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John Bolton pulls plug on potential 2016 race; still thinks Iraq war was a good idea
Well, at least one member of the seemingly endless GOP Clown Car Cavalcade of Cuckoo Craziness is not going to do it. And that's too bad, because this one, if he ran, was going to guarantee hilarity:
gf120581 05/14/2015 16 6 - -
Jeb Bush: "I interpreted the question wrong, I guess" on Iraq...
Quick one here, but someone should mention Jeb Bush's attempt at damage control after his "I would've invaded Iraq just like Georgie!" foot-in-mouth moment. (Likely because his surrogates were ...
gf120581 05/12/2015 20 7 - -
Allen West sees "Sharia Law" lurking in the Wal-Mart liquor aisle.
I'd like an explanation as to why Wal-Mart of all companies suddenly became a target for crazy right-wing conspiracy theories. We all know the Jade Helm-15 craziness, where Wal-Mart actually had to ...
gf120581 05/12/2015 59 23 - -
Mike Pence on the hot seat. Enjoy watching him squirm.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is, as well all know, in trouble. A lot of trouble. Ever since he signed the "religious freedom" bill that opens the door to discrimination against gay customers , he has ...
gf120581 03/29/2015 54 158 2 -
The Rudy Factor: More 2016 wannabes speak out, Walker continues his "Duh, I dunno" act
With Rudy Guiliani showing no sign of backing down in the wake of the furor over his comments over President Obama's supposed lack of red hot American love (and indeed, is making an even bigger horse'
gf120581 02/21/2015 18 8 - -
Roy Moore won't budge on gay marriage; claims SCOTUS can't change "God's law" on marriage
If anyone held out a shred of hope that Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, after his best George Wallace impersonation this past week on the icky sight of happy couples being joined in ...
gf120581 02/15/2015 128 74 - -
Bobby Jindal's idiocy continues: now he wants a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage
Remember when, after the 2012 election ended in debacle for the GOP, Bobby Jindal told the GOP to "stop being the stupid party" if they ever wanted to win another national election? Well, that day ...
gf120581 01/25/2015 155 57 - -
VA-Sen: Ed Gillespie pulls plug on his own campaign
As a former RNC chairman and longtime GOP strategist, Ed Gillespie is no stranger to the art of pulling the plug on failing campaigns. I'm sure he's done it dozens, nay, hundreds of times in his ...
gf120581 10/16/2014 23 41 - -
Paul Ryan doesn't like "House of Cards" because of adultery
Sorry for two diaries so quickly, but in the wake of this week, I think we could all use a little humor. And who better to have a little humor with than at Paul Ryan's expense? Especially when the ...
gf120581 08/16/2014 40 10 - -
O'Reilly knows who's to blame in Ferguson; "racial agitators"
Of the many Fox News pundits and talking gasbags, Bill O'Reilly is near the bottom on those who should be asked to comment on issues of race. O'Reilly, after all, has a, to put it mildly, ...
gf120581 08/16/2014 5 1 - -
Hannity: Cops are nice to me, what's everyone else's problem?
It should come as no surprise that when the utterly incompetent, Boss Hogish Ferguson police chief (but likely not for much longer) Thomas Jackson needed a sympathetic ear, he went running to the ...
gf120581 08/14/2014 20 15 - -
More Mo Brooks racial wisdom: GOP outreach to Hispanics is "race-baiting"
I wonder, is Mo Brooks the political version of a time bomb? Did someone wire him up long ago to just completely explode at the worst possible time for his party, a mere three months before the ...
gf120581 08/07/2014 10 13 - -
Latest Bachmann outrage: "Gay community" wants laws that will let adults "prey on children sexually"
Perhaps it's the increasing awareness that her tenure in Congress is drawing to a merciful close, but for whatever reason, Michelle Bachmann has been really outspoken even by her standards in recent ...
gf120581 07/26/2014 20 9 - -
Rick Perry wants Federal government to pay for his border stunt
Those who have known Rick Perry know that he's not very keen on DC. This is, after all the governor who flirted with secession over the evil Obamacare a few years ago (and then promptly backpedled ...
