McCain: Republicans Shouldn’t Talk About Abortion

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Politics | No Comments

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), taking a break this weekend from making shit up about U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, said: McCAIN: I think we have to have a bigger tent. No doubt about it, and, obviously we have to do immigration reform. There is no doubt whatsoever that the demographics are not on our side and we are going […]

Marco Rubio: “I’m Not A Scientist, Man” (No Shit)

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in Culture, Politics, Science | No Comments

I long for the day when the question, ”How old do you think the Earth is?” doesn’t trip up a sitting US Senator prospective presidential candidate. Via an interview if GQ Magazine: GQ: How old do you think the Earth is? Marco Rubio: I’m not a scientist, man. I can tell you what recorded history says, I can tell […]

It Is Not Polite To Invite Yourself Over

Posted by on Nov 17, 2012 in Politics | No Comments

Or at least that is what my parents taught me. I guess Joe’s isn’t privy to this basic social norm. Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio would like to have his own version of a “man-to-man” beer summit with President Barack Obama so he could give the president advice on dealing with immigration, the outspoken law enforcement […]

Whoops, I Am In The Wrong Room

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Humor, Politics | No Comments

It would seem newly elected Rep.-elect Chris Collins (R-NY) had a few problems today: “When they welcomed Leader Pelosi and everyone stood up to applaud, a frantic new member got up—breakfast plate in hand—rushed over to me and asked, ‘Wait … what meeting is this?!’ I said, ‘This is the Democratic Caucus.’ He said, ‘Oh […]

Why Nate Silver Got Drunk

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in 2012 Campaign, Humor, Politics, Video | No Comments

There are so many great lines here, I don’t know where to start, like: On election night 2012 even god himself was hitting refresh on 538. He just made the universe, I turned it into a graph. Now what’s up motherfucker.

Oh It Feels Good To Laugh

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 in Humor, Politics | No Comments

Via the The Borowitz Report at The New Yorker, which has some of the best political humor and satire around: Canada announced today that it was tightening security along its border with the United States amid concerns that there could be a mass migration of illegal Americans after Tuesday, November 6th. According to Randolph McTavish, […]

Elizabeth Banks on Planned Parenthood

Posted by on Aug 18, 2012 in 2012 Campaign, Culture, Politics | No Comments

Wow, this is how you do a celebrity endorsement. My first serious girlfriend in college used the pill for the exact same reason. And do be honest as a 20 year old dude in the late 80s I wasn’t even aware a pill could help with this (or that “heavy flow” was even a problem). […]

“Largest Tax Increase In History”

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in Analysis, Government, Politics | No Comments

Before the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act last week, the primary Republican  line of attack against were over-the-top hyperbolic, but at least subjective: government takeover of health care, unconstitutional overreach, etc. But from the moment the SCOTUS determined the law stands as an exercise of Congress’ taxing power, though, Republicans have gone empirical. […]

Stupid Wingnut Quote Of The Day

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in 2012 Campaign, Politics | No Comments

In today’s competition, and it was really competitive to say the least, for most ridiculous wingnut statement in reaction to the Supreme Court’s upholding of the Affordable Care Act, the Heartland Institute has provided this most note-worthy submission: The president intimidated Chief Justice John Roberts like Hugo Chavez intimidates the Venezuelan Supreme Court. The rule of law […]