Browsing All posts tagged under »Paul Ryan«

The Social Safety Net is Working

May 6, 2015


Greg Sargent has a piece up today that describes the finding of a new study released this morning that piggybacks on Dylan Matthews’ piece yesterday explaining how Paul Ryan does not understand or that Ryan does understand yet is purposefully obfuscating how poverty is calculated for political gain. Trying to frame the social safety net as a […]

Good Reads for May 5…

May 5, 2015


Paul Ryan is very unserious about helping poverty. In fact, he is downright cruel. But for all Ryan’s rhetoric on poverty, he’s also the author of a series of budgets that would absolutely wreck programs for the American poor, inflicting massive human suffering on the nation’s most vulnerable residents. It’s never been exactly clear how […]

Full Transcript of President Obama’s Election Night Speech

November 7, 2012


Transcript courtesy of Federal News Service PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Thank you. Thank you. Thank you so much. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward. (Cheers, applause.) It moves forward because of you. It moves […]