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Democrats prepare to hammer Paul Ryan’s ‘Dracula in sheep’s clothing’ budget plan

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Congress can hardly contain their glee over the latest Republican budget plan, even though they loathe the details of the blueprint that would cut programs for the poor and funding of medical research. Democrats view the document as a potent…

House GOP passes Paul Ryan’s budget that would gut domestic programs, increase military spending

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Republicans narrowly passed a new balanced budget plan from Representative Paul Ryan on Thursday in a vote that will help shape the debate ahead of November’s congressional elections. The plan authored by Ryan, the influential House Budget Committee chairman, would eliminate deficits within 10 years,…

Paul Ryan will release new budget plan on Tuesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Paul Ryan on Tuesday plans to unveil a 10-year balanced budget plan that seeks to bolster Republicans’ campaign credentials as the party of fiscal prudence but also leaves them open to fresh attacks over deep cuts to social programs. The House Budget Committee, which Ryan…

Note to Paul Ryan: There’s no dignity in low-wage work

The fast-food workers’ “Fight for 15″ campaign — a series of one-day strikes — was never only about low wages. It was also about dignity at the workplace — not being forced to work in harsh conditions, or being given unpredictable and constantly……

Paul Ryan stuns CNN host: Keystone pipeline will solve Russia’s Ukraine invasion

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) shocked CNN host Kate Bolduan on Wednesday when he asserted that Congress and President Barack Obama could solve the crisis in Ukraine by approving the Keystone XL pipeline. The Wisconsin Republican began his interview saying that he did know if he agreed with Sen. Lindsey Graham…

What the hell is wrong with Paul Ryan?

On his debt ceiling/stealing: What the hell is wrong with Paul Ryan? (via Uppity Wisconsin) His party just caved on holding the debt ceiling ransom in exchange for gutting the Affordable Care Act and other nutty ideas. Aghast at just how badly their party fared in past such adventures, all…

House approves two-year bipartisan budget agreement

House lawmakers on Thursday resoundingly approved a two-year budget deal that repeals billions of dollars in painful automatic cuts and crucially avoids the prospect of a US government shutdown next year. The agreement hammered out between top Democratic and Republican negotiators is seen as a chance to end the brutal…

Totally lame GOP adults are crushing Paul Ryan’s spirit

Failed Mitt Romney wingman Paul Ryan, who recently tried to recycle a term paper which had received a failing grade back in November, is very very angry with the Senate upperclassmen because they are just ruining his creative destruction party for the poors in exchange for not letting America go…

Paul Ryan has an unused agenda he thinks you might want to reconsider

Returning from obscurity after  having brought less to a presidential ticket since Joe Lieberman sandbagged his own national run, blue-eyed sociopath and former Oscar Meyer weinermobile chauffeur Paul Ryan is attempting to rise out of the ash and flame of the Republican party like a phoenix who wants to smother…

If Paul Ryan really listened to Pope Francis he would oppose cruel cuts to food stamps

Pope Francis’s Message to Ryan (via LA Progressive) As Congress considers cruel and barbaric attacks against the poor embodied by efforts to impose massive cuts in the food stamp program — cuts that would make the poor more poor, the hungry more hungry, the needy more needy and the ill…

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