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|Immigrant children BETTER immunized than Texas children
Yes. Break the news to your teapublican friends. The recent children refugees to Texas from Central America are better immunized than US citizen children living in Texas. Thanks Rick Perry! Ooops.
|Outrageous sexist attacks spur MONEY BOMB for WENDY DAVIS
There they go again. They just can't stand the thought of a Democratic woman running their crown jewel, Texas. And they have gone off the rails in spectacular fashion (the ugly details below). ...
|Rand Paul and Aqua Buddha
If Rand Paul deems it necessary to discuss Monica Lewinsky!, then certainly Aqua Buddha is also a topic to consider in the race for 2016: GQ Exclusive: Rand Paul's Kooky College Days … Baylor ...
|TX GOP county chair warns of "Abortion Barbie" and her "Hispanic" running mate
Ugh. To borrow a line from the Daily Show, you do know we can hear you, right ? From the always-excellent Burnt Orange Report : The Denton County Republican Party Chair Dianne Edmondson ...
|So now suddenly GOP cares about the minority's governing rights?!
I just had to put this up. I have seen a number of comments like this at RedState and other places. This particular comment (a response to a commenter supporting Harry Reid's actions) comes from ...
|Texas Tea Party Activist calls Leticia Van de Putte a "Barrio Boopsie"
And the GOP's Hispanic outreach program founders on.... From Texas , and coinciding with the depolorable "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" stunt by the Young Conservatives of Texas at UT Austin (which, ...
Following are several video highlights, showcasing the loud-mouthed bully that is Chris Christie: Chris Christie yells 'Bull****' to opponents at NJ town hall meeting (children present):
|Does Ted Cruz have a "Reverend Wright" problem?
We all remember how conservatives and the media used Reverend Wright to attack President Obama. It struck me as strange that the media now seems to be giving Ted Cruz a pass for the same sort of ...
|GOP's actual track record on supporting veterans
Well, we've certainly seen a great deal of grotesque , craven ...
|GOP wants to SELL our National Parks, not open them
There really has been much public whining and gnashing of teeth by the GOP because the National Parks are closed as a result of the GOP shutdown. The GOP would have Americans believe that they ...
|"Carnival" Cruz, the Shutdown Clown
Ted Cruz may be a clown, but no one is laughing: Ted Cruz blasted by angry GOP colleagues Ted Cruz faced a barrage of hostile questions Wednesday from angry GOP senators, who lashed the Texas tea ...
|Health insurance apps to include voter registration?
From AddictingInfo.org : GOP Furious That 1993 Voter Registration Act Guarantees Right To Register When Applying For Health Insurance One of the main reasons Republicans oppose Obamacare has ...
|SNAP cuts: Where are the Catholic bishops?
From the National Catholic Reporter, an important question: I read the America magazine interview by Jesuit Fr. Antonio Spadaro with Pope Francis with joy. There is so much in it to ponder and ...
|A sampling of comments from The Blaze re today's march
A sampling of just a tiny fraction of the like-minded comments posted on Glenn Beck's The Blaze website regarding today's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington: Profiling ...
|Alabama GOP bullies 23 y.o. Repub over same-sex marriage comments
More rebranding FAIL for narrow-minded anti-gay GOP bigots, this time in Alabama: BuzzFeed : Senior members of the Alabama Republican Party are trying to kick a 23-year-old college Republican off ...
|Voter Suppression=Taxation without Representation
Perry, Abbott, McCrory, Walker, Scott and others want to create a permanent non-voting class of Americans. Americans who are expected to pay taxes, but to have no say in how the government uses ...
|Bill O'Reilly argues that ALL men should be profiled as criminals
In case you missed it, Bill O'Reilly launched into a rabidly racist attack on African American men where he indulged in the worst form of stereotyping and racist hate-mongering:
|PA GOP admits (again) purpose of Voter ID is Dem vote suppression
This comes as no surprise whatsoever: As Pennsylvania’s GOP Chairman Rob Gleason told Pennsylvania Cable Network earlier this week, the party “cut Obama by 5 percent” in 2012 and “probably ...
|U mad? This is what you can DO NOW to change Texas
BattleGround Texas is planning to expedite the process of turning Texas blue by registering voters, particularly Latino and African American voters. BattlegroundTexas: Texas is at a crossroads. ...
|Fight Erickson and Texas: Donate to BattlegroundTexas Now
Sick of the Texas Taliban imposing Sharia law and their asshole minions ...
|Tea Party Texas AG threatens student who supported Wendy?
