Republican conspiracy to overthrow America
It has been in the works and the strategy is almost complete. Eliminate the Middle Class; hijack control and empower the wealthiest to consume America to their hearts desire. Proof? Keep reading and watching. We’re having a Scrivener moment.
“News Alert: For the GOP, the debt showdown was a 'leverage moment'
August 6, 2011 9:05:49 PM
The frantic showdown over the debt ceiling that played out in Washington, bringing the nation to the brink of default, looked like the haphazard escalation of a typical partisan standoff. It wasn’t.
Rather, it was the natural outgrowth of a years-long effort by GOP recruiters to build a new majority and reverse the party's fortunes. That effort began before the economy collapsed in 2008, before the government bailouts that followed, before the tea party rose in response to push its anti-tax, anti-spending message.
The Washington Post reconstructs the Republican party's transformation, and its impact on the nation's economic course, through interviews with the leading participants during this summer's drama and from earlier interviews, some of them recorded, at various points during the past 2 1/2 years.