Author Archives: JM Ashby

Christie’s Costume

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, a federal judge has ordered the infamous Sheriff Joe Arpaio to undergo racial profiling training. Meanwhile, federal authorities have arrested a militiaman in Texas who was in possession of ammonium nitrate, among other … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Colbert on Gamergate

The moment I’ve been waiting for has arrived as Stephen Colbert tackles the manchildren of Gamergate. Folks, as the TV man said, Gamergate involves some male gamers harassing women who are speaking out against portrayal of women in video games, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Presented Without Comment

Source Washington (CNN) — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, who is toying with the idea of a presidential bid, joked in a private gathering this month that “white men who are in male-only clubs are going to do great in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly Wants to Arrest the Nurse Who Tested Negative for Ebola

Bill O’Reilly said on his show last night that nurse Kaci Hickox should be arrested for refusing to quarantine herself. But she won’t be arrested, Bill lamented, because “the feds have no Ebola policy at all.” Or maybe it’s because … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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LePage Demands Nurse Kaci Hickox, Who Already Tested Negative, Take Another Test

As we’ve been over several times, the nurse temporarily imprisoned by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tested negative for the Ebola virus and has displayed no symptoms. Maine Governor Paul LePage said yesterday that he would ask the court for … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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House GOP Still Not Sure What Their Lawsuit is About, Another Law Firm Drops the Case

After the first law firmed hired by House Republicans to litigate their case against President Obama dropped the case out of embarrassment, they were forced to find a replacement. The replacement law firm has now dropped the case out of … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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I Can’t Hear You

Artist – Clay Bennett In other news, the Federal Reserve has officially ended the quantitative easing it began in 2008. Meanwhile, White House officials say an unclassified section of the White House network was compromised by Russian hackers. Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Ron Johnson Can See Obamacare Doomsday From His House

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R) told NewsMax TV this morning that he has personally spoken to healthcare providers who say that premiums may increase by up to 60 percent in 2015 because of Obamacare, with an average increase of “around … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Watch Unhinged Asshole Chris Christie Rage Out

This man is an unparalleled asshole. While Christie sends a thrill up the legs of some beltway pundits, I don’t think “sit down and shut up” (1:18 in the video) plays very well with real people. I imagine this makes … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Maine Gov. LePage Wants to Imprison Nurse Kaci Hickox, Again

While nurse Kaci Hickox has never been symptomatic and, in fact, tested negative for the Ebola virus, she was temporarily imprisoned in a tent by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Now that Hickox has returned to Maine, Governor Paul LePage … 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: Women Asking for Equal Pay Just Want to Sue

If we say that women should receive an equal amount of pay for an equal amount of work, that will simply open up the legal floodgates. At least that’s what Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s campaign tells us. I’m Lt. Governor … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Quarantine

Artist – Clay Bennett In other news, the conservative columnist and former Reagan aide who said the south should secede and form an anti-gay nation called “Reagan” has been fired from the Tampa Tribune. Meanwhile, Americans continue to be very, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Chris Christie Reminds Us That He’s An Asshole

Just in case you had forgotten between yesterday and today that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is a giant prick, he has offered up another reminder. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie practically dared a nurse to sue him for quarantining … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Thanks Obama

Depending on whether the price of gas is up or down, it’s either bad news for Obummer or it’s bad news for Obummer. The top screenshot is from last year. The bottom screenshot is from today. (via Media Matters) Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Colbert on Louie Gohmert’s Gay Massage Theory

Colbert catches up with a man who is “brave enough to say the things that no one has the slightest desire to say,” Louie Gohmert. In case you missed it, congressman Gohmert warned us that gays in the military are … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bottom of the Barrel: Ed Gillespie (R) Campaigns for the Washington Racial Slurs

Why won’t Ed Gillespie’s Democratic opponent fight to protect a racial slur? That is the question posed in this new campaign ad from the Gillespie campaign attacking his opponent Senator Mark Warner (D). Because if Warner won’t stand up for … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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End Times Now

Artist – Steve Greenberg In other news, a second girl has died after being shot on Friday of last week at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington state. Three other victims remain hospitalized. Meanwhile, it appears the Brownback administration in Kansas … 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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To Be Clear: Perdue’s Company Was Sued by “Less Than 2,000″ Women

When George Republican senate candidate David Perdue was asked about a lawsuit filed by managers against Dollar General (Perdue’s former company), he made it clear that the company was sued by “less than 2,000″ women. Here’s how Perdue responded: “If … 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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Working as Intended

ThinkProgress shares the story of a 93-year old veteran who was turned away from voting in Texas even though he carried several forms of photo identification. The man [election judge] Parsley said he had to turn away was a registered … 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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Governor Chris Christie is an Embarrassment

By now you probably know that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie quarantined a nurse returning from West Afrcia who displayed no symptoms of Ebola and, in fact, tested negative for the virus. Nurse Kaci Hickox was placed in a tent … 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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