Category Archives: Government


TX Gov. Candidate, ABBOTT CITES RACIST in Educational Policy Debate.   Yep. Good ‘Ol Boy (and Governor Good-Hair’s crony) has done it again.   You’d think after the Nugent fiasco, back-peddling, Abortion Barbie comments, and finger pointin’, Abbott would learn a thing … Continue reading

Rosa Parks Ended Racism, And Other Wingnut Facts You Did Not Know

It is time to point and laugh at Republicans for their latest gaffe when it comes to racial issues. Today the mockery is based upon the following tweet from the Republican National Committee: Today we remember Rosa Parks’ bold stand … Continue reading


Pope Francis Officially Wins Me Over

“Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness in the world. This opinion, which has never been confirmed by the facts, … Continue reading

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Who Is Running the FEC???

In every Presidential election there are a number of crazies looking for attention from the media. I understand that the FEC cannot prevent someone from filing as a candidate for the President of the United States just because I think … Continue reading

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An Onionism… The Charcoal Calls The Snowflake Black

We’ve all heard the expression “that is the pot calling the kettle black”, meaning that someone who is guilty of some sort of transgression blames someone else for doing the same thing. I propose another term, “that is the charcoal … Continue reading

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I Guess That Makes Me A Sociopath Then…

Writing for Mother Jones, Kevin Drum notes the awful poll numbers for Republicans following the government shutdown:  Ted Cruz and his fellow tea partiers have done tremendous damage to the Republican Party brand. If I were sociopathic and didn’t care … Continue reading

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How Conservatism Ruined The ACA Website

When radical house Republicans shut down the government more than a few pragmatic Republicans bemoaned the fact that the rocky start of the ACA website was being downplayed. Following the shutdown more attention is being paid to the troubled website, … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Speaker, Prove It

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Sunday that there are not enough votes in the House of Representative to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government without a provision defunding or delaying the Affordable Care Act. “There are not … Continue reading


Republicans Should Want To Lose The Shutdown Battle, And How They Can Gracefully

If Republicans win their quixotic battle to partially reverse, defund or in some other manner mangle, fold or spindle Obamacare, they will set one of the most damaging precedents imaginable. There have been other shutdowns in the past, but the … Continue reading

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Squish Goes The Cooch

Recent polling in the race for Virginia Governor has consistently shown Democrat Terry McAuliffe ahead of Republican Ken Cuccinelli (aka The Cooch). When word got around that Cuccinelli would be appearing with Ted Cruz Saturday evening the McAuliffe campaign pounced. … Continue reading

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No Shame…

Ethically challenged, Tea-Party lunatic, Michelle Bachman – (R.,MN), and anti-immigrant enthusiast, Steve King – (R.,IA), both violate decency and truth with an exploitative photo opportunity by posing with Veterans at the WWII memorial. These two treacherous liars, whose political dynamic … Continue reading

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Only the Empty-Headed Will Fall For Republicans’ Half-Empty Table

I understand that Teapublitarian voters are a bunch of mindless rubes, but does Eric Cantor think the rest of America is just as stupid? This is a picture Cantor tweeted Tuesday morning, along with a few responses, courtesy of  Mediaite: … Continue reading

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