Category Archives: GOP Shenanigans

Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game?

All they had to do to win was nothing: House Republicans Show Themselves To Be Dangerously Incompetent, Again House Republican leaders canceled plans to call a vote Tuesday evening on a Republican plan to raise the debt limit and reopen … Continue reading

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Backstabbing Republicans

Mediaite: Fox’s Wallace Stunned: GOP Leaders Sent Me Opposition Research on Ted Cruz Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace said Sunday morning that he’d received opposition research from other Republicans about Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) in advance of Cruz’s appearance … Continue reading

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These Are the Days of Our Lives

Good grief. Here we go again. The damn globe will not stop spinning, and the women of the Democratic Party will not stop making a crass mess of themselves in public; but neither can Republican men be counted on to … Continue reading

Posted in Disingenuous Democrats, GOP Shenanigans | 24 Comments

Sexism & Subtext in the Fluke-Limbaugh Incident

Cross-posted by request. Talking about the events surrounding Sandra Fluke’s experiences on Capitol Hill and Rush Limbaugh’s subsequent disparaging comments and complete mangling of the issues is difficult, indeed. It seems that the original issues–women’s reproductive health and the segregation … Continue reading

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Sarah goes rogue again

Cannibals in GOP Establishment Employ Tactics of the Left We have witnessed something very disturbing this week. The Republican establishment which fought Ronald Reagan in the 1970s and which continues to fight the grassroots Tea Party movement today has adopted … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 GOP Primary, GOP Shenanigans, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin | Tagged , , , | 49 Comments

Panic in the Pachyderm Party

Andrea Mitchell: Romney Adviser Said Party Elites Will Find Alternative If Romney Can’t Win Florida “I talked to a top Romney adviser tonight who said, ‘Look, if Mitt Romney cannot win in Florida then we’re going to have to try … Continue reading

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Circle the Wagons

Nancy Pelosi’s daughter produced a documentary about the campaign of a Texas governor with little chance of winning the nomination. That governor was George W. Bush. His father was president just 8 years earlier, John McCain was the presumptive nominee, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, 2012 GOP Primary, George W. Bush, GOP Shenanigans, Mitt Romney, Politics | 8 Comments

The Center Cannot Hold

We could use more hindsight these days. Three years after the fact, we learn that Henry Paulson manipulated hedge funds even before he was given the sole authority over Republican killer TARP. Around the same time, Barack Obama was running … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, 2012 GOP Primary, Barack Obama, Corruption, Crony Capitalism, Democratic Party, GOP Shenanigans, Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, Tea Party | Tagged | 4 Comments

Primary Colors

“Primary Colors” was a thinly veiled tale of the 1992 Clinton campaign. Names may have been changed, but no one was innocent. The thing that strikes me watching the movie in retrospect is that it completely ignores the general election. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, 2012 GOP Primary, Bill Clinton, GOP Shenanigans, Newt Gingrich | 18 Comments

The Best Game of Chicken Ever

Herman Cain offered no alternative histories. He offered no apologies. He had no stories to recall. His denial was that nothing happened. The media loves the idea of proving a negative. If nothing happened, why can’t Cain produce evidence of … Continue reading

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Marco RINO: Rubio sells FL to Romney for VPship?

  From The Other McCain: When Florida defied Republican National Committee rules to move the state’s 2012 presidential primary from an RNC-approved March date to Jan. 31, conservatives immediately suspected that state party insiders had orchestrated the move to help former Massachusetts … Continue reading

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