Daily Archives: August 14, 2012

I love a warm juicy papaya

Just when you think it can’t possibly get any dumber, Tommy Christopher proves you wrong: Mitt Romney Says He’s ‘A Big Fan’ Of Papaya, Which Apparently Means ‘Vagina’ As gaffes go, a guy could do worse. While campaigning in Florida … Continue reading

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Joan Walsh is lyin’ about Ryan

I was reading Joan Walsh’s latest at Salon when I came across a bald-faced lie: The other component of GOP fakery Ryan exemplifies is the notion that a pampered scion of a construction empire who has spent his life supported … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

It’s hotter than hell outside. I mean “OH SHIT!” hot. 105 degrees, and I think that’s Celsius. Either I died and went to the bad place or the Earth is falling into the sun. What’s it like on your planet?

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Rep. Dennis Cardoza (CA-18) Resigns

Merced Sun-Stroke: Cardoza to resign immediately Citing sensitive family needs, Rep. Dennis Cardoza, D-Merced, has tendered his immediate resignation from the House of Representatives. The surprisingly timed departure takes effect at midnight Wednesday. A veteran San Joaquin Valley politician first … Continue reading

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Lyin’ about Ryan

So I was over at the Rathole of Bitterness and I noticed they were all out of anti-Mormon bigotry today. Instead they were pimping a clever pack of lies about Paul Ryan by Chuckie Pierce: The Ryan Family’s History of … Continue reading

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My give a damn is busted

ProPublica: Two Dark Money Groups Outspending All Super PACs Combined Two conservative nonprofits, Crossroads GPS and Americans for Prosperity, have poured almost $60 million into TV ads to influence the presidential race so far, outgunning all super PACs put together, … Continue reading

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