Tag Archive for Republicans

Krugman: Big Government May Have Averted Great Depression II

Nobel prize winning economist, Princeton University professor and NY Times columnist Paul Krugman has a column in the New York Times that says while things are still pretty tough out there for the economy, the Obama aministration’s big government policies may have averted the nation (and the world) from falling into a financial abyss akin…

Ed Royce Town Hall

Below is some of Deborah White’s coverage of the Ed Royce Town Hall meeting from yesterday over on About.com. She tells me she will have some more posted here tomorrow (Monday). Nazi Imagery Distributed at Rep. Ed Royce’s Town Hall Sunday August 9, 2009 The political lunatic fringe today are conservatives, and wow, they’re incredibly…

Auto Dealers Ending Their Cash for (Political) Clunkers Program

The nation’s largest auto dealers association has apparently decided to end its long standing participation in the Cash for (Political) Clunkers program. An historically dependable source of income for Republicans in the House and Senate, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has long contributed about twice as much to Republican election campaigns than to Democrats.…

Found at ComicCon

H.P. Lovecraft was a visionary fantasy/horror author and I picked up a T-shirt yesterday at ComicCon that contained a quote from a 1936 letter he wrote.  It deals with Republicans… It’s a 1936 letter; do you think it applies to 2009? “As for the Republicans—how can one regard seriously a frightened, greedy, nostalgic huddle of…

CA Budget: Is it soup yet?

The Senate has wrapped up their portion of the work related to the Budget bills. They have adjourned for the the morning (night). The budget mop is sliding slowly across the Assembly Floor, pushing the dirt around but not really picking anything up. The last tweet from the floor that I saw sets the tone:…