middle class

How we got screwed

Thank you, Big Mike.

 

Republicans' Shared Sacrifice Sacrifices the American Dream

If I had a dime for every time I heard the phase “shared sacrifice” come out of a Republican’s mouth I’d be a millionaire by the end of the year. 

It'd be one thing if the conservative movement was serious about sharing the pain in terms of budget cuts and the sort, but when “shared sacrifice” means only sacrifice coming from the hide of working America, on the backs of the working poor, and out of the fixed incomes of seniors, what we have is one of the biggest jokes in modern political times.  And the joke is on us!

What conservatives should give up for Lent

Today's the day when many Christians wake up from their booze-filled Mardi Gras frenzy, repent, rub ash on their foreheads and give up something really, really important to them for 40 days.

So what should the the self-proclaimed holiest of the parties give up for Lent? We have some ideas...

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