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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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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal refuses to implement Obamacare despite Supreme Court ruling

Because the people of Louisiana are healthy enough. Jun2 29, 2012 The Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's health care law on Thursday, but Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a possible Republican vice presidential contender who has refused to establish a federally mandated health care exchange in his state, said Friday that he will continue to ignore it. "We're not going to start implementing Obamacare, ...

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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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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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Some in GOP argue for repeal of 17th Amendment

It's not enough to suppress the votes of potential Democrats. Some Republicans want to put the vote in the hands of their State legislatures -- which, unsurprisingly, they currently control. August 15, 2012 A Senate candidate's comment about repealing the 17th Amendment has some people thumbing through their Constitutions and others talking about the issue of states' rights. Pete Hoekstra, a Republican, is ...

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Family Research Council Shooting Possibly Driven by Politics

At a news conference, Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council, praised Mr. Johnson — whose primary job is as building manager — as a hero and characterized the shooting as an act of domestic terrorism. He said that “reckless rhetoric” aimed at groups like his had motivated Mr. Corkins. He singled out the Southern Poverty Law Center, which characterizes the Family Research Council as a hat ...

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Jon Huntsman Sr., longtime Romney backer, calls on him to release tax returns

August 10, 2012 By Greg Sargent The internet is alive with speculation that the secret source Harry Reid claims to have on Mitt Romney’s tax returns is Utah industrialist Jon Huntsman Sr. He is the founder of Hunstman Corporation and the father of the former GOP presidential candidate — and the speculation is based on the fact that his profile fits with much of what we publicly know about Reid’s presumed co ...

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August 9, 2012 Illinois Republican Representative Joe Walsh actually went there with the patronizing, racist remarks. At a BBQ in his district on Sunday, Walsh called the president “son” and said he wanted to “pat him on the head.” “There’s something different on the ground, and I think it’s going to overtake us all again, think it’s going to overtake the political class,” Walsh said. “I think it’s going to ...

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Ann Coulter Says Obama’s Base Is ‘Stupid Single Women’

In an interview last night on Fox News’ Hannity, famed conservative columnist Ann Coulter stated that the reason Obama is campaigning with Sandra Fluke (a well-known women’s rights activist) is because his voting base is “stupid single women.” “I think it’s probably a good sign that Obama is so desperate just to get the base Democratic voter — stupid single women — to vote for him,” she said, “This is good ...

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