Results tagged with 'paul ryan'
Published Aug. 12, 2014
From time to time, I like to check under the bridge to see what my trolls are up to. Wait, did I just say that out loud? I mean, I like to dig into the comments to my columns, as well as the emails they precipitate, and share my responses with those correspondents and world.
Published July 30, 2014
Last week, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) set forth another in his continuing series (like Harry Potter, but with more magical thinking) of budget committee plans designed to "help" the poor. I'd like to offer 100 things Paul Ryan could have proposed in this most recent version but didn't that might actually help the poor.
Published July 1, 2014
For more than a year now, the conservative outrage machine has had its sights squarely on the Internal Revenue Service. I mean, among other things; the conservative outrage machine is an accomplished multi-tasker, so the IRS has had to compete with Benghazi and Fast and Furious and the machine's continuing surprise that a U.S. president enjoys golf.
Published May 13, 2014
I have often explained that the reason I will never be president - aside from how, deep down, I really hate people and would just never get through a campaign - is that I'm a fairly public atheist. You know us atheists; we rank just below Muslims, child-rapists, and congressmen on a list of who people would be willing to vote for.
Published March 18, 2014
Welcome to the first installment of Jay Bullock's new political advice column.
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