Welch, because he used to run GE, is better at calculating current employment than the Bureau of Labor
CNBC on-air editor Rick Santelli, who is credited with helping to launch the tea party movement, flew into a rage on Tuesday after he was asked to defend his apparent suggestion that the most recent jobs report had been doctored to help President
Physician, heal thyself. When host David Gregory brings up Jack Welch's completely unsubstantiated assertion that "Chicago politicians" had finagled the job numbers somehow to drop the unemployment rate to below 8% just a month before the
From this Sunday's Meet the Press, Robert Gibbs called out former GE CEO, Jack Welch for embarrassing himself along with the other "jobs report truthers" who were touting that there was some grand conspiracy theory at work with the latest report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even Chuck Todd had a few words about the fact that it's a "bad trend" when we've got conservatives out there getting traction with this nonsense.
The Jobs Report Truthers
A Romney supporter complaining about the opposition lying is like a Bachmann follower decrying fear-mongering. It's just ridiculous. But if Jack really does think that the true measure of character is truth-telling -- he must have a terribly
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