gf120581 07/21/2014 22 28 - -
Rep. McCaul fears "threat" from immigrant teenagers at border
Ever since the ongoing immigration situation at the Texas border became national news, it seems the Texas Republicans (always ready with offensive material for every issue) have been trying to top ...
gf120581 07/13/2014 10 10 - -
MS-SEN: McDaniel channels Dr. Evil, offers bounty for proof of voter fraud
Just when you think the Mississippi Senate race can't get any crazier, it does. It might be hard to top Thad Cochran's insane press conference on the crazy scale, but his never-say-die opponent ...
gf120581 07/03/2014 6 8 - -
Fox News pundit thinks World Cup is Obama plot to "distract people"
I know, lot of diaries today, but I don't get much of a chance to do them and this is too priceless not to note. For some reason, some conservatives are not liking the World Cup much. (Why, too ...
gf120581 06/26/2014 129 81 - -
R.I.P. Howard Baker
Bad news, folks. One of the last good Republicans is no more:
gf120581 06/26/2014 9 29 - -
WI GOP House candidate claims gay marriage leads to "sisters marrying"
The recent and much welcome court decision striking down Wisconsin's gay marriage ban has thrown Republicans in the state into a quandary about what to do. Some have been reduced to issuing cheap ...
gf120581 06/26/2014 11 11 - -
Sen. Jeff Flake's son involved in mass dog deaths
Warning to animal lovers, you are not going to like this one.
gf120581 06/23/2014 49 53 1 -
Inmates of the Asylum #8: Marlin Stutzman, aka Mr. "I Want Something!!!"
Tomorrow, as you may well know, the House GOP will try to move on from Eric Cantor's downfall and elect new leaders. And while the race to replace Cantor is turning into a virtual Kevin McCarthy ...
gf120581 06/18/2014 2 2 - -
Old Man Yells At Clouds Update: McCain suggests Tom Coburn for VA Secretary
That John McCain has proven himself to be an extremely poor judge of others is well documented. There are the obvious choices of this brainless tundra-dwelling grifter and this pathetic has-bin ...
gf120581 06/01/2014 19 17 - -
GOP Rep calls fellow GOP Rep "Al Qaeda's best friend in Congress"
Normally, I have absolutely no problem with Republican infighting and sniping, but this time, Rep. David Nunes (R-CA) went too far. The source of his target, Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) the Paulist ...
gf120581 05/08/2014 6 7 1 -
Phyllis Schlafly claims "mass exodus" to escape gay marriage
Sorry for two diaries at once, folks, but I've been busy and haven't had a chance to post recently and, well, this was too good to pass up. It concerns our favorite anti-feminist mummy Phyllis ...
gf120581 01/26/2014 120 137 1 -
Arizona GOP censure John McCain for "associating with liberals"
You may have noticed John McCain seems exceptionally cranky these days, even by the standards of the U.S. Senate's version of Abraham Simpson. Recently, after all, there was his recent rant ranking ...
gf120581 01/26/2014 27 22 - -
Another GOP Rep quits; Jon Runyan won't run again in 2014
Chris Christie's big night aside, last night wasn't a very good night for the New Jersey GOP. Despite his big win, Christie turned out to ...
gf120581 11/06/2013 16 20 - -
House GOP hastily picks random woman Rep for budget conference optics
I'm sure you folks remember this little stunt the House GOP tried to pull early in the shutdown crisis. You know, when the GOP chose eight House Reps as "negotiators," put them in a room opposite ...
gf120581 10/23/2013 13 20 - -
Sore Loser Edition: Steve Lonegan claims he would have won Senate race if not for that dang shutdown
You got to give Steve Lonegan this; he certainly is not afraid to make a complete horse's ass out of himself. Apparently, the old phrase "tis better to be thought a fool than open your mouth and ...
gf120581 10/21/2013 19 9 - -
Shorter Ted Cruz: Everyone's to blame but me
I got to be honest, I'm still in awe at Ted Cruz's awesome ability to make everyone else hate his guts. ...
gf120581 10/20/2013 5 12 - -
Don't worry, Cruz; Tom DeLay's got your back
The shutdown crisis he by and large engineered may have done wonders for his support among Tea Party groupies, but among everyone else, Ted Cruz has been left with very few ...
