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They make it so hard not to hate them: My reporting on the Michigan Republican Party’s odious mailer encouraging people to call the phone of the ailing mother of Democratic candidate for Michigan’s 61st House district John Fisher has gotten LOTS of attention. It’s had thousands and thousands of views and the cross-posted version at […]

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The louder they scream, the more likely they are to be guilty of the same things they’re accusing: Leslie Rutledge, the Republican candidate for Attorney General in Arkansas, has been discovered to have been registered to vote in multiple states in addition to Arkansas, and even voted by absentee ballot in Arkansas’ general election in […]

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So the little weasel isn’t going to jail: (Reuters) – Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza was sentenced on Tuesday to spend eight months in a community confinement center during five years of probation after pleading guilty to a campaign finance law violation. The defendant, a frequent critic of President Barack Obama, was sentenced by […]

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*Here’s what the headline refers to. This is Pam Geller’s hate group putting up these disgusting ads. Geller is the wingnut blogger who, through her batshit crazy blog “Atlas Shrugged”, devotes her life (and makes nice bit of cash doing so) attacking the usually-imaginary “Islamic threat.” Everything is a jihad, she attacks at fever pitch, […]

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You knew this was going to happen: Progressive radio host Thom Hartmann wonders how long it will take for Texas to change their open carry laws now that groups like the Huey P. Newton Gun Club are taking to the streets to protest. As he discussed in the segment above, they used to have open carry in California […]

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God, I hate PA Republicans. Just hate them. If the Capitol building collapsed and killed all of them, I’d say, “Oh, that’s such a shame.” But on the inside, I wouldn’t care. Sen. Chuck McIlhinney (R., Bucks) said in a statement that he voted against it because he was angry about the budget plan’s allowance […]

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Flailing

Shameless John Boehner, doing what he has to do to keep his job: House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) confirmed Wednesday that he will file a federal lawsuit challenging the executive actions of President Barack Obama, despite supporting President George W. Bush’s extensive use of executive authority. Boehner said at a news conference, “You know the constitution makes […]

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Notice how Republican principles only apply to Democratic presidents? WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-nur) is talking about suing President Barack Obama for allegedly exceeding his constitutional authority when it comes to administering the laws that Congress passes. Boehner has frequently accused Obama of picking and choosing what portions of laws to enforce, […]

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I would sooner have my nose twisted off my face than retire in Arizona, mostly because the thought of spending what’s left of my life surrounded by smug white people in golf clothes, spouting teabagger philosophy, is more than I can bear. Yes, I know there are some good people in the state, but I […]

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Oh dear, the Republicans seem to be running out of presidential candidates! Madison — Prosecutors allege Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of an effort to illegally coordinate fundraising among conservative groups to help his campaign and those of Republican state senators fend off recall elections during 2011 and ’12, according to documents unsealed […]

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