Yet another reason to hate ambitious prosecutors — even though you probably already hated this one: In 1997, Michael Wayne Haley was arrested after stealing a calculator from Walmart. This was a crime that merited a maximum two-year prison term. But prosecutors incorrectly applied a habitual offender law. Neither the judge nor the defense lawyer […]
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This time Texas Gov. Rick Perry isn’t making vague threats about secession. He’s merely threatening to ignore a possible Supreme Court ruling: At a radio forum sponsored by the anti-abortion and anti-birth control group Personhood USA, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that he would refuse to obey a Supreme Court decision striking down the group’s […]
Here’s my theory: Rick Perry was in New York City once and saw grown men wearing rain gear and hanging on big red trucks, and he said, “Shoot, not one more dime for this in Texas, I don’t care if the whole state burns down…“
The GOP’s perennial Christian con game: the rich deserve their wealth, they worked for it, and the poor who can’t work their way into a higher income bracket should accept their poverty as God’s will…
Posted in Class War, Corporate Statism, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Disastrous, Fuck the Poor, Media, Scary Crazy Wingnuts, The New Depression, The Regime, Theocracy, Worshipping Mammon on Aug 16th, 2011
He walks tall, he talks tall, he sucks a mean corn dog in Iowa but, as Paul Krugman notes, Rick Perry is merely another Republican liar when it comes to economic recovery…