Greg Abbott, Texas AG and rabid tea party loud-mouth, is now apparently threatening a female student who supported Wendy Davis. This is just disgusting : Lt. Gov. Dewhurst & Atty. Gen. Greg Abbott ...
|Gov. Rick Perry executes woman, next day preaches sanctity of life
On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Kimberly McCarthy was executed in Texas: McCarthy's execution was the 500th in the state since capital punishment was restored in 1976. She was also the 18th person ...
|Illegal records tampering by GOP in abortion vote? (UPDATE)
Texas Penal Code Section 37.10 : § 37.10. TAMPERING WITH GOVERNMENTAL RECORD. (a) A person commits an offense if he: (1) knowingly makes a false entry in, or false alteration of, a ...
| Is a personhood fetus a U.S. citizen?
We are all familiar with the American Taliban's tactic of passing "personhood" bills in state legislatures in an attempt to eliminate women's reproductive rights and make abortions and birth control ...
|Fox finger-pointer to woman: 'know your role'
More GOP rebranding fail : A finger-pointing political argument on Fox News Channel boiled over when a male conservative talk show host shouted at a woman to "know your role and shut your mouth." ...
|Jeff Flake's Son Calls Himself "N1ggerKiller"
Wow, what a surprise. A right-wing jerk is raising another right-wing jerk just like him. But I mean - seriously - WOW. This is some awful, awful language and bigotry from someone so young. There ...
|Beck: Strength Through Unity. Unity Through Faith.
If you are familiar with V for Vendetta , you recognize this phrase. "Strength through Unity. Unity through Faith." This is the motto of the conservative authoritarian government in future ...
|Gohmert tells woman to carry brain-dead fetus to term
And the hits just keep on coming from ignorant misogynist and American Taliban freak Louie Gohmert: At a congressional hearing Thursday on an abortion bill that would ban the procedure after 20 ...
|List of Bush Admin scandals
How quickly the GOP forgets: US Attorney firings On December 7, 2006, eight US attorneys were notified that they would be fired. Most came from swing states. Most were considered not to have ...
|Fred Koch built refineries for Stalin, shut out by monopolists at home
Just a little reminder of this under-publicized fact: Here is a better historical fact, one that the Kochs don't like to repeat in public: the family's initial wealth was not created by the harsh, ...
|Why Benghazi smear will fail
Because the tea party has no credibility. And the tea party can't see that. Tea party ragers like Glenn Beck have attacked Obama for everything under the sun since before he was even elected. The ...
|Glenn Beck incriminates himself
Glenn Beck's words reveal his views on whether government is good or evil depend strictly on which party holds the White House. Glenn Beck on June 28, 2006 (George W. Bush in the White House): ...
|In "honor" of NRA convention, give $10 to Battleground Texas Today!
Let's give a boost to Battleground Texas this weekend! In case you haven't heard, this is what Battleground Texas is about : Who's Afraid of Battleground Texas? The Texas GOP At a lunchtime ...
|2007: Beck reveals his strategy
In 2007 on his radio show , Beck spelled it all out. He revealed where he found his instruction book, that he now uses to make his followers hate progressives: "I go on vacation for three days, ...
|So, the vagina grabbers are outraged at the "gun grabbers"?
