Now buy this “You Lie!” commemorative AR-15 gun part! It’s the perfect thing to celebrate…the State of the Union…or…your son shooting his first congresswoman! Free Times sez: A South Carolina gun and accessories company is selling semi-automatic rifle components inscribed with “You lie” – a tribute to the infamous words of 2nd District Republican Congressman… Continue reading Remember that conservatives hate violence
Vacation time is over, and though I wasn’t going to start up new updates until Monday, it looks like we’re going to have to talk about the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona. At the time of this writing, there is 6 dead, including a 9-year-old girl born on 9-11 and U.S. District Judge… Continue reading Blood on their hands
Who can forget everyone’s favorite birther Army man who refused to deploy for the service he signed up for because he was convinced President Obama was some illegitimate undocumented Kenyan-born Muslim Taliban Antichrist? Yes it was only a handful of months ago that Republicans and the Tea Partiers alike, led by Birther Queen Orly Taitz,… Continue reading Traitor Army doctor still a coward, now admits he was wrong
“I think there is an element of truth in the view that the superstition that the budget must be balanced at all times [is necessary]. Once it is debunked [that] takes away one of the bulwarks that every society must have against expenditure out of control. There must be discipline in the allocation of resources… Continue reading More deficit insanity
Link (pdf). This thing is 50 pages long so I’m going to do it in several parts. It’s absolutely terrible and full of lies. Its guiding principle was explained by Marx in Vol. I of Capital: The system of public credit, i.e., of national debts, whose origin we discover in Genoa and Venice as early… Continue reading Deficit commission report 1
Yes, you read that right! The Missouri Tea Party groups, Joe the Plumber, and a whole host of conservative douche-gobblers have all come out against a law that would stop puppy mills in Missouri. The War on Puppies stance from the Teabagger groups is gobsmackingly dumb, but not as dumb as some of the quotes… Continue reading Tea Party and Joe the Plumber declare War on Puppies
Rick Scott should be a familiar enough name to anyone whose lived through the Healthcare Reform battle of last year. As the founder and former CEO of healthcare giant Columbia/HCA Rick Scott held a commanding post over the lucrative cashcow that is the Healtcare industry. Corrupt wouldn’t even begin to describe the way in which… Continue reading Who are these Teabagger candidates, anyway? – Rick Scott Edition
Earlier this year, Yves Smith wrote: A good Washington DC contact told me that a public relations/media push to demonize those who decide to walk away from mortgages they can still afford to pay (aka “strategic defaulters”) is underway. Expect to see a good bit of moral fervor as those who choose to cut their… Continue reading Remember those foreclosure queens?
Audio not safe for work because he has a nasty mouth!
Stars and Stripes KABUL, Afghanistan — Gen. David Petraeus on Wednesday ratcheted up his condemnation of plans by a small Florida church to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by burning copies of the Quran, likening the popular outrage that would follow in Afghanistan to the reaction in Iraq to photographs of… Continue reading Qur’an burning vs. WikiLeaks