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Republicans like House Speaker Paul Ryan are rushing to repeal Obamacare because getting rid of it would also get rid of $2.8 billion in taxes on the wealthy that were used to fund affordable health coverage for 22 million struggling Americ... more

Jan 17, 2017 3:20 PM Issue of the Week 8 Comments

If you still had any doubt that Republicans were trying to dismantle the state’s public school system—and put the state into debt—the new private school tuition tax credit more

Jun 18, 2013 10:41 PM Issue of the Week

“Can you declare anything off-limits?” Martha Raddatz, the moderator of last week’s vice presidential debate, asked Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan. The question about which middle-class tax breaks Ryan would preserve seem... more

Oct 17, 2012 8:00 AM News Features

Only in the narrow, dimly lighted minds of those in control of today's Republican Party... more

Aug 14, 2012 12:00 AM Taking Liberties 8 Comments

We'll give credit where it's due. The job numbers that Gov. Scott Walker rushed out before the June 5 recall election were confirmed by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics last week. They show that Wisconsin gained jobs in 2011, instead.... more

Jul 3, 2012 12:00 AM Issue of the Week 18 Comments

Seeking applause from a right-wing audience in Michigan, Mitt Romney vowed: "I will cut spending... more

Mar 5, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 3 Comments

In a few weeks, the Alchemist Theatre opens its production of Radha Bharadwaj's Closetland. Set entirely in a cell, the play follows the interrogation of a children's book author (played by Jenna Wetzel) by a mysterious authority figure (played b.. more

May 29, 2010 11:40 AM Theater

Clearing Up Myths About the Stimulus Package The Wall Street Journal, ,News Features more

Feb 4, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 11 Comments

In Washington, the Obamaadministration is going to have a license to kill eight years ofgovernment showering gifts upon the wealthy and create real change withtax breaks for ordinary, working American,Taking Liberties more

Jan 14, 2009 12:00 AM Taking Liberties

Buta nonpartisan analysis of McCain’s and Obama’s tax proposals show thatMcCain is simply repeating a lie over and over. Obama will not raisetaxes on the middle class and working families, as McCain alleges. Buthe will ra,Think You Know Joh... more

Sep 10, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 4 Comments

Now that George Bush’s economic policies have finally put the country on the brink o What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com. ,Taking Liberties more

Jan 24, 2008 12:00 AM Taking Liberties 2 Comments

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