Wisconsin, joined by other states, is ground zero of an irreconcilable conflict over the role of government.
The right wing, in its assault on working people, is full of contradictory statements.
The budget reduces business taxes by $1.8 billion. This deficit-creating proposal is made up for by increasing taxes on seniors and families by $1.7 billion.
Republicans are trying to wipe out all funding for family planning, and defund Planned Parenthood entirely, in the budget bill to be voted on shortly.
Republican claims that they have an overwhelming majority mandate do not square with the polls.
We are now celebrating the anniversary of Ronald Reagan, who, if the corporate press is anything to go by, came down from heaven exactly 100 years ago to save us all.
As this national debate plays out, I hope we all take some time to stop and really consider what kind of nation we want to leave our children.
Detailed analysis of House Republican economic proposals reveals an extreme agenda that few Americans would have knowingly voted for.