24 Policies That Republicans Supported BEFORE They... →
animalsbeingdicks: Don’t worry about the baby seal hat, they said. Polar bears are vegetarians, they said.
If there is any group of people that should be opposed to war, torture,...– Laurence M. Vance (via azspot) one would think.
inothernews: Jon Stewart on Fox “News“‘s problem with the poor, “socialist” billionaires, and class warfare. (via Mediaite; h/t to climateadaptation) “you food-chilling mother f*ckers. how dare you?” :)
Reagan’s economic advisor, Milton Friedman, was an anti-religious Objectivist...– Gregory Paul (via vruz: via azspot) you couldn’t be a modern christian (take the bible at its unwavering, literal word, believe the bible endorses bigotry over tolerance, jesus was a ceo, etc) without healthy lack of reason. cognitive dissonance is just par for the course. it’s easy,...
A C and D student, who hates to govern, loves to campaign, and barely has a...– Why Rick Perry is headed to the White House - CNN.com The most depressing thing I’ve read all day. You’ve been warned. (via altidude) vruz: does it matter whether it’s bachmann or perry? (via vruz)
ryking: freesamuel: Jon Stewart calls Megyn Kelly out on her hypocrisy regarding maternity leave and benefits. Jon, I want to blow you. Megyn Kelly: Typical right-wing hypocrite. — Ryking there must be a hypocrisy gene or something, you are either sensitive to it, and guided in response as if dodging a venomous snake, or not, you’re immune as if you were the snake yourself.
The Onion Predicted the Future More Than a Decade... →
kateoplis: From their Jan. 17, 2001 issue, Bush: “Our Long National Nightmare Of Peace And Prosperity Is Finally Over”: “My fellow Americans,” Bush said, “at long last, we have reached the end of the dark period in American history that will come to be known as the Clinton Era, eight long years characterized by unprecedented economic expansion, a sharp decrease in crime, and sustained peace...
A timeline of events →
inothernews: 1980: Ronald Reagan runs for president, promising a balanced budget 1981 - 1989: With support from congressional Republicans, Reagan runs enormous deficits, adds $2 trillion to the debt. 1993: Bill Clinton passes economic plan that lowers deficit, gets zero votes from congressional Republicans. 1998: U.S. deficit disappears for the first time in three decades. Debt clock is...
As a condition of its massive merger with NBC, the federal government is...– Comcast: Internet Access Is Temporarily a Civil Right (via pantslessprogressive)
The downgrading of US’ credit rating by Standard & Poor’s from ‘AAA’ to...– Shock waves in US after S&P downgrades its credit rating (via ryking)
Do you realize that the… bank bailout — that sum of money is greater than the...– Dr. NEIL DeGRASSE TYSON, reacting to space programs such as the James Webb Space Telescope — the successor to the Hubble — falling to budget cuts, on Real Time (via inothernews)
I think some of our members may have thought the default issue was a hostage you...– Mitch McConnell, admitting that the Republican Party took the America’s credit ”hostage”. (via jonathan-cunningham) I hope these fuck-tards understand that people take having their general economic prosperity held hostage, personally. they readily admit that this is now just a tactic that will be...
animalsbeingdicks: Being the new kid at school was never harder than at lunch time.
Dick Cheney's Weather Machine: Fox Orders... →
jonathan-cunningham: abaldwin360: [SOURCE] After recently signing on to reboot one classic TV show, Hanna-Barbera’s The Flintstones, Seth MacFarlane is taking on another iconic TV series, Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. Fox has greenlighted Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey,… fantastic.
Wake up GOP: Smashing system doesn't fix it →
vruz: by David Fucking Frum I’m a Republican. Always have been. I believe in free markets, low taxes, reasonable regulation and limited government. But as I look back at the weeks of rancor leading up to Sunday night’s last-minute budget deal, I see some things I don’t believe in: Forcing the United States to the verge of default. Shrugging off the needs and concerns of millions of...