We love a great hashtag on Twitter and #TeaPartyComebackMovies is pure gold, especially following the pathetic re-election of John “Never a Dry Eye White Guy” Boehner as Speaker of the House. Here are some of the best titles for movies we’d all like to miss: @jerrywey: Coultergiest @markm1962: 12 Angry White Men @markm1962: Uninformed Basterds [...]
The Bush tax cuts lapsed at midnight last night. Every R voting for Senate bill is cutting taxes and keeping his/her pledge.
– Grover Norquist, tweeting the line he and every other Republican will be quoting in the coming days. Obama strategist David Axelrod responds: “Halfway through a vote he was going to lose, @GroverNorquist sprints out in front to keep from being trampled by the parade.”
We harmed ourselves by undercutting our leader on Plan B
– Lame duck U.S. Rep. Dan Lungren (R-Calif.), ruing the action by House Republicans that defeated Majority Leader John Boehner’s offer to accept tax increases on income of more than $1 million. The bill passed recently by the Senate would increase taxes on household income of $450,000 or more.
The problem isn’t the deficit, which has fallen faster over the past three years than it has since the end of World War II, but employment, says economic analyst Jed Graham. So let’s not go down the path of Europe and apply unneeded austerity measures that plunge us back into recession. Believe it or not, [...]