Category Archives: 2014 Elections

What the Republicans Should Do Now (But Probably Won’t)

Dear Republicans: Here is a little unsolicited free advice. It’s worth every penny you paid for it. Congratulations on your big win. Well played, well played indeed. Like the proverbial dog that chases cars, what are you gonna do now … Continue reading

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MockMaster Deluxe

SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO…there was a little ole midterm election this week, and the fallout has been better than the entire lineup of CW shows combined. I myself worked the polls for the first time this year, and it was a blast seeing … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Elections, Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Elizabeth Warren, Grievance Industry, Snark, Worst President Ever! | 100 Comments

Barack Obamapatra, Queen of Denial

The general consensus even on the Obama News Network was that last night’s electoral ass-whoopin’ was a repudiation of Barack Obama. Just a few weeks ago Obama said that his policies were on the ballot: President Obama insisted that his … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame Obama

He didn’t make this mess all by himself. Michael Goodwin: We are witnessing the total collapse of a bad idea. Obamaism, a quasi-socialist commitment to a more powerful government at home and an abdication of American leadership around the world, … Continue reading

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Blame it on Obama

It’s election day, and barring some unforeseen miracle, the Democrats are expected to get their collective asses royally kicked. Blame it on Obama. Barack Obama is antsy. His aides can see it when he alights from Air Force One from … Continue reading

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Shaw Shooting Prompts Protests

Maybe it’s just me, but I’m just a little suspicious that the whitest guy in this crowd is front and center and wearing a shirt with the caption “Demilitarize the Police” to an alleged impromptu protest. Wisconsin, anybody? Occupy? How convenient … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Elections, Bad Cop No Donut, clusterfucks | 21 Comments

Don’t take the bait!

ABC News: Wendy Davis, Who Fought Texas Abortion Law, Had 2 Abortions Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s, including one where the fetus … Continue reading

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#Truthy: a scheme out Goebbel’s Christmas Wish List

This story was mentioned in the comments a couple of days ago: Feds spend $1 million on 'Truthy' to track misinformation on #Twitter. http://t.co/hG3X9YcUgg pic.twitter.com/mIhHVSuagG — MB's AllTw!tter (@alltwtr) August 27, 2014 From the tweeted link: In the future the … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Elections, Big Brother is Watching, Department Of You Can't Make This Shit Up, Domestic Spying, Freedom of Speech, Politics | Tagged , | 91 Comments

KA-BLOOEY!

LAST NIGHT THERE WAS AN EVENT SO EPIC AND HISTORIC THAT ONLY ALL CAPS WILL DO TO TELL IT! ERIC CANTOR LOST TO A TEA PARTY CHALLENGER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! No, seriously. A Tea Party candidate named Dave Brat defeated the sitting House … Continue reading

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This Guy Really Puts the “Dick” in Dickinson

The graphic above is an actual tweet from Mike Dickinson, “Liberal Democrat campaigning for the nomination to unseat Eric Cantor in the 7th Congressional District of Virginia!” And there you have it, straight from the front lines of the Democrat … Continue reading

Posted in #DemocratWarOnWomen, 2014 Elections, Department Of You Can't Make This Shit Up | Tagged , , | 48 Comments

On Bellwethers & Deflated Conflations

  So this is what an actual bellwether actually looks like. Good to know. I had to look up the etymology because we hear it so often, especially in politics. The Florida Special Election held today is supposed to be … Continue reading

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Don’t Talk About Sex

Mike Huckabee stepped into a pile of shit this week: Huckabee was speaking at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting Thursday when he remarked: “If the Democrats want to insult women by making them believe that they are helpless without … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Elections, Sex | Tagged , | 106 Comments

The Law of Gravity is Inexorable and Implacable

The Hammer of Kraut: Obama: The Fall Fate is fickle, power cyclical, and nothing is new under the sun. Especially in Washington, where after every election the losing party is sagely instructed to confess sin, rend garments and rethink its … Continue reading

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McConnell, ProgressKentucky, and Kentucky’s Weird Political Dynamics

As a former Louisvillian, I have been watching the McConnell-Progress Kentucky taping scandal unfold with some interest. It is quickly turning into a melodrama of epic proportions, little of which will make it into the national mainstream media because of … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-changes

This sounds like the Democrats circa 2004: GOP Chair: “We’ve Done a Really Lousy Job of Branding and Marketing Who We Are” Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says the GOP has an image problem. “We’ve done a really lousy … Continue reading

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Ben And Sarah Rock CPAC

Watch people who hate minorities and women enthusiastically applaud for a black man and a woman.

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Senator Rand Paul’s CPAC Speech

I’m not gonna tell you what’s in it. If you’re interested you should watch it yourself and make up your own mind. When I find a transcript I’ll post it here.

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Senator Marco Rubio’s CPAC Speech

I’m not gonna tell you what’s in it. If you’re interested you should watch it yourself and make up your own mind. When I find a transcript I’ll post it here.

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