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Category Archive: discurso

Jul 23 2014

Oh, Dear, the Rifts Aren’t Yet Deep Enough

Sigh. Yet another cycle of asshole atheists throwing feces at those of us who care about doing more than merely shitting on religion. We’ve got the so-called Amazing Atheist stirring up the masses to send ridiculous missives saying, in effect, Atheism Is All So Shut Up and Stop Dividing the Community By Requiring Basic Human …

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Jul 28 2009

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. Another day, another Con lie exposed: Well what do you know. It looks like there may be some problems with Sen. Mitch McConnell’s favorite Canadian health care horror story. h/t The Political Carnival 33.7 million Canadians are not Shona Holmes: To my American friends: I sincerely hope you’re not …

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Jul 27 2009

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. Another day, another Con can’t practice what he preaches: If I told you that Paul Stanley was caught having an affair with a winsome young blond girl, you probably wouldn’t be shocked. Of course, you’d probably be thinking I was talking about the lead singer of KISS. If I …

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Jul 26 2009

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. I’m finding it difficult to focus tonight. It could be because it’s gawdawful hot, or it could be because I’m still picking shards of my Irony Meter out of the furniture: On Fox News last night, Rush Limbaugh noted Aug. 1 marks his 21st anniversary of being on air. …

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Jul 25 2009

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. Another day, another round of Con and Blue Dog dumbfuckery on health care reform. Sigh. The big news, of course, is that Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman stepped hard on the Blue Dogs’ tails: A good health care bill has already passed the House Ways and Means …

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Jul 24 2009

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. If any of you were in any doubts as to what the Cons think of health care reform, let Sen. James Inhofe clue you in: Appearing on Janet Parshall’s radio show yesterday, Inhofe argued that the defeat of President Clinton’s health care reform “started the demise of Bill Clinton …

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Jul 23 2009

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. Con Party Motto: “If you can’t beat ‘em, try to terrify ‘em into submission.” Last week, ThinkProgress noted that the right-wing had escalated its fearmongering rhetoric on health care, with multiple Republican members of Congress saying that Americans would die if health reform passed. “Absolutely,” replied Sen. Tom Coburn …

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Jul 22 2009

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. We saw through their cunning little schemes long ago, but today, the Cons got busted (h/t & h/t): A private memo distributed by the Republican National Committee calls for like-minded advocates to help defeat President Barack Obama’s health care proposals by delaying its consideration. The memo, which was obtained …

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Jul 21 2009

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. Here it is, the Con strategy on health care reform, all nice and out in the open: Indeed, the conservative effort to “kill” reform was clarified today by Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, an architect of obstructing reform in the ’90s, who wrote that Republicans should “go for the …

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Jul 20 2009

Happy Hour Discurso

Today’s opining on the public discourse. Scene: health care reform lying on city street, bleeding profusely from deep stab wounds, staring up at the mob of Cons and Blue Dogs surrounding it with knives still drawn. HEATH CARE REFORM [to Blue Dogs]: Et tu, Brute? The demands of conservative Blue Dog Democrats in health care …

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