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Friday, December 16, 2011

Rip Rap

Census shows 1 in 2 people are poor or low-income

The latest census data depict a middle class that's shrinking as unemployment stays high and the government's safety net frays. "The reality is that prospects for the poor and the near poor are dismal," he said. "If Congress and the states make further cuts, we can expect the number of poor and low-income families to rise for the next several years."

Fierce Critic Of Obama Apologizes Now That She Has Cancer

Care2 Excerpt:
“If you are fortunate enough to still be employed and have insurance through your employers, you may feel insulated from the sufferings of people like me right now,” Ward wrote. “But things can change abruptly. If you still have a good job with insurance, that doesn’t mean that you’re better than me, more deserving than me or smarter than me. It just means that you are luckier. And access to healthcare shouldn’t depend on luck.”

If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed. -- Mark Twain

Paul Ryan Stuffing Ballots on PolitiFact's Big Lie

Politifact, the quasi-non-partisan opinion editorial outfit masquerading as the all-seeing-eye-wizard-of-Oz, recently listed Democrat's claim that "Paul Ryan wants to end Medicare" among their finalists in it's "Lie of the Year" gimmick, even though the claim is absolutely 100% true. After hearing that Paul Ryan is attempting to stuff PolitiFact's online ballot box, Xoff from Uppity Wisconsin offers, "You'd think he would have better things to do..."

The Crisis Of Capitalism

Take this 13 Question News IQ Test - Pews Research

No tricks here - just a simple test to see if you are current on your information, then be ready to shudder when you see how others did!

Remember When Wisconsin Republicans bragged About How they turned the State Red?

Click the above map To find out what that means.

Ryan and Obama like water and oil when it comes to reasons why they entered public office

A couple weeks ago, President Obama Got Mic Checked. The crowd quickly drowned the protesters out with chants of “Obama,” but a few minutes later, Obama said “families like yours, young people like the ones here today — including the ones who were just chanting at me — you’re the reason that I ran for office in the first place.” Watch it:

Compare Obama's reason to our Congressman Paul Ryan who claimed Ayn Rand is the reason why he entered politics and came to Washington.

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