The Morning: April 12, 2011

I’ve asked this before, but what does Congress actually do? Republicans miss their own deadline for filing the (not-at-all historic, Mr. President) FY 2011 budget compromise that kept the government from shutting down on Friday. We’re Ikea’s Mexico: Ikea employees in Virginia make $8 per hour with 4 days off per year while their counterparts … Continue reading

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Why Are Republicans Frightened of Poor People and Students?

Updated Below The GOP’s legislative assault on everything and everyone that it doesn’t like continues unabated.  The midterms ensured that the GOP will be able to push through changes that attempt to fundamentally change the political paradigm in this country.  This is nothing new, Republicans are quite good at using government and the legislative process … Continue reading

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