Tag Archives: Vile Progs

This May Be The Stupidest Thing I Read All Year

At Forward Mobile by Jay Michaelson (via David “Spoony” Atkins): Obamacare ‘Pajama Boy’ Controversy Wrapped in Anti-Semitism Right Wing Anger at ‘Jewish’ Star of Viral Health Care Ad Surely the silliest kerfluffle of a political year that contained much silliness … Continue reading

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When Values Conflict – Duck Dynasty and Free Speech

Hollywood Reporter: ‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Phil Robertson on Indefinite Hiatus Following Anti-Gay Remarks A&E has placed Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson on indefinite hiatus following anti-gay remarks he made in a recent profile in GQ. “We are extremely disappointed to have … Continue reading

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Vile Prog Ethics 101 – Stealing from Corporations is Okay!

Mediaite: ‘Ethically Murky’: Josh Barro, MSNBC Hosts Outline How to Lie to Amazon to Get Parental Discount Slate economics blogger Matt Yeglesias sparked a firestorm of controversy when he wrote a post discussing the process of inventing a fake child … Continue reading

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Santa Claus and the War on FOX News

Alyssa Rosenberg at Think Progress: How To Explain Megyn Kelly’s Fear Of A Black Santa Much of Megyn Kelly’s mainstream appeal to viewers who wouldn’t normally praise an employee of Fox News is the idea that she’s not afraid to … Continue reading

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Why Are The Vile Progs In Such A Pissy Mood?

Maybe it’s just me but it sure seems like the Vile Progs are riled up lately. The Angry Chihuahuas of Obamanation are always unpleasant to deal with, but in the past couple weeks they have been unusually aggressive. It’s like … Continue reading

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A Bourgeoisie Progger in Prolemart

MattYglesias: Urban Walmarts Are Great Like most good urban liberals, I’ve been engaged in a lifelong near-boycott of Walmart. Not so much out of any deeply felt, principled objections to the store, but because they don’t really build Walmarts in … Continue reading

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Everything Wrong With Progressivism In One Tweet

Elites are usually elite for good reason, and tend to have better judgment than the average person. #confessyourunpopularopinion — Josh Barro (@jbarro) December 4, 2013 Why do Vile Progs hate democracy? Because elitism and democracy are mutually incompatible. It’s just … Continue reading

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The Great Turkey Slaughter Nothing-Burger

Has it been five years already? Gawker: Never Forget: Sarah Palin’s Turkey Slaughter Interview Five years ago, then-Gov. Sarah Palin pardoned a turkey in anticipation of Thanksgiving at a farm in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska. She then chatted with … Continue reading

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It all depends on whose ox you gore

Guess who got fired? Alec Baldwin has been fired by MSNBC, sources say. The rage-aholic’s weekly show, “Up Late With Alec Baldwin,” has been canceled because of the actor’s foul-mouthed rant at a photographer he called a nasty name. “The … Continue reading

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Hook, Line and Sinker

From Free Wood Post: Sarah Palin: “Thanksgiving is for Real Americans Not Indians” Sarah Palin has put her foot in it again. You may recall back in 2008,when then Gov. Sarah Palin, fresh off her Vice Presidential bid loss, did … Continue reading

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The Red Herring and the Big Shiny Race-Baiting Squirrel

Mediate: MSNBC’s Dyson Accuses Matt Lewis of Exerting ‘White Privilege’ in Explosive Exchange Daily Caller and The Week columnist Matt Lewis appeared on MSNBC with Martin Bashir on Wednesday to discuss the Affordable Care Act’s roll-out and the lack of … Continue reading

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Kool-aid Makes You Cray-Cray!

From How to silence GOP nuts — and stop the Obamacare repeal campaign by Brian Beutler at Salon: That leaves two possible futures for the Affordable Care Act. One in which it limps ahead. Another in which it undertakes a … Continue reading

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This Must Be Some Of That New Civility I Heard About

Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen: Christie’s tea-party problem The day after Chris Christie, the cuddly moderate conservative, won a landslide reelection as the Republican governor of Democratic New Jersey, I took the Internet Express out to Iowa, surveying its various … Continue reading

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The Illiberal Left are the New Puritans

Orson Scott Card: And as my politics diverged from the political correctness that has captured the left — I mean, (in) 1976 I was a Daniel Patrick Moynihan liberal Democrat — and without changing any of my principles, I’ve now … Continue reading

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Progs are Cray Cray

John B. Judis at New Republic: Right-wing Populism Could Hobble America for Decades The tea party is going down. Dysfunction is not. In the Federalist Papers, James Madison promised that a large republic with a representative government would avoid the … Continue reading

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Josh Barro Thinks He Is Smarter Than You!

Vast swathes of policy are based on the correct presumption that people don't know what's best for them. Nothing new. http://t.co/RmKSaIPP3p — Josh Barro (@jbarro) October 29, 2013 Elitist technocrats are also the ones making you buy pasteurized milk and … Continue reading

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Keep fucking that chicken, Greg!

Greg Sargent: Morning Plum: Why normal debate about Obamacare is impossible Foes of Obamacare are excitedly citing a rash of new stories claiming untold Americans are “losing” their insurance, as CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell puts it. One of them is … Continue reading

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They Did It To Themselves

Ian Welsh: A brief note on why the progressive blog movement failed In the early 2000s progressive blogging seemed like a big deal. At the first Yearly Kos, as it was called then, big name politicians came and kissed our … Continue reading

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SHOCKER! Former Obama Speechwriter Bashes Tea Party!!!

Jon Favreau in The Daily Beast: In Official Washington, decrying “partisanship” as the “real problem” is the prerequisite for being taken seriously as a smart, unbiased political commentator. But from where we stand right now, partisanship is not the problem. … Continue reading

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Remember when it was really cool that Obama was a Christian?

Mediaite: Virginia’s GOP Lt. Gov. Candidate: Non-Christians ‘Engaged in Some Sort of False Religion’ The Republican Party’s candidate for lieutenant governor of Virginia, E.W. Jackson, is also a Chesapeake-area pastor. During his Sunday morning sermon this week, Jackson told his … Continue reading

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