Tag Archives: GOP

Jon Stewart Vs. Muppet Michael Steele

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Utah Senate Delays Ryan White Act: “Doesn’t Obamacare Pay For This?”

Yesterday the Utah Senate delayed approval of a long-running federal grant providing assistance to people with HIV, the Ryan White Act. Utah Senate president Michael Waddoups said coldly, “Doesn’t Obamacare pay for this?” The grant program is named after Ryan White, a teenage hemophiliac who died from AIDS complications in the 1980s after contracting the HIV virus during a transfusion …

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GOP Flacks Call For Steele To Resign

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GOP Panics Over Low Census Return,
Sends In Karl Rove To Help

Teabaggers like Rep. Michele “Crazy Eyes” Bachmann have been screaming that filling out the U.S. Census will get you rounded up and micro-chipped, leading to a genuine GOP panic that a serious undercount in conservative districts will lead to a loss of legislative seats. In some red state districts fewer than 10% of the forms have been returned so far. …

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Frum To GOP: Stop HCR Repeal Effort

Former National Review editor David Frum says his fellow conservatives need to stop making false promises that they can repeal the health care reform bill. Frum has called for a more moderate GOP that focuses more on governing and less on so-called morality issues.

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Maddow: GOP’s C Street House Examined For Illegal Rent Subsidies

The GOP’s C Street townhouse, home to a cabal of Christianist members of Congress known as “The Family”, is being examined for tax violations due to below market rents granted to residents. Maddow: “If there are other members of Congress living in fake churches, we’d like to hear about it.”

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Quote Of The Day – Tony Perkins

“I’ve hinted at this before, but now I am saying it — don’t give money to the RNC. If you want to put money into the political process, and I encourage you to do so, give directly to candidates who you know reflect your values. Better yet, become a member of FRC Action and learn about the benefits it offers, …

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RNC Sends Out Phone Sex Number

The Republican National Committee can’t catch a break. First they get busted spending big bucks at a lesbian bondage titty club, and now they’ve sent out a flier directing the folks on their mailing list to call a phone sex line. The Republican National Committee sent a fundraising mail piece earlier this month with a return number that leads to …

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GOP Fires Staffer Over Topless Lesbian Bondage Club Expenses

The GOP has found their scapegoat. The Republican National Committee is cutting ties with a staffer who treated a group of donors to an after party at a bondage-themed club in West Hollywood. The event was expensed for nearly $2,000 and also cost the unnamed employee a job. Some members of the GOP had already called for the resignation of …

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Gay Man Arrested For Making Death Threats Against Rep. Eric Cantor

After Rep. Eric Cantor went on the cable shows over the weekend to claim it wasn’t just Democratic members of Congress receiving death threats over health care reform, most of us rolled our eyes. But today a man has been arrested for making death threats against Cantor. And it looks like he’s gay and frequents LGBT blogs. Chris Geidner at …

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Albert Camus Lives

This should tickle the absurdists among us: Rep. Michele “Crazy Eyes” Bachmann. At a lectern. In a boxing ring. Talking to teabaggers. FOR AN HOUR. This is performance art of the highest order, people.

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RNC Chairman Michael Steele And Topless Lesbian Bondage Dancers

Yeah, that headline is correct. RNC Chairman Michael Steele’s expense reports reveal some rather interesting expenditures. While Steele has not purchased a plane, he continues to charter them. According to federal disclosure records, the RNC spent $17,514 on private aircraft in the month of February alone (as well as $12,691 on limousines during the same period). There are no readily …

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Rep. Alan Grayson: The GOP Has Nothing Left But Fear & Hatred

Grayson: “It’s time to get rid of Republicans entirely.”

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The Consequences Of Glenn Beck’s Hate

Watch this.

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Obama On GOP Attempt To Repeal HCR

“My attitude is ‘Go for it!'”

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GOP Refusing To Condemn Threats Of Violence Against Pro-HCR Democrats

Despite internet postings of the home addresses and phone numbers of Democrats who voted for health care reform, GOP leaders have still not condemned the threats of physical violence pouring in from teabaggers. Local police are now protecting the homes of some Democratic House members.

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GOP Sen. Bob Bennett Tries To Kill DC Marriage With HCR Amendment

Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT) has attached an amendment to the health care reform bill that would suspend same-sex marriages in Washington, DC until the issue is put to a public vote. Bennett is emerging as the most stalwart congressional opponent to same-sex marriage in the District. Earlier this month, he sought to attach a similar amendment to a Federal Aviation …

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GOP Reveals Health Care Reform Plan:
No Viagra For Sex Offenders!

They are truly the party of nothing.

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24% Of GOP: Obama Is The Anti-Christ

According to a Harris survey to be released tomorrow, 24% of polled Republicans say they believe the president is the anti-Christ. President Obama is a socialist, a racist, and could possibly be the antichrist. That is what is being shown in the latest GOP poll. The Harris poll was taken during the peak of the health care debate, and surveyed …

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Within An Hour Of Its Signing, Virginia AG Cuccinelli Has Filed Suit To Block HCR Bill

With the ink from the president’s pen still wet on the document, Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli has filed the first (PDF) of an expected many suits to block health care reform from being implemented in his state.

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