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Category Archive for 'Scary Crazy Wingnuts'

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Isn’t it, that they can’t get them to pay attention to global warming? One small city in South Florida is willing to secede from the state if it means the threat of sea level rise will finally be taken seriously. The city commission of South Miami, FL — a city that sits just west of […]

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Of course he filed for bankruptcy! This is the guy who funded the Swift Boat Veterans attack on John Kerry. Karma’s a bitch, huh? Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) — Sam Wyly, the U.S. businessman who may have to forfeit as much as $400 million after being found liable for using offshore trusts to hide stock holdings […]

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Not that Dems are never indicted, of course, but Republicans are frequently notable for the sheer depth and width of their crimes: Mike Hubbard, speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives and a powerful leader in the state Republican Party, has been indicted by a grand jury and charged with 23 counts, including using his […]

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My late friend Melanie “Bump In The Beltay” Mattson was just one of many well-informed people screaming about our lack of preparation for a global avian flu pandemic (which is a helluva lot more contagious and ultimately more fatal than Ebola). Guess what the reason is? MONEY. Lack of government money to train personnel and […]

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It’s never pretty. Apparently some right-wing Texas oil billionaire wants to fund a wingnut version of the Daily Show, and well, you can see for yourself how that worked out. The only part that’s funny is when he does the extended bit about how the government didn’t fix New Orleans. Like most wingers, he never […]

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Because that makes them so gullible and dangerous: A Republican Missouri official said that she meant “no ill intent” toward President Obama when she asked on her Facebook page if the U.S. military was able to oust the president. In a Facebook post last week, Jefferson County Recorder of Deeds Debbie Dunnegan referred to Obama […]

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Wingnut logic

I know some really smart people in Texas, so it can’t be something in the water: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has bizarrely claimed that banning same-sex marriage reduces the number of unwed mothers. The Republican politician, who is fighting to keep his state’s marriage ban in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, made the […]

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One that might keep her from becoming Iowa’s next Senator: A construction company owned by GOP Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst’s father received more than $200,000 in county contracts while she served as auditor of Montgomery County, Iowa, despite a strict conflict of interest code governing the provision of contracts to family members of county […]

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Bye, Mike

Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out: This morning’s broadcast of the American Family Association’s “Today’s Issues” program was dedicated to promoting the AFA’s “A Time to Speak” documentary, which is aimed at getting pastors to mobilize their congregations to vote in the upcoming elections. One guest on the […]

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