Author Archives: JM Ashby

Frivolous Lawsuits

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, a new law came into effect in Russia yesterday that forces social media users and bloggers with more than 3,000 daily readers to register with state regulators. The law also requires that data … Continue reading Continue reading

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Jon Stewart on the GOP’s Lawsuit

Here’s Jon Stewart on the August recess and the GOP’s lawsuit against President Obama. Yes, it’s tyranny. Obama’s a tyrant. We all know throughout history the only way to depose a tyrant is via a civil lawsuit. 21 Tweets! Continue reading Continue reading

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Minuteman Co-Founder: It’s Okay to Call for Gasing Immigrant Children

Jim Gilchrist, the co-founder of the Minuteman Project who is planning to revive the group and begin patrolling the southern border next Spring, expressed sympathy for a woman who said immigrant children should be killed in gas chambers during an … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Here Comes the Resignation

Here comes the landslide resignation. “If I open the newspaper tomorrow and I learn that Obama resigned, I wouldn’t be surprised.” -Dick Morris I can’t say that I feel the same way as Dick Morris. As Clark W. Griswold famously … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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House Republicans Commit to Flushing Money Down the Rick Perry Toilet

If House Republicans couldn’t garner enough votes to pass their own bill yesterday, what makes them think they’ll be more successful today? Apparently they’ve sweetened the deal by committing to throw money in the Rick Perry toilet. They’re now tweaking … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Unfiltered

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Texas state Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R) says the real problem with immigration children is the cost of educating them. According to him, it’s even worse than the cost of educating “coonass” children who … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory

Today’s wildest of wild theories is brought to us by Michele Bachmann, again, who tells us President Obama is bringing Central American children into the country so he can perform medical experiments on them. “That’s more kids that you can … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Harry Reid Trolls So Hard

In light of today’s events, Harry Reid ponders if House Republicans will drop their lawsuit against the president. And I can’t stop laughing. “Senator Reid agrees with House Republican leaders’ statement that President Obama has the authority to take steps … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Obamacare is Working

Proving that Obamacare is good for business and good for the economy, hospitals have seen a major drop in the number of uninsured patients they’ve treated. via Bloomberg HCA Holdings Inc. (HCA), the largest for-profit hospital chain, yesterday raised its … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Border Bill Could “Make the Situation Worse” -Updated

UPDATE… according to various sources, House Republicans will not vote on either their pathetic border bill or the repeal of DACA before leaving town for the August recess because they lack enough votes to pass it. BREAKING: House Republicans abandon … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Suspicious Characters

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, Bank of America’s Countrywide unit was ordered to pay a fine of $1.3 billion today for selling shitty mortgages ahead of the 2008 financial crisis. Calling them “defective” mortgages doesn’t cut it. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Why Do Republicans Hate the Constitution and Babies?

After saying that the governor should send the National Guard to another state to confront the invasion of small, defenseless children during a town hall meeting, Representative Steven Palazzo (R-MS) said he wants to deport even the children who are … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach: Rep. Gohmert (R-TX) Says Immigrant Children are Terrorists and Rapists

Representative Louie Gohmert (R-Batshit) says immigrant children from Central America have been coached to say they’ve fled violence in their home countries. Why would someone coach them to say that? Because, according to Gohmert, they’re terrorists and rapist who only … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Rep: Why Aren’t We Impeaching?

Representative Walter Jones (R-NC) doesn’t want to sue the president because they could be impeaching the president instead. “Why not impeach instead of wasting $1 million to $2 million of the taxpayers’ money?” Jones asked. “If you’re serious about this, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Steve King: I’m Not Pushing Impeachment Except When I Am

Iowa congressman, secret border control agent, and “man trying to forget what he buried in that cornfield” Steve King told CNN today that he isn’t pushing impeachment but also said we should impeach the president if he continues to do … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Unanimous Consent

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, President Obama is reportedly considering issuing an executive order that would grant work permits to millions of immigrants according to the Associated Press. Republicans will shit a brick. I can’t wait. Meanwhile, Senate … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Pray the Regulation Away

Sepeaking of Big Coal, this is bewildering. Regulators from the Alabama Public Service Commission have asked residents of Alabama to pray that the Environment Protection Agency will change it’s mind on regulating carbon emissions. At their news conference today Cavanaugh … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Rep: Clean Air is Just Like Terrorism

Leave Big Coal alone! “You talk about terrorism — you can do it in a lot of different ways,” [Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA)] said. “But you terrorize the people who supply everything this country needs to be great — and … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Do Something, No Don’t Do Something

It’s a day that ends with Y which means it’s a day that we discover something else that is Obama’s fault. House Republican leadership are blaming President Obama for deteriorating conditions in Libya, which is ironic given their past opposition … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory 3: The Obamaphone Invasion

William Gheen, the president of the Americans for Legal Immigration PAC and man who believes China will deploy immigrant children in a secret invasion, has a new theory: President Obama is using Obamaphones to recruit immigrant child soldiers. via RightWingWatch … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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