Author Archives: JM Ashby

Nothing to Fear

Artist – Pat Bagley We already know that Wisconsin AG candidate Brad Schimel (R) would defend an interracial marriage ban if given a chance, but would Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running for governor, defend an interracial marriage … Continue reading Continue reading

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Larry Klayman’s Latest Brain Droppings

Anti-NSA complainant and leader of the failed movement to overthrow the government Larry Klayman has taken to the pages of WorldNutDaily to warn us that President Obama has intentionally “opened the door” for viral suicide bombers because he’s The Real … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Wisconsin AG Candidate Brad Schimel Shits on the Working Poor

Wisconsin attorney general candidate Brad Schimel (R) seems intent on letting us all know that he’s an asshole. via ThinkProgress MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN—Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate for Attorney General, told supporters at a Milwaukee County Republicans party that he’s tired … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The Jury is Still Out

George “Not a Scientist” Will says the jury is still out on whether or not the Ebola virus can be transmitted through the air. During an interview with Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace, George insisted that the science is … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Wisconsin Republicans Really Hate High Voter Turnout

With Wisconsin’s voter ID law on hold, Republicans in the state have revealed their backup plan: volunteer fraud police. Milwaukee County’s Republican Elections Commissioner Rick Baas warned a crowd of volunteers and supporters Friday night to be “concerned about voter … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Get Out The Vote

Artist – Tim Eagan In other news, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has gone full race-baiter in Nebraska, linking state Senator Brad Ashford (D) to a tattooed killer because Ashford supports laws that allow prisoners to get out early … 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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The Last Perspiration of Crist

Jon Stewart thanks Jesus for delivering unto him the Florida gubernatorial debate. It’s hard to imagine this is our country. Colbert also took a few minutes to address “python on ecstasy” Rick Scott. 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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Conspiracy Theory

It’s been a couple weeks so I guess we were overdue for an Obama’s Secret Immigrant Army conspiracy theory. The executive director of Gun Owners of America, Larry Pratt, warns us that President Obama will enlist immigrants in his secret … Continue reading Continue reading 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

How do you spot a campaign tracker (someone watching for gaffes) if they don’t wear name tags? According to the staff of California Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, you should be on the look out for young black people who … Continue reading Continue reading 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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No, You!

The voices in Louie Gohmert’s head have been whispering to him again. During a radio interview with Glenn Beck, Louie said the nurses who’ve been infected with Ebola are emblematic of the Democrats’ War on Women. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) … Continue reading 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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Isolation

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, jobless claims dipped to a 14-year low during the week ending October 11th. Meanwhile, the Environmental Protection Agency has announced $43 million in environmental projects for Native American tribes who are unable to … Continue reading Continue reading 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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Is This Peak Fearmonger?

Peak Fearmongering may be a myth, but I’d say this comes close to being the real deal. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R) told NewsmaxTV that it’s a “real and present danger” that ISIS terrorists may intentionally infect themselves with Ebola … Continue reading Continue reading 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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Remember The Anti-Gay Alamo

If we don’t stop the “LGBT assault” in its tracks right now, Santa Anna is going to blow through Houston like a Hurricane according to Georgia GOP House candidate Jody Hice. Pastors in the Houston area have been subpoenaed for … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Florida Governor Rick Scott is an Embarrassment

In case you missed it, this has be seen to be believed. Florida Governor Rick Scott refused to take the stage at the gubernatorial debate last night because Charlie Crist had a small fan under his podium. The real awkwardness … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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DOCTOR Rand Paul Doesn’t Know Shit About Shit

Dr. Rand Paul has no idea what he is talking about. Rand Paul tells me Ebola more transmitable than AIDS. “If someone has Ebola at a cocktail party, they’re contagious and you can catch it.” — Ashley Killough (@KilloughCNN) October … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Serious Risk

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, a study conducted by the University of Delaware found that white people are more supportive of voter ID laws if they’re shown pictures of black people voting. Meanwhile, infamous end-times lunatic and conspiracy … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Out of Control Spending

The federal budget deficit has decreased to it’s lowest level since 2007 thanks primarily to economic growth. Furthermore, the federal government also posted a larger surplus, beating most estimates. via Bloomberg Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said the fiscal improvement … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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We’re Still Learning How Terrible the Bush Admin Was

The New York Times has an enlightening article on the plight of American service members who uncovered old, decaying chemical weapons in Iraq who were systematically marginalized and even denied treatment. I recommend reading the entire piece, but here’s the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bring Your Guns

A Republican state representative in Ohio is forgoing the backyard barbeque and holding a “machine gun social” instead. “This is a nice event,” state Rep. Ron Maag (R-OH) told the Cincinnati Enquirer for an article published on Tuesday. Scheduled for … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rick Santorum is Preparing to Run for President, He Says

Former Republican presidential candidate and second place finisher Rick Santorum tells RealClearPolitics that he’s preparing to run for president again. “I’m doing everything right now as if I’m running,” he said. “So we’re moving forward and trying to line up … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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