Conservatives continue the Obama “you didn’t build that” nonsense, because lies come naturally

When you have nothing to run on, nothing to cite as success and you are all out of ideas, you can always fall back on lying. You can always take someone’s words out of context so that you can extract meaning to match up with a preexisting narrative. This is what conservatives are good at. This is what they do. So it’s not a surprise that conservatives are still citing Obama’s “you didn’t build that” line out of context over two weeks later.

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Romney needs to do less complaining, more explaining

So Mittens is complaining about totally legitimate questions being raised by the Obama administration, questions surrounding his time as CEO of Bain Capital. Never mind that this is the same Mitt Romney who has hurled lie after lie about President Obama. Never mind that this is the same Mitt Romney who likes to say Obama has “no record to run on.” It is Romney who has no record to run on, at least none he is willing to acknowledge as a member of this Republican Party.

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Federal tax rate hit 30-year low in 2009

Here’s a story that completely contradicts Republican anti-tax gospel. The tax rate paid by Americans to the federal government in 2009 was at a 30-year-low. I thought Obama raised taxes? I thought lower taxes = job growth. Where are the jobs Republicans? Why is the economy not doing better with the tax rate at a 30-year low?

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The Political Spin Of The Jobs Report

Another jobs report, more spin by both sides. The reality is that the economy is creating jobs but it’s not really improving, it’s just treading water. Unfortunately many think Romney would do a better job, but he and his fellow Republicans are what stand between the current stagnant economy and an economy creating the jobs needed to return to full employment. When Romney says Obama’s policies aren’t working he is being disingenuous. Obama’s policies are the American Jobs Act, proposed last September, but Republicans want nothing to do with it. Why? Because it would work.

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Reagan-Appointed Federal Judge Richard Posner Says Republican Party Is “Goofy”

How many Republicans need to denounce the current Republican Party before the average Republican will wake up? I think there are millions of good people in this country who are life-long Republicans and they will always support and vote for Republicans, but I think these good people are just a bit blinded by that life-long allegiance to party. While I can’t claim to be immune from bias or group-think, life-long allegiance to one political party is something I’ll never be able to claim for myself.

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