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The Mean-Spirited GOP Platform for 2012

  It’s well known that Orange County is the place that former President Ronald Reagan said “All good Republicans go to die.” When taking a look the the GOP platform being circulated ahead of the party’s 2012 national convention in Tampa, we have to wonder if there are any “good” Republicans left in this extreme…

GOP Redefining Rape? Exactly when could a rape be legitimate?

Congressman Paul Ryan (R) Wisconsin

Over the weekend six-term Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, the GOP challenger to Senator Claire McCaskill, provided a clear distinction between the Republican world-view, and that of the majority of Americans. Akin stated that abortion should not be allowed in the case of rape since “women’s bodies have the ability to prevent pregnancy in such cases.”

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan plan to end Medicare as we know it

Rep. Paul Ryan delivers speech after being announced as Mitt Romney's pick for the GOP Vice Presidential spot on the ticket. (Photo: Romney 2012)

Last night on FOX, Paul Ryan again attacked President Obama for the very same Medicare savings that he includes in his own budget – and then attempted to walk away from those policies, which he has advocated in Congress as a hallmark of the House Republican agenda, and which Mitt Romney has broadly endorsed as part of the Romney-Ryan Budget time and time again.

Romney’s Choice: Paul Ryan

Romne-Ryan-GoBacTeam

Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan for Vice President inexorably links Romney to Ryan’s extremist plan to raise taxes on middle class Americans, while providing tax cuts to the very wealthy. The choice demonstrates Romney’s commitment to end Medicare as we know it.