Tag Archives: budget

Paul Ryan’s Web of Lies

Michael Tomasky, The Daily BeastIt just boggles the mind to imagine how Paul Ryan can stand up there and lash Barack Obama for abandoning Bowles-Simpson when he did exactly that himself. Or for taking $716 billion out of Medicare that Ryan's own …

Richard Klass: Cracks and Crackpots

The Senate has appropriated the $61 million needed for repairs on a bipartisan basis. The Republican House has so far refused and is likely to continue to do so. Is this the party that keeps saying that if average families can balance their budgets, the federa

What I Learned at Bain Capital

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Mitt Romney, Wall Street JournalThe back-to-school season is here, and as parents take their children to shop for school supplies, I suspect that many of them will be visiting a Staples store. I'm very familiar with those stores because Staples i…

Ryan’s Dangerous Randian Notions

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Paul Krugman, New York TimesSo far, most of the discussion of Paul Ryan, the presumptive Republican nominee for vice president, has focused on his budget proposals. But Mr. Ryan is a man of many ideas, which would ordinarily be a good thing.In his cas…

The Truth About Ryan And His Critics

Sen. Tom Coburn, Wall St. JournalThe more voters learn about Congressman Paul Ryan's leadership style and his thoughtful and creative approach to solving problems, the more they will decide that the Romney-Ryan ticket looks presidential and elect…

ObamaCare: Why Dems Are Vulnerable

Jay Cost, Weekly StandardThe conventional wisdom on the state of the 2012 presidential race is that, thanks to his endorsement of the House GOP Budget and his selection of Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Mitt Romney has opened himself up to one of t…

In Iowa, Obama Hits Back on Medicare

Helene Cooper, New York TimesWith Mitt Romney on the attack on Medicare, President Obama personally engaged in the fight on Wednesday as the popular public health program catapulted to the top of the presidential campaign agenda.On the last day of his…