Tag Archives: Joe Wilson

Multiple Right Wingers Endorse Arming Toddlers In First Episode Of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Prank Show [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Sarah Palin, Alabama politician Roy Moore and former congressman Joe Walsh are among those who have lashed out at Cohen in advance, essentially turning themselves into ambassadors for Showtime’s marketing department. The piece de resistance, though, comes during the closing third, as Cohen masquerades as an Israeli gun enthusiast, convincing gun-rights advocates and Republican politicians to endorse his ...

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SOUTH CAROLINA: Town Hall Crowd Chants “You Lie” At Same GOP Rep Who Shouted It At Obama [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: An angry crowd in South Carolina chanted “you lie” to Rep. Joe Wilson at a town hall Monday, using the Republican Congressman’s own infamous line against him. Wilson was rebuked after shouting those words at former President Barack Obama during his speech to Congress in 2009, after the president said the health reforms he was proposing would ...

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Joe Wilson, The Action Figure

A company called Herobuilders has rushed out a Joe Wilson action figure. Other figures in the line include Sarah Palin, Joe The Plumber, and Obama The Joker. HuffPo rants: Look who got an action figure! South Carolina Representative Joe Wilson, that’s who! Thanks to the good people at HeroBuilder.com, if you are looking to part with a cool $39.95 on ...

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Quote Of The Day – Jimmy Carter

“I think an overwhelming portion of the intensely demonstrated animosity toward President Barack Obama is based on the fact that he is a black man, that he’s African American. I live in the South, and I’ve seen the South come a long way, and I’ve seen the rest of the country that shared the South’s attitude toward minority groups at ...

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Maddow On Wilson Rebuking

Barney Frank voted “present” on the Wilson rebuking because he thinks “it’s a bad precedent to put us in charge of deciding when people act like jerks.” Maddow goes on to list the various merchandising that has sprung up with “You Lie!” slogans.

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House Rebukes Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)

The House of Representatives voted 240-179 (pretty much right along party lines) to formally rebuke Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) for his outburst during President Obama’s speech on health care reform. Whereas on September 9, 2009, during the joint session of Congress convened pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution 179, the President of the United States, speaking at the invitation of the ...

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Democratic Leaders Call for Official Censure Of Rep. Joe Wilson

Top Democrats are calling for an official censure of Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) after his unprecedented heckling of President Obama during a nationally televised speech to the joint chambers of Congress. Joe Wilson’s flat refusal to apologize to the entire House for heckling President Barack Obama rekindled a push by some top Democrats to introduce a censure resolution — despite ...

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CNN: Teabaggers Back Rep. Wilson

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) who famously texted throughout Obama’s health care speech, knowing the camera was on him, came to the defense of Rep. Joe Wilson as teabaggers screamed their new battle-cry, “Obama lies!” In this clip, “head of the teabaggers” Mark Wilson claims Obama “knows that any ban on federal health benefits for illegal immigrants would never stand up ...

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Olbermann’s Special Comment On Wilson

Another classic rant from the king of these things.

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Rep. Joe Wilson’s Dem Opponent Raises Over $100K Overnight

In less that 12 hours since SC GOP Rep. Joe Wilson’s outburst, his 2010 Democratic opponent, a young former Marine named Rob Miller, saw over $100,000 flood into his Act Blue donations account. About half of that money came from Daily Kos readers alone. UPDATE: Holy crap! The donations have soared to $375,000!

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Mr. Unpopular

Rep. Joe Wilson is the most unpopular guy on both sides of the aisle right now, judging by this story in South Carolina’s The State. Democrats and Republicans alike are denouncing Rep. Joe Wilson for shouting “You lie” at President Barack Obama during his speech to Congress, an extraordinary breach of decorum for which the South Carolina Republican swiftly apologized. ...

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THAT Was The Dude I Voted For

Seriously. Fantastic speech. But we need to put a WORLD of hurt on GOP South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson for screaming “YOU LIE!” at the President of the United States during a nationally televised speech before Congress. That has never happened, to my memory. Not even when Dubya was announcing the invasion of Iraq. Rep. Joe Wilson 803-939-0041 UPDATE: Sen. ...

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