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Really, Hamas. How does butchering human beings with meat cleavers further your agenda?
Violence in Jerusalem and the middle east has been so prevalent in the past six decades that most of us are numb to it. It's horrible. It registers. But it's also par for the course and never ...
Verbalpaintball 11/18/2014 151 16 - -
Are The Voices Of Those Speaking Against Extremist Islam Loud Enough?
Here is a statement on a current thread about Islam that solidified for me a question I've had for some time:
Verbalpaintball 10/09/2014 35 3 - -
Lets All Insult The Clinton's Grandchild
The cover of the New York Post this morning introduces the Clinton's new grandchild with the phrase "Another liberal cry-baby for Dem Clinton." Generally, I give very little regard to what I see on ...
Verbalpaintball 09/28/2014 140 222 - -
Another Millennial Quit Today Without Letting Us Know
I run a company. A fun place. A creative place. I also hire interns and pay them. While I'm lucky enough to have found people who are eager to do their jobs and do them well, lately (i.e. the last ...
Verbalpaintball 08/22/2014 37 17 - -
Republicans look awkward in mohawks...and other bad observations
Since the congressional majority happened two years before Bush exited office, the republicans have been obstructing everything under the sun - even those bills they supported under Bush. I've lived ...
Verbalpaintball 07/01/2014 1 1 - -
GOP Are Buck-Toothed Morons - And I Can Prove It!
Well, not completely. Maybe the political arguments are too frustrating, long, and laborious. Maybe I have too much time on my hands at the end of a day. Maybe I'm bored...or maybe I'm a genius and ...
Verbalpaintball 06/30/2014 11 2 - -
Gun Advocates Should Be Running Scared
I wrote a post a month ago that seems to have gotten a small group of gun enthusiasts all up in arms. Good.
Verbalpaintball 12/31/2013 7 16 1 -
Republicans Still Ignorant On Evolution
Interesting but not surprising article on HP : One in three Americans doesn't believe in evolution, according to new survey results from the Pew Research Center. The results, released Monday in ...
Verbalpaintball 12/30/2013 65 30 - -
Gun Control Is Still Personal To Me…And NOTHING Has Been Done
I wrote a post a little less than a year ago about the shooting at Newtown . I have the burden of having a friend who lost a child in that event. There isn't a day that has gone by since that event ...
Verbalpaintball 12/10/2013 81 20 - -
Gun Rights Group To Rally In Newtown On Sandy Hook Anniversary
Talk about tone deaf - but anyone who would organize a pro gun rally in a town that suffered immeasurable tragedy as the result of loose gun laws aren't just tone deaf but morally corrupt. From ...
Verbalpaintball 10/11/2013 32 39 1 -
The Self-Centered Shall Not Rule The World
This ugly mindset, most prevalent among the GOP, that we as individuals owe nothing to anyone but ourselves in this world sickens me. What's more, those who have the gall to suggest such things and ...
Verbalpaintball 09/23/2013 2 5 - -
The Zimmerman Case: My take (Like it or not)
When I was younger, I was attacked while at school in Philly. Out of the blue, I received a punch in the head. Never saw it coming. Within seconds, I had a guy slamming my head into a windshield. If ...
Verbalpaintball 07/16/2013 159 2 - -
Romney Couldn't "Afford" To Compete With Obama
From CNN : Talking about what went wrong, Romney said they didn't get the turnout from minority voters that they needed and he acknowledged his campaign was outmatched by his opponent's massive ...
Verbalpaintball 06/07/2013 170 261 3 -
26 Reasons CPAC's Gun Support Is Worthless
''More background checks? Dandy idea, Mr President. Should've started with yours.'' Sarah Palin “Have they lost their mind over at the White House?…You keep your advice. We’ll keep our guns,��
Verbalpaintball 03/18/2013 7 10 - -
Republican Cruelty: Is This How Your Parents Brought You Up?
I wrote a post some time ago about Paul Ryan , more or less venting my frustration at how indifferent and willfully cruel this nasty little monster was to those he, technically, did not understand ...
Verbalpaintball 03/13/2013 9 14 - -
"Traditional American Values?" Don't you mean, "I'm an American and you're not?
