Even though it’s mid-June, Christmas has gotten a lot of news coverage lately. Texas governor Rick Perry (R)?just signed the so-called “Merry Christmas Bill,” which allows students and teachers to celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah on school property. And now half-term Alaska governor, failed vice presidential candidate and would-be reality TV star Sarah Palin has announced […]
Shocking news out of Washington today: The Tea Party is losing badly, according to tea party kook?Michele Bachmann and her Tea Party comrades Louis Gohmert, and Steve King. Who knew? At least that was the sentiment of members of the Tea Party Caucus and what few faithful followers they have after a failed pep talk […]
Unemployment recipients already face a mountain of worries. Besides overcoming the trauma of having lost their jobs, many of them struggle to make rent or mortgage payments, keep the lights on and feed their families. Now Texas Governor Rick Perry has added insult to injury by requiring that they pass a drug test before collecting […]
Do conservatives and the GOP want a President Obama assassination? Do the GOP and Republicans want Obama’s expensive vacations to result in assassination? It would seem so.
We’re all having fun with this Media Matters mash-up of Sean Hannity’s staggering hypocrisy regarding NSA surveillance. It’s been published all over the place, but in case you haven’t seen it, basically, Hannity loved surveillance under Bush and is horrified by it under Obama.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden?says his intent is to create a discussion in the U.S. about the government’s secret surveillance program that he exposed by releasing top secret documents. The controversy has exploded in Washington, where lawmakers and political pundits alike are taking sides for or against the program, and in ways that often reverse traditional […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 & […]
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.
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 […]
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.”
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.
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 gruesome Senator Tom Coburn, who supports executing “abortionists,” didn’t even bother waiting until all the bodies were recovered before making sure everyone knew that he was not going to support providing federal aid to tornado victims in Oklahoma unless it was offset by cuts somewhere else in the budget.
Michele Bachmann’s failed Presidential Campaign is already under investigation by several agencies for both ethics violations and illegal activity. Now the FBI has contacted former staff members for interviews.
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 […]
I’ve seen quite a bit of vulgar and sadistic language employed in support of the death penalty, but this gem, courtesy?of Florida State Representative Matt Gaetz (R-Lunatic), is just beyond the pale: “We have more sophisticated juries today, a higher demand for forensic evidence,” said Gaetz, “so I don’t believe that keeping people around who […]
The Republicans have voted 37 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act but seem unaffected by the threatened sequester and a new report confirms that GOP obstructionism is unprecedented! A Twitterbomb was initiated by Unite Blue at 8:00 Eastern time to get #DoYourJobGOP to trend on Twitter. The result?
Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) is being investigated for ethics violations over improper use of campaign funds during her failed presidential bid as well as the theft of a personal email list but she is not above manipulating people into giving her more money. Ms. Bachmann recently sent out an email saying that she has created the […]