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The Face of the GOP!

A picture is worth a thousand words! Thanks to BAGnewnotes.

February 3, 2010 Posted by | Politics, The Repugnant Party | , , | 1 Comment

Republicans, The Adolescent Party!

This clip shows the mentality of the Grand Old Party, like when I was 8 years old and saying the opposite of everything my older brother said. It was a fun game for me because it drove my brother nuts. I don’t think that grown women and men really should be playing this game with the future of our country, no matter how much fun the adolescent Republicans are having. After all, only adults can vote.

February 3, 2010 Posted by | Hypocrisy Watch, Politics, President Barack Obama, The Repugnant Party | , , | 5 Comments

Republican’s Are Idiots!

Photo borrowed from KayinMaine at WhiteNoiseInsanity

The media has been telling us how the Republic Party is in such great shape going into the midterm elections, making wild predictions about taking over the House of Representatives and narrowing the gap in the Senate. I haven’t bought into this meme for many reasons.

The 4 “phone repair” guys who were messing around with the phones at Senator Mary Landrieu’s office in New Orleans are now the victims, somehow they were trapped into putting on uniforms, wearing a bug and converging on the senator’s office. KayinMaine has more on the denials of any connection to the culprits.

Seniors take note, Republicans want to mess with your social security again. They want to privatize it for you, put it in the hands of those Wall Street guys who’ve done so well handling your pensions and 401K’s. They want to cut your benefits, because your doing so well right now, right?

Republicans are gearing up to fight financial reform, really. Frank Luntz is giving them their talking points and apparently the Repugs think it’s a winning issue for them. We’ll see, won’t we?

February 2, 2010 Posted by | Media, MSM, Politics, The Repugnant Party | , , , , , | 5 Comments

President Obama Q & A With GOP!

Above is the full question and answer from the meeting in Baltimore which put President Obama face to face with the opponents, the obstructionists, the party of no. You have to see it or read the transcript. (courtesy of KayinMaine)

The opening address by President Obama is below.

January 29, 2010 Posted by | Media, MSM, Politics, President Barack Obama, The Repugnant Party | , , | 6 Comments

Republicans Are Out Of Ideas!

They have nothing to offer anymore, no new ideas, no compassion for anyone, nothing. They are the “nothing party.” I saw Andrew Ross Sorkin on Morning Jerkoff with Starbucks this morning and he proclaimed that we must “cut taxes.” Give me a freakin break, is that the only response the right and the financial sector bots have, cut taxes?  They’ve been brainwashed repeatedly over the years to believe it, like zombies “must cut taxes, must cut taxes”…..it’s so ridiculous. Albert Einstein defined insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” All you have to do is look back over the last 30 years at the growth of the national debt under Republican vs. Democratic presidents to see that this tactic does nothing but shift the wealth from the middle and lower income TAXPAYERS, to the wealthiest in our country who know every tax shelter and loophole there is to keep that money in their own damn pockets.

Kay over at WhiteNoiseInsanity has an excellent post up on this and other outrages from the right. Here is a sample…

Seriously, all I hear is bitching, complaining, and whining from the right wingers. Do they have any answers? Not that I can see. Let me know if you hear of one. Maybe if we all rubbed and stroked Scott Brown’s business suit the answers would come easily and our nation will be saved? Huh. Maybe.

Kay goes on to sum up the state of Republican thinking…..

Our nation had 8 years of blatant fascism under George Bush and we’ve had a one year reprieve thanks to President Obama being in the White House, but what is most disturbing is an Animal Farm Revolution is underway again where the animals are demanding to go back to those 8 years of fascism because they believe it’s better and they’ll be happier! How many times do we have to tell the imbeciles of our country that whenever we have a republican president in the White House our nation goes into a recession, our money ends up missing in huge clumps, and we end up miserable and suffering?

To paraphrase someone who isn’t coming to mind, Republicans think government can’t do anything right and then they get elected and prove it.

January 25, 2010 Posted by | Media, MSM, Politics, The Repugnant Party | , , | 19 Comments

A Typical Republican

A Republican candidate for governor of South Carolina has compared giving people government assistance to feeding stray animals. Seriously. He goes on to explain that if you feed them, they will reproduce. This man is Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer of South Carolina. From The State

“My grandmother was not a highly educated woman, but she told me as a small child to quit feeding stray animals. You know why? Because they breed. You’re facilitating the problem if you give an animal or a person ample food supply. They will reproduce, especially ones that don’t think too much further than that. And so what you’ve got to do is you’ve got to curtail that type of behavior. They don’t know any better,” Bauer said.

So apparently in America, the way to deal with poverty is to starve them to death so they don’t reproduce. This is an elected official in 2010, not the 1800′s but 2010.

In South Carolina, 58 percent of students participate in the free and reduced-price lunch program.

Bauer’s remarks came during a speech in which he said government should take away assistance if those receiving help didn’t pass drug tests or attend parent-teacher conferences or PTA meetings if their children were receiving free and reduced-price lunches.

Just take it away from them, starve them, that will show them not to be poor. So many of these people are the working poor in this country, they go to work everyday but still can’t make ends meet. What sort of country do we live in that we treat our own citizens with such contempt. We are supposedly the greatest country on the planet, but we can’t seem to feed our people, give them proper health care, proper schools or keep them safe.

January 24, 2010 Posted by | Politics, The Repugnant Party | , , , | 9 Comments

Some Great Links For Libs!

Maureen Dowd needed a Daddy after the exploding panties event.

Treason, it’s all the rage in wingnut land.  When are we going to start enforcing the law?

Maybe the repugs will support gay marriage if it creates jobs.

January 14, 2010 Posted by | Jobs, Politics, The Repugnant Party | , , , | Leave a comment

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