Here is a comment from NYT regarding the article, "Chris Christie Could Show the Path" As a young conservative and College Republican, I'm often asked the question "why are you a conservative, do ...
Verbalpaintball 03/07/2013 2 5 - -
Extremist Militia Are Our Nation's Biggest Cowards
From HP : The number of American "patriot" extremist groups has reached a record level, according to a new study, and experts are warning of a wave of anti-government violence. A report released ...
Verbalpaintball 03/05/2013 8 8 - -
Republican Terrorists: A Perfect Explanation Of Their Cynical Strategy
From a commenter on the Huffington Post , this is one of the most spot-on descriptions of the financial terrorism Republicans have wrought on us for the past 12 years: Contrary to GOP ideals, the ...
Verbalpaintball 02/26/2013 6 4 - -
Enough Coddling Every Last Person On The Planet. Act Evil, You No Longer Qualify As A Victim
Read a blog post here that, short of the call to inflict punishment at the end of a stick, jibes with my beliefs about a lot of the bad things that happen out there:
Verbalpaintball 02/08/2013 13 4 1 -
NRA Thinks The Emotions Derived From Newtown Unconvincing
From HP : "I think that our opponents' hope [has changed]," Keene said. "They hope that they can use emotion to achieve an anti-firearms agenda that they haven't been able to achieve in the past. ...
Verbalpaintball 02/01/2013 15 21 1 -
Pro-Gun Activists Heckle Newtown Dad
This, to me, is sickening: From HP : More than 1,000 people attended a hearing before the Gun Violence Prevention Working Group at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Monday to share ...
Verbalpaintball 01/29/2013 32 20 - -
For Me, Gun Control Is Personal. Very Personal.
You live long enough in this life (or sometimes not so long) and some tragic event will touch you. For most of us, these events change us. And our opinion about such events matter. As for me, I'm ...
Verbalpaintball 01/25/2013 274 212 4 -
A Reminder Of How The GOP Spent Its Last 4 Years
This is a post from a commenter on Huffington Post. It's the kind of list that should infuriate anyone who feels the government should cater to those who vote and the country it supposedly represents.
Verbalpaintball 12/27/2012 75 426 33 -
Westboro Baptist Church Will Picket Vigil For Connecticut School Shooting Victims
From HP : The Westboro Baptist Church, the controversial group known for protesting outside funerals of slain U.S. service members, announced that it will picket a vigil for the victims of Friday's ...
Verbalpaintball 12/19/2012 12 9 - -
A Friend Lost A Child Friday. Hopefully, The Family Will Be Left Alone To Mourn.
A friend of mine lost a child on Friday to a self-centered monster who, despite whatever issues he had, felt the need to lash out at the world. I know there will be a lot of hand wringing over how ...
Verbalpaintball 12/16/2012 14 25 - -
I Don't Care What His Problems Were
I'm sorry. I don't care who the shooter was. I don't care what kind of issues he was having in his life. I don't care if he couldn't stand the pain anymore. There is nothing. No excuse. For the ...
Verbalpaintball 12/14/2012 10 4 - -
I Understand Boehner's Brain, Mr. Reid.
From HP : Democrats and Republicans revealed a deep rift in their "fiscal cliff" talks Thursday when House Speaker John Boehner declared his disappointment with the White House for not laying out ...
Verbalpaintball 11/29/2012 6 9 - -
A Republican Rant So Laughable It's Sublime
Some ignorant, Fox News addicted fool named Warner Todd Hudson has written a post here that, to me, epitomizes the delusional mindset and seething hatred the right has for our President and our ...
Verbalpaintball 11/08/2012 40 30 1 -
Thank God The People Saw Through It - And Our Party Worked It Out
Several years ago, during the mid-term election, I wrote the following about the republicans:
Verbalpaintball 11/07/2012 3 1 - -
Is Rudy Giuliani The Nastiest Person On The Planet?
From CNN :Giuliani continued to fire off: "He lied. He has been a disaster. The worst president for our economy in our lifetime. He doesn't want a second term. He wants a second chance, because he ...
