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Cenk tells Alan Simpson his Social Security cuts are ‘terrible’

Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY) continued his crusade against Social Security, getting into a fiery exchange with Cenk Uygur Friday evening over the program. Despite Uygur stating the fact that Social Security has a huge surplus and contributes nothing to the U.S. debt, Simpson was sticking to his usual, negative…

House Republicans rally around payroll tax plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the House of Representatives began to fall into line on Thursday behind a bill to extend an expiring payroll tax break after their leaders sweetened the measure with a provision that President Barack Obama has threatened to veto. The move to link the popular tax…

Rand Paul: ‘Millionaires and billionaires pay all the taxes’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said Sunday that millionaires and billionaires pay “all the taxes” in the U.S. The tea party favorite told CNN’s Candy Crowley that he was against repealing the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because the rich are already paying their fair share. “The top 1…

Reid hits Angle hard, but it’s too little too late

In tonight’s “too little, too late” department: Harry Reid is dropping some truth bombs about Sharron Angle. Politico, being wingnutty, takes a skeptical tone towards Reid’s accusations that Angle speaks in code and wants to eliminate the vast majority of the federal government, with a special eye towards services that…

Glenn Beck: For and against high life expectancy

Part of me really doesn’t want to discourage Glenn Beck and Michelle Bachmann from continuing to hit the road and tell their largely elderly constituents that they need to be “weaned off” “government” funded programs like Social Security and Medicare—the teabaggers may not be the smartest people on the planet,…

I Don’t Even Live In Tennessee, And I’m Offended That Glenn Reynolds Is Paid With Their Money

Look, I have no idea why being a conservative, a law professor and a blogger seems to automatically turn your mind into a blob of fetid goo. Perhaps there’s a neuro-blogger who can explain why this is a more effective method of destroying rational thought than any totalitarian regime has…

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