Tag Archives: republican Morals

Right Wing Rapists

[original draft in Aug 2012 but never published. Was I worried that the title was incendiary and not representative of republicans? Well, if it was not accurate then, it is now.] So Rep. Todd Akin (R-Christlandiastan) really screwed the pooch … Continue reading

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Charting Economic Inequality

Here are a couple of charts showing the wealth redistribution policies of the republicans over the last couple of decades. The numbers tell the story, but for some explanation, see the DKos post.

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In A Nutshell

McJoan has a post showing an ad produced for Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration, trying to make the new voter ID laws seem like the last step in the long march toward universal enfranchisement in the United States. It … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With A Little Violent Rhetoric?

Once again no one bats an eye when right wing extremists promote terrorism aimed at their political opponents: Jay Townsend, a campaign spokesman for Republican Rep. Nan Hayworth (NY-19), weighed in on a local Facebook discussion with a violent comment about … Continue reading

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Today’s Chart: Federal Spending Growth

Once again, what we have known for years gets distilled into a nice graph:  the party which runs on smaller government chooses Presidential candidates who in turn consistently grow the federal budget by wide margins versus the party of so-called “tax … Continue reading

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Eisenhower Is Rolling Over In His Grave

The last Republican President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, warned us of the threat of the Military-Industrial Complex, and yet, here we are: House Republicans ignored the requests of the generals and a White House veto threat today, passing their bloated defense … Continue reading

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Too Much Money To Spend In A Lifetime

Billionaire Joe Ricketts has a plan to assassinate the character of the sitting United States President for personal gain. I know it is for personal gain because replacing Barack Obama with Mitt Romney helps very few people in this nation … Continue reading

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Arizona: Cornucopia Of Crazy

Those desert folks should spend less time in the sun. Without further comment: It appears the House Republicans, this time lead by Arizona Rep. Trent Franks are about to give us a sort of a rerun of the Sandra Fluke … Continue reading

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Very Serious People

I’ve never understood the Sunday morning talking head shows. When I was a kid, and when these shows might have been relevant, I certainly was not tuning into The MacNeil/Lehrer Report while waiting to go to Mass. Once I was older, … Continue reading

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GOP Budget

The Grand Old Party is continuing to back out of the agreement they made last year involving the the debt ceiling and the so-called super Committee. At the time, the biggest threat was that the SC would actually come to … Continue reading

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