Verbalpaintball 11/03/2012 38 14 - -
Will My Heat, Electicity, And Devastated Neighborhood Be Fixed In Time For The Marathon?
I don't mean to complain, but I'll be really disappointed if I can't see the NYC marathon on TV this year. Sure, My neighborhood was hit extra hard by Hurricane Sandy, we have no heat, hot water or ...
Verbalpaintball 11/02/2012 16 19 - -'s Brilliant Defense Of The Obama Administration
Satire always cuts right to core.'s article, " I Mean, If I Lose To Mitt Romney, I'll Probably Kill Myself by Barack Obama " presents to me the best explanation of how this election is ...
Verbalpaintball 10/26/2012 10 16 - -
"Binders Full Of Women" Story Not True
From Salon : But that story turns out to be not quite true, according to veteran Boston Phoenix journalist David Bernstein. As Bernstein pointed out last night, what actually happened is that a ...
Verbalpaintball 10/17/2012 2 5 - -
Romney: "Don't Expect Too Much Tax Relief From Me"
From HP : WESTERVILLE, Ohio -- In a line that event attendees found a bit puzzling, Mitt Romney warned a crowd of mostly middle-class onlookers on Wednesday not to expect too much tax relief under ...
Verbalpaintball 09/26/2012 7 13 - 96
Romney Filed An Extension. He COULD Have Paid More If He Wanted To.
I have a corporation. I filed an extension for both corporate and personal taxes this year. I paid what was due, but the big difference between myself and Romney is that I am not running for ...
Verbalpaintball 09/21/2012 8 1 - 75
How Can Romney Consolidate His Religious Beliefs With His Derision Of 47% Of Us?
As Romney rails against the poor and the "entitled", it bears mentioning that he considers himself a devoutly religious man. Now, while his chosen drink is Mormonism, they are still believers in the ...
Verbalpaintball 09/18/2012 16 5 - 69
Is My WWII Marine Vet Dad Also An Undeserving, Entitled "Loser", Mr. Romney?
From HP , pulled from a private video of Romney with some potential voters: It's Romney's remark about the president's backers that might have the most potential to undermine his candidacy, however,
Verbalpaintball 09/17/2012 85 205 1 1190
Jon Kyl Attacks Under-Siege Cairo Embassy. Is There No Shame?
From HP : After a day of turmoil in the Middle East claimed the life of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stephens and three other staffers at a consulate in Benghazi, Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) ...
Verbalpaintball 09/13/2012 8 2 - 103
Romney Attacks Obama Over His Statement On Egypt and Libya Before He EVEN MAKES A STATEMENT
If it wasn't disgraceful enough that Romney decided to get political on 9/11, despite the promise from the campaign that this ONE DAY was off limits, take a look at the latest salvo from the Romney ...
Verbalpaintball 09/12/2012 271 282 2 2396
Romney's Tax Loopholes For 1%: Specifics AFTER The Election
Are these guys for real? We are 60 DAYS away from an election and Romney STILL can't give specifics about what tax loopholes he'll close. From This Week With George Stephanopoulos : When ...
Verbalpaintball 09/09/2012 6 4 - 72
Mitt Romney Insults A Gay Veteran
Here's a video of an interchange between Mitt Romney and a veteran that I wish would happen every single day of this man's campaign. It is moments like this that we used to think would be seen in ...
Verbalpaintball 09/08/2012 12 18 - 294
Our Party Has BURIED The Republicans
President Obama hasn't even spoken but Joe Biden has put away the self-centered, pissy, angry and tunnel visioned view of the republicans with his honest, grounded view of our country, what it ...
Verbalpaintball 09/06/2012 87 243 1 2749
Like Ice Cream...
I first shook President Clinton's hand at UCLA in 1992. I took off from my job at UCLA Medical Center to see his speech up the block. Like every Clinton speech, he knew better than anyone how to ...
Verbalpaintball 09/05/2012 4 3 - 50
Paul Ryan: What A Nasty Little Piece Of Work
I'm sorry. I'm sitting here listening to a guy - one who says we are defined by "defending those who cannot care for themselves" - who has obviously learned nothing of real value in his entire 42 ...
