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NYC Austin: Video: HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher: "Bill Maher as a Tea Bagger"

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Bill Maher had me almost all the way, until he put the entire focus on the defense budget, which represents about twenty-percent of the budget. 410 more words

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NYC Austin: Video: HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher: "Bill Maher as a Tea Bagger"

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This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress

Bill Maher had me almost all the way, until he put the entire focus on the defense budget, which represents about twenty-percent of the budget. 410 more words

News Satire

NYC Austin: Video: HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher: "Bill Maher as a Tea Bagger"

Bill Maher had me almost all the way, until he put the entire focus on the defense budget, which represents about twenty-percent of the budget. 410 more words

Political Satire

Scrap HS2 to ease government debt crisis

The recent announcement that the projected cost of Crossrail 2 has risen to £27 billion should be cause for deep concern within the Treasury. Added to High Speed 2 and High Speed 3, this means the total budget of just three planned or proposed rail schemes could be close to £100 billion – or perhaps even higher, given the… 495 more words

Transport

Why even pointing out the Government's economic failures hurts Labour

On Monday what looked like a rather arcane economics spat broke out between the Conservatives and Labour. Once again, it demonstrated that as long as the debate is about economics, the Conservatives benefit, even if Labour are drawing attention to how they are, by some measures, failing. 757 more words

Politics

Hogan Speaks Out On Maryland Budget Deficit

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland’s budget deficit is worse than first reported and governor-elect Larry Hogan is speaking out about it. The state faces a $1.2 billion shortfall, but as political reporter… 319 more words

News

The CRomnibus Abomination Was Not ‘A Rare Bipartisan Success’

   Guest Post by David Stockman

The rank economic cheerleading in the guise of “news” printed by the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the rest of the financial press never ceases to amaze. 331 more words

GDP & Employment