Mitt Romney's Son: Obama Should Release Birth... →
Exactly how far is Donald Trump’s hand jammed up Mitt Romney’s ass? Maybe Dr. Ron Paul could do a quick exam; hurry, someone get him a step ladder. randomactsofchaos: There’s off message and then there’s Mitt Romney’s son, Matt Romney, who suggested on Thursday that President Obama should release his birth certificate and grades before his father releases his tax returns. “He’s...
Daily Kos: Internet giants seriously considering... →
#SOPA #p2 #p21 MUST READ joost5: What if the biggest websites in the country were to temporarily shut down their services and instead inform visitors of the dangers of SOPA?
Contraceptions lead to the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, and...– Rick Santorum. Republican logic never ceases to amaze me… Contraception causes pregnancy?… And helmets cause head wounds. And food caused hunger. (via thesoapboxschtick) TRW: P.S. - I was reminded that marriage ends poverty, too.
Let me summarize the political problem this way: 1. Mitt Romney is worth $250...– Romney’s ‘carried interest’ problem (via ryking)
Employee rights are said to be valid when employers pressure employees into...– Ron Paul, being a dick in his 1987 book, Freedom Under Siege: The U.S. Constitution After 200 Years. (via quickhits) I doubt Ron Paul has ever been sexually harassed (for obvious reasons but I see no need to be catty at the moment) - his answer for anything is to quit your job if you don’t...
Percentage increase in National Debt by Presidency →
#p2 #p21 #OWS #tcot Reagan 189.0% Bush 43 89.0% Bush 41 51.6% Carter 42.6% Clinton 36.0% Obama 34.0%
What’s Happening In Virginia? Republicans Require... →
miraclesawake: That’s right - you can’t vote in a Republican primary in Virginia unless you sign a LOYALTY OATH lolz Insecure much, Republicans? This smells like a field test to impose other voter/voting restrictions down the line…
Here's a list of 79 of the Sears/K-Mart stores the... →
#p2 #p21 #jobs #economy shortformblog: This may not be all of them: They were talking about closing as many as 120 stores. Each store employs 40-80 people. So, at minimum, we’re talking 3,160 layoffs. Are any of these stores near you? This can’t be the complete list - NY isn’t on there anywhere and I can’t remember seeing California either. NC and FL got hit hard.
The Tide Is Turning Against #SOPA … And We Might... →
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Kelly Clarkson's fans educate her about #RonPaul. →
ryking: And now that I’ve been educated regarding her right-wing bent, I won’t be buying any of her music. Also on my list of idiot celebrities whose work I will no longer pay for or partake of: Barry Manilow and Vince Vaughn. Nothing surprises me after finding out that Michael Buble’ and Glenn Beck are besties. Vince Vaughn? Who watches Vince Vaughn, anyway? I’m sure the...
Big Bird is going to have advertisements, all right?– Mitt Romney discussing his plans to cut funding for public television (via mediahascookies) Today’s Sesame Street is brought to you by the letters AT&T. (via apsies) TRW: Not alright. I don’t want to see Big Bird extolling the virtues of Twinkies “because their sweet and golden...
#Noot Adds "Clerical Work" To The List Of School...
Will #Noot’s next (sweaty and desperate) suggestion be that students could reasonably take over the teaching which is now so expensively provided by teachers? In a #Noot World, adults no longer need to work once their children attain school age. They simply lay back in their well-furnished, warm homes with full tummies and bask in the wages of their elementary-school kids’...
Right now, the only thing that bothers me is people who don’t respect my privacy...– - Ron Paul to a reporter (via washingtonexaminer) If you wanted privacy, Ron Paul, you shouldn’t have entered the arena of politics. You will probably never have privacy again. (via thepoliticalfreakshow) I hate when people who have sought out a life in the public sphere say this. DUH! you knew...
#McCainsFolly Says It's Not Too Late for 'Folks'... →
think4yourself: apsies: Ms. Palin told Fox Business Network’s “Follow the Money” on Monday night that it was not too late for “folks” to jump into the race, according to The Associated Press. Such “folks” remained unnamed. It was not clear whether Ms. Palin, the 2008 vice-presidential nominee and former governor of Alaska, was considering such a move. “Who knows what will happen in the...
The liberty of local bullies →
#p2 #p21 #RonPaul I have often remarked in the past how libertarianism - at least, its modern American manifestation - is not really about increasing liberty or freedom as an average person would define those terms. An ideal libertarian society would leave the vast majority of people feeling profoundly constrained in many ways. This is because the freedom of the individual can be curtailed not...
Since 2009, 88 Percent Of Income Growth Went To... →
#OWS #p2 #p21
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Quick Hits Headlines: Stories to Watch: 12/27/11 →
#p2 #p21 #wiunion #wirecall #wi Good summary - click thru and read :D quickhits: Everyone have a good holiday? Mine was pretty good. The food was awesome. Now here’s the news… *** Digby is not happy with Ben Nelson. While it’s a setback for Democrats’ effort to retain control of the senate, I don’t think it’s the disaster she thinks it is. I’m with Chris Cillizza on…
#Koch Industries: All Recipients | OpenSecrets →
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Random Acts of Chaos: The antebellum south →
nephyo: Digby on Ron Paul: Libertarians who believe that “statism” is ok if comes from state of California but not the US government are not only living in the early 19th century, they are basically saying that their only real beef is if the government abridging individual freedom is…
I’m glad that GOP politicians and thought leaders are finally speaking out...– Ron Paul’s disqualifying racial ignorance (via ryking)
Animal liberation is a feminist issue →
-burythepast: “We cannot be true to ourselves in believing that men cannot dominate women if we feed into the idea the humans should, and do, possess the right to dominate, exploit, and destroy the lives of the earth and its animal inhabitants. If our goal, as feminists, as anti-racists, as queer people, is to question power dynamics, why then do we demand the right to place our power over...
The Green State: Texas May Cut Entire Health... →
#p2 #p21 #PP #TX #WTF greenstate: In a year defined by the war on Planned Parenthood, Texas set the example in attacks against the women’s health organization. Not only did the state drastically reduce the state’s family planning funding from $111 million to just $37 million, but Republican lawmakers constructed a “tiered…