Verbalpaintball 08/29/2012 132 358 6 1949
Mitt Romney - Callous Coward
Here's a video from 2007 that, for me, says it all about Romney. He comes across as callous, calculating, indifferent to anyone whom he disagrees with and, for that matter, screws with his ...
Verbalpaintball 08/10/2012 4 7 - 87
The Sikh Shooter Is A L.O.S.E.R...And So Is Anyone Else Who's That Hateful And Ignorant
As the profile of the Wisconsin shooter is beginning to fill in, one observation remains clear...this idiot seemingly thought he was targeting muslims. It's bad enough to be a hateful, skinhead ...
Verbalpaintball 08/06/2012 9 5 - 137
BREAKING: Romney STILL Didn't Answer Questions On Bain and SEC Filing
Just watched Romney on CNN. When asked the question about his signature on SEC filing, he just plain didn't answer whether he had committed a felony or not. This was odd.
Verbalpaintball 07/13/2012 66 41 - 531
Barack Obama has done NOTHING...
Honestly what has this man really accomplished... ...except for turning around the auto industry and maybe increasing consumer protection for credit cards... but other than that, tell me one other ...
Verbalpaintball 07/11/2012 13 14 - 263
Reince Priebus - "Obama a Divisive, Nasty President"
From HP : "This president has already shown that he’s not who he said he was. He claimed he was gonna bring everyone together, he was gonna be this uniter. He’s been the most divisive, nasty, ...
Verbalpaintball 07/09/2012 23 9 2 193
Sorry, Conservatives. You've ALWAYS Been On The Wrong Side Of History
I grew up in a very conservative town. The one caviat is that it was in Long Island. Things have always been different here in terms of race, acceptability and the like. The people I grew up with ...
Verbalpaintball 07/07/2012 10 18 - 196
This Is A Country Full Of Morons
I'm sorry. I'm not talking about you, the readers of Daily Kos. You folks know what's going on in the world. You keep informed. You think abstractly. You assess the plusses and minuses of issues. In ...
Verbalpaintball 07/01/2012 38 37 1 405
I Drove To Work With A Republican This Week
You never know someone until you hear what they listen to on the radio. On the way to a client meeting yesterday, a colleague of mind began railing about Obamacare. Usually, I'll just tune out ...
Verbalpaintball 06/29/2012 235 415 7 2980
No, Dean Obeidallah (or whoever you are), MOST Christians are not hateful
From CNN : If they were the only Christians spewing hate, they could simply be ignored. But they are not. Alarmingly, some well-known Christian leaders and pastors have articulated thoughts that ...
Verbalpaintball 06/21/2012 32 5 - 158
Child Rapist Killed By Parent... Justified?
From CNN : A Texas father caught a man sexually assaulting his 4-year-old daughter and punched him in the head repeatedly, killing him, authorities said. The father was casually acquainted with the ...
Verbalpaintball 06/12/2012 643 128 1 1724
The Most Dangerous People In The World: Uneducated Americans
According to a Morgan Quinto Press study from 2005, the most educated to least educated states rounds out to the following:
Verbalpaintball 06/10/2012 24 16 - 313
Who Are These People Who Think Mitt Romney is Presidential Material?
From ABC News : A USA Today/Gallup poll of 12 expected swing states—Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin�
Verbalpaintball 05/28/2012 209 201 3 1664
Leave Eduardo Saverin alone. He's hardly an issue worth wasting ANY time on.
From CNN: Sens. Chuck Schumer and Bob Casey held a press conference Thursday morning on Capitol Hill where they outlined legislation that would prevent the Facebook co-founder from ever returning ...
Verbalpaintball 05/17/2012 19 4 - 102
I'm Sorry, Pundits. Romney's Bullying Is NOT A Non-Issue. It's THE Issue.
From NYT : There is so much wrong with Romney’s response that I hardly know where to start. But let’s start here: If the haircutting incident happened as described, it’s not a prank or ...
Verbalpaintball 05/13/2012 165 198 2 1298
Kirk Cameron: "Homosexuality Unnatural, Distructive"
From CNN : During a new interview with Piers Morgan the "Growing Pains" heartthrob who transitioned from a "teen-idol-atheist in Hollywood and became a devoted follower of Jesus Christ in the ...
