Happy “DEPENDENCE Day” From The White House!

15A Cranky One
7/04/17 2:31:38 pm
Happy 4th of July lizards! On a less happy note, I just got off the phone with my sister, who informed me that her daughter, who lives and teaches in Japan, turned down several lucrative job offers here in the ...

FAKE NEWS TIME reports that the President has renamed July 4 as “DEPENDENCE DAY,” in celebration of the country’s complete dependence on him. As a reminder of some real-news facts: in his Republican convention speech, Trump humbly stated that the oppressed are completely dependent on him, to be their …

Our Tantrum-Throwing Man-Baby in Chief Calls for a Government Shutdown

Complains that our system of government is “archaic” and needs to be turned into a dictatorship
5/02/17 4:12:16 pm
re: #20 HappyWarrior Gerald Ford and his whole family were outspokenly pro-choice. He was the 1976 nominee. All the GOP nominees since then have called themselves pro-life (although GHWB had always been pro-choice, probably still was, and had to grit ...

Lindsey Graham: To Avoid 7.5% Cut in Military Budget, Let’s Kill Obamacare

Heartless bastards do it again
2/17/13 2:56:02 pm
Here's an idea: if Republicans simply allow the sequester to occur, the president has enormous discretion in where the cuts come from. And if I were he, closing Fort Jackson would be top of the list. It's time, with no ...

The Myth of Obama the Socialist, Part III

Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not their own facts
9/09/12 4:35:16 pm
Thanks for really dialoging now. I think it is wrong and misleading to give one party credit for something that it takes two to achieve. That is part of my point. I hear you that you think I am wrong. ...

Reagan Budget Adviser David Stockman: Ryan’s Budget a ‘Fairy Tale’

A take-down from the right
105Romantic Heretic
8/14/12 3:46:22 pm
I'm going to disagree with Stockman about sales taxes being efficient. They're inefficient as hell since they turn every small business into tax collectors. This wastes their time when they could be doing business. Sales taxes are also highly regressive ...

Ryan Budget Would Drastically Reduce Medicaid Coverage for Millions of Low-Income Citizens

No more social safety net for you
60funky chicken
8/14/12 2:49:12 pm
Old people vote, and, sadly, many of them seem quite happy to collect their lovely benefits while screaming that others are lazy and worthless if they need the exact same benefit.

Poll: GOP Hurt by Debt Ceiling Debacle

It’s not difficult to see where the responsibility lies
8/09/11 5:27:38 pm
re: #68 jamesfirecat WATB manic-progressives are negative and defeatist by nature. That's why nobody likes or listens to them except for other WATB manic-progressives. The fact that they think that they are Obama's base or even the base of the ...

Stocks Plunge Again As Tea Goes Bitter

The only solution: more tea
181Robert O.
8/08/11 6:53:54 pm
Remember that Republicans cheered when the US failed to win the bid for the Olympics and the Soccer World Cup, because in their seriously twisted little brains, they support whatever makes Obama looks bad, even if the result is bad ...