Donald Trump finally went too far for Republicans Trump said that invading Iraq was a disaster, that the country was misled into invading Iraq by the Bush administration, and that the claim that Bush kept the country safe from terrorism is ridiculous because 9/11 happened on his watch. These are all things that a majority […]
In Response To Paris, Ted Cruz Calls For Airstrikes With More ‘Tolerance For Civilian Casualties’ Translation from GOP to sane person, this attack on civilians needs was intolerable therefor we should attack someone with less regard for civilian casualties. It’s two eyes for an eye, a whole mouth for a tooth. Of course, ISIS uses […]
McCarthy: House GOP May ‘Have To Hit Rock Bottom’ How much worse can it get?
Rand Paul Calls Hillary Clinton ‘A War Hawk’ For those playing at home, there are two wings of the GOP. One that claims the Dems are War Mongers and another that claims they are Gutless Surrender Monkeys.
Explaining the GOP Reagan cult the outsize Republican idolatry of Reagan is explained in part by the fact that there’s no one else in their history of whom they can really approve. The Bushes are a bad memory for most, Ford was a non-entity and Nixon was Nixon. Eisenhower looks pretty good on most historical […]
Rand Paul: GOP Can’t ‘Completely Flip’ On Gay Marriage He went on to say that when it comes to the GOP, “the party can’t become the opposite of what it is” on social matters. Paul is basically admitting that once the homophobes and bigots in the GOP base start dying off, the GOP will have […]
A Midwest Republican Senator Crusades Against the Corruption of Money in Politics “I firmly believe that we are beginning in this country to look like a Russian-style oligarchy where a couple of dozen billionaires have basically bought the government,” Sen. Dale Schultz on why he is leaving politics. He is leaving because of a primary […]
Apartheid’s Useful Idiots – Ta-Nehisi Coates – The Atlantic Buckley’s racket as an American paid propagandist for white supremacy would be repeated over the years in conservative circles. As Sam Kleiner demonstrates in Foreign Policy, apartheid would ultimately draw some of America’s most celebrated conservatives into its orbit. The roster includes Grover Norquist, Jack Abramoff, […]
Remember when Republicans were worried about ‘economic uncertainty’? Krugman nails it.
When I get government money, I am getting my money back. When you get government money, you are a parasite taking my money.