Come Saturday Morning: The Perfect Reverse Barometer

By: Saturday October 16, 2010 6:45 am

The Democrats have a winning argument with their push to get Republicans to come clean about foreign donations to GOP allies such as the Chamber of Commerce. How do we know this? Because the GOP/Media Complex says that it isn’t and is doing all it can to trick the Democrats into dropping it.


Haley Barbour: BP Oil Disaster Proves Free Market System Works

By: Thursday July 1, 2010 10:30 am

The Republican governor of Mississippi, who previously said the BP oil disaster was being overblown by the liberal media, was asked by NPR if all of the damage and destruction and deaths have caused him to reconsider his “smaller government, less regulation, more freedom for industry” ideology.

In the Land of Haley Barbour

By: Sunday June 27, 2010 4:44 pm

Spending time in Jackson, Mississippi drives home the true cost of government in the Haley Barbour mode, where investment in infrastructure is frowned upon.

Republicans Barbour, Bachmann Explain Principles for Holding BP Accountable

By: Wednesday June 16, 2010 4:25 pm

The White House and BP are telling the media there is a tentative agreement to have BP contribute “about $20 billion” over time to an escrow account to pay economic damages claims for BP’s oil disaster. I still think that’s a good concept but as always, the details matter.

But the leading lights (aka dim bulbs) of the Republican Party can’t seem to give up entirely on John Boehner’s initial view that taxpayers should bail out BP, one of the world’s largest TBTF corporations. Since the Obama Administration proposed the escrow mechanism, it’s important for Republicans to uncover the evil purposes and consequences of the scheme to maintain their view that civilization as we know it is under siege from White House socialists, or fascists, or government takeover zealots.

Sunday Late Night: Sheriff Haley Barbour sez Criticism of Bob McDonnell a “nit” that “doesn’t amount to diddly”

By: Sunday April 11, 2010 8:01 pm

“It’s a lasting scar mainly for its combination of stupidity, insensitivity and ignorance about the civil war,” said one senior [GOP] party strategist granted anonymity to speak candidly. The source did add, however, that McDonnell “has a lot of time to make amends and put it behind him.” Unless Sheriff Haley Barbour talks about it some more, and makes unwanted headlines for you, Bob McDonnell.

Tanker Contract: Corporate Serfdom or Quality Jobs?

By: Thursday October 29, 2009 1:30 pm

    Corporate serf masters: same tactics, no matter what the century.         The governors of Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama are pushing the U.S. Defense Department to award in 2010 a $35 billion to $40 billion tanker contract to European-owned EADS/Airbus rather than U.S.-based Boeing Corp. In doing so, Republican Govs. Haley [...]

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