Tag Archives: Republican

The Republican Parallel Universe

It’s really hard to fathom how anyone could believe Obama is Kenyan Manchurian Candidate, the Iraq War was a success, Palin would make a good president, and white men and Christians are oppressed in America. While these views are in the minority, it’s still a frightening large minority. So how do these folks (Republicans) end up […]

WWW Recommends: Irrational Hatred

From the Dept. of WTF: From the author of the bestselling Help! Mom! There Are Liberals Under My Bed!, Katharine DeBrecht, comes Help! Mom! Radicals Are Ruining My Country! – a hilarious and entertaining way for parents to sit down with their children and teach them the origins of the new Tea Party movement and […]

Roundup for Friday 3/27/2009

Apparently, rightwingers are convincing themselves that Obama is too reliant on teleprompters and is thus a terrible communicator (we’ve come a long way since the days of ‘Just Words’). Here is Letterman’s response: **** From the guys who brought you the Iraq war (Kristol, Kagan and Senor), comes a new foreign policy think tank titled […]

Quote of the Week: Larison on the GOP's fiscal bona fides

This is a long one… sorry: Obviously, it is easier to remain principled in opposition, which is why the GOP leadership in Congress deserves so little credit and some criticism for suddenly becoming “principled” at the moment when it makes absolutely no difference either politically or substantively. Having practically burned down the house, the top […]

What bipartisanship has wrought

Watch cable news for a few hours and you’ll pickup on the idea that Washington DC is so screwed up because of partisan gridlock. Or more simply, Democrats and Republicans cant agree on anything and so nothing gets done. It’s also an idea based on tone; how can you get things done if everyone is […]

2008 Presidential Debate II: Liveblogging

» Skip down to my conclusion « 9:00pm Already had a Mai Tai at dinner, so no drinking during the debate… unless it’s required 🙂 As with the last couple debates, you should be able to watch it live on MSNBC.com if you’re not near a TV. 9:05pm And it begins. 9:10pm Obama begins by […]

Republicans terrorizing America

ter·ror·ism     (t?r’?-r?z’?m) n.      The unlawful use or threatened use of force or violence by a person or an organized group against people or property with the intention of intimidating or coercing societies or governments, often for ideological or political reasons. Watch this actual advertisement from House Republicans: Astoundingly pathetic isn’t it? Check out this satirical […]