gf120581 10/17/2013 14 13 - -
Drudge predicts Pelosi as Speaker in 2015 and other right-wing reactions
Well, it's over. The Drunk Weepy Oompa-Loompa has officially thrown in the towel and the shutdown nightmare will shortly be over. And what have the Republicans gotten for this self-inflicted ...
gf120581 10/16/2013 8 18 - -
Report: House GOP leadership on verge of giving up, awaiting Senate deal
Watching the events of today, I figured that this was John Boehner's desperate last-ditch attempt to save face. With the Senate near a deal and the debt deadline fast approaching, this was his last ...
gf120581 10/15/2013 97 151 1 -
With debt deal near, Speaker Cruz gathers his minions for an all-nighter
Now that the Senate appears on the verge of a deal to end the shutdown and avert default, one wonders what is the next course of action for the man most responsible for the ongoing GOP disaster. Well,
gf120581 10/14/2013 121 134 2 -
Son of slain Sikh temple president to run against Paul Ryan in 2014
Another day, another news of an interesting new Democratic challenger for the House next fall. And this news concern none other than the Ayn Rand Humper himself, Paul Ryan. Now, it was guaranteed ...
gf120581 10/14/2013 104 176 2 -
GOP House Rep who was "dang straight" about keeping pay during shutdown gets tough challenger
There have been a lot of idiotic and politically disastrous statements by various Republicans during the shutdown mess, but few were as tone-deaf as the one made by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE). Terry, as ...
gf120581 10/13/2013 45 157 3 -
GOP Rep's advice to furloughed workers: Take out a loan to pay your bills!
Honestly, is there a contest in the House GOP caucus on who can be the biggest dick to government workers during the shutdown? We've already had the likes ...
gf120581 10/11/2013 32 59 1 -
Mike Ditka says "greatest mistake" was not running against Obama in 2004
Kind of surprised no one caught this, given the inherent humor in it, so I figured I should say something on. After all, I am a Bears fan and therefore, as a proud follower of the Monsters of the ...
gf120581 10/10/2013 32 9 - -
Ted Cruz: Screw the polls, the shutdown is making us stronger!
Any rational person can see the obvious. The shutdown is an ongoing political bloodletting for the GOP and the wound flows more freely with every passing day. The polls have been universal in that ...
gf120581 10/09/2013 26 15 - -
Inmates of the Asylum #7: Randy Neugebaur, or "God, Texas, ANOTHER One?!!!"
Yes, after a somewhat lengthy hiatus, it's back. How could I not, when the government shutdown fiasco is causing more and more of the vile, poisonous reptiles to crawl out of the woodwork and ...
gf120581 10/03/2013 2 14 - -
Number of clean CR GOP supporters in the House continues to grow
If you're wondering why the Drunk Weepy Oompa-Loompa and the rest of the House GOP "leadership" seems to be grabbing at any hairbrained scheme they can think of , it may be because they may not have ...
gf120581 10/01/2013 27 35 - -
Sen. Coburn: Obama "Perilously close" to impeachment (yep another one)
There's no doubt about it, the "let's impeach Obama" bug is really catching in GOP circles these days. In the last few weeks alone, we've had the likes of a Texas member of the Hutt clan , a ...
gf120581 08/22/2013 61 20 - -
More PPP LA poll goods: Bobby Jindel least popular GOP governor in country
On the subject of PPP's recent Louisiana polling, attention has largely been focused on the absurdity of one third of all Republican voters blaming Obama for Katrina. (I'm sorry, folks, but even the ...
gf120581 08/21/2013 15 8 - -
Ted Cruz's father may be even crazier than his kid
Ever since Ted Cruz burst onto the scene in all his smirking, shrieking, McCarthy-aping glory, a lot of us have wondered how he got to be the way he is. Well, we now have a little hint, thanks to ...
gf120581 08/12/2013 26 24 - -
TX-SEN: Tea Party wants Gohmert to challenge Cornyn
Obviously, the Tea Party challenge of Matt Bevin to Mitch McConnell is getting all the attention right now, especially after Jesse Benton's "Mitch is a stinky poo-poo" comments earlier this week. ...