Verbalpaintball 03/04/2012 65 25 1 366
GOP To Arizona College Students: "Welcome To Life"
From HP : An Arizona House committee passed a bill last week that would require every student at a public college in the state, regardless of economic status, to pay a minimum of $2,000 in tuition.
Verbalpaintball 02/28/2012 5 16 - 111
My Dream Presidential Candidate (And It's Not Barack Obama)
I've thought a great deal about what would constitute a great Democratic President and it really comes down to a few things. War with Republicans - I know there are some of you out there ...
Verbalpaintball 12/31/2011 53 5 - 217
We Will Continue To Lose Until Someone Shouts "LIE!"
From CNN : "The failure of the super committee is not just a failure of 12 ...
Verbalpaintball 11/22/2011 15 13 - 140
You Occupied Wall Street. NOW What?
Good for Michael Bloomberg. Good for him. Not because his actions were justified. Not because he was working within the actual law. No. Good for him for forcing this movement to move on to its next ...
Verbalpaintball 11/15/2011 97 12 - 357
Time For OWS To Take It Inside
From PolicyMic : The Tea Party, ironically, is probably the best example of how effective a disgruntled ...
Verbalpaintball 11/14/2011 13 6 - 96
A 0.7% Millionaire Tax Increase? FU Says GOP.
From NYT : ...the bill would pay for itself with a 0.7 percent ...
Verbalpaintball 11/04/2011 6 8 - 53
Did The Right Ever Grow Out Of Their High School Cruelty?
From HP : The nation's ongoing economic downturn has sparked an ...
Verbalpaintball 10/30/2011 20 26 - 164
D.C. Is Part Of That 1%. No Wonder They Ignore Us.
From Komodomedia : With anti-Wall Street protests spreading across the globe and Senate ...
Verbalpaintball 10/28/2011 2 1 - 29
Why We're Headed For Another Downgrade
From HP : ...
Verbalpaintball 10/28/2011 15 4 - 124
Obama Underestimated The Housing Crisis... or Did He?
From Washington ...
Verbalpaintball 10/24/2011 12 3 - 111
Eric Cantor. Coward.
Verbalpaintball 10/22/2011 10 11 - 74
Want Businesses Like Mine To Make Your "Pledge", Tea Party? Go F Yourself.
This year has been a rough one. I run a small ad agency. Our clients have cut their budgets continuously over the last few years. One client, an international one, has abandon the U.S. as a ...
Verbalpaintball 10/21/2011 10 15 - 112
Alan Grayson rocks
Greyson on the Ed Show: What's Herman Cain's remedy for the economy? A new topping?
Verbalpaintball 10/18/2011 7 10 - 179
Want To Know What OWS Is About, Mr. President? Here it is.
President Obama on ABC News : “I understand the ...
Verbalpaintball 10/18/2011 9 6 - 109
You Have A Right To Make A Profit, BofA? On Who's Back?
From CNN : Bank of America's CEO defended his bank's new $5 fee on debit cards on ...
Verbalpaintball 10/06/2011 17 13 - 103
Breaking: Knox Conviction OVERTURNED. She Is Free To Go.
Finally. Justice somewhere in the world (we barely get it here):
Verbalpaintball 10/03/2011 173 27 - 730
Jon Kyl Walks Again. Whoop-dee-doo!
From HP : Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl made the remarks Thursday at a defense ...
Verbalpaintball 09/08/2011 5 11 - 145
The Nasty Callousness Of Eric Cantor
From LA Times : Speaking on Fox News Channel, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said a ...
Verbalpaintball 08/30/2011 17 26 - 156
A Conversation With Rick Perry...
Hi. I'm Rick Perry... Doy.
Verbalpaintball 08/26/2011 3 - - 48
The Least Controversial Way To Tax The Rich
From Guardian UK : Buffett, a long-time critic of the US tax system, has ...
Verbalpaintball 08/15/2011 11 7 - 112
This Is No Longer About The Republicans.
