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Reader Input: GOP tantrums impede US government

Two weeks ago, before (Sen.) Ted Cruz had his “look at me” moment, the leaders of the GOP discouraged his interference with the budget deadline and then distanced thems ...

Reader Input: Rich parlay fears of white Americans

I guess that if the current blackmail effort by the GOP to force the funding of America to depend on the defunding of health care succeeds, the descent into hell will accelerate. ...

Reader Input: Shame on GOP neo-fascists

What thinking people must remember is that the unsubstantiated nonsense espoused by (James) Hutchings (“Act doesn’t address system wrongs,” Reader Input, Oct. 2) ...

Reader Input: GOP promotes a better plan

Re: “GOP issues a new ‘fiscal cliff’ offer to Obama,” Journal, Dec. 4: I feel as if the GOP’s and the Democrats have been arguing forever about the ...

Defense, big oil stand unscathed

In case you missed this: the House of Representatives GOP voted March 29 and passed a budget that ended Medicare (replacement is $6,000 annual vouchers for insurance companies — ...

Robber barons shouldn’t lead

Mitt Romney made $42 million dollars in the last two years in investments. Give me a break! What is the GOP thinking? Newt? Please! Is President Obama going to win by default? I am ...

Label matters less than facts

Steve Cavolt: You are welcome to you own opinion, but not your own facts (“Obama is not deficit-neutral, period!” Reader Input, Jan. 6). The bill passed with (Congressman Tom) ...

Working stiffs have a friend

To Steve Cavolt (Reader Input, Dec. 22): Yes, the two-month renewal of payroll tax cuts passed by the House GOP on Dec. 22 with the support of Tom McClintock will be funded in part ...

Grover Norquist calls GOP shots

GOP representatives appear to have blocked the payroll tax cuts proposed by the administration. Ninety-eight percent of GOP members of the House signed a pledge to Grover Norquist ...

Congress dug a deeper hole

Not surprisingly, the hyped supercommittee was a failure from its inception. This disgraceful, half-hearted attempt to bridge the artificially inspired political gap between the Re ...