Favorite How Reagan destroyed America

“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’”   –Ronald Reagan “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘Republicans in control of all three branches of government.’” … Continue reading

Race encounters of the cynical kind

On Wednesday, Mitt Romney appeared before the NAACP and basically insulted them directly, not bothering to waver from his standard stump speech or address any issues specific to the black community.  He was even booed at one point, when he … Continue reading

Favorite The Republican “entitlement” scam, still going strong

I’m well past the point of thoroughly fed up with the running attempt by Republicans to paint government programs as “free” or “entitlements”.  They are no such thing.  Government programs are simply an allocation of public money towards the common … Continue reading

Of human bondage and stupid sound bites

On Sunday, Allen West, not generally known for espousing profound, coherent viewpoints, took his wingnuttery to a whole new level.  In his typical belligerent manner, he declared that Social Security benefits were “slavery”.  No, really. “Since June of 2009 or … Continue reading

Donald Trump: Statesman of the Year!

It seems that the Sarasota, Florida chapter of the Republican Party has named Donald Trump the “Statesman of the Year” for 2012.  It’s shit like this that makes it impossible for me to take the modern Republican Party seriously.  Clearly, … Continue reading

Michelle Bachmann refuses to deny vetting. Allow me:

Michell Bachmann was recently asked if she was being vetted by the Romney campaign for the vice presidential slot.  She denied it, fueling speculation that she may be in the running.  Lest there be any confusion here, the real answer … Continue reading