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Path to Prosperity

A Better Path To Prosperity

Washington politicos aren’t quite right when they say that federal budget proposals are “dead on arrival.” Even if they don’t become law, budgets stand as living, breathing testimonies of the values and priorities of the people who write them. And it may surprise you that the budget proposal that’s most likely to line up with […]

April 14, 2014

Georgia Republicans Take Another Step Towards Blowing A Senate Seat

The Tea Party one-upmanship that has defined Georgia’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate reached its logical conclusion on Wednesday, when support for Paul Ryan’s ultra-right-wing budget became the mark of a RINO. For months, the primary — which is essentially a tossup between U.S. Representatives Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey, and Jack Kingston, former Georgia secretary […]

April 9, 2014

Meet The New Paul Ryan, Same As The Old Paul Ryan

Over the past several months, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has attempted to rebrand himself from an austerity-obsessed weak link in Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign to the Republican Party’s foremost anti-poverty warrior (with limited success, at best). But as Ryan’s latest “Path to Prosperity” budget plan makes clear, the House Budget Committee chairman’s priorities have […]

April 1, 2014