Handling the surge in outlays caused by the "Great Recession" was a formidable problem. Unfortunately the picture on the revenue side was even worse. So why will the GOP not admit that we also have a revenue problem?
Like a painful canker sore that never seems to go away, thoughtless political dialogue continues to fester and foil rational discourse of important issues of the day. For Republicans, a prime example is the perfunctory use of the idiotic term "legitimate rape."
This past election, Norquist's group, Americans for Tax Reform, spent nearly $16 million to support his favored candidates; that's according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Where did that money come from, and what did it buy?