Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan was a villain and no one will miss him

The outgoing House speaker’s entire career was a cash grab for billionaires, capped off by a low trick to literally starve children.

Union ironworker wins democratic primary in Wisconsin to possibly replace Paul...

While democrats believe they can win Ryan's seat, Bryce will be up against Republican Bryan Steil, an attorney and business executive who was endorsed by Ryan.

The terrible trio

"Sometimes, reality outraces our capacity for satire."

The race to replace Paul Ryan says everything about party politics...

With Ryan out, Paul Nehlen, an open white supremacist, is the leading Republican, while Randy Bryce, a progressive populist, is running as a Democrat.

Paul Ryan brags about how the GOP tax bill will help...

Meanwhile, Costco will receive $5.2 billion in tax breaks over the next ten years, and America will add $1.5 trillion to the national debt.

Paul Ryan receives half a million in Koch contributions just days...

“It looks like House Speaker Ryan is quickly being rewarded for passing this legislation that overwhelmingly benefits the Koch's and billionaires like them."

Trump’s Heritage Foundation speech is a sign of the coming all-out...

Both factions of the conservative movement want tax cuts for the rich – but the knives are out between the Bannon and GOP establishment wings.

The ironworker running to unseat Paul Ryan wants single-payer health care,...

Randy Bryce on his plans for winning Paul Ryan's seat, his viral first campaign video, and all the many articles casting him as a character in a Bruce Springsteen song.

Paul Ryan says ‘death tax’ hurts Wisconsin small businesses – IRS...

As they push to abolish the estate tax, the House Speaker and President Trump may be exaggerating its harm to small businesses and family farms.

Filling in the magic asterisk: The Republican tax reform proposal

We might want to tell Speaker Ryan to keep his magic asterisks and leave the tax rates for the rich alone.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.