gf120581 08/11/2013 23 22 - -
GOP Senator: Obama too "exotic" for the South
I'm sure many in the GOP and the Tea Party in particular were offended by Charles Rangel calling them "white crackers" and whatnot. "How dare you call us racist!" they say. "We're not racist!" And ...
gf120581 08/07/2013 24 17 - -
Mike Lee to Republicans: Fund Obamacare and you're for it
I guess Mike Lee is feeling overshadowed by Ted Cruz again after the latter basically called the rest of the GOP a big bunch of wussies for not going along with their super-awesome plan to force a ...
gf120581 07/30/2013 4 - - -
More bad news for McConnell: He's getting a primary challenge
The last week hasn't been a good one for Mitch McConnell. It's become very clear that the GOP got virtually nothing in the filibuster deal this week. His caucus is getting restless and rebellious. ...
gf120581 07/21/2013 19 25 - -
Michael Tomasky: "Double down on white voters" strategy gaining strength in GOP
When you look at the immigration reform bill the Senate recently passed, it seems like a no-brainer for the Republicans to support. The Chamber of Commerce supports it. It has the support of many ...
gf120581 07/03/2013 20 10 - -
More Dan Balz revelations: Mitt, Ryan even more deluded on Election Night than we thought
There's been a lot of chatter today about the upcoming book by the Washington Post's Dan Balz about the 2012 campaign and the new Mitt Romney revelations contained in said book, including ...
gf120581 07/02/2013 30 47 - -
Ted Cruz vows to block all State nominees unless, you know, Benghazi
Another day, another Ted Cruz hissyfit. Now, granted, the 21st century's Joe McCarthy wannabe has a lot to be pissy about today, what with this of ...
gf120581 06/26/2013 10 9 - -
ME-Gov: Paul LePage throws another tantrum, threatens to quit Maine for...Congress?
It's pretty much plain to anyon at this point that Maine Gov. Paul LePage is, well, not very mature in dealing with others, especially those who don't ...
gf120581 06/23/2013 10 13 - -
GOP War on Women: Rep. Gingrey calls for schools to teach gender roles
I give up. It's official. The Republicans are deliberately trying to ensure the gender gap is so awful that they never win another national election. There seems to be no other explanation for why, ...
gf120581 06/19/2013 10 11 - -
Inmates of the Asylum #6: Trent Franks, the Alarming Angry A-hole from Arizona
I know, I know, I started Inmates of the Asylum to profile and bring to light the whackadoodles in the House GOP caucus that were not so well known to the public. And the subject of today's entry is ...
gf120581 06/16/2013 2 5 - -
Yet another Mitt excuse: "Leading Democrat" told me I was going to win
I bet Mitt Romney's teachers must have found him quite a handful, because judging by his current antics, he was never a simple "the dog ate my homework" kind of guy. No, Mitt's got a lot of excuses ...
gf120581 06/07/2013 41 11 - -
NJ Sen: Actions today pretty much ensure Sen. Cory Booker come October
Despite the dislike some of us here hold Cory Booker (especially for his "LEAVE BAIN CAPITAL ALONE!!!" moment during last year's presidential ...
gf120581 06/06/2013 31 9 - -
OK GOP Rep goes berzerk on House floor, calls Obama "vengeful liar," compares self to Patrick Henry
Seriously, what do they put in the waters down in Oklahoma? We're used to the embarassing conduct of James Inhofe and Tom Coburn and now there's a new batshit lunatic named Jim Bridenstine clamoring ...
gf120581 06/05/2013 25 21 - -
NJ SEN: Dick Armey, other Republicans throw tantrum over Christie's special election decision
Since I learned of Chris Christie's special election announcement earlier today (which is ...
gf120581 06/04/2013 56 43 - -
Desperately Seeking Scandal IV: Issa proves Republicans have learned nothing from the 90s
It's pretty clear that Darrell Issa is not having a good last couple days. In the wake of his rough treatment by Candy Crowley on CNN yesterday and his grade school level outburst at Jay Carney, he'...