From The Hill : “The real problem for our country is not the short-...
Verbalpaintball 08/12/2011 26 13 1 173
Congressional Benefits. The REAL Entitlements.
Free health care, outrageous retirement packages, 67 paid holidays, three weeks paid vacation, unlimited paid sick days...and these millionaires, most of whom don't NEED these benefits, have the ...
Verbalpaintball 08/10/2011 5 10 - 65
Washington. Go F**K Yourself.
From HP : "The people who do fundraisers are the people who don't want to ...
Verbalpaintball 08/04/2011 12 16 - 82
Boehner: Downgrade Of U.S. Credit Rating 'Beyond My Control'
From HP : House Republicans are attempting to wash their hands ...
Verbalpaintball 07/28/2011 6 8 - 100
There Will Be No Compromise. That's Their ENTIRE Plan.
Daily Beast discussion with Tea Party head Mark Meckler:
Verbalpaintball 07/27/2011 148 112 1 991
Tea Party Ignorance Now Rules America
Make no mistake. We are in a terrorist hostage crisis. A crisis so terribly unnecessary and vile it makes me sick to my stomach to think about it. And the only conclusion I can come to - the only ...
Verbalpaintball 07/26/2011 9 1 - 105
I Will Have To FIRE My 5 Gardeners If There Are New Taxes
This comment on CNN just irked me: My parents are rich and they employ 5 gardeners, 3 housekeepers ...
Verbalpaintball 07/25/2011 54 24 - 211
Reid Folds On Debt Crisis - Of Course
From DailyBeast : World markets began to fall Monday after debt talks in Washington fell ...
Verbalpaintball 07/25/2011 45 15 - 242
Conservative Stupidity: The Real Economic Terrorist
From NYT Community : It is ...
Verbalpaintball 07/10/2011 4 3 - 54
Man Robs Bank To Get Healthcare
A man walks into a bank and slips a note to the teller. The note reads: “This is a bank robbery. Please only give me one dollar.” ...
Verbalpaintball 06/22/2011 6 1 - 32
Stupid People With Simple Minds Are The Enemy On Debt Ceiling Debate
Bernanke made a very valid argument as to why politicians (read GOP) should stop holding ...
Verbalpaintball 06/14/2011 10 7 - 60
Historical Gas Prices. Guess Who's Getting Scr*wed.
Had a discussion the other day with a friend about gas prices. I complained how they've ballooned in the last decade. He claimed that prices have only increased, on average, around a dollar per ...
Verbalpaintball 06/13/2011 12 5 - 81
Michael Reagan Selling "Conservative" Email Addresses
Verbalpaintball 06/13/2011 11 6 - 105
On Weiner: Are Democrats Fair-Weather Friends?
Insightful comment on HP : The Weiner fiasco teaches us something ...
Verbalpaintball 06/10/2011 33 8 - 95
Why Are All Democrats Jumping On Weiner?
From HP : On Thursday, Sen. Patrick Leahy became the most senior Democrat yet to join calls for ...
Verbalpaintball 06/09/2011 66 18 1 262
A Party Too Stupid To Know It's DESTROYING America
As the country pulls toward the middle, the GOP willfully pulls further to the right. From HP :
Verbalpaintball 05/31/2011 127 180 6 1415
McConnell: NO Debt Limit Vote Without Medicare Cuts
From TPM : "To get my vote, for me, it's going to take short term [...
Verbalpaintball 05/29/2011 16 10 1 103
From HP : Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is expected to formally launch a ...
Verbalpaintball 05/27/2011 14 7 - 114
I'm Young, Conservative And Couldn't Give A DAMN About Your Medicare
From CNN : But Ryan ...
Verbalpaintball 05/26/2011 334 382 2 3692
Man Blows Up Like Balloon When Air Pump Pierces Buttocks
From HP : A New Zealand truck driver said he blew up like a balloon when he fell onto ...
Verbalpaintball 05/25/2011 41 3 - 284
Eric Cantor Thinks You're Not Worth Saving
Good diary from SaraBeth about the callousness of Eric Cantor: House ...
Verbalpaintball 05/24/2011 7 12 - 81
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