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Why Is One Man’s Racism Another Man’s Comedy?

Why Is One Man’s Racism Another Man’s Comedy?

How is Bill Maher’s repeated reference to the President as ‘President Sanford and Son’ any different from Limbaugh’s depiction as such, using the Sanford and Son music as a backdrop to his criticism?

Destroying Republican Myths on the Debt Ceiling

Destroying Republican Myths on the Debt Ceiling

I’m beyond sick of Republicans on the debt ceiling. They claim to be the fiscally responsible ones, but earlier this year they voted to pass the Ryan Budget which would not only end Medicare, but would also add $5 Trillion to the national debt over the next 10 years. And now they’re perfectly comfortable with risking another economic catastrophe and recession just so they can keep tax breaks for a bunch of rich people.

Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann Hopes People Will Stay Unemployed, So It Will Help Her Campaign

Republican Congresswoman and potential 2012 Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann was asked if she believes that it would help her campaign if unemployment stays high, to which she replied ‘I hope so’

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Ron Paul Says Government Is Responsible For 9/11, Because Guns Aren’t Allowed On Airplanes (VIDEO)

Ron Paul Says Government Is Responsible For 9/11, Because Guns Aren’t Allowed On Airplanes (VIDEO)

Republican Congressman Ron Paul is known for his strong pro-business, anti-regulation stances. Now he’s saying that the Government regulations that prevent people from carrying guns onto airplanes is to blame for 9/11.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Mitt Romney Can’t Find Someone Unemployed?

Mitt Romney Can’t Find Someone Unemployed?

Mitt Romney released a video with a man claiming he can’t find a job because of Obama. In the same video the man mentions that he does in fact have a job. The man in the video is Ryan King, the vice chairman of the Midland County Young Republicans. Apparently Romney couldn’t find an average American who is actually unemployed.

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann Pledges To Ban Porn If Elected, And Says Homosexuality Is A Choice

An Iowa Group called ‘The Family Leader’ is circulating a Pledge to the 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates, which Michele Bachmann has signed, that states that homosexuality is a choice, a sin, and a public health risk, that porn should be banned, and that Sharia Law should be rejected.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
Who Do You Trust for News? – or ‘Popular News vs. Accurate News’

Who Do You Trust for News? – or ‘Popular News vs. Accurate News’

After Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper News of the World hacked into cell phones to eavesdrop on messages and Murdoch’s newspaper The Wall Street Journal omitting this news article, we are left to ask who can we turn to for accurate news reporting?

Herman Cain

8 Reasons Conservatives Think African-Americans Should Like Herman Cain

I have noticed on many blogs, Facebook post, and message boards white conservatives seem to think that Herman Cain would be a good choice for black voters. So in my own special way I would like to give you reasons why white conservatives believe blacks should like and maybe even vote for Herman Cain.

by George L. Cook III· · Political Humor
Republican Senator Orrin Hatch Thinks The Poor Need To Do MORE To Help With The Nation Debt Reduction

Republican Senator Orrin Hatch Thinks The Poor Need To Do MORE To Help With The Nation Debt Reduction

Today while discussing whether or not the rich should share the pain of debt reduction, Republican Senator Orrin Hatch made the claim that the poor are the ones who need to do more to shoulder the pain of debt reduction.

by Matthew Desmond· · News
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The NEA Endorses a less worse Enemy in President Obama

Fearful of a damaging Republican assault on education, the National Education Association gives the early endorsement to President Obama despite his union busting policies of questionable education value.

by Tex Shelters· · News
What Impact (if any) Do Top Marginal Tax Rates Have On GDP Growth Rates?

What Impact (if any) Do Top Marginal Tax Rates Have On GDP Growth Rates?

Regardless of which inflation-adjusted measure we use, the answer is still the same: Overall, the past 80 years show us a thorough lack of clear correlation between the top marginal tax rate and GDP growth. The data’s closest hint of a relationship derives from the slightly more robust average GDP growth back when the top rates were higher, but that closest hint isn’t close enough to be sure of an ideal rate.

What Would a Republican/Tea Party Government Do Within 2 Years Of Governing?

What Would a Republican/Tea Party Government Do Within 2 Years Of Governing?

If the Republicans / Tea Party had control of every branch of Government they’ve already made it clear what they would do, based on the policies they champion.

Rush Limbaugh Says Media Should Pretend Caylee Anthony Was Aborted, So They Don’t Feel Bad.

Rush Limbaugh Says Media Should Pretend Caylee Anthony Was Aborted, So They Don’t Feel Bad.

Rush Limbaugh is making headlines over another controversial comment he made, this time regarding the deceased Caylee Anthony. During his show today he stated that the media only cares about Caylee because she didn’t die in the womb, and that liberals don’t care about the death of children

Which President Raised Deficits, Raised Debt Ceilings, Raised Taxes, Overspent, Talked with Enemies, and Gave Amnesty?

Which President Raised Deficits, Raised Debt Ceilings, Raised Taxes, Overspent, Talked with Enemies, and Gave Amnesty?

Which President Raised Deficits, Raised Debt Ceilings, Raised Taxes, Overspent, Talked with Enemies, and Gave Amnesty? President Ronald Reagan.

Remember that Auto Bailout?  Mitt Romney Wants You To Believe It Failed. It Didn’t.

Remember that Auto Bailout? Mitt Romney Wants You To Believe It Failed. It Didn’t.

Mitt Romney is in trouble over a string of comments he made calling the auto bailout a failure. According to non-partisan sources, the auto industry bailout was an overall success.

‘Teacott’ Works- Tampa Inn Drops Tea Party Group After Threat Of A Boycott

‘Teacott’ Works- Tampa Inn Drops Tea Party Group After Threat Of A Boycott

Champions of the Tea Party and Libertarians believe in the free market and that businesses should be allowed to refuse service to anyone. They think if enough people are offended people will boycott the business until they change their policies or go out of business. How would they feel if those same principles were applied to a business because of the fact that it hosts and sponsors a tea party group?

by Matthew Desmond· · News
The Lazy Unemployed LUAFEP Plan

The Lazy Unemployed LUAFEP Plan

Hey, if you’re unemployed please take a minute to read my contribution. I have a proposal for you. When you finish reading proposal your spirits will be lifted. And if you follow through, you may just get a job. In the process, you will have some fun.

by Eric Moore· · Political Humor
The GOP and Voter Fraud – The Hypocrisy of a Movement

The GOP and Voter Fraud – The Hypocrisy of a Movement

Across the country Republicans are using the scare of ‘voter fraud’, and other methods, to strip voters of their rights, and to make it harder to vote.

A Brief Look Into ‘American Exceptionalism’

A Brief Look Into ‘American Exceptionalism’

America’s conservative base criticize President Obama for not sharing in their view of American Exceptionalism. What is American Exceptionalism and how exceptional is America, really?

MA on Romney

MA on Romney

Massachusetts should know best whether or not Romney is good at what he does. If you’re not a good governor, why would you be a good president?