Category Archives: Government

Dear Conservative Working Class Voter

A Letter to Conservative Working Class Voters, I’m going to ask you to stop listening to Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity for a few minutes and read about some things your party hasn’t told you, and will never tell you. Everything here has a link to the source of the information, because you’re sure to be skeptical. – Read the full article

Davis Attack Ad Against Abbott, Moderately Tasteless ~ yeah, Factually True, HELL YEAH!

MSNBC pundits feasted upon the Wendy Davis’ attack ad stumble against her Republican Greg Abbott as if it were Christmas morning on Fox & Friends. The first 10 seconds should /could have an alternate video other than the empty wheel chair but retained the audio. – Read the full article

One Down Fall Done, How Many More GOP Governors Will Follow Like Dominoes?

What a historic day for the common wealth of Virginia. Recently, departed from office, former Governor Bob McDonnell (R) – VA and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on multiple counts of corruption…WOW! One potential Presidential GOP prospect deposed with a cascade of convictions by the voters, and potentially,at least THREE conservative governors to go. – Read the full article

Immigration Reform: The Bigot, The Coward…America’s GOP Best meet Dreamer Activists

Absolutely shameful conduct by two political officials epitomizing the duality of American conservatism; either espousing offensive racial hatred or retreating to a corner of partisan cowardice. This is the GOP strategy on confronting immigration reform until midterms and 2016? Unworkable and sucks like their entire political agenda! – Read the full article

Objectivist Randian Libertarian Nut Job Finally Goes To Far

Upon reading the opening paragraph in an article on the arrest of Nathaniel Kibby in Gorham New Hampshire, I had a gut feeling that the story was about the latest right wing nut job who has finally taken his radical views of societal norms beyond acceptable bounds. – Read the full article

Roberts Other ACA Ruling May Kill Obamacare, Or Not

When the Supreme Court ruled that the individual mandate in Obamacare was constitutional the vote of the Chief Justice was the focus of much discussion.   Conservatives lost their cool, accusing Justice John Roberts of being a traitor while liberals celebrated the survival of Obamacare thanks in no small part to Roberts’ ruling. – Read the full article

Republicans Use Crisis To Dismantle Good Government Programs

In 2006 Congress passed the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act. That law requires the Postal Service to prefund 75 years of potential benefit obligations, and spells out in detail the amounts that must be given to the treasury year by year for that mandate: “(3)(A) The United States Postal Service shall pay into such Fund–“(i) $5,400,000,000, not later than September 30, 2007; “(ii) $5,600,000,000, not later than September 30, 2008; “(iii)$5,400,000,000, not later than September 30, 2009; [etc. – Read the full article

Wading Through the Cliven Bundy Manure

I really didn’t want to write anything about Cliven Bundy, the guy mooching off U.S. taxpayers out in Nevada. His fifteen minutes of fame should have been up a long time ago, but now, according to ABC News: Ammon Bundy of Phoenix headed a delegation of three Bundy sons, two sisters and perhaps 15 other supporters who filed reports accusing Bureau of Land Management agents of wielding high-powered weapons, using attack dogs and stun guns, closing public lands, blocking roads, harassing photographers and threatening people. – Read the full article


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 or two about associatin’ with racist, misogynistic assholes…let alone quotin’ one as policy scholar. – Read the full article

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 and her role in ending racism. – Read the full article

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, expresses a crude and naïve trust in the goodness of those wielding economic power and in the sacralized workings of the prevailing economic system.” Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel, 11/26/2013 In a document described as a roadmap for issues that are likely to define his papacy, Pope Francis took direct aim at the fundamental economic theory of the modern conservative movement. – Read the full article

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 they are loony-toons. – Read the full article