Politics

Herman Cain Insults Black People, Calls 50% ‘Clueless’

By October 24, 2014
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While Cain isn’t exactly the GOP’s brightest hope, he is an African American and at least projects some sort of image of inclusiveness in the notoriously white party. Sadly, Cain is incapable of keeping his foot out of his mouth.

Louie Gohmert Believes Our Troops Can’t Fight Because of Alleged Greek-Style Gay Massages

By October 24, 2014
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Gohmert thinks that because it happened in, you know, 334 B.C., it must be happening now.

Apparently, Guns For Domestic Violence Offenders Is a Mainstream Conservative Cause

By October 24, 2014
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The NRA specifically argues in favor of a domestic abuser’s right to retain illegal guns.

Romney Says He Lost Hispanic Vote Because He Didn’t Spend Enough Money Bullsh*tting Them

By October 23, 2014
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Mitt Romney gets the answer to this easy question so wrong, he’s almost right.

PODCAST: Bob and Chez Discuss the White Trash Palins; The Death of Journalism; and the NRA Hipster Douchebag

By October 23, 2014
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This week’s show: Audio Recording of the Palin Family Brawl; Expensive Fashion Accessories; Charles Bowen’s Fair-Use Guide for Bloggers; The Palins and Their White Trash Stretch Limo; Remembering Ben Bradlee and Real Journalism; The NRA Hipster; Guns are ‘Bits of Plastic and Metal'; and much more.

Marco Rubio Stays Classy, Attacks President Obama In Ottawa Shooting Statement

By October 23, 2014
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It has become a sad fact of life that it is never too soon to use tragic events for political reasons, but even within that ghoulish game, there are rules.

Monica and Hillary the Movie: Let’s Make It Happen

By October 23, 2014
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Can these women put aside their differences, find some common ground, and form an unstoppable duo to bring the country together at last?

The NRA Hipster is Back to Tell Us that Guns Are Just “Bits of Plastic and Metal”

By October 23, 2014
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You might recall our coverage of Billy’s previous NRA effort in which he explained how gun classes should be taught in schools.

Glenn Greenwald’s Reaction to Attack in Quebec: “It’s Not the Slightest Bit Surprising”

By October 22, 2014
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He performs some typically Greenwaldian semantic gymnastics, both blaming Canadian military hubris for the attack, but then insisting Canada’s militarism doesn’t justify what happened.

Here’s Video Of Chris Christie Saying He’s ‘Tired Of Hearing About the Minimum Wage’

By October 22, 2014
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A comment like this won’t likely hurt Christie in a Republican primary, where heartlessness is a virtue.

Bristol Palin Says She Was Called a C*nt, Had Her $300 Sunglasses Stolen in New Police Audio of Fight

By October 21, 2014
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Listen to this and laugh and laugh. Then stop laughing and weep openly when you remind yourself that this woman was once poised to be a heartbeat away from living in the White House.

In Defense of Monica Lewinsky (Shame on You, Social Media)

By October 21, 2014
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There’s a terrible injustice in the fact that President Clinton is the most popular politician in the world today, while Monica Lewinsky is the cheap punchline to dozens of blow-job jokes.

Marco Rubio Wants To Stop the Deadly Ebola Threat In Its Tracks… In A Few Weeks

By October 21, 2014
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Rubio thinks Ebola is such a dire threat, and that a travel ban is so necessary, that it must be put into place sometime in late November.

Sarah Palin Tried To Bully Us With Legal Action and Failed Miserably

By October 21, 2014
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On September 21, I logged into my YouTube account to find the following copyright notice…

John Oliver’s Hilarious Supreme Court Reenactment Using Dogs (And a Duck)

By October 20, 2014
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Perfect for the social media age, yes?

Mitt Romney Has a Huge-Ass Lead In the 2016 Presidential Race

By October 20, 2014
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If at first and second you don’t succeed, try Romney again.

During Ebola Scare, Ted Cruz Rejects Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee for Being “Anti-Gun”

By October 20, 2014
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Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are relatively new to politics, so perhaps they don’t realize that the surgeon general can’t pass legislation, and therefore is incapable of implementing an assault weapons ban.

Supreme Court Does More Violence To Voting Rights In Texas

By October 19, 2014
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The Supreme Court ruled, this weekend, that a Texas law which has been ruled “deliberately discriminatory” can be used to restrict voting rights in this year’s midterm elections, which is just the latest of the Roberts Court’s injuries to voting rights.