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David Barton. President and Founder Wallbuilders.

David Barton Says The Scalps Of Republican State Senators Who Voted For Gay Marriage In New York ‘Should Be Hanged On The Gallery Rail’

David Barton, leader of the right-wing group, Wallbuilders, thinks that the four GOP state Senators who voted to pass gay marriage in New York should be scalped.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Former Congressman Barney Frank (D)

Rep. Barney Frank Blames S&P Downgrade On Excessive Military Spending

Blaming the S&P downgrade of the United States credit rating on excessive military spending by the United States, Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) stated on Monday that a logical key component of further deficit reduction is the reduction of military spending.

by Raymond Gellner· · News
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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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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.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Correction: Hillary Was Never a Progressive, But Johnny Reid Was …

As more and more unreconstructed PUMAs and Clintonistas emerge from the woodwork to whine, cry, and generally stir crack over the fact that they really, really, really, really, really don’t like having a black man at the helm, they seem to have taken advantage of the mental historical shallowness that lies comfortably in the minds of most Americans.

by Marion· · News
Montana Senator Max Baucus

Bad News For The Left, Blue Dog Democrat Max Baucus Is In The Super Congress

I am so pessimistic about this decision by Harry Reed to appoint Blue Dog Max Baucus to the Super Congress. I know, I know, technically Blue Dogs are traditionally House members, but tell that to the American People who have been stabbed in the back by his atrocious voting in the past.

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News
Erick Erickson on the Downgrade of US Credit

Erick Erickson on the Downgrade of US Credit

Since S&P downgraded the United States’ credit rating from the sterling AAA to AA+, attacks across the aisle have been complete rubbish. I am not a conspiracy theorist, but this article from CNN seems credible enough to me

by Xenocrates· · News
From http://peoplesworld.org/the-rich-are-dying-to-avoid-paying-taxes/

Tex Shelters’ Speech at the Conservative Republicans Engaged in Excessive Politics, C.R.E.E.P

Tex Shelters writes a fake speech discussing how the wealthy deceive and use the Tea Party base for a fictional meeting in Rancho Mirage. And how conservatives regret missing the meeting and the speech.

Why let the little people decide their fate? The rich are so much better than they are!

Conservative Smackdown of the Day: 8-9-2011

Take away our right to vote? I think not!

by Walt Dismay· · News
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Hey Republicans, Share the Wealth… The Somalis Are Dying!

While Americans enjoy picnics, run after ice-creams trucks and enjoy endless summer treats, millions of Somalis fall victim to fatal starvation. Our western obsessions for bikini-ready fad diets and debt-ceiling chatter restrict us from one harsh, disgusting reality: 30,000 Somali children have died in the last 90 days.

by Lauren Vargas· · News
For no damn reason at all!

Right Wing: Impeach Obama! Why? Because It Worked On Clinton!

The GOP is looking to redefine ‘frivolous lawsuit.’

by Walt Dismay· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
I wonder if Dred Scott was happy to be a slave? I'm guessing not.

Michele Bachmann Supports View That Slavery Wasn’t So Bad After All

Michelle Bachmann endorses the view that slaves and their owners once worked together without hate because they all felt the love of Jesus. Wow.

by Walt Dismay· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
ZZzzz...they're coming for you Walker...ZZzzz...how will you earn your blood money now, Scotty?...ZZzzz...ask not for whom the red balloon floats for it floats for thee...ZZzzz...

Justin’s Daily Sleepy Time Thought: 8-8-2011

Tonight’s Sleepy Time Thought is brought to you by Wisconsin kicking the GOP’s ass tomorrow.

by Walt Dismay· · News
Bill Maher and Arianna Huffington. Image from http://www.exposay.com/bill-maher-and-arianna-huffington-2007-vanity-fair-oscar-party/p/16404/1/?f=Bill+Maher+and+Arianna+Huffington

A Tale of Two Women and The One Man Who Failed

It seems to me that HuffPo seems to grow like the weed it is and spread like a cancer through the media world, and at the most opportune times. The week that Rupert Murdoch was testifying in Parliament and getting slammed in the smacker with a shaving foam pie, Arianna turned up in London to launch – you guessed it – HuffPost UK Edition.

by Marion· · News
Who needs clean air? I have Jesus as my copilot AND my asthma pump!

Conservative Smackdown of the Day: 8-8-2011

Awarded to Michelle Bachmann for perpetuating the Right’s ignorant crusade against the Environmental Protection Agency.

by Walt Dismay· · News
By The People, For The People?

By The People, For The People?

A simple statement can have more meaning behind it than even the longest of novels. By the people, for the people. When did our perspective shift away from that? We are no longer a nation that believes in this statement; at least by the way the federal government is acting.

by AJ· · Political Rants
This old white man is REALLY gonna make this about Hillary's age??

Mitch McConnell: Economic Terrorist

Mitch McConnell is quite pleased with himself for helping to weaken American democracy. ‘Majority rules’ is for suckers if you’re a Republican.

by Walt Dismay· · Right-Wing Talking Points
Tea Party Audience Proudly Cheers The Downgrade Of America’s Credit Rating

Tea Party Audience Proudly Cheers The Downgrade Of America’s Credit Rating

After a speaker at a tea party rally told the audience that commentators were describing the downgrade of US debt to AA+ from AAA as the ‘tea party downgrade,’ the audience cheered proudly that their right wing faction in Congress had caused it.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News