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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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Reform Now

Artist – David Fitzsimmons In other news, Murietta, California Mayor Alan Long encouraged his residents to protest the buses full of immigrant children last week, but over he weekend he tried to downplay his involvement. “The world showed up on … 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 Demands That We Deport More Children

Over thirty House Republicans, the people who are primarily responsible for blocking comprehensive immigration reform, are demanding that President Obama begin deporting more children. Issa and 32 House Republican colleagues sent a letter to the president, dated July 2, urging … 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 Continue reading

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Outreach: Angry Conservatives Protest Children Because They’re Brown

We’ve come a long way from those Christian charity commercials featuring a Santa Claus doppleganger that ask you to help children from South America. From the Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Homeland Security buses carrying migrant children and families … 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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“Power Grab”

Congressional Republicans can’t be bothered to deal with real problems, but they are attempting to save our cherished heritage of blowing things up without regulation. “If finalized, EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers’ proposal to expand the Clean Water … 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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John Boehner Wants to Sue the President for… Something

A spokesman for the speaker of the House has reportedly confirmed to The Hill that Boehner is considering a lawsuit against President Obama for signing executive orders. Just don’t ask which executive order. Press secretary Michael Steel provided no other … Continue reading
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Prosecutor: Military Had No Case Against 5 Taliban Prisoners

According to the chief prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay, the military had no viable case against the five prisoners that were released in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Brig. Gen. Mark Martins said he concurred with a study conducted a few … Continue reading
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Republicans Block Student Loan Bill

Senate Republicans successfully filibustered and blocked debate on a bill today that would have allowed former students to refinance their loans, among other things. The bill, authored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., failed to clear a procedural hurdle that would … Continue reading
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Outreach

Michigan Republicans have this whole outreach to women thing figured out. Their decoder rings told them that Glamour magazine is actually a Rosetta Stone for the female gender. @MIHouseGOP members Victory, Pettalia, and Glardon: “Don’t say we don’t understand women.” … Continue reading
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Enemy Captivity

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, Sylvia Mathews Burwell was confirmed today as the next secretary of Health and Human Services. She’ll now be in charge of the death panels, I presume. Remember death panels? Good times. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading
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Reminder: Congressional Republicans Love Gitmo, Want to Keep it Open

As recently as last month Congress voted, once again, to prohibit the president from closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. During the early days of the Obama administration opposition to closing Gitmo came from both parties in Congress, but … Continue reading
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Right Wing Cranks Harassing Bergdahl’s Hometown

Jane Drussel, the president of the Chamber of Commerce in Hailey, Idaho tells NBC news that they’ve been flooded with hateful and angry phone calls concerning Bowe Bergdahl. “Well, (I feel) disappointment number one, just absolutely total surprise at how … Continue reading
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Desperate for Voter Fraud

The Republican party is so desperate to uncover voter fraud, they’re paying cash-money to find it. “The Alabama Republican Party is serious about stopping voter fraud,” Armistead wrote. “So serious we are offering a $1,000 reward for information that directly … Continue reading
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Bergdhazi

According to the New York Times, meetings that members of the media have had with disgruntled members of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s former platoon are being arranged by Republican strategists. “Yes, I’m angry,” Joshua Cornelison, a former medic in Sergeant Bergdahl’s … Continue reading
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GOP: Bergdahl Deal is Obama’s ‘Willie Horton Moment’ Even Though Bush Released More Detainees

Yes, the Republican leadership went there. Back in 2012, when a deal to release Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, an American POW held by the Taliban for five years, was first on the table, Republicans reportedly described the idea as President Obama’s … Continue reading
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