Browsing All Posts published on »November, 2012«

The Weekly Ass Clown – Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.)

November 24, 2012

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ass clown /as kloun/ n: an abject failure who is simultaneously arrogant, condescending and obnoxious. Synonym: douchebag This Week’s Ass Clown is ardent Pro-lifer, Mr. Family Values, Serial Philanderer, Physician, and Tea Party Republican Congressman from Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District, Scott DesJarlais. According to Ass Clown DesJarlais’s House of Representative biography “Scott ran for office […]

An Apology Is Necessary

November 21, 2012

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Senator John McCain, who I’ve been critical of in the recent past, or the irascible douche, as Andrew Sullivan calls him, has finally been put in his place regarding his unfounded criticism of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice… Or has he? The recent timeline runs as follows: Last week, former CIA Director David Petraeus told lawmakers […]

The Weekly Ass Clown – GOP Sen. John McCain

November 16, 2012

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ass clown /as kloun/ n: an abject failure who is simultaneously arrogant, condescending and obnoxious. Synonym: douchebag Media-whore, grumpy old man, Senator ooops-I-crapped-my-pants, Right Wing Nut Job and The Political Equation’s second WEEKLY ASS CLOWN, John McCain has out-dueled the Triathalon Mistress bully who took down the CIA Director and terrified a debt-ridden socialite by […]

Grover Norquist Dick Punch Is Off Limits… Ugh

November 16, 2012

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As the three people who read my blog know, “We the People” is one way the White House is seeking input from the citizenry on important issues facing our country in the form of petitions to the White House’s Web site. There are more than 180 open petitions but the best one, sadly, has been […]

Texas Failure – Drug Testing Welfare Applicants

November 14, 2012

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By Sam LaVergne On Tuesday, Texas Governor and a one-time GOP Presidential front-runner, Rick Perry announced that he wants to drug test those Texas residents who apply for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. Gov. Perry stated, “Texas taxpayers will not subsidize or tolerate illegal drug abuse. Every dollar that […]

Romney Had Zero Votes in Dozens of Urban Precincts

November 12, 2012

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Polticalwire.com CBS News reports “it is now becoming clear just how lopsided President Obama’s victory was in some cities: in dozens of urban precincts, Mitt Romney earned literally zero votes.” “The Phildadelphia Inquirer reported today that, in 59 precincts in inner-city Philadelphia, the GOP nominee received not a single vote. And according to the Cleveland […]

Secession

November 12, 2012

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Right Wing Nut Jobs (RWNJ) are at it again … Secession (text below – courtesy of The Daily Caller) On Nov.7, the day after President Barack Obama was re-elected, the White House’s website received a petition asking the administration to allow Louisiana to secede. If 25,000 people sign the petition by Dec. 7, it will “require […]

Deficit Hawks’ Bipolarism

November 11, 2012

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Paul Krugman and Mark Thoma have succinct analyses of the deficit hawks’ conflicting feelings regarding what would result from going over the fiscal cliff. Good reads!  

The Weekly Ass Clown – Texas GOP Official – Peter Morrison

November 11, 2012

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ass clown /as kloun/ n: an abject failure who is simultaneously arrogant, condescending and obnoxious. Synonym: douchebag   In the first installment of The Weekly Ass Clown we are introduced to Texas GOP official, Peter Morrison. Mr. Morrison called for his state to separate from the United States and the “maggots” who reelected President Barack […]

Stark Contrast of Leadership

November 9, 2012

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The difference in how President Obama (a must see) and Governor Romney (strands workers by cancelling campaign credit cards as soon as he stepped off stage conceding the election) treated their campaign workers is more than the difference of the actions of a winning campaign and a losing one. It is an example of a […]

Colbert and Rachel Maddow – Must Watch!

November 9, 2012

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An amazing segment… Whitesylvania and Gay People Cause Hurricanes

Taibbi’s Take on GOP’s ‘Outreach Strategy’

November 9, 2012

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ROLLING STONE Politics: Hey, Rush Limbaugh: ‘Starting an Abortion Industry’ Won’t Win You Female Voters BY MATT TAIBBI NOVEMBER 8, 2012 | 4:50PM EST Like a lot of people, I listened to Rush Limbaugh the day after the election. Pure Schadenfreude, I admit it; I just wanted to hear the reaction. I searched the right-wing […]

GOP War

November 8, 2012

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The GOP will be having an internal war for the direction of their party. The Evangelical base will try to move the party even further to the right on issues of women’s reproductive rights by trying to criminalize abortions through a personhood amendment. The Tea Party will beat their small government drum even louder and […]

Pew Research – Election Data

November 7, 2012

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  Changing Face of America Helps Assure Obama Victory 11/7/2012 Barack Obama retained enough support from key elements of his base to win reelection, even as he lost ground nationally since 2008. In particular, Obama maintained wide advantages among young people, women, minorities, and both the less affluent and the well-educated. Overall, Obama benefited from […]

Full Transcript of President Obama’s Election Night Speech

November 7, 2012

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Transcript courtesy of Federal News Service PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Thank you. Thank you. Thank you so much. (Sustained cheers, applause.) Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward. (Cheers, applause.) It moves forward because of you. It moves […]

President Wins Popular Vote and Electoral Vote

November 7, 2012

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Barack Obama won a majority of the popular vote and a resounding electoral college victory Tuesday night. As of now (9:50 a.m. ET on 11/7) with 97% of the precincts reporting the President has an approximately 2.6 million vote lead in the popular vote (2.25%). Florida is still counting votes this morning and will almost […]

President Obama Wins Re-Election (at 11:13 p.m. ET)

November 6, 2012

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Exit Polls – Republicans are Nervous (6:30 ish)

November 6, 2012

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Exit Polls Here are exit polls being circulated by Republican staffers. They are based on waves one and two, except where noted. Provided for your enjoyment only. It’s probably best to ignore them. (Courtesy of politicalwire.com) 7:00 – Virginia – Tied 7:30 – North Carolina – Romney +1 7:30 – Ohio – Obama +4 8:00 […]

Father of Modern Conservatism on Voting

November 6, 2012

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Disgusting…

Pennsylvania Voting Machine Turns Obama Vote to Romney

November 6, 2012

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A Pennsylvania electronic voting machine has been taken out of service after being captured on video changing a vote for President Obama into one for Mitt Romney, NBC News has confirmed.