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The Simpsons offered up advice on the podcast, which will also air nationally on "This American Life," based on their own
2014-04-14-AFERalansimpson2014414small.pngIt's not exactly news when a Republican endorses marriage equality, since it happens all the time. But this is a big deal: Former Sen. Alan Simpson, a fixture of Wyoming politics for decades, is now appearing in an ad for Freedom to Marry.
The 30-second spot is being released by Freedom to Marry. According to the group, the ad will begin airing Tuesday on national
“Do you know the difference between naked and nekkid?” Simpson asked, according to the Register. “If you’re naked, you don’t
Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.) knows a thing or two about deficit reduction. He also appears to be a keen linguist.
In case it skipped your memory, watch Simpson's gangnam style performance below: Simpson reeled off a memorable distinction
Earlier this week, Politico's Byron Tau reported on the sad state of The Can Kicks Back, a deficit-hack outfit spun off of Fix The Debt, whose unique strategy in the "OMG TEH DEFICITZ" Wars was to attempt the enlistment of millenials in the effort to impoverish their grandparents.
The Can Kicks Back, a group affiliated with the influential Campaign to Fix the Debt and supported by former Sen. Alan Simpson
"Dick Cheney and Lynne, they're part of my DNA for 45 years and I want to get that re-established," he said. Simpson spoke
A public feud between sisters Liz and Mary Cheney which began last summer took a new confrontational turn over the weekend as Liz appeared on "Fox News Sunday" with Chris Wallace and restated her opposition to same-sex marriage.
Coming from the Washington, D.C., suburbs, Liz needed to establish herself as a moral crusader in deep red Wyoming. What better way than to have a public feud over "family values" with her little sister who is married to a woman and raising two children?
Simpson said he first met Enzi when he was in the audience for an impressive speech Enzi made as president of the Wyoming
"We love Al and Ann," Lynne Cheney said in a statement. "We have been friends for over 40 years. As to the story posted on
If you are planning to road trip to Yellowstone, Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument, Devils Tower, or anywhere in this part of America (the trip so many of us do in our lives), Heart Mountain Interpretive Center in Powell, Wyoming should be on your list American historical sites to visit.
When its constituents start referring to Sen. John McCain as a liberal you know the GOP bus has officially careened off the cliff. Let's just visit McCain's record for a second, because perspective and context here is critical.
Broadly speaking, policymakers should acknowledge that our growing debt is a serious threat to the economic well-being and security of our country. It is urgent that we put in place a plan to stabilize the debt as a share of the economy and put it on a downward path.
Co-founders of the "Fix the Debt" campaign, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, want the U.S. to move toward a territorial tax
Simpson and Bowles and austerity's other sales people aren't really economic thinkers. They're paid to pitch a product. They didn't invent austerity any more than Alex Rodriguez invented Pepsi. But what they're peddling isn't a soft drink. It's a lot worse for you than that.
(Read the rest of Simpson's interview with the Times here.) "[It's] a hideous thing. It's terrible," Simpson said of the