Category Archives: Assholery

LePage Gets His Way, Court Orders Quarantine of Nurse Who Tested Negative for Ebola [Updated]

From the Associated Press A judge granted the order Thursday limiting Hickox’s travel, banning her from public places and requiring a 3-foot buffer until there’s a further decision Friday. [...] Police were under orders to monitor her movements after she … 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 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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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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George Will Goes Full Legitimate Rape

If you’re a victim of rape, is it worth it to come forward and seek treatment? Conservative columnist George Will was asked that question by a rape victim during his lecture at Miami University on Wednesday night and his response … 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 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 Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Keepin’ it Classy in New Hampshire

Former Senator Scott Brown visited a tailgate party at the University of New Hampshire over the weekend and surrounded himself with fratbros. What happened next probably won’t surprise you. Before breaking into a “Scott Brown” chant, a couple guys in … 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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GOP Senators Angry They Couldn’t Block Retrieval of American POW

A group of Republican senators are venting their frustration with Majority Leader Harry Reid for not allowing them to block the Obama administration from trading five Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. For posterity, Harry Reid has it in writing. … Continue reading
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Asshole of the Day

Joe the Unlicensed Plumber is sorry about your dead kids but, actually, no he’s not sorry at all. Wurzelbacher: “It’s a tragedy. I am sorry you lost your child. I myself have a son and daughter and the one thing … Continue reading
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Oklahoma Governor Signs Ban on Higher Wages, Paid Sick Days

Apparently it’s not bad enough that Oklahoma has refused to participate in the expansion of Medicaid. Governor Mary Fallin (R) has just signed a bill that prohibits cities in Oklahoma from passing their own labor laws. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — … Continue reading
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Judicial Activism

Three terrible people have reversed a decision that would have allowed a significant number of clinics that perform abortions to remain open in the state of Texas. The order, authored by Judge Priscilla Owen, grants a temporary stay of a … Continue reading
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Worst Person in the World

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) is planning to file a lawsuit to increase the cost of healthcare for congressional staffers, including his own. Because Ron Johnson is a dick. The LA Times’ Mike Memoli reports that Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) will … Continue reading
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Million Vet Organizers: We Were Hijacked

Organizers of the Million Veterans March would like to make it clear that they are not affiliated with those who organized a gathering of secessionist radicals outside the White House yesterday. In a post on their Facebook page, organizers of … Continue reading
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No Zoo For You!

File this one under: “Why We Can’t Have Nice Things.” Too little to crash the barriers. Continue reading
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The Bottom Line, Part 2

Who else is adamant about keeping their paycheck? Representative Lee Terry (R-NE). When asked if he would keep his paycheck, he said “dang straight.” And that’s not all. What about the other members who were donating or forgoing their pay? … Continue reading
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Jackass Quote of the Day

“Let’s get on with this and enjoy our holiday.” -State Senator Tom Apodaca (R-MotherFucker) on fast-tracking an abortion bill Pardon my french, but this man is an asshole. Continue reading
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Boehner: Forget Climate Change, Where Are The Jobs?

President Obama isn’t expected to unveil his sweeping plan to address climate change until next month, but without having seen the plan himself, House Speaker John Boehner is pretty sure it’s “absolutely crazy.” President Obama’s soon-to-be-revealed second-term climate change proposal … Continue reading
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Paul Ryan is a Lying Sack

Responding to a frustrated man who works for the Environmental Protection Agency and has lost many hours of work and pay because of sequestration — Paul Ryan concocted this fantastical story. This was is something the president has done through … Continue reading
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Worst Person in the World

Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto is a glorious piece of shit. From Media Matters At 2:00 TARANTO: One fascinating thing about this is this piece was published no later than 9:03 PM on Wednesday evening, because that’s when it … Continue reading
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Jackass Quote of the Day

I assume this tweet from Arkansas State Rep. Nate Bell (R) will be deleted so I’m posting a screenshot instead. Bell has apparently apologized, but I really don’t care for his apology. Continue reading
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Mitch McConnell Spikes the Ball While the Victims’ Families Cry

As the families of the victims of Newtown and survivors of the Tuscon, Arizona shooting watched from the Senate gallery and cried while expanded background checks were filibustered, Mitch McConnell’s office was busy concocting this. Some aspiring staffer probably thinks … Continue reading
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