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Gosh, it's not even Spring yet and Zany Republicans are frisking and frollicking all over the intertubes displaying their version of openess, concern for the well-being of others,  and tolerance.

In about 10 minutes this morning I was treated to the following stories:

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From Rawstory: Republican Openess

Georgia state senator runs and hides from questions regarding "mind control" broadcasting executive
Now, how are you NOT going to click on that? Great fun when a Georgia reporter seeks to question a state senator about insulting emails he is sending constituents who are protesting the appointment of a former collegue who was investigating Obama's involvement with a "UN mind control plot"to a highly paid position at the public broadcasting channel. Instead of explaining his own email, Georgia State Senator Bill Heath ducks into an office and hides behind a printer until the mean reporter goes away. Hahahahahaha!

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From Huffington: Republican Concern For Others (with an unintentional dollop of Self-Awareness)

Ann Coulter and Sean Hannity Excoriate Dems For Not Spending Money Republicans Won't Let Them Have To Treat Mentall Illness

Long video primarily about gun control, Ann comes on at about the 3:40 mark. Ann posits that crazy people use guns to kill people and the problem is that Dems won't do anything about crazy people. A grumpy Sean Hannity then bemoans public perception of Republicans -

"Republicans want dirty air and water, and they want kids with autism and Down syndrome to fend for themselves," Hannity remarked sarcastically.
Sean, Republicans DO want dirty air and water and kids with autism and Downs syndrome to fend for themselves. That's what happens with no regulations and when you defund or do not expand programs like Medicaid and when there is no accessible and affordable healthcare coverage for families. If we removed the word "sarcastically" and replaced it with "headuphisasstically" it would be more accurate.

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Also from Huffington : Republican Tolerance Being Tested by Liberal Intolerance for Republican Intolerance

Here we find Rick Santorum celebrating Inside Out and Upside Down Day as he exhorts the Boy Scouts to fight the intolerant liberal mind. But Rick, . . . . . oh, never mind

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  •  Tip Jar (3+ / 0-)
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    One Pissed Off Liberal, kevinpdx, CwV

    “Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” FDR

    by Phoebe Loosinhouse on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 06:11:21 AM PST

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    Phoebe Loosinhouse

    Republicans don't really want "dirty air and water and kids with autism and Downs syndrome to fend for themselves".  They simply want a way for those to be avoided but at no cost to themselves.

    They pray at the altar of the free market and so they take it as an article of true belief that the market will find solutions to things even when it makes no sense to believe that since there is no profit motive.  When faced with the free market failing to find a solution, their ironic response is to blame government interference with the market, and to blame people who understand that things for the general public good often need to be paid for by the general public.

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