House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan put out a budget propos
The Big Lie
"The central issue in our political life is not being discussed. At stake is the moral basis of American democracy.
"The 112th Congress began with a symbolic reading aloud of the entire Constitution on the House floor, a sort of assertion by the new Republican majority that they would be adhering to the constitutional conventions they claim Barack Obama has violated (though their specific grievances are almost always totally unfounded – such as birtherism or opposition to Health Care – though they do not seem to take grievance with legitimate constitutional violations carried out by both the Obama and Bush Administrations, such as torture, extraordinary renditions, elimination of habeus corpus, war
"The problem with the small government vision, just like the idyllic and mythical ‘good old days’ is that it is a complete lie and fabrication, invented to invoke an emotion and to gain votes among the gullible and ill-informed."
"A rhetorical deception -- confusing Medicare/ Medicaid with Social Security, which is far more solvent -- is perpetrated countless times every day in nearly every media outlet.
"In January 1933 Hitler became chancellor of Germany and by August 1934, he had declared himself Führer - the leader of Germany. What happened during this time that allowed Hitler to take the ultimate position of authority?"
"In their efforts to bring down the DREAM Act, which would give children of undocumented immigrants who complete college or volunteer for the military a path to citizenship, conservatives have been smearing the bill as “backdoor amnesty” for undocumented immigrants and claiming it creates a loophole for terrorists. Unfortunately, many of their attacks have also taken on racial undertones.