Scalia Is Actually Right About Cornhusker Kickback

By: Thursday March 29, 2012 8:30 am

David Weigal and Steve Benen, along with many others, chose to criticize Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia for allegedly not knowing what was in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, because Scalia brought up the “Cornhusker Kickback.”


Effective Democrats Make Working Peoples’ Lives Better

By: Thursday August 4, 2011 11:00 am

The question isn’t how many “wins” you get or how much stuff you “get done” — the question is, are you making good policy? And the answer with Obama is clearly is no.

And Another Thing on Obama’s Last Lecture

By: Monday July 18, 2011 6:36 am

Steve Benen had a look at Barack Obama’s last lecture, and let’s just say he had a different reaction.

Is There Possibility Of A Glimmer Of A Clue?

By: Saturday May 28, 2011 4:00 pm

No. It probably isn’t. Probably just some more wishful thinking on my part. Nevertheless, I was quite surprised this morning to see a few pieces around the web pointing out that a “new Republican Jobs bill” was just another tired rehash of the same failed policies of the last thirty years.

Answering the Charge of “What’s Plan B” for Tax Cut Deal

By: Wednesday December 8, 2010 12:01 pm

Certainly, there are those on the Hill who think “fight harder” is the Plan B. Raul Grijalva wants the GOP to deal with the unemployment and tax-increasing effects and see how they handle it.

That is not my position. Or rather, I come at it in a different way. . . .

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