gf120581 06/03/2013 9 7 - -
New GOP Benghazi theory: It's McCain's fault
No, this is not satire. Apparently, the GOP derangement over Benghazi is reaching new levels of insanity, because like rabid dogs, they're turning on each other. This past week, everyone's favorite ...
gf120581 06/01/2013 61 114 - -
Phyllis Schlafy's advice to GOP: F#$% those Latinos, focus on white voters
There is no question the GOP's minority outreach program is, well, having a rough start. (Being white as freshly fallen snow , for example, isn't very helpful.) But most would agree that it is ...
gf120581 05/30/2013 23 16 - -
Latest James Inhofe idiocy: He won't let Obama "pull a Chris Christie" on me
Despite the recent and seemingly never-ending influx of dumbasses on the GOP side in the Senate, James Inhofe continues to make a strong case for retaining the title of "Stupidest Member of the ...
gf120581 05/29/2013 16 19 - -
Inmates of the Asylum #5: Jeff Duncan, the Palmetto State Pinhead (well, one of many)
Sorry it's been so long since I've had an entry in this series, but I've been busy. So many whackadoodles in the House to cover, so little time. And every time you think you've got a handle on all ...
gf120581 04/21/2013 2 - - -
Jonathan Chait: Liz Cheney "Even More Bonkers Than We Suspected"
You might have missed this, but everyone's most loathed conservative hellspawn, Liz Cheney, had an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal today and it is a humdinger. But instead of forcing you to read ...
gf120581 03/29/2013 127 213 3 -
History according to Fox News: Apparently, Iraq never invaded Kuwait
You might be aware that Fox News' Eric Bolling made a giant horse's ass of himself on Tuesday by claiming that the invasion of Iraq was the smartest thing that George W. Bush ever did as President (...
gf120581 03/21/2013 8 10 - -
Boehner: Not even a gay kid would make me do a Portman
To say that Rob Portman's sudden 180 degree turn on gay marriage is scrambling some minds in the GOP is an understatement. Witness the reaction of James Inhofe, who was left literally speechless ...
gf120581 03/17/2013 15 12 - -
New wingnut conspiracy theory: John Brennan is a secret Muslim sleeper agent
Well, it didn't take long after Lindsey Graham's snit fit this morning for the conspiracy theorists on the right to start popping up with new explanations why he's threatening to hold up Chuck Hagel ...
gf120581 02/10/2013 28 11 - -
Inmates of the Asylum #4: Lynn Westmoreland, Ten Commandments Defender...if he could remember them
There's no doubt that Georgia has been one of the main generators of Republican craziness in recent years. Think of the thankfully departed Clinton antagonist Bob Barr. Or recent Todd Akin apologist ...
gf120581 02/10/2013 5 6 - -
Filibuster Fail: McCain won't support GOP filibuster of Hagel
Despite his less than steller performance at his confirmation hearing last week, Chuck Hagel is still on track for an easy confirmation, especially after picking up another key GOP supporter in ...
gf120581 02/04/2013 18 15 - -
He's Baaaack: Elliot Abrams key player in opposing Chuck Hagel
That the neo-cons hate Chuck Hagel's nomination to be Secretary of Defense and are doing all they can to scuttle his nomination is no revelation. We've had all the usual suspects from the neo-con ...
gf120581 02/03/2013 10 11 - -
Ted Cruz: Joe McCarthy reincarnated?
That newly minted Texas Senator Ted Cruz is something of a lunatic is not exactly news. This is, after all, a man who seriously believes that George Soros and the UN are plotting to take our golf ...
gf120581 01/31/2013 28 12 - -
Inmates of the Asylum #3: Marsha Blackburn, the Twit of Tennessee
In his self-confession memoir/expose on the inner workings of the right, Blinded By the Right , David Brock, himself a former closeted gay man in the GOP ranks, had this to say about his fellow GOP ...
gf120581 01/27/2013 15 18 - -
Inmates of the Asylum #2: Tim Huelskamp and the Rise of the Kansas Kook
Before Obama's reelection, I bet few of us regulars here at Daily Kos , let alone the public at large, knew much about Rep. Tim Huelskamp , aside from having a wicked Scrabble hand for a last name. ...
