Monthly Archives: July 2011

Shillin’ like a villian

Stan Greenberg gets paid to shill for the Democratic party.Watch the master at work: It’s perplexing. When unemployment is high, and the rich are getting richer, you would think that voters of average means would flock to progressives, who are … Continue reading

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Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)

I thought I would post a song thread in honor of the petty bickering in DC over matters not so petty. Know any good fighting words lyrics?

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Stop Me Before I Spend Again

The Congress has one basic duty. Every year, they must write and pass a budget that will be signed by the president. There’s not much else to do under the Constitution. Lawmakers still write new laws, even 200 years later, … Continue reading

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By Request: Home Depot CEO on the Debt Ceiling

For wmcb: By Request: Home Depot CEO on Debt Ceiling, posted with vodpod

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The Undesired

Scourge of the Hobbits John McCain once again made the media his base this week by giving a rousing speech telling Republican freshmen to shut up and vote. He took swipes at the Tea Party, Sharron Angle, Christine O’Donnell and Tolkien. … Continue reading

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Cracking the whip

In case the Tea Party congressmen are feeling wobbly, Mama Grizzly reminds them today who to dance with. Congressional Freshmen – For Such A Time As This by Sarah Palin on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 1:03pm Out here in … Continue reading

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We’ll go broke saving money that way

Health care law won’t rein in costs, study says Critics of Affordable Care Act cite government’s own forecast Despite President Obama’s promises to rein in health care costs as part of his reform bill, health spending nationwide is expected to … Continue reading

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Ruh-roh!

Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh sued for $100,000 in child support Freshman U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, a tax-bashing Tea Party champion who sharply lectures President Barack Obama and other Democrats on fiscal responsibility, owes more than $100,000 in child support … Continue reading

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Because we say so

Pathetico: WH to Darrell Issa: no impropriety in President Obama’s fundraising President Barack Obama’s top lawyer sent House Overisght and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa a letter Wednesday arguing that all of Obama’s political and fundraising activities in the White … Continue reading

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The Baseline

  Obviously nothing is what it seems in Washington. Words like crisis and default get thrown around beyond their actual implications. Another word in the English language that gets a beating is “cut.” Sure, some tax cuts are actually reductions … Continue reading

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Thereisnospoonworld

Until recently I was blissfully ignorant of the existence of “thereisnospoon” aka David Atkins, the new front-pager at Hullabaloo. Mr. Atkins is either a hate-filled bigot or a delusional paranoid. Either way he is a rabid Obot and a shill … Continue reading

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All tell and no show

How can Dick show us the plan when he doesn’t have one? (via Hot Air)

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Fight like a girl

I like when he tries to get away and she pulls him back in and beats on him some more.

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Did Jeralyn go to rehab?

Due to drunken debauchery I missed this startling post from Jeralyn on Sunday: If President Obama backs raising the age of medicare, which won’t save the Government money in the long run due to the huge numbers of 65 and … Continue reading

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Thereisnospoon up my ass

David “thereisnospoon” Atkins: Yesterday famed “Christian” pastor Rick Warren, wealthy author and megachurch leader, tweeted the following: HALF of America pays NO taxes. Zero. So they’re happy for tax rates to be raised on the other half that DOES pay … Continue reading

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Pulpit bully

Remember when Teh Precious was the most inspiringest speechifier in history evah? Gallup: Obama back down to 43% “Eric, don’t call my bluff. I’m going to the American people with this.” — Barack Obama to Eric Cantor, July 13, 2011 … Continue reading

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Duck Season

  Speaking of the Mama Grizzly, looks like she was mean to Barry again: Lame Duck President Posted on July 22, 2011 After listening to the President’s press conference today, let’s keep in mind the following: This is the same … Continue reading

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Urban Legend

Paul Krugman: OK, I’ve never won a tough election. But neither has Obama! The 2008 race was looking close until Sarah Palin and Lehman came along. Paul Krugman repeats an urban legend – that Sarah Palin was a major factor … Continue reading

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You’re Cut Off

The debt ceiling crisis is supposedly down to the wire. Instead of the regular drop dead date, we have the super-duper drop dead date. Why is that? Like most things, President Jackass is trying to force Congress to create a … Continue reading

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Representative David Wu (D-OR) accused in “unwanted sexual encounter” scandal

From The Oregonian: A distraught young woman called U.S. Rep. David Wu’s Portland office this spring, accusing him of an unwanted sexual encounter, according to multiple sources. When confronted, the Oregon Democrat acknowledged a sexual encounter to his senior aides … Continue reading

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