Instead of being primarily a time for national unity, many natural disasters in recent years have provoked bipartisan horror at conservative Republicans using these crises as an excuse to demand permanent spending cuts. This strategy was famously deployed by Eric Cantor in the wake of the Joplin tornado in 2011, and Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn … Continue Reading →
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Allegations of Nixonian behavior are laughable, no one has produced any evidence that anyone outside the IRS was even aware of the issue.
The House GOP plan is a deliberately unrealistic ploy, which could be fairly characterized as governing by press release.
A special tax on a special category of cars is exactly that – government picking losers by discouraging people from buying those cars.
In fact, the air traffic controller furloughs were not carefully planned by the Obama Administration.
Elites in Congress and the national media mostly ignored sequestration until it started affecting them personally.
Snyder’s aptly named ‘skunk works’ group has been formed behind closed doors des to forge a radical approach to gutting Michigan’s public schools.
This week Speaker Bolger issued an unhinged press release patting Appropriations Committee Republicans on the back for rejecting all 73 Democratic budget amendments for the 2014 budget.
In his March 30 column (“Agema and his like must go”), Nolan Finley took a course shared by just one current or former elected official in Michigan that Dave Agema’s Facebook post was “vile garbage,” also calling it “backward bile” and “pure prejudice.” Unfortunately he left the door open for further equivocation on the part … Continue Reading →
If Republicans want to make headlines on marriage equality, all they need do is condemn other GOPers anti-gay discrimination.