gf120581 01/23/2013 3 12 - -
Inmates of the Asylum #1: Steve Stockman (or "90s Nostalgia Gone Bad")
I don't know if it's the warm feeling I get seeing Obama sworn in for another term, or the glee at watching the teeth-grinding fury and hysterical wailing of the right as they face the notion of ...
gf120581 01/21/2013 14 32 - -
Hypocrisy Alert: GOP Rep who voted against Sandy relief bragged about Isaac relief 6 months ago
A couple days ago, I made note of the callous actions of Rep. Steve Palazzo, the Mississippi Republican who voted against the first Sandy relief spending bill despite representing a ...
gf120581 01/05/2013 10 21 - -
Coup Catastrophe: Inside the failed, bumbling attempt against Boehner
Now that John Boehner has been successfully reelected Speaker , the details are now coming out about that band of whacky teabaggers who voted against him and tried to deny him victory on the first ...
gf120581 01/05/2013 17 38 - -
GOP Scrooge Watch: GOP Rep from Katrina district voted "no" on Sandy relief, tries to explain self
There are a lot of ugly things that can be said about the 67 House Republicans who voted "no" on the first $9 billion for Sandy relief (many at the bequest of Chris "The Count" Chocola and his ...
gf120581 01/04/2013 19 41 1 -
Premature relief? (Or hysteria?): Passage of cliff deal in House no sure thing
Well, the cliff deal has passed in the Senate and we've had a wide variety of reactions here, ranging from pleasure to relief to dismay to outright whining and hysteria. But all of this may be ...
gf120581 01/01/2013 9 2 - -
WSJ: Fiscal cliff talks broke down on Monday; Obama goes Corleone on the DWOL
This is rather interesting. The WSJ has a lengthy article out today that supposedly shows how we've gotten to the point we are in the fiscal cliff negotiations. And if true, it kind of makes even ...
gf120581 12/22/2012 785 575 7 -
More Gohmert idiocy: Right to assault weapons part of Second Amendment
We've already had this excellent diary from Brooklynbadboy on everyone's favorite right-wing half-wit Louis "Gomer" Gohmert, who said today on Fox News Sunday that the killer in Newtown, CT could ...
gf120581 12/16/2012 11 5 - -
Running scared?: Pro-gun politicians duck Sunday shows
It's been noted here already that the NRA has gone into media blackout mode since the horror in Newtown, CT, going silent on Twitter and removing their Facebook page, while also refusing to comment ...
gf120581 12/16/2012 12 17 - -
Dinesh D'Souza blames liberal Hollywood bias for lack of Oscar consideration for his "documentary"
Earlier this week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released a list of 15 documentaries that will be considered for Oscar nominations. And in a surprise to no one outside the ...
gf120581 12/06/2012 55 35 - -
SC-Senate: Will DeMint's departure open the door to the return of Mark Sanford?
The things you miss when you're at work. Obviously the big political news of today is the shocking departure of Jim DeMint as he prepares to leave the Senate for the Heritage Foundation, which has ...
gf120581 12/06/2012 9 - - -
John Sununu's post election ramblings: "Voters dependent on government" gave Obama the victory
Mitt Romney had many offensive advisors and spokesman working for his campaign, but I doubt any were as dedicatedly offensive and disgusting as fomer N.H. governor and disgraced Bush I chief of ...
gf120581 12/05/2012 100 29 1 -
Mitt Romney post election: Bored, playing practical jokes and wondering what to do
Ever since his defeat at the hands of President Obama on Election Night, Mitt Romney has kept a low profile. Sure, he's done some things like pumping his own gas, taking the grandkids to Disneyland, ...
gf120581 12/01/2012 32 25 - -
Desperately Seeking Scandal III: Rice's role in 1998 African embassy bombings called "minimal"
And yet another GOP attack line on Benghazi and Susan Rice bites the dust. After the closed door meeting she and other GOP senators had with Rice on Wednesday, Sen. Susan Collins opened a new line ...
gf120581 11/29/2012 11 8 - -
More Stuart Stevens idiocy: Romney ran a more national campaign
After his recent actions, you may be wondering how much of Mitt Romney's defeat may be laid at the feet of his chief strategist Stuart Stevens, because his post-election spin to save his reputation ...
