Did you change your clocks? With the time change, yesterday only had 23 hours. Great, now even the days are being sequestered.
Republican budget plans all still assume the repeal of Obamacare. If you guys are going to live in your own fantasy world, why don’t you just make budgets that assume you’re going to reinstitute slavery too? You know how much that kind of talk will excite the base.
Even Chris Wallace on Fox News called out Paul Ryan for floating a budget plan that assumes the repeal of Obamacare. When Paul Ryan admitted that his budget plan included the repeal of Obamacare, Chris Wallace just said “That’s not going to happen.” He sounded like Ryan had just suggested that they go back to his place for a nightcap. Ryan answered “Well we believe that it should. That’s the point.” Paul, if living in the world that you imagine worked, you would be the Vice President of the United States right now.
Jeb Bush says that he thinks “history will be kind” to his brother." I hope for his sake that history is kinder to George Bush than George Bush was to history. Jeb said “my guess is that history will be kind to my brother, the further out you get from this....” So what you’re saying is that the farther away George Bush is, the better he looks. They say time heals all things. But there’s not enough time in the universe to heal all the things that George Bush did. History will be kind to W? We’re still recovering from the giant recession that he caused! We’re still fighting the war he bungled! Forget history—George Bush is still a disaster in the present. Jeb, that notion that things will look better after time passes doesn’t always work. It’s been some 2,000 years since Caligula, and he still looks almost as bad as George Bush.
Republicans don’t like critical thinking skills. I guess they would rather rely on their feelings, which is too bad because they never seem to feel anything but angry. In their 2012 platform the Texas Republican Party explicitly came out against critical thinking skills. That’s not the brightest thing to say, but then that’s what happens without critical thinking skills. The platform says that thinking skills “have the purpose of challenging the student’s fixed beliefs and undermining parental authority.” That’s only true if the student’s beliefs are wrong, and their parents are idiots. And that’s a problem in Texas.
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