While the Bush administration plunged us into two wars and cut taxes on the rich, Republicans in Congress were blocking every Democratic attempt to give the VA the funding they needed to give our veterans the medical care they were promised.
At long last, we can answer the simple question that Democrats have been asking Republicans since March 23, 2010: You got a better idea? Unfortunately, the answer is a disappointing “no.”
Barack Obama is daring the terrorists. He’s standing in their front yard. He’s calling them out.
At the state level, Republicans are cynically and diabolically riding to victory on the wings of a big federal government while claiming to be doing the exact opposite.
In June 2009, ten Florida Congressmen sent a letter to the Department of Transportation, requesting over $2 billion from the federal government. They wanted to build a high-speed rail line, shuttling passengers from Tampa to Orlando and eventually Miami in only two hours. The money was supposed to come from the American Recovery and Reinvestment…