Cutting the Health Care Crap: Betsy McCaughey

There is a name you will keep hearing throughout the health insurance reform debate; Betsy McCaughey (It's pronounced "McCoy," for those who only hear the name and wonder who's lying to them). You will hear from her and see her … Continue reading

More on Right Wing Health Care BS (Read that any way you’d like)

We all know people who believe and feel the need to repeat complete and utter crap when they hear it, and The Right Wing Fart Machine has been working overtime with the health care reform bill. But if they thought … Continue reading

Before Singing Kumbaya at Happy Hour, Consider The Power of Police

I have to do this now because after today, everything about the Henry Louis Gates fiasco will be forgotten. Pictures of Smiling Barack, Smiling Skip and Smiling Sgt. Crowley all holding beers and possibly singing Kumbaya will be all over … Continue reading

Deconstructing the Right Wing Lies on the Health Insurance Bill — Pages 1-500

(Thanks to a reader, I found another source of right wing crap on the health care bill, so there is now a part II to this post. As you may have noted, the right wingers who came up with this … Continue reading

Deconstructing the Right Wing Lies on the Health Insurance Bill — Pages 1-500

(Thanks to a reader, I found another source of right wing crap on the health care bill, so there is now a part II to this post. As you may have noted, the right wingers who came up with this … Continue reading

Cutting the Crap on the Minimum Wage

Here's another lie we'd like to put to rest once and for all; the one about the minimum wage hurting small businesses. The "conventional wisdom" seems to be going like this: small businesses are being hit hard by this minimum … Continue reading

The Gates Fiasco is Not About Racism; It’s Worse.

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates was not arrested because he was black, and the police officer who arrested him is not a racist.   I actually think it's worse than that. I think this is about something that has been … Continue reading

Michael Steele Fills His Empty Suit With Excrement

If you want an example of just how toothless and ineffective the current Republican Party is, listen to them talk about proposed health care reform.  Take RNC Chairman and designated empty suit, Michael Steele.  For those unfamiliar with Steele, he … Continue reading

In 1969, We Moonwalked and Chewed Gum at the Same Time; What Happened to Us?

Today is the 40th anniversary of the day man first walked on the moon. I'm sure everyone who was alive then knows where he or she was when the live, grainy black and white video showed two men first climbing … Continue reading

Public Health Insurance Won’t Cost Us; It Will Save Us A Lot, Including Money

One of the most shameful methods the far right has attempted use to scotch attempts at meaningful health care reform is to cite the tremendous cost involved in offering a public option, and to suggest that it's not possible to … Continue reading

When Do Good Republicans Drive OUT the Racists?

This is destined to be a recurring theme of this blog for a while, until good, decent Republicans actually move to get their party back. I want to know why you are not more disgusted with the sort of filth … Continue reading

Sen. Jeffy Beau Sessions: Racist Inquisitor

Sonia Sotomayor is the most qualified judge nominated to the Supreme Court in many years; possibly more so than anyone in my lifetime.  The woman has at least 15 stellar years as a judge, and there is really nothing for … Continue reading

Right Wing Idiot of the Day: Jon Kyl – Should a Senator Have to Pass Civics First?

Are you as sick of this one as we are? The drug-addled gasbag Limbaugh has been pushing this one for months, but it's even more appalling when someone sitting in the Senate is this stupid. According to the right wing … Continue reading

Republic Whacks Ban Centaurs!!!

An interesting  little blurb in this morning's Politico, by Glenn Thrush gives us some insight into just how bull goose looney the far right has become. It seems that Sam Brownback, one of the nuttiest wingnuts of all wingnuttery, has … Continue reading

There, I Said It! The Rich SHOULD Pay More in Taxes!

One of the most ridiculous arguments in right wing world is the argument that no one will want to become rich if the tax rate goes any higher, because the tax rate will be too cumbersome. As a result, all … Continue reading