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Congressional GOP Oppose Their Own Position on Syria

Congressional Republicans and conservative pundits have called on the White House to arm Syrian rebels for years, but now that President Obama is officially asking for authorization to do so, they oppose it. According to the Associated Press, House Republicans … 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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GOP Fearmongers Over Ebola, Cuts Ebola Funding Request

In America’s latest display of stunning dissonance, House Republicans are planning to provide less than half of what White House requested to fight Ebola. According to a source familiar with the negotiations, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) agreed … 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 Honesty: Obama is Always Wrong Even When He’s Right

Representative Jack Kingston (R-GA) tells The New York Times that even though “a lot of people” don’t actually care what happens in Iraq, the Republican party will find a way to attack President Obama over the strategy for combating ISIS … 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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Revisionism

Tennessee Republicans are challenging Advanced Placement standards in their state, joining their counterparts at the RNC in opposition to what they call “revisionist.” From The Tennessean: Senate Education Committee Chairman Dolores Gresham, R-Somerville, and Government Operations Committee Chairman Mike Bell, … 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 RNC is Very Confused

Words continue to have no meaning. You could say this is a lie, but it has just the right amount of absurdity to it to make it seem believably naive. Because as long as words continue to have no meaning, … 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: Faith and Freedom Edition

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) was confronted by a group of DREAMers at a “Faith and Freedom” barbecue on Monday, and after he scolded them for being illegal a member of the audience chased them out of the building with his … 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 They Keep Talking About Impeachment?

Why do Democrats Republicans keep talking about impeachment? Republican congressional candidate Matthew Corey (R-CT) told the Bristol Press that the president needs to be impeached. Corey said that Obama has violated the constitutional provision that gives Congress “all legislative powers” … 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 They Keep Talking About Impeachment?

Why do Democrats Republicans keep talking about impeachment? Yesterday Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX) said that a number of House Republicans would support impeachment even if it’s not a great idea. “If you were to ask persons and many folks 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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Drumbeat

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) has reiterated his opposition to suing the president because they should be getting back to the business of impeaching him instead. Meanwhile, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) warns us that … 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 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 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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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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Let’s Destroy Our Image and the Environment

It’s still unclear if congressional Republicans will even pass a bill to handle the influx of undocumented children from Central America before they leave town for the August recess, but they continue to make demands on how to handle it. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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House GOP Reduce Their Border Bill Proposal, May Not Pass a Bill

When President Obama submitted a request for $3.7 billion in funding to handle the surge of undocumented children crossing the border, Republicans rebuked his very specific proposal and said they would not give him a “blank check.” House Republicans then … 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 GOP Argue Over Who’s the Biggest Fan of Impeachment

The clown show that is the race for Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district has apparently devolved into a competition to see who can make the most ridiculous case for impeaching President Obama. All four Republicans running for the seat have their … 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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Do You Even Lift? Shirtless Old Bro Pumps Iron in Campaign Ad

It’s been a while since we’ve featured an unhinged Republican campaign ad, so here’s an ad for shirtless, iron-pumping, ‘roided-up Old Bro and Arizona gubernatorial candidate Frank Riggs, an army veteran whose had just about enough of that Obama character … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Rep. Spots Threatening Undocumented Teenagers at a Glance

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) says the situation on the border is “heart-wrenching,” but he has also seen some very scary kids and he thinks the deportation of “heart-wrenching” babies should be expedited. There’s always a “but.” … 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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Change of Plans?

I wouldn’t normally have any reason to make a post concerning Lebron James or professional basketball, but this is too amusing to pass up. As you might have heard, Lebron James is leaving the Miami Heat and returning home 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 Continue reading

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DHS is Running Out of Funds, House GOP Says NO Funds

Agencies within the Department of Homeland Security have reported that they will run out of money between August and September unless the president’s spending request is approved. From the Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security agency responsible for … 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 Continue reading

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House GOP Can’t Decide What Their Lawsuit is About, What Won’t Be Thrown Out of Court

We know John Boehner hasn’t been able to specify what exactly they will sue President Obama for and apparently that’s because House GOP leadership can’t decide what has the best chance of not being thrown out of court. Committee staffers … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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