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Surprised no one's mentioned this, but right-wing troll Charles C. Johnson has gone over the line again. Yesterday, Twitter shut off his mic for the fourth time after he asked his followers to help ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 04:02 PM PDT with 134 Recommends
Some states are red, others are blue. The GOP candidates are too yellow-bellied to say what they ought to. George W. Bush had one in 1999 when he criticized the fundamentalist ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 180 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 09:30 AM PDT with 147 Recommends
Out of the clear blue sky Greg Abbott, the recently elected Governor of the once great state of Texas, decided to outdo his usually over-the-top tea party rhetoric the other day. I mean, is this ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:11 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Vladimir Putin has been supporting right-wing political parties in Europe for some time. He is already a major financial backer of Marine Le Pen's Front National in France, which is poised to score ...
by DowneastDem
Comment Count 76 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2015 at 01:20 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
In case you missed it, several of the NRA's Facebook fans responded to Gabby Giffords' renewed push for universal background checks with vicious death threats . Unless I missed something, thus far, ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 88 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 05:10 PM PST with 26 Recommends
On Thursday I attended an event hosted by the Texas Tribune, an online, non-partisan newspaper. Its purpose was a preview into the Texas 2015 Legislature that is currently in session. This is part ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 67 comments on Sat Feb 14, 2015 at 12:21 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Wingnut blogger, sometime columnist, and rabid Islamophobe Debbie Schlussel seems to think that if you attack Israel, you deserve anything you get--even death. For those who missed it, she saw fit ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 05:28 PM PST with 31 Recommends
If those of us long suffering Texans thought Slick's pervasive crony capitalism, Ayn Rand libertarianism, self-serving greed and right wing extremism would disappear with the departure of Rick Perry,
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 85 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 10:42 AM PST with 70 Recommends
It's hard to believe, but Phyllis Schlafly turned 90 in August. You'd have thought America's original loathsome right-wing granny would have hung it up now, right? Well, I suspect it may finally be ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 05:45 PM PST with 14 Recommends
It should be obvious that right's relentless bashing of our duly elected President has brought out the worst among us. In droves, it seems. This has happened from a national all the way down to a ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 11:41 AM PST with 16 Recommends
I'm calling this one early. AUSTIN, Texas — A white, middle-aged gunman, in what appears to be a politically motivated anti-government attack linked to immigration, fired more than a hundred ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 183 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2014 at 09:07 AM PST with 234 Recommends
Russian media portrays the events of last spring in the Ukraine as a US-engineered coup that put the "fascists" in power. But Putin is playing a dangerous double game as he accuses the US and NATO ...
by DowneastDem
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Nov 28, 2014 at 06:46 AM PST with 7 Recommends
We already knew that the American Family Association is as extreme as you can get. But how extreme are they? Apparently it's now embracing a constitutional theory that even the Federalist Society, ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 05:04 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Of course my Governor Rick Perry would never get directly in my face to tell me to shut up and sit down like the bullying Governor Christi did to one of his protesting constituents the other day. ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 10:16 AM PDT with 120 Recommends
The strongest evidence yet that the Republican Party has become a far-right party has come, oddly enough, from something Republicans haven't said. Last week, word got out that Debbie Dunnegan, the ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 158 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2014 at 05:36 PM PDT with 220 Recommends
As most of us know by now the vast state of Texas has closed down 80% of its abortion clinics thanks to a hard right ideological Republican Legislature that wishes to imposes its beliefs and ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Oct 11, 2014 at 02:49 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
Living in a hard right red state in which crony capitalism, pay to politics, the Christian far right, secessionists, generational racists and xenophobes live side by side with reasoned, ethnically ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 06:38 AM PDT with 109 Recommends
Béla Varga A winemaker from Healdsburg, California who also owns a notorious Hungarian neo-Nazi site is currently on the ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 08:18 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Last week, Dinesh D'Souza made what will likely be one of his last media appearances before he goes off to prison for using straw donors to make illegal campaign contributions. He stopped by the ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 04:14 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
By Carolyn Shore Aresu as Libby Shaw Cross posted on Texas Kaos. Why bother to address issues of substance that matter to most of us when it is easier to scare voters with hate talk? First of ...
by Libby Shaw
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2014 at 11:57 AM PDT with 92 Recommends