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Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 30 2013

Bizarre twist in government shutdown debacle

  Commensurate with the season, there are tricks and sometimes treats in obscure DC politics. As of a few minutes ago the US is technically shutdown, exactly like the Teaparty wing of the GOP intended and promised. But the latest political move in that saga by John Beohner is so strange it makes one worry …

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Sep 30 2013

Shutdown translating into big bucks for both parties

It’s the dollars, always the fucking dollars. Everyone here knows that Ted Cruz and his pals are raising a ton of cash on the shutdown delusion. That’s part of the reason his own cronies are angry; Cruz is wringing every lst drop out of the RushBo swamp and cutting down more than his share of …

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Sep 30 2013

Conservatives will bear the blame for government shutdown

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According to this CNN poll conducted over the weekend, 46% say they would blame congressional Republicans for a government shutdown, with 36% saying the president would be more responsible and 13% pointing fingers at both the GOP in Congress and Obama. That 36% who blame the President is bolstered by about 20% of the nation …

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Sep 29 2013

Conservatives take another crack at womb enforcement

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy   The clip above and the quoted material below is all you need to know to accurately judge the utter dishonesty of today’s conservative movement:

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Sep 27 2013

Florida teaparty hoisted by their own teatard

  Indeed, that title has a delicious double meaning because of this deal. It’s kinda funny. Background: so on Oct 1, 2013, Obamacare goes live in the sense you can enroll if you are eligible. The images linked above take you to some basic info on how it will work. But briefly, there are these …

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Sep 27 2013

Poll shows social conservatives’ view way out of mainstream

Surprise surprise surprise! A new poll released by Bloomberg shows the views of social conservatives on issues designed to distract and infuriate them are way out step with the views of the mainstream electorate.

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Sep 27 2013

The IPCC is out and so are the climate denialists

The IPCC is out with a new analysis of climate change and the verdict is hardly a surprise: there is a 95% probability that human industrial activity is far and away the dominant factor in forcing higher temperatures. Which means it’s time for the usual suspect to justify their extravagant salaries by taking to the …

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Sep 26 2013

Last call & closing time

Thanks for the donations folks. This is my last bleg for now, unless something lucky happens, I’m sure it will be right back for the Holidays. For those who’ve asked, I’ve secured a physical address and posted it in the first comment below that is safe to send written checks or money orders to. Address …

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Sep 26 2013

People who should be publicly loathed

Yet another data point in the there-is-no-God because she would never let-this-asshole-keep-breathing conjecture. Pity the zillionaires, like poor lil ole AIG head-honcho Robert Benmosche:

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Sep 26 2013

Conservatives release hostage demand list

Republicans have leaked their demands for not plunging the nation into economic apocalypse and it’s even more revolting than usual. Would you believe it’s a wish list of tax breaks and cash giveaways to big business and rich people, deregulation, neutering consumer protections for Wall Street, and a big “fuck you” to everyone else?

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