"Constitutional Rights" is a very selective concept when it comes to right-wing extremists. The have spent the last several years: passing laws to ram a probe up a woman's vagina, that is not ...
|The Voting Rights Act
From The Department of Justice's website : By 1965 concerted efforts to break the grip of state disfranchisement had been under way for some time, but had achieved only modest success overall and ...
|Nebraska Lt. Gov (GOP) Resigns
Yet another example of a "family values" conservative hypocrite : LINCOLN, Neb.—Nebraska Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy resigned Saturday after "breaking the public trust," Gov. Dave Heineman said. ... ...
|GOP donor Foster Friess stars in his own anti-Muslim video
You may know Foster Friess from his recent sexist remarks about women and aspirin: “You know, back in my days, they used Bayer aspirin for contraception. The gals put it between their knees, and ...
|Brigham Young's advice to Mitt Romney
I'm so glad to know that Mitt is taking a brave, principled stand regarding the word "God" on pennies. What would a GOP campaign be without some good old-fashioned religious demagoguery? It simply ...
|Hateful women of the GOP:
I give you the classy, intellectual ladies of the Republican party, with their professional and insightful analysis of the DNC and Democratic politicians: Monica Lewinsky somewhere, sobbing, ...
|Rising Oceans Mockery - Tell it to NOLA, Mitt
THIS: Levees are breaking and Americans are fleeing to their roofs on Gulf Coast, while Romney laughs off rising oceans. # mapoli # isaac # nola — PaulPimentel (@PaulPimentel)
|Oregon GOP legislators visit topless bar
The GOP must be so proud of the depth and breadth of its misogynist bench. "Legitimate rape." Nude swimming with staffers at the Sea of Galilee. A 2-years-long all-out war on women at the federal ...
|Paul Ryan calls progressives "a cancer"
Paul Ryan is a dangerous, brainwashed, narrow-minded zealot. If we did not know that already, this interview certainly confirms it. In 2010 Ryan was interviewed by the odious Glenn Beck on his ...
|Mormon Insider Reveals Insights on Romney
I saw this rather interesting story at The Daily Beast today. It is an interview with Brigham Young's great great grand-daughter, who, at the age of 55, left the Mormon Church. Her decision was ...
|George W. Romney
In follow up to this diary ("Tweety nails it - someone needs to ask how the Romney economic plan is in any way different from the Bush economic plan), I submit the following: George W. Romney Doesn'
|ALEC running UNION BUSTER for Oregon Labor Commissioner; Please help
The right-wing is targeting Oregon in the upcoming May special elections and in November. As you recall, Oregon was one of the few locations to withstand the tea party tsunami in 2010. They haven'...
|What now? No insurance coverage for THIS!?
"Morally Object." The magic words that allow sexism, misogyny and homophobia into public policy and legislation. As someone once said to me, beware the sword that cuts both ways. Morally Object. ...
|Santorum's PAST statements re college education
Being the God-fearing Christian man of integrity he is, I'm sure Rick Santorum is above making dishonest public statements for the purpose of scoring cheap political points. As we all know, ...
|Santorum supporter Michelle Duggar: Wife must obey husband
Is this a first on dailykos? I'm citing to a celebrity gossip site for this hilarious/horrifying report on the Jim Bob Duggar family's enthusiastic support for American Taliban Mullah Rick Santorum!
|Church's Website: Don't vote for Muslims
I really admire my fellow diarists who can remain articulate when enraged. I find it impossible. All I can say is: Look. at. asshole: Consequences of Voting for Ungodly ...
|"A man with the charisma of grass seed"
Oh, this is too funny. I live this piece by Charlie Pierce in Esquire : I am supposed to write ...
|Keystone will rely on Eminent Domain!?
Why haven't I heard more about this before now? Of course the Keystone XL pipeline will need to rely on Eminent Domain to site the pipeline along its alignment. Where the path crosses private land,
|Taxpayers fund Pols' ALEC dues
Wow. They have really got this racket down to a science. Taxpayers are NOW paying ALEC to screw ...
|Newt: Poor 10-yr-olds should clean the school
No, this is not the Onion. Newt has outdone even their mastery of satire, by going lower than anyone could possibly imagine. Newt has a plan to save education. A "simple" plan, he calls it (and ...
|Do As I Say, Not As I Sue: Chamber's Hypocrisy
The American Association for Justice has produced a new report, exposing the U.S. Chamber's hypocrisy re litigation and ...
|Hilarious Gawker liveblog of TP debate
Can you use a humor break right now? Gawker did a hilarious liveblog of the TP debate on CNN. I'll just provide ...
|2008 Personality Profile of Obama spot-on
In 2008 (last updated November 2008), the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics of St. John’s University and the College of St. Benedict published ...
|Chilling commentary from Beck
This shocked and frightened me the first time I read it, and I still feel the same way. Courtesy of a transcript from MediaMatters : ...
|Beck mocked Pelosi for crying re fear of violence
Glenn Beck - consummate asshole:
|Tea Party info at school?
If you have kids that are grade-school aged, they may receive a mini-Time magazine for kids called "Time for Kids". It's about 6 or 8 pages long, with lots of pictures and short articles for kids ...
|Humiliating. Beck debunked - in advance
Beck's misleading presentation of information and mischaracterizations are so predictable that he can be debunked in advance. And that is exactly what the scholars ...
|Glenn Beck to follow the George Rekers pattern
I mean, what other conclusion can be drawn, when Beck explains how patterns work. Yesterday on his radio program Beck was ranting against net neutrality and cap and trade. Then he said:
|Tea Party - Hardly Grassroots
In honor of the Sore Loser Temper Tantrums being held today and tomorrow by various Tea Party brigades across the nation, I wanted to make sure we didn't miss this great piece ...
|Erickson: female DCCC staffers are drunks, slutty
Sorry to break the rules. This is a REPOST from a diary I wrote last year. But given all the ...
|Beck's guest key part of TX Textbook Taliban
I'm sorry I don't have any time to develop this, but I wanted to highlight this excellent bit of research ...
|Beck's words to grieving families
Given the ongoing tragedy in Haiti right now, we must look to our national icons for examples of leadership. Glenn Beck, uber-Religious Guy and King of the Teabaggers, demonstrates exactly how to ...
|Glenn Beck's not-blackface
Recently, Glenn Beck attacked Jane Hamsher for, three years ago, portraying Joe Lieberman in blackface. Beck the high and mighty! He sits in judgment over everyone else! Well, as it turns out, ...
|Glenn Beck caught in a lie today
Today, Beck was on one of has rants because his latest target, Robert Craemer, had the audacity ...
|Beck denies calling Obama "Hitler"
Seems like egomaniac Glenn Beck is just a little put out that anyone dared to protest his performance of The Christmas Sweater at NYU. (Details on the protest ...
|Salon article raises questions about Mary Beck's suicide
Glenn Beck gets a lot of mileage out of the story of his mother's suicide. It is part of the redemption tale he tries to use to shield himself from criticism for being a full-on jackass. ...
|2007 Video montage-Fox attacks lefty bloggers
Sometimes when I'm researching I fortuitously come across a little gem I want to share. Here is a video of various Fox "News" channel shows slamming lefty bloggers. I thought it was wonderfully ...
|Rupert Murdoch's Extensive Communist Ties
How has this Esquire article not received more attention? ...
|Catfight! Hannity v. Beck (this should be good)
So it begins. Hannity, the fact-challenged arrogant loud-mouthed ignorant bully, is jealous that fact-challenged unhinged, race-baiting hate-monger Glenn Beck is stealing his spotlight. IT'S ON!!!
|RW's new attack: Sparkman a child predator?
I was shocked to see earlier today this tweet from Ana Marie Cox - alerting me to what is appears to be a right wing smear job in its infancy on murdered census worker Bill Sparkman: ...
|The clip that should end Beck's career
Apparently, Beck finds it humorous to joke about the more progressive "new KKK" finding less painful ways to murder "the dark people". High comedy! Hilarious! This clip is still available on Beck'...
|Jonah Goldberg condemns Hitler comparisons
Jonah Goldberg explains to the stupid why Hitler references are unacceptable: The Nazis , Soviets, and Cambodian Communists murdered millions of entirely ...
|KKK "comedy" bit from Glenn Beck show
Excerpt of a "comedy" bit (still available on Beck's website with a subscription) which presumably ran on his radio show: [...
|Hannity(!) condemns Hitler remarks as "atrocious", "disgraceful"
Recall what happened when Sen. Robert Byrd mentioned Hitler to warn against manipulating the law and stifling debate in the context of the "nuclear option" debate: Byrd referenced ...
|Glenn Beck and the New McCarthyism
New video from MediaMatters: Beck's Witch Hunt: The New McCarthyism, featuring Beck and his hero, Joseph McCarthy, ...
|Military Officer Criticizes Rep. Joe Wilson
This needs more play: Major General Paul D. Eaton Posted: September 10, ...
|Cell phone: (202) 689-4825 Rep. Wilson's press contact
CONTACT: Ryan Murphy. ( 202) 225-2452 (Office). (202) 689-4825 (Cell). You may want to ask him if you have to be a first class asshole to work for a first class asshole. Someone should find out of ...
|Scrutinizing Glenn Beck: Part II
Glenn Beck has set the rules - now let's make him play by them. Glenn Beck, whether he wants to or not, will now participate in the "let's highlight past statements as selected by people on a ...
|Beck: "close-to-painful murdering of the dark people"
If Glenn Beck refuses to give a pass to anyone in the Obama administration for past statements (and if he further refuses to allow those individuals to be present concurrently to defend themselves) ...
|Glenn Beck: They boy who cried euthanasia
Glenn Beck has been using quotes from members of the Obama administration to try to support his breathless allegations that "radical, extremist Marxist socialist communists" (who happen to be black) ...
|Tom Ridge admits terror alerts were politically motivated
Like we didn't know. But now we have proof : Politicizing the terror alerts Tom ...
|Overstock.com responds to Beck boycott
Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne was on the Glenn Beck show last night. (Was it a repeat? Supposedly Beck is on vacation. In any event, I first viewed it last night.) The title of this ...
|Glenn Beck's Hospital Visit Nightmare
I am surprised at how little coverage this event is getting, given the prominence of Glenn Beck in the current national political debate. Many of you may recall that, way back in the day when ...
|Glenn Beck and Lord of the Flies
How thin is the veneer of civilization? For some people, like Glenn Beck, very thin. So thin, in fact, that it all it takes is the election of a Democratic, African-American president to strip ...
|RedState extols virtues of public transportation!
In case you missed it, RedState is having a "Gathering" this weekend in Atlanta. I'm sure it will be just like NetRoots Nation, except for bitter, angry, delusional losers. Anyway, the Grand ...
|Zakaria: Obama right on Iran, as Bush 41 was right on Soviets
Fahreed Zakaria is a smart political analyst, who doesn't just yap to hear himself talk like most of the political bloviators on CNN. I get the feeling he actually knows - and understands - history!
| "Barack the Magic Negro", "The Star Spanglish Banner". Was that racist?
Although the traditional media has forgotten, we certainly have not. Limbaugh continued to refer to Obama as the " Magic Negro " ...
|GOP HELPED Doan play race card to avoid punishment
Remember when Bush appointee Lurita Doan ran the GSA? GSA Chief Violated Hatch Act, Special Counsel's ...
|Right-Wing Empathy for Scooter Libby
Empathy is a quality that must not, under any circumstances, ever be included as any part of the judicial decision-making process. Or so bleat the right-wing sheep, in perfectly coordinated unison.
|Oops! Tucker slips and admits torture is a crime!
Just an amusing little nugget from Monday's "Balance of Power" live chat with Tucker Carlson and ...
|Lindsey Graham waxes on about torture
Lindsey Graham, 7/25/05 : Title: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year ...
|CBS's Feherty insinuates troops would shoot Pelosi, Reid
More evidence that there is in fact an epidemic of Obama Derangement Syndrome infecting the swine of the right wing: CBS Sports commentator David Feherty drew criticism Friday ...
|Gov. Rick Perry supported NCLB!
Rick Perry today: I believe the federal government has become oppressive. It’s become oppressive in its size, its intrusion in the lives of its citizens, and its interference with ...
|2001: Bush and Spy Plane Crash in China
I haven't seen a lot of coverage comparing Bush's first foreign policy crisis, the holding by the Chinese government of the crew of a U.S. spy plane following the plane's collision with a Chinese ...
|RedState blog: "beat him to a bloody pulp"
Along the lines of this recommended diary, here is a prime example of the violent rhetoric to be ...
|Memory Lane: Bush and British Protocol
The RedStaters are going mad over Obama's supposed gaffes while in the UK (link intentionally not provided): Embarrassingly Inept Obama Stumbles Over Diplomacy, Protocol Yet ...
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