Eric Cantor’s Defense of Job Destroyers

It’s unlikely that Eric Cantor’s continuous defense of tax breaks for so-called “job creators” takes into account job-destroying, tax-dodging CEOs.

Dim Bulbs in Congress

Dim Bulbs in Congress

Philips, GE, and Sylvania all are ready to market incandescent bulbs that meet higher efficiency standards, while saving money for consumers — but don’t tell tea-partying lawmakers.

Budgeting for Ignorance

Budgeting for Ignorance

The most shameful assault in state legislatures these days is on our public schools.

Loose American Screws

Loose American Screws

Gov. Rick Perry has expressed sympathy for the right of Texas to secede from the Union.

Sideshow Candidate

Sideshow Candidate

One well-rehearsed performance in a single debate shouldn’t wipe out the memory of Michele Bachmann’s long public career filled with absurd misstatements of fact and bizarre conspiracy theories.

Republicans Find the Culprit

Republicans Find the Culprit

It turns out that Mitt Romney is that lazy, too-good-for-your-minimum-wage-job unemployed guy GOP lawmakers have in mind when they try to cut off unemployment benefits.