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putting the hip in hypocrisy

You gotta love the way GOPpers can’t see hypocrisy in the Bush administration while being hyper-aware of every action in France. Or the way they are hyper-aware of the demand a windfall profit tax for the oil industry and willfully ignorant of the history of energy subsidies for the energy industry. I could go on, […]

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dirty

First GOP dirty trick of this election day. Sadly, more will follow.

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wackos

“The wackos get their information through the Christian right, Christian radio, mail, the internet and telephone trees,” Scanlon wrote in the memo, which was read into the public record at a hearing of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. “Simply put, we want to bring out the wackos to vote against something and make sure the […]

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devolution

Captive chimpanzees fail to help others in their social group, even when it causes no inconvenience, a behavioural study in Nature journal has found. This may explain why GOPers hate the teaching of evolution. Maybe they are less evolved. Just for the record, there is a difference between GOPers and real conservatives. I have a […]

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pork with a side of greed

Before adopting the $141 billion measure, 93 to 1, senators also defeated an effort to add more than $3 billion for home-heating assistance for low-income families. The proposal, by New England lawmakers who fear sky-high heating costs this winter, failed to attract the 60 votes that Senate procedures require. This is why GOP terms like […]

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guide to wingnut logic

Towards A Grand Unified Theory of Wingnuttia. The (not so) shocking thing about this is just how accurate it is.

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fool me once, shame on you

We bring you these coincidences, reminding you, and ourselves here, that perhaps the simplest piece of wisdom in the world is called “the logical fallacy.” Just because Event “A” occurs, and then Event “B” occurs, that does not automatically mean that Event “A” caused Event “B.” Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me 13 […]

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halliburton

Cheney’s Halliburton Stock Options Soar to $9.2 Million. And that is not counting the deferred salary.

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faux news

Fox News Admits To Being Part of the Conservative Team

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Fall of the Rovean empire?

For 30 years, beginning with the Nixon presidency, advanced under Reagan, stalled with the elder Bush, a new political economy struggled to be born. The idea was pure and simple: centralization of power in the hands of the Republican Party would ensure that it never lost it again. Under George W. Bush, this new system […]