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Paul Ryan Got Federal Funds To Help With Bush-Era GM Plant Closure He Blames On Obama

Paul Ryan has turned out to be the perfect match for Mitt Romney. His history, positions and statements are vague, contradictory, hypocritical or downright false. Will his lies haunt him through the campaign? Will his supporters hold his hypocrisy against him? Probably not. He gave the GOP ticket a burst of energy, and it's unlikely that the enthusiasm among his supporters will wane as long as he part of th ...

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Paul Ryan’s Fairy-Tale Budget Plan

What does David Stockman know? He's just a former Wall Street banker and CEO of a Detroit auto parts manufacturer, a three-term Republican Congressman, and Director of the Office of Management of the Budget under Ronald Reagan. We can't be listening to the likes of him. August 13, 2012 Paul D. Ryan’s talk of shrinking Big Government and giving tax cuts to “job creators” will do nothing to reverse the nation ...

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KENTUCKY GOP OUTRAGED COLLEGES WANT STUDENTS TO KNOW THINGS

You can't be too stupid or too conservative. August 15, 2012 Kentucky Republicans passed education legislation in 2009 that made it easier to compare the state’s students to other states. Now they’re very upset that the results came back Stupid... ...“The theory of evolution is a theory, and essentially the theory of evolution is not science — Darwin made it up,” [Rep. Ben] Waide said. “My objection is they ...

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Paul Ryan blames Obama for GM plant closed in 2008 under Bush

August 17, 2012 GM stopped production at its Janesville, Wisconsin production facility in 2008, when George W. Bush was still president, but according to Paul Ryan the person to blame is President Obama. As you can see in the video at the top of the post, Ryan told a crowd in North Canton, Ohio yesterday that the president's energy policies had led to the factory's closure in 2009. Ryan delivered the attack ...

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GOP tries to hide real Ryan

August 17, 2012 Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan admires Ayn Rand, and if you believe Republican Party mythology, Ryan is a messianic John Galt who will save America from a socialist conspiracy. Thus, in Rand fashion, it’s worth asking: Who Is Paul Ryan? The answer is simple: The GOP’s vice presidential nominee is the embodiment of political deception and media obfuscation. Read more: http://www.coloradoan.c ...

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In 2010, Paul Ryan denied making appeals for stimulus funds

Not the first, and probably not the last, time the Republican vice-presidential candidate has been caught lying. Which makes him the perfect running mate for Mitt Romney. After seeking millions of dollars from a federal stimulus program he opposed, Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan repeatedly denied lobbying the Obama administration for home state aid -- first on a Boston radio station i ...

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Christian Right Historian David Barton in Freefall Over ‘Jefferson Lies’

It seems that the right's favorite historian, a man who has long provided "intellectual" cover for its effort to remake American history, has finally been exposed as the fraud. We can only hope. David Barton has been a hero to the right for claiming the founding fathers wanted a Christian nation. But now even his conservative peers are disowning his work. By Michelle Goldberg August 11, 2012 At the Rediscov ...

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Defending Obama Against Swift-Boating: A Note From John Kerry

t's easy to look at the attacks, smears, and lies being told about President Obama and his record and say, "Come on, that's ridiculous. No one could possibly believe that." Trust me: You and I learned the hard way eight years ago this August that in the new world we're living in -- one with 24-hour news cycles, the internet, blogs, the echo chamber, and now the new Citizens United-fueled Republican money ma ...

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