Category Archives: Liberals


APRIL 8, 2014-EQUAL PAY DAY  April 8, 2014 is Equal Pay Day.  It is the symbolic day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year. Thanks to the gender pay gap, it takes women an … Continue reading


Where In I Agree With CPAC Firebrand, Dr. Ben Carson… Sort Of.

I am not a fan of political correctness,” Carson said to loud applause in a video clip pulled by Media Matters. “I still believe that marriage is between a man and a woman.” “Of course gay people should have the … Continue reading

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The Arizona Religious Discrimination Law Is Self Defeating

 Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is deciding whether to sign or veto a bill passed in the name of religious freedom.  In order to protect religious freedom, Brewer should veto Senate Bill 1062. While passing the bill in the guise of protecting religious freedom, Republicans … Continue reading

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For The “It’s Cold In December = No Global Warming” Crowd:

Presenting the perfect rebuttal to your right wing knuckle headed uncle who thinks winter cold snaps disprove global warming: It is like someone on the Titanic declaring “Those crazy liberals say this ship is sinking, but my end of the … 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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The Paul Scandal: Not The Plagarizin’, But The Telepromptin’: IOKIYAW?

Rand Paul has been getting a lot of (well deserved) grief for plagiarizing from various sources while speechifying to various right wing audiences. Paul’s latest response on ABC is a bit strange to say the least. I take it as … Continue reading

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Peggy Noonan: The Queen Of The Deepity, Part II

Deepity: “[A] proposition that seems both important and true – and profound – but that achieves this effect by being ambiguous. On one reading, it is manifestly false, but it would be earth-shaking if it were true; on the other … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan: Glutton For Punishment, Or Joe Lieberman Wannabe?

Paul Ryan is telling house Republicans to not support the proposal forwarded by Senate Republicans. That proposal will not make it to the house anyway, because Senate Democrats have rejected it. But the reasons Ryan gives his fellow inmates in … Continue reading

Why Is The White House Even Talking To Congressional Republicans?

Thursday’s release of the NBC/WSJ poll showing that Republicans are taking a solid beating on the government shutdown led to much consternation on the right.  The Koch brothers sent a letter to congress advising that they wanted no part of the mess and the business … Continue reading

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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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I’m An Obamacare Poll Truther, And Here Are The Reasons Why.

Poll truther was the derisive term used to describe those on the right who willfully disregarded (or reinterpreted to fit a hoped for result) the polls as the 2012 presidential election drew near. It really was fun for us lefties … Continue reading

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On Wiener And Filner, Or When Good Democrats Go Bad

There is one thing I’m heartily sick and tired of hearing whenever I turn on the news.   Puns and wisecracks based on Anthony Weiners name and the scandal he is embroiled in.  I’m also sick of seeing pixilated images of … Continue reading

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