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North Carolina GOP State Rep. Larry Pittman: Obama's Not a Traitor... to Kenya

Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 5:26:50 pm
YouTube Birther alert! North Carolina state Rep. Larry Pittman (R), speaking to a friendly crowd in Concord on Monday, joked that President Obama hasn't done anything to harm his native country -- Kenya. "Someone had posted something [on Facebook] with a picture of Barack Obama and across it said 'traitor,' " ...

NC GOP Precinct Chairman Who Resigned Over Racist Comments: The Party Is 'Gutless'

Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 11:41:40 am
Video Appearing on Asheville radio station WWNC Thursday, Yelton accused the show of taking his comment out of context with a cut-and-paste editing job. "They created an illusion that I was just personally had an agenda against the blacks, tried to make it talking about racism rather than the real issue ...

NC GOP Precinct Chairman Resigns After Mega-Racist Interview on the Daily Show

Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 3:40:17 pm
Video North Carolina Republican Party precinct chairman Don Yelton was asked to resign today, following his appearance on the Daily Show last night, and you'll see why. Comedy Central

Fired White House Aide Admits He Was Twitter Troll

Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 10:06:37 am
A top White House national security aide who was secretly going on Twitter to insult other Obama administration officials and politicians from both major parties, and to question the policies he had been helping develop, is apologizing. Jofi Joseph is also out of a job. The Daily Beast broke the news ...

Gun Owners Are Using Instagram to Privately Sell Firearms, Evade Background Checks

Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 9:04:48 pm
Instagram, which does not have a specific policy that bans users from selling firearms, has become another vehicle for online gun sales according to a Daily Beast report. While 91 percent of Americans support a law requiring anyone who purchases a gun to pass a background check, weak state ...

Republicans, It's Time to Face Facts: The Right-Wing Media Is Lying to You

Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 5:37:23 pm
Texas blogger Allen Clifton lays it out in plain language: Bashing the media is an easy thing to do. Both political parties do it, though Republicans are far more aggressive with their accusation that the "liberal media" or "mainstream media" is out to get them. All while ignoring ...

Daily Caller: Confederate Flags Are Just Like Gay Pride Flags

Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 6:25:25 pm
The Republican Party sent their best people out to the media today to downplay that Confederate flag at the White House yesterday, but the websites that keep the voting base whipped into an irrational frenzy had a different agenda. For example, the Daily Caller: Students Suspended for Confederate Flags to ...

Carney: Obama Will Never Negotiate on Debt Limit Again

Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 11:28:27 am
White House press secretary Jay Carney said today President Obama is finished negotiating with GOP extortionists over the fate of the American economy. "Whether it's today, or a number of weeks from now, or a number of months from now, or a number of years from now, it will always ...

Wall Street Is Underestimating How Dangerous Republicans Are For The World's Economy

Fri, Oct 4, 2013 at 1:45:02 pm
This post originally appeared at When Standard & Poor's downgraded America's credit rating from AAA to AA+ after 2011's debt limit crisis, President Obama was apoplectic. "Our problems are eminently solvable, and we know what we have to do to solve them. With respect to debt, our problem is not confidence ...

Nightmare Debt-Default Scenario Looks More Likely Every Day

Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 9:49:51 am
This post originally appeared at Senator Ted Cruz's (R-TX) fake filibuster is over. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) opposes the letting the junior senator actually filibuster the bill before the Senate, as does Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX). That means the junior senator got a lot of attention, ...

Breitbart Resurrects Another Old Right Wing Canard

Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 6:11:56 pm
Keepin' it classy, the site that Andrew Breitbart built reports the news the right wing wants to hear: CLINTON MISTRESS: BILL TOLD ME HILLARY IS BISEXUAL. Bill Clinton's former mistress alleged that Hillary Clinton is a bisexual in a recent interview. Gennifer Flowers, who reportedly had an affair with Bill Clinton ...

Reforming FISA and the NSA: Close the NSA's Reagan-Era Collection Loophole

Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 12:27:48 pm
Marc Ambinder has a good post looking at some concrete ways in which the NSA and FISA courts can be reformed for more transparency and better privacy protection: Close the NSA's Reagan-Era Collection Loophole. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Mark Udall, D-Colo., object to NSA's newly acquired permission to ...

