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The Republican Congressman Who Called Immigrants ‘Wetbacks’

Don Young, now this will certainly ‘surprise’ you, a Republican Congressman from Alaska, … used the term “wetbacks” to describe Mexican immigrants in a radio interview Thursday night. And now he’s apologized.  Big. Deal.  He probably only apologized because the Republican … Continue reading

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The GOP: An Observation

We are watching, these days, the GOP eat itself.  If ever there were an illustration of Jesus’s ‘a house divided against itself cannot stand’ it is in the behavior of the Republican Party.  Lincoln would be totally ashamed.  Justifiably.  The … Continue reading

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Think of It…

The Republicans in Congress are willing to let the Country slide into a severe recession, see millions lose their income, and watch the unemployment rate rise to over 9%, just to protect the money of the richest .1% of the … Continue reading

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More Political Hypocrisy

A Republican asking for Federal money?  I thought Republicans, led by their Presidential nominee, saw Federal spending as the world’s greatest evil…  I guess it is when it feeds the genuinely hungry or houses the genuinely homeless or provides health … Continue reading

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What? What??? WHAT??????

If you don’t believe in capitol punishment before you read this- you will after- A group of men beat up a foreigner who had raped a 16-year-old girl said to be mentally retarded – and then proceeded to rape her … Continue reading

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Ezra Klein On Romney’s Real Ideology

In a fine essay, Klein concludes Republicans have become outraged over the predictable effect of tax cuts they passed and are using that outrage as the justification for an agenda that further cuts taxes on the rich and pays for … Continue reading

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Really Republicans? REALLY???????

I’m speechless, thanks to this tweet- Michelle Goldberg ‏@michelleinbklyn — You might think that someone at the RNC For Life event would offer a pregnant lady a seat, but you’d be wrong. #GOP2012 I guess all that ‘life is precious’ … Continue reading

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Oh Gross: More ‘Boozing it Up Makes You Do Stupid Things’ – The GOP Congressman Edition

At least one GOP congressman who couldn’t walk on water decided to go skinny dipping in the Sea of Galilee instead. A group of Republican congressmen, aides and family members boozed it up and cooled off in the lake—one of … Continue reading

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Kelly Keisling is an Embarrassment to Tennessee

What sort of mental deficit must he be walking the streets burdened with that he could actually send out an email … containing a rumor that Obama and the Department of Homeland Security are planning a series of events that could … Continue reading

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How The Republican Party Has Been Hijacked By The Far Right… And Republicans Let it Happen

And they continue to let it happen.  As those willing to listen to today’s Fresh Air will learn. [Jane] Mayer’s profile of [Bryan] Fischer, which appears in the current edition of The New Yorker, details how the Christian radio host … Continue reading

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As Thomas Bolin Says, ‘God Bless These Patriotic ‘Job Creators”

Compensation for chief executives at American companies grew 15 percent in 2011 after a 28 percent rise in 2010, part of a larger trend that has seen CEO pay skyrocket over the last three decades. Workers, on the other hand, … Continue reading

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Gingrich Can’t Manage a Campaign, How Could he Manage a Country?

Newt Gingrich said his campaign was on a shoestring budget, but this is pretty bad. The candidate may not appear on the ballot for Utah’s June primary after a $500 check from his campaign bounced. A Utah election official said … Continue reading

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Most Americans Disapprove of the Republican Party, and the Democratic Party

CNN emails President Barack Obama holds a double-digit lead over former Gov. Mitt Romney in a head-to-head general election matchup, a new CNN/ORC national poll shows. In a hypothetical race, 54% of Americans polled said they would vote for Obama … Continue reading

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Maureen Dowd is Unimpressed with the Republican Field, and She’s Not Alone

With even top Republicans such as Jeb Bush, Rudy Giuliani, and Alan Simpson turning on the current crop of GOP candidates, “their crazed Reagan fixation,” and their antiquated views on sex, gays, and more, it’s becoming clear the GOP has … Continue reading

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More Political Dirtbaggery: The Repub ‘Voter ID’ Proponent Who Casts Votes in Other People’s Names…

Yesterday in Wisconsin, a hidden camera caught a certain Republican voter ID law advocate violating the assembly rules to cheat and vote for colleagues who were not present. This is also referred to as vote fraud.  Rep. Kleefisch is among … Continue reading

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Jon Huntsman Should Have been the Nominee

He’s the only Republican Presidential candidate that isn’t either fat and angry, robotic, or just plain idiotic.  Which is why, I guess, that voters in Republican primaries didn’t select him.  They apparently prefer fat and angry, robotic, and stupid. I … Continue reading

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Obama’s Approval Rating is Rising…

Because when the majority, the vast majority of the people of the country look at the Republican alternatives they shake their heads and say ‘oh my heavens‘. In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is king.  And … Continue reading

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Republicans, Behold, Your Nominee

Mitt.  Not because he’s the best you’ve got (I sure hope he isn’t!) and not because he’s the smartest or most insightful (he’s clearly neither).  But simply because ‘he’s the best of the worst’.  He’s the only ‘electable’ candidate.  The … Continue reading

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Compassionless? Vote Romney- He’s Your Man

Because Romney doesn’t care about the poor. There’s plenty of government help for them already… GOP front-runner Mitt Romney said this morning that he’s not concerned about the plight of the country’s very poor because there are social safety nets … Continue reading

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Those Annoying ‘End of the Year’ Lists And the Lunatics Who Comment on Them

OK, NPR nails it with this one called The 20 Unhappiest People You Meet In The Comments Sections Of Year-End Lists. And then they nail all 20 of them to the wall. Mutatis mutandis, the same could be said of … Continue reading

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