Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Bob and Elvis Show – September 30, 2010

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Bob Punches Some Hippies; Progressive Whining; Tropical Storm Nicole; Apple Store Hipsters; We’re losing the election to idiots and wackaloons; The American Police State; Body Scanners; the new season of Dexter; Coyotes Invade the Farm of Doom; and much more. Brought to you by Bubble Genius, Pomegranate Journeys and Dusty Dog Vintage!

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You Stay Classy, Carl Paladino

The Republicans have some real winners in their ranks. Here’s Carl Paladino threatening to “take out” a newspaper editor. But then again, Nancy Pelosi has Botox, so, you know, “both sides” are crazy. ht Ashby

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The Cesspool of Mexico

Mmm. Someone get me a giant bucket of delicious, delicious Gulf seafood! The researchers from Oregon State University say that a device taking samples just off the shore of Louisiana’s Grande Isle registered a 40-fold increase in PAHs between May … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck is an Embarrassment

Oh look. Apparently other Fox News Channel personalities and reporters think Beck is an embarrassment to the network. The New York Times: When I mentioned Beck’s name to several Fox reporters, personalities and staff members, it reliably elicited either a … Continue reading

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Healthcare for 9/11 Heroes Passes House

And of course the Republicans were opposed to this because, you know, they’re all about 9/11 Heroes when they need material for campaign commercials. The House was finally able to overcome Republican obstruction yesterday and passed the James Zadroga 9/11 … Continue reading

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Sestakmentum

This is encouraging news. Perhaps a positive sign for the Democrats in general: Republican nominee Pat Toomey is leading Rep. Joe Sestak, the Democrat’s nominee, 45 percent to 42 percent among likely voters in the Keystone State’s race for Senate, … Continue reading

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Rand Paul Goes There

Man, this guy is a cornucopia of dumbstupid. Here’s Rand Paul using the phrase “welfare queen”: “We as Republicans need to realize that you can’t just cut off the welfare queen and balance the budget,” says Rand Paul, a Senate … Continue reading

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Morning Awesome

The Office (UK) theme week continues with outtakes from Series 2.

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New Huffington Post Column

Killing the False Equivalency “Both Sides” Meme Tweet, Like and Social Network at will! Enjoy!

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Seriously? Gangsta Rap?

Via Digby, here’s Fox Nation with yet another right-wing Southern Strategy dog whistle: I mean, really. I’m not sure how they can possibly justify this as anything but race-baiting. And since when are Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Miles Davis … Continue reading

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Red State Guns = Blue State Violence

Mayors Agains Illegal Guns (MAIG) has released a report based on ATF Trace Data that tells us what common sense also tells us, red states with fewer gun regulations export guns that lead to violence in blue states. So, in … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“[P]rogress is going to come, but you’ve got to stick with me. You cannot lose heart.” President Obama If I hear another progressive whine about the president dissing the left, I’m going to vomit ironic PBR on their hipster shoes.

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Almost Fired Up, Almost Ready to Go

They say the enthusiasm gap is narrowing. Among likely voters — identified by their past voting history and their high level of interest in the November midterms — 46 percent prefer a Republican-controlled Congress, versus 43 percent who want a … Continue reading

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Both Sides… Of My Ass

As I’m sure you’ve read by now, Jim DeMint has taken the radical, unprecedented step of blocking all Senate legislation that he doesn’t personally approve. One senator from South Carolina (Crazy Capital of the World) is abusing an obscure parliamentary … Continue reading

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Morning Awesome

The Office (UK) theme week continues with David Brent’s motivational speech.

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Worst Person in the Goddamn World

This dickbag in Kentucky: Police are advising cyclists to be keenly aware of oncoming traffic as they pedal through Oldham County after a cyclist reported a Dodge truck involved him in a game of chicken. County Attorney Courtney Baxter said … Continue reading

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Socialist Sharron Angle

Sucking from the government teat: Angle’s campaign acknowledged to Nevada journalist Jon Ralston Monday that both the candidate and her husband receive health care from the federal government. Spokeswoman Ciara Matthews said in a statement: “Mr. Ted Angle receives his … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck Goes Full Eliminationist

Glenn Beck is a scam artist, to be sure. When he’s going all punch-me-face over farfetched conspiracy theories, he’s more or less harmless. But when, in the name of his act/scam, he revisits an issue in which someone has already … Continue reading

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From the 'No Shit' File

Sullivan reports: The Saxby Chambliss staffer who wrote those words on a popular gay blog has still not been been identified or disciplined, according to a spokesperson from his Georgia office. And he (or she) won’t be. Once again, gay-bashing … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“One closing remark that I want to make: It is inexcusable for any Democrat or progressive right now to stand on the sidelines in this midterm election. There may be complaints about us not having gotten certain things done, not … Continue reading

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