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Newt Gingrich Accuses Media Of Intentionally Causing Infighting Between Republicans, To Help Obama Win

Newt Gingrich Accuses Media Of Intentionally Causing Infighting Between Republicans, To Help Obama Win

Newt Gingrich accused the moderators of intentionally causing infighting between the Republican candidates, to help President Obama win re-election in 2012.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Ron Paul Says Eliminating Minimum Wage Will Help The Poor, And Create Jobs

Ron Paul Says Eliminating Minimum Wage Will Help The Poor, And Create Jobs

Tonight during the Republican Presidential debate Congressman Ron Paul was asked if he believes that eliminating the minimum wage would create jobs. He emphatically stated that he does think that eliminating the minimum wage would create jobs, and that it would also help the poor.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
9/11 Dogs Fared Better than their Humans

9/11 Dogs Fared Better than their Humans

10 years after one of the biggest tragedies to hit American soil, many 9/11 first responders are living in their own version of hell. They suffer daily struggles with depression, PTSD and numerous cancers and repiratory illnesses. If there is a single bright side, it is that the long-term health impacts on the 95 search and rescue dogs have been much better.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Congressman Paul Ryan. (R-WI). Image from http://www.neontommy.com/news/2011/04/house-expected-vote-pass-paul-ryans-2012-budget-later-today

Paul Ryan Has Five People Kicked Out and Three People Arrested For Asking Questions At Town Hall

At a town hall event in which people had to pay $15 to attend, Paul Ryan kicked out five people and had three arrested, all for asking questions he didn’t like.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI)

Republican Governor Cuts Aid To Over 27,000 Children

In Michigan, the Republican governor Rick Snyder has signed into law the strictest limit on welfare ever. The new law will reduce the number of children and adults receiving cash assistance by nearly a fifth, from more than 221,000 to around 180,000. Thousands of citizens will not have any money assistance by October 1st, making many sink lower into poverty.

by Chad Henderson· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
YeeHAW! I hate government money! Can I have some more, please?

Conservative Smackdown of the Day: Rick Perry 9-7-2011

I guess Ol’ Ricky figured that they have enough guns in Texas, so who needs more security?

by Walt Dismay· · News
Wisconsin Wire: Update on Governor Office Writing Election Software, Two Recalls Stolen?

Wisconsin Wire: Update on Governor Office Writing Election Software, Two Recalls Stolen?

As you may recall, last week we released a bombshell news story on our elections here in Wisconsin. ¬†As was explained and released here, it was recently found that the Department of Administration has people on hand that can read election programming code and that write certain election related software. […]

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
Money Talks and Progressive Policies Walk

Money Talks and Progressive Policies Walk

Many have decreed that if Obama caves and gives Big Oil this anti-environmental, smorgasbord pipeline, they will walk out on him for good, leaving the White House door wide open for Mitt Romney, Rick Perry or even Sarah Palin to gallop into Washington in 2013 with the Tea Party riding shotgun and build the pipeline anyway.

by Bryian Revoner· · News
A Tea Party member displaying violent rhetoric.

The Tea Party As Victims Of Left-Wing Persecution And Hate Rhetoric? Who Knew?

The tea party wants an apology for what they believe is ugly, hate-filled rhetoric directed at them, even though the tea party is responsible for a lot of ugly, violent, hate-filled rhetoric.

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (second from left). Image from http://www.whatifitwereyou.org/AIDS+POSTERS+HIV+AIDS+AWARENESS.html

Tammy Baldwin Announces Run For U.S. Senate; Reflections from a Constituent

We all knew it was coming, I have even vocalized about it before. But today it was made official, Tammy Baldwin, my Congresswoman, announced she will run for the US Senate seat currently held by Herb Kohl, who will not be running for re-election. Most who read about this or hear the story on the radio will not really know what this means, so I thought I would lend my voice as a constituent of hers.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
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Mitt Romney Says When Unions Donate Money It’s ‘A Form Of Corruption’

Mitt Romney believes that corporations are people, and should be able to spend an unlimited amount of money to influence election, but if Unions do it it’s ‘a form of corruption.’

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
ZZzzz...Snob? Me?!...ZZzzz...I do not think that word means what you think it means...ZZzzz...

Justin’s Daily Sleepy Time Thought: 9-6-2011

Tonight’s Thought is brought to you by filthy liberal elitist snobbery (AKA not intentionally being stupid).

by Walt Dismay· · News
Rick Scott Subsidizing Class Warfare

Rick Scott Subsidizing Class Warfare

Remember when Florida Governor Rick Scott instituted mandatory drug testing on welfare recipients? It was based upon the premise that it would save money by not having to pay benefits to those who were on drugs. Well, it turned out that 96% of welfare recipients are drug free.

by Silence Dogood· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX). Image from http://democralypsenow.com/

Ron Paul Says He’ll Ban Funding For Planned Parenthood

Ron Paul has done it again. He is once again claiming that Planned Parenthood uses federal funding to perform abortions and he says he’ll ban all government funding of the organization.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
I guess I'll have to watch other shows that won't make stuff up. Maybe Reality TV?

Conservative Smackdown of the Day: Fox News 9-6-2011

Today, I learned that Fox News is *GASP* biased!!! Noooooooo!

by Walt Dismay· · News
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Sarah Palin Proposed 0% Corporate Income Tax and Bachmann Is Open To Idea

Sarah Palin called for the complete elimination of the federal corporate income tax during a speech in Iowa this past week. ‘This is how we break the back of crony capitalism because it feeds off corporate welfare, which is just socialism for the very rich,’ she said.

by Silence Dogood· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
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Charles Koch Refers To President Obama As ‘Saddam Hussein’, Calls For ‘Mother Of All Wars’ To Defeat Him

At a secret right wing meeting in Colorado this past June, Charles Koch alarmingly referred to President Obama as ‘Saddam Hussein,’ saying that the right had to fight the ‘mother of all wars.’ His words rallied the right wing donors in attendance to donate millions of dollars to right wing organizations and causes.

ZZzzz...Labor Day? What's that?...ZZzzz...What's with wearing white?...ZZzzz...Hire a WAll ST. PR firm...ZZzzz...Ultimate irony...ZZzzz...

Justin’s Sleepy Time Thought: 9-4-2011

Tonight’s Thought is brought to you by Unions, Labor Day, and TERRIBLE public relations.

by Walt Dismay· · News
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Left-Wing Mainstream Media Hurting Democracy As Much As Right-Wing

People ask who the enemies are or who is hurting our movement in the media. They always point to Fox News but many fail to see just how much of a roll the left wing media especially MSNBC has to play in hurting the movement as well. Recently I unleashed a bombshell of a story that showed a clear connection between the Governor and some of our elections software.

by Segway Jeremy Ryan· · News
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44 Senate Republicans Sign Pledge To Oppose Any Director Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Unless It Is Weakened

Republicans have simply gone pledge crazy. It’s the newest fad among Republicans. Rather than keeping their oath to protect the American people, Republicans would rather sign pledges to do what their corporate masters want them to do.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News