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The Definitive List Of 60 Stupid Republican Quotes

The Definitive List Of 60 Stupid Republican Quotes

For THE most entertaining stupid quotes of all time, there is NOTHING to beat stupid Republican quotes! Who would entertain us if we lost all of the GOP politicians? The things that so many of them say are stupid, out-of-touch, and sometimes, downright crazy. Here is a list of some of the dumbest comments Republicans […]

Gov. Jan Brewer Takes On GOP Lawmakers To Force Passage Of Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Jan Brewer Takes On GOP Lawmakers To Force Passage Of Medicaid Expansion

Arizona’s conservative GOP lawmakers are getting a taste of their own medicine as fellow-bully, Governor Jan Brewer, flexes her muscles in their direction for a change. After refusing to participate in setting up a state health insurance exchange, Brewer has done an about-face?of sorts in eagerly embracing Medicaid expansion.

Joe Arpaio Gives New Life To Birther Conspiracy…Again

Like a bad cold, the conspiracy theorists known affectionately as “birthers” are back for more, declaring that this time they really have undeniable, blow-the-lid-off-the-White-House proof that President Barack Hussein Obama is ineligible to be the leader of the United States of America. ?Never mind that the facts have been href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BarackObamaCertificationOfLiveBirthHawaii.jpg” target=”_blank”>checked and validated again and […]

Illinois Fails Its Citizens, Marriage Equality Does Not Get a Vote

All year, Illinoisans of the pro-equality side were looking forward to May 31st. ?The day was thought to signal the beginning of a new age of acceptance and progression for the Land of Lincoln. ?As the deadline for the bill approached the Illinois House, fervor overtook supporters of the LGBT movement nationwide. ?History was going […]

Warrantless DNA Testing Approved By Supreme Court With Scathing Dissent By 3 Liberal Justices–And Scalia

  Ready to give up a little piece of yourself to the government? If not, pay close attention to the mind-boggling decision the Supreme Court just issued on the right of law enforcement to collect DNA samples without a warrant.

Bachmann’s Leaving, But No End in Sight For Tea Bagging

So what if Michele Bachmann is leaving her seat in the U.S. House after four terms? It doesn’t mean she’s going away any time soon. The blogosphere is abuzz with ruminations about which road the Tea Party princess will fumble down next.?Though she might spend the coming weeks catching up on some needed R & […]

House Of Representatives Legitimizes Birther Conspiracy With New Bills

House Of Representatives Legitimizes Birther Conspiracy With New Bills

As Attorney General Eric Holder faces a new round of criticism, Chris Wallace of “Fox News Sunday” discussed with House Judiciary Committee Chair?Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) the contradiction in Holder’s testimonies about how the justice department handles the investigation of reporters. But the discussion drifted down an unusual path.

Heroine Of Steamy Romance Novel Inspired By … Michele Bachmann (VIDEO)

Heroine Of Steamy Romance Novel Inspired By … Michele Bachmann (VIDEO)

What do you get when you combine Michele Bachmann with 50 Shades of Gray? When Alicia Menendez asked that question last week on Huffpost Live, I shuddered in horror and whimpered, “Something I NEVER want to find out EVER.” But of course Menendez — like all pundits — wouldn’t stop there, so I braced myself […]

Max Boot And The Imperial Mindset

Max Boot, one of the nation’s leading chickenhawks, and someone who wrote in 2011, rather straightforwardly, that the United States should maintain its presence in Iraq because “it would allow us to project power and influence in the region,” has written an op-ed for The Los Angeles Times, unapologetically titled “Choosing Sides in Afghanistan.” Boot […]

Job Ideas For Future Has-Been Michele Bachmann (VIDEO)

Job Ideas For Future Has-Been Michele Bachmann (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann announced today that she will not be running for re-election in 2014. In her parting video she stated that she will “continue to fight to protect innocent human life, traditional marriage, family values, religious liberty, and academic excellence” and “over the next 18 months I will continue to work 100-hour weeks.”

Bob Dole: Reagan Couldn’t Make It In Today’s GOP (VIDEO)

Bob Dole told Chris Wallace on Sunday that they “ought to put a sign on the National Committee doors that says ‘Closed for Repairs.’” He went on to say that the party needed to come up with some ideas and positive agendas. ?He is not alone. Only 23% of Americans think that the Republican Party […]

Bobby Jindal, A Brilliant Scholar But A Confused Politician

Bobby Jindal, A Brilliant Scholar But A Confused Politician

On Friday, Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana?published?an opinion column on CNN.com. The piece is a typically vacuous screed against some of the great forces of evil in American life: Obama, Big Government, and debt. Jindal obviously phoned it in, assuming he didn’t just have some intern type it up in twenty minutes.

The Amazing Tale of Representative Fincher, Continued: The Most Oblivious Tweets Ever?

On Monday, I?wrote?about the incomparable Representative Stephen Fincher, a Republican congressman from Tennessee who is currently crusading against the monstrous injustice of providing poor people with food to eat through the SNAP program, better known as food stamps. What made Fincher’s assault on SNAP uniquely appalling was that the congressman has personally received nearly?$3.5 million?in […]

The United States of Koch: How The Koch Family Bought Our Democracy

  There are many conspiracy theories out there. It seems that there’s a conspiracy theory for every tragedy this country experiences, and even some for ones that are only in the minds of the conspiracists. A vast majority of them are centered around the belief that the government has a grand scheme to control the […]

Governor Hickenlooper, Defying Colorado’s Death Enthusiasts, Blocks Execution

On May 13, I wrote a piece?attacking Rich Tosches of?The Denver Post?for openly fantasizing about the potential execution of Nathan Dunlap in a column?that was so filled with blood-lust that it seemed to bring Tosches’ psychological health into question. If you’re unfamiliar with Dunlap’s case, read Andrew Cohen’s very thorough summary in?The Atlantic, but basically, […]

Meet The Republican Who Is Demanding That Government Let Poor People Starve

Stephen?Fincher, a deranged Republican congressman from Tennessee, is very angry that the federal government is committed to preventing poor people from starving to death: Republican Congressman Stephen?Fincher?of Tennessee, who supports cuts to the program, had his own Bible verse from the Book of Thessalonians to quote back to Vargas: ?The one who is unwilling to […]