All posts tagged: Republican

The new gilded age: Daily Kos

Current Affairs / Link

Not very long ago in American politics, it would have been hard to imagine a scenario in which the frontrunner competing for the nomination of a major political party in America would be advocating for the repeal of child labor laws and suggesting that the children of poor families do the often-dangerous work of cleaning up after their wealthier classmates. But Newt isn’t the only one to do so. via Daily Kos: The new gilded […]

Herman Cain’s Pseudomathematics : EvolutionBlog

Current Affairs / Mathematics

I love it when people get caught out trying to snow others with fake math references. Now it’s the turn of Herman Cain. Finding out that [Herman] Cain was a math major gives me the same flush of embarrassment I get when I hear that a Jew did something bad. As for bamboozling people with mathematics, thats just an old creationist trick. via Herman Cain’s Pseudomathematics : EvolutionBlog.

Almost good enough to be real

Current Affairs

MODERATORS: Hey, Mitt Romney! What do you think about this Rick Perry fellow? My, he is shiny, and Texan! ROMNEY: I have some qualities of my own that actually distinguish me as the better candidate. MODERATORS: Oh, ho! Rick Perry, you’re not going to just sit there and take it, are you? You are Texan after all, and are supposed to have ‘swagger.’ PERRY: Well, you know. I also have some qualities that I think […]

Marilyn Davenport Speaks: Author of Obama-Ape Email is Sorry – Orange County News – Navel Gazing

Current Affairs

Marilyn Davenport Speaks: Author of Obama-Ape Email is Sorry – Orange County News – Navel Gazing. Marilyn Davenport: racist. Typical Republican. Related Articles Marilyn Davenport Sends Racist Pic of Obama and Parents as Monkeys (blippitt.com) MARILYN DAVENPORT: OCGOP Chair Scott Baugh calls for resignation of Central Committee Member after “racist” email mocked Obama. Time for BOTH BAUGH and DAVENPORT to BE FIRED from the OC GOP! Paging Donald Trump! (economy4abc.blogspot.com) GOP official under fire for […]

Voting women

Current Affairs

I have to agree with everyone who says that Sarah Palin is “electrifying” the Republican Party (that’s definitely not the first use of the verb, but I’m not sure where it originated.) (Hey, it originated with Mitt!) sisu: “If McCain can get the votes of all the women who were pregnant at their weddings, it’ll be a landslide!” “Sarah is electrifying our party,” Mitt is telling a Fox News anchor… Sarah definitely has the star […]