gf120581 11/29/2012 7 7 - -
Romney advisor in op-ed says Mitt won voters who actually matter (meaning the rich)
If you ever needed more proof that Mitt Romney's "47%" and "gifts" remarks are views shared by those closest to him, wonder no more. In an op-ed in the Washington Post today, the Romney campaign ...
gf120581 11/28/2012 35 38 2 -
GOP Primary Madness: Red State's Erickson ponders challenge to Chambliss
This is getting surreal. Last week I wrote at length about the GOP base's anger at Saxby Chambliss and the likelihood of a primary challenge to him in 2014, which has pretty much been assured now ...
gf120581 11/28/2012 25 14 - -
Donald Trump lectures GOP to be more appealing to minorities (I'm not joking)
I hadn't planned on posting again today, but this simply has to be seen to be believed. The GOP has had a lot of so-called "experts," both inside and outside the party, who have lectured them on ...
gf120581 11/26/2012 20 15 - -
Huh?: GOP threatens to shut down Senate if filibuster reform means they can't shut down Senate
In many ways, the current GOP in Congress, both in the House and the Senate, are like a bunch of unruly children. They cry and scream when they don't get their way, they throw temper tantrums when ...
gf120581 11/26/2012 91 178 2 -
The Fall of Norquist?: Number of Republicans against the Tax Troll grows
There are many reasons to be happy about the outcome of the 2012 elections, but one of the most promising may be the potential fall of the Tax Troll himself, Grosser Nosetwist...sorry, Grover ...
gf120581 11/26/2012 15 9 - -
Desperately Seeking Scandal II: GOP Benghazi theories get crazier and crazier
The past few days have not been good ones for those in the GOP and the conservative movement promoting conspiracy theories concerning the Benghazi terrorist attack. With the news that Susan Rice ...
gf120581 11/22/2012 35 44 1 -
Horse Head in my Bed: Saxby Chambliss and the GOP Primary Threat
Even those of us who haven't seen The Godfather are aware of the classic "Horse Head" scene, where the movie producer who won't give Don Corleone's Sinatraesque godson Johnny Fontane a plum movie ...
gf120581 11/21/2012 102 123 - -
Desperately Seeking Scandal: the GOP and the motivation behind the Benghazi freakout
Watching the ongoing freakout and paranoid conspiracy-mongering over the Benghazi attack by numerous Republicans and conservatives, the rest of us over in Planet Reality watching this have been ...
gf120581 11/19/2012 113 152 3 -
Grampy Abe McCain and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
You know, there was once a time that I actually admired John McCain. It seems like another lifetime ago. Of course, I lost all respect for him after the disgrace of his 2008 presidential campaign and,
gf120581 11/15/2012 15 35 - -
Disorder in the House: GOP power struggle could hurt their image even further with women
It's the aftermath of the elections and that means Congressional power plays! While all eyes right now are on Nancy Pelosi's future plans , another situation is developing in the House GOP caucus, ...
gf120581 11/13/2012 9 26 1 -
Can't a Committee Catch a Break? Edition: Science-challenged trio vie for House Science Chairmanship
It's no secret that the House Science, Space and Technology Committee has become something of a laughingstock in recent months, at least concerning its GOP members. Having Todd "Legitimate Rape" ...
gf120581 11/12/2012 26 51 - -
Bill Kristol: "It won't kill the country" if millionaires get their taxes raised
Wow. The election results on Tuesday must really have shaken Republicans to the core, because they are saying things I never thought possible. If you thought Sean Hannity's sudden love of ...
gf120581 11/11/2012 181 121 1 -
The Revenge Class of 2012: What former House members returned to the body this year?
One thing I always like seeing every two years is what politicians, regardless of party, make a political comeback. It's fun because when you see a politician make a successful electoral return, you ...
gf120581 11/10/2012 5 9 - -
More wisdom from Ron Johnson: "Ignorant voters" to blame for Obama victory
It's a banner day for Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), the teabagging idiot who earned the eternal hatred of everyone who frequents this site by knocking off Russ Feingold in 2010. Earlier today, he ...
gf120581 11/08/2012 14 8 - -
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