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Republicans’ Opposition To Christianity

Religious Republicans take center stage for the Presidential Primary, despite their great divide over Christian beliefs. While American conservatives call for even more deregulation, Pope Benedict XVI is calling for a more equitable, fair, and regulated economy, saying ‘[T]he economy cannot be measured only by maximization of profit but rather according to the common good.’

Americans Work Long Enough

Americans Work Long Enough

A lighthearted look at a seriously bad policy position. There are many humanistic downsides to raising the retirement age and very few upsides. Businesses and manufacturers should also oppose any such proposal.

Just When You Thought The Republican Field Couldn’t Get Any Worse: Rick Perry Is In

Just When You Thought The Republican Field Couldn’t Get Any Worse: Rick Perry Is In

Perry represents another link in the chain of our country’s possibly unavoidable, apocalyptic transformation into what could best be described as a Confederate backwater. This man is selling old ideas, repackaged with a smirk and a middle finger towards the president, and he could win.

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Santorum

Rick Santorum was on the immature end of the internet’s wrath a while back. In an attempt to get people to vote against him, someone set up a website that redefined the word ‘santorum’.

Obama Gets Slammed Over Vacation – Republican Hypocrisy At Work

Obama Gets Slammed Over Vacation – Republican Hypocrisy At Work

From the Republican Hypocrisy Alert Files: President Obama should not be taking a vacation while America is facing a crisis.

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Why America NEEDS ‘Internal Improvements’

America needs to invest in infrastructure, or we could have some serious tragedies. Failing infrastructure is doing significant harm to our country, and our economy.

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Can Facebook Predict the GOP Nomination?

Facebook serves as a much better prediction for the GOP nomination than the Iowa Straw Poll. Spoiler Alert: One candidate wins by a very wide margin!

Palin, Credit Ratings, and Tea Party’s Denialism

Palin, Credit Ratings, and Tea Party’s Denialism

The Atlantic’s Josh Green reported on how then-Governor Palin boosted Alaska’s bond rating to AAA for the first time by raising taxes on oil companies.

GOP Hopeful Exposes Republican Anti-Jobs, Anti-Middle Class Agenda – Without Meaning To

GOP Hopeful Exposes Republican Anti-Jobs, Anti-Middle Class Agenda – Without Meaning To

One GOP presidential hopeful said something quite shocking during the Aug. 11 Republican Presidential debate, and the media barely seemed to notice. Herman Cain’s surprising candor about the Republicans’ true agenda should be disturbing and enraging more people.

Bully Politics and the Tea Party Chihuahua

Bully Politics and the Tea Party Chihuahua

Due to Standard & Poor’s recent downgrade of the United States from AAA to AA+, the bully politics has been fierce and forthcoming. As the finger-pointing of blame and the livid questioning of overall government competence has been at a fever pitch, especially in regards to the bully pulpit.

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Let The Riots In Britain Be A Warning To America

If the Congress and the President don’t take action on jobs and poverty soon, rioting won’t be limited to England, the rest of Europe, and the Middle East.

Republicans May Be Brain-Damaged and Psychosocially Incapable to Lead

Republicans May Be Brain-Damaged and Psychosocially Incapable to Lead

Being mean-hearted, ignorant, and sadistic with poor executive functioning, and behavioral and personality disturbances are not qualities needed in our political leaders.

Republican for Dummies: A Translation Guide to Right-Wing Talking Points

Republican for Dummies: A Translation Guide to Right-Wing Talking Points

Republicans rarely mean what they say. Here’s a translation guide in case you don’t speak Republican.

Crazy Quotes From Michele Bachmann’s Supporters Vol. 1 (IMAGES)

Crazy Quotes From Michele Bachmann’s Supporters Vol. 1 (IMAGES)

The following images are actual screenshots taken from Michele Bachmann’s facebook fan page. I could write about the stupidity of these comments, but why don’t you check them out instead and share what you think about them.

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Saving American Democracy From Oligarchs: Step 1

Any talk of finance reform becomes stalemated as long as the Supreme Court precedent of Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission stands unchallenged. This basic fact must be acknowledged before we can move forward.

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Defund Planned Parenthood? How About We Defund The Right Wing Agenda Instead?

The Right loves to legislate morality. LOVES IT! Well, let’s defund some actual immorality instead of their made up wedge issues.

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30 Types Of People Who Aren’t Allowed To Complain About Paying Taxes

I look at the subject of taxes differently than most Republicans. I don’t look at welfare as ‘giving’ to poor people. I see it as money that contributes to society by allowing the poor a more acceptable standard of living which makes America as a whole a better place to live.

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Tax Me!

I care about the things taxes that taxes pay for, which I why I’m OK with taxation.

Rick Santorum Doesn’t Need Any Help Making Himself Look Like An Idiot

Rick Santorum Doesn’t Need Any Help Making Himself Look Like An Idiot

Rick Santorum equates gay rights to ‘super’ rights, and has also said many other things which will seriously hurt his chances of getting the Republican Presidential nomination.

Hey Rush, Some Cheese With That Whine?

Hey Rush, Some Cheese With That Whine?

Never in the course of history has Republican Right Wing Rhetoric been so veiled with the ‘issues’ as now. Time and time again they say, ‘We are not racists, it’s the issues we are fighting.’ Yet, their demeanor and body language denotes an agenda that they will never admit.