Instead of Gun Violence, Republicans Want to Talk About 'Mental Health'

Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 4:11:50 pm
Photo: Brittany Randolph via This post originally appeared at In the wake of a mass shooting, the National Rifle Association goes silent as its members and fans spew insults they learned from the movie Mean Girls at anyone who would dare talk about gun safety. This is typically followed in the ...

NSA Cryptography Analyst: We, Too, Are Americans

Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 5:54:31 pm
NSA mathematician (they do code-breaking, remember?) Roger Barkan has a very interesting piece at ZDNet on his experience of what it's really like to work for the NSA, a counter-weight to the cartoonish paranoia of the Greensnow Axis. As someone deep in the trenches of NSA, where I work on ...

5 Ways Republicans May Be About To Permanently Destroy The GOP Brand

Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 10:05:54 am
This post originally appeared at All signs continue to point to a House GOP crackup that will either lead to a government shutdown or -- even worse -- a default on America's debt. Republican leaders had hoped that the situation in Syria would give them cover, allowing them to somehow keep ...

Hilarious: Daily Show Apologizes to Egypt for Bachmann, King, and Gohmert

Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 2:36:18 pm
Video (If you can't see the MP4 video, click below.) Comedy Central

WATCH: 12 Obamacare Lies In 2 Minutes

Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 11:14:55 am
YouTube This post originally appeared at At the "Exempt America" rally on Tuesday, Rep. Louis Gohmert managed to spread every tired lie about the Affordable Care Act in about two minutes. In call-and-reponse mode, he asked the crowd a series of (mis)leading questions that the assemblage answered with a shrill "Yes!" Here ...

WATCH: The Opening Of Fox News' 'Benghazi Week' Spoiled By Facts

Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 3:20:06 pm
(Cross-posted at The National Memo) We're about to hit what has been a solemn anniversary in America for a decade -- September 11. But this year, Republicans, led by Fox News, are set to focus on a more recent terrorist attack -- the one that claimed four American lives, including that of ...

Are You Listening, Seniors?

Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 6:53:20 am
Image: Talk Radio News Service via Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) vowed on Monday that any increase in the debt limit would require cuts to the "mandatory side" of government spending. "Now, it's time to deal with the mandatory side," Boehner told the crowd at a fundraiser for Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) ...

What Obamacare Supporters Can Learn From The Gay Rights Movement

Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 12:17:30 pm
As the first openly gay person ever elected to public office in California, Harvey Milk helped change America with a simple message to his community: Come out. "Every gay person must come out," Milk said on Gay Freedom Day in 1978. "As difficult as it is, you must tell your immediate ...

Republicans Are Beginning To Worry They Could Lose The House In 2014

Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 11:44:28 am
Let me start off by saying that for the GOP to lose the House of Representatives would require a meltdown worse than we're seeing in the Arctic. "The number of competitive districts is at its lowest since Cook first started the partisanship rating in the 1998 election cycle," the Cook Political ...

Obama Family Gets a New Puppy, Daily Caller Says: "The Obamas Do Not Have Any White Dogs"

Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 11:14:35 am
Credit: Pete Souza Of course the right wing is losing their marbles again because the Obama family has a new puppy. That's absolutely normal for them and totally expected. But the Daily Caller takes it into flat-out racist territory: The Obamas Got a New Puppy, Everyone! "A Portuguese Water Dog can range ...

GOP Chair Calls Out Mitt Romney -- A Year And A Half Too Late

Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 10:54:10 am
In an effort to reshape the debate over immigration reform, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus harshly criticized Mitt Romney's self-deportation comments from the 2012 GOP primary while speaking to reporters on Thursday, approximately a year and a half too late to do any good. Republican leaders have long feared the ...

The New Spokesman For Obamacare -- Rand Paul

Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 12:43:58 pm
Video Over the past few weeks, Rand Paul has racked up an impressive list of things he doesn't understand, including Abraham Lincoln, why people like Medicare, the deficit and reality. You can now add Obamacare to that list, along with health care in general -- even though he is an ophthalmologist. When the ...

Pat Buchanan defends Putin on Russia's new anti-gay laws

Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 3:19:57 pm
Writing for World Nut Daily (where he shares column space with the likes of Pamela Geller, Rick Santorum, and John Rocker), Pat Buchanan crawls out of his cave to defend Putin's new anti-gay laws in Russia. Our moral and cultural elites have put Putin on notice: Get in step with ...

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