Thursday, July 18, 2019

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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Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment.