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Top GOP Presidential Contender’s Political Experience Consists Of Insulting Obama

Top GOP Presidential Contender’s Political Experience Consists Of Insulting Obama by Alan | Dr. Ben Carson may be a very talented neurosurgeon. He’s likely saved lives. But he is a conservative hero with no…

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The Prevalence Of Racism

The Prevalence Of Racism

by Stuart Shapiro | Baseball last week celebrated the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier and integrating the sport.  Hall of Famer and former home run  record holder, Hank Aaron voiced his concerns about progress on racial issues since Robinson: …we are not that far removed from…

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Court Upholds EPA Mercury Regulation

Court Upholds EPA Mercury Regulation by Stuart Shapiro | The D.C Court of Appeals upheld a EPA regulation requiring power plants to curb mercury…

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Fighting Climate Change = Fighting Poverty

Fighting Climate Change = Fighting Poverty by Stuart Shapiro | Opponents of drastic action on climate change often cite the cost of most measures to…

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Conservatives Want To Make Divorce Harder

Conservatives Want To Make Divorce Harder by Stuart Shapiro | It’s not enough I suppose to try and make marriages work better (a noble goal…

April 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

The Goal of Tea Party Insurrection Is Religious Armageddon

The Goal of Tea Party Insurrection Is Religious Armageddon

by VegasJessie | Recently, events have occurred which would indicate a perfect storm, which would help create the right wing fantasy of the Rapture.  Conditions for this “final judgement”  are ripe when you mix heavily armed anti-government insurrectionists, white supremacists with shotguns and Mormons who do not believe in the…

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Republicans Outraged Americans Are Happy With The Affordable Care Act

Republicans Outraged Americans Are Happy With The Affordable Care Act by VegasJessie | The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed by menacing it with an…

March 19, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Cathy McMorris Rogers Volunteers For The GOP Kiss Of Death: The Rebuttal

Cathy McMorris Rogers Volunteers For The GOP Kiss Of Death: The Rebuttal by VegasJessie | Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) will give the rebuttal to President Obama’s fifth State of the Union (SOTU) Address…

January 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Media Scrutiny Of Obamacare Is Downright Excessive

Media Scrutiny Of Obamacare Is Downright Excessive by VegasJessie | Lately, every newscast opens with the Healthcare.gov website “disaster.”No newscast seems able to resist relishing in the…

October 29, 2013 / More... ( comments)

BK Says OK For Crimea To Have It Your Way

BK Says OK For Crimea To Have It Your Way

by Mark Quincy Adams | In a whopper of an attempt to cash in on the changes in Crimea, fast food giant Burger King plans to open restaurants in the new Russian territory. Until April, McDonald’s was the dominant American fast food joint operating in the country. McDonald’s, which both…

April 10, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Stephen Colbert Distances Himself From Controversial Tweet

Stephen Colbert Distances Himself From Controversial Tweet by Mark Quincy Adams | The internet was ‘atwitter’ yesterday over a tweet from @ColbertReport some saw as racist. The…

March 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Libyan Government Airs Video of Gadhafi Son

Libyan Government Airs Video of Gadhafi Son by Mark Quincy Adams | In response to rumors that Moammar Gadhafi’s son, al-Saadi Gadhafi, was being tortured, the Libyan government…

March 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Rep. Mike Rogers To Retire From Congress, Start Talk Radio Program

Rep. Mike Rogers To Retire From Congress, Start Talk Radio Program by Mark Quincy Adams | Reports this morning say Representative Mike Rogers (R – MI) will announce his retirement today.…

March 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Will Durst: Patronizing Paychecks

Will Durst: Patronizing Paychecks

by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent investigates the age- old question: what do women want? Repost This Article…

April 11, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Will Durst: Tina Turner, Mad Max and Me

Will Durst: Tina Turner, Mad Max and Me by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent gets all Al…

April 3, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Will Durst: Sawbucked To Death

Will Durst: Sawbucked To Death by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent says ten dollars…

March 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Will Durst: Cold War 2

Will Durst: Cold War 2 by dave-dr-gonzo | Podcast: Play in new window | Download In which our intrepid correspondent cries me a…

March 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

CNN: Russia Poised To Perhaps, Maybe, We’re Not Sure But They Might, Invade Ukraine

CNN: Russia Poised To Perhaps, Maybe, We’re Not Sure But They Might, Invade Ukraine

by Bill Schmalfeldt | Now that the overnight numbers have been digested and checked against the bottom line, the news directors at CNN have apparently made the decision that its viewers are growing weary of watching flight simulators over “simulated water” pretending to search for pretend debris from a…

April 2, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Satire: SCOTUS McCutcheon Ruling Great News For America!

Satire: SCOTUS McCutcheon Ruling Great News For America! by Bill Schmalfeldt | I know that readers come to this website looking for a liberal viewpoint on the…

April 2, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Satire: History’s Mysteries – Did Churchill ‘Foretell’ Ted Cruz?

Satire: History’s Mysteries – Did Churchill ‘Foretell’ Ted Cruz? by Bill Schmalfeldt | It was no great shock that after receiving so much publicity for his “spot-on” impression…

April 1, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Satire: ‘Goy Vey!’ GOP Shmendricks Shlep To Sheldon

Satire: ‘Goy Vey!’ GOP Shmendricks Shlep To Sheldon by Bill Schmalfeldt | It was schmaltzy shmooze fest on the Sabat as four of the most mainstream (meaning,…

March 30, 2014 / More... ( comments)