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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 ...
|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:
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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.
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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,��
|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 ...
| "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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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:
|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. ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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.
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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:
|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 ...
|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 ...
|TheOnion.com's Brilliant Defense Of The Obama Administration
Satire always cuts right to core. TheOnion.com'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 ...
|"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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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,
|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.) ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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.
|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 ...
|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, ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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:
|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�
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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.
|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 ...
|We Will Continue To Lose Until Someone Shouts "LIE!"
From CNN : "The failure of the super committee is not just a failure of 12 ...
|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 ...
|Time For OWS To Take It Inside
From PolicyMic : The Tea Party, ironically, is probably the best example of how effective a disgruntled ...
|A 0.7% Millionaire Tax Increase? FU Says GOP.
From NYT : ...the bill would pay for itself with a 0.7 percent ...
|Did The Right Ever Grow Out Of Their High School Cruelty?
From HP : The nation's ongoing economic downturn has sparked an ...
|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 ...
|Why We're Headed For Another Downgrade
From HP : ...
|Obama Underestimated The Housing Crisis... or Did He?
From Washington ...
|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 ...
|Alan Grayson rocks
Greyson on the Ed Show: What's Herman Cain's remedy for the economy? A new topping?
|Want To Know What OWS Is About, Mr. President? Here it is.
President Obama on ABC News : “I understand the ...
|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 ...
|Breaking: Knox Conviction OVERTURNED. She Is Free To Go.
Finally. Justice somewhere in the world (we barely get it here):
|Jon Kyl Walks Again. Whoop-dee-doo!
From HP : Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl made the remarks Thursday at a defense ...
|The Nasty Callousness Of Eric Cantor
From LA Times : Speaking on Fox News Channel, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said a ...
|A Conversation With Rick Perry...
Hi. I'm Rick Perry... Doy.
|The Least Controversial Way To Tax The Rich
From Guardian UK : Buffett, a long-time critic of the US tax system, has ...
|This Is No Longer About The Republicans.
From The Hill : “The real problem for our country is not the short-...
|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 ...
|Washington. Go F**K Yourself.
From HP : "The people who do fundraisers are the people who don't want to ...
|Boehner: Downgrade Of U.S. Credit Rating 'Beyond My Control'
From HP : House Republicans are attempting to wash their hands ...
|There Will Be No Compromise. That's Their ENTIRE Plan.
Daily Beast discussion with Tea Party head Mark Meckler:
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Reid Folds On Debt Crisis - Of Course
From DailyBeast : World markets began to fall Monday after debt talks in Washington fell ...
|Conservative Stupidity: The Real Economic Terrorist
From NYT Community : It is ...
|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.” ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Why Are All Democrats Jumping On Weiner?
From HP : On Thursday, Sen. Patrick Leahy became the most senior Democrat yet to join calls for ...
|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 :
|McConnell: NO Debt Limit Vote Without Medicare Cuts
From TPM : "To get my vote, for me, it's going to take short term [...
|BREAKING: Mitt Romney Announces PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN!
From HP : Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is expected to formally launch a ...
|I'm Young, Conservative And Couldn't Give A DAMN About Your Medicare
From CNN : But Ryan ...
|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 ...
|Eric Cantor Thinks You're Not Worth Saving
Good diary from SaraBeth about the callousness of Eric Cantor: House ...
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