As Sharpton asked, “Don’t feed fish? What does that even mean?” I don’t know, but that strikes me as a good question.
But I have a related concern: since when does Paul Ryan believe in teaching people to fish? Ryan’s budget plan includes some pretty brutal cuts to education and public-assistance programs. In fact, though much of his agenda is vague when it comes to reductions, if Ryan’s cuts were applied evenly, his budget could cut nearly $5 billion from elementary and secondary education, and take college aid away from nearly 10 million students.
The future of wind tax credits is still tied up in Congress as the clock runs down to extend the production tax credit for wind (PTC) expiring at the end of the year. This week, 47 House Republicans urged House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to let them expire.
Romney claims to have a plan to cut taxes on the the middle class and small businesses. What he slips in when people aren’t looking is the fact that he is going to eliminate deductions, so basically, there is no tax cut. Rmoney, committing deception, yet again.
From the article:Mitt Romney told voters in Westerville, Ohio on Wednesday not to expect a “huge cut in taxes” from his economic proposal, noting that he is “also gonna get rid of deductions and exemptions.” The message is at odds with the GOP nominee’s promises to cut taxes for the middle class and small businesses, while maintaining the current tax burden on the rich.
John Sununu bit off more than he can chew when he started ranting at CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Tuesday afternoon. In a rare display of journalistic back bone in the face of right-wing accusations of liberal bias, O’Brien essentially told a conservative bully to take his propaganda and stuff it.
After pointing out, correctly, that Mitt Romney’s plans for Medicare are very similar to Paul Ryan’s “Kill Medicare” budget, Sununu immediately launched into spin mode and blamed…Obama?