Monday, February 22, 2010

A Mob of Lying Liars

If only they would listen to us dirty fucking hippies.

Daily Kos: State of the Nation:
"John Cole, a little more than a year ago:

I really don’t understand how bipartisanship is ever going to work when one of the parties is insane. Imagine trying to negotiate an agreement on dinner plans with your date, and you suggest Italian and she states her preference would be a meal of tire rims and anthrax. If you can figure out a way to split the difference there and find a meal you will both enjoy, you can probably figure out how bipartisanship is going to work the next few years."

Less of a cult, more of a mob.

Real Time New Rules: The Tea Party Isn't a Movement, It's a Cult | Video Cafe

Maher: And three, cult members always attribute all of their problems to one simple explanation. Now here's an amazing statistic. In a recent poll almost ninety percent of Tea Baggers said that they thought taxes had either gone up or stayed the same under Obama. Only two percent thought they went down. But the reality is taxes have gone down for ninety five percent of working families taxes went down.

Think about that. Only two percent of the people in a "movement" about taxes named after a tax revolt have the slightest idea what's going on...with taxes.

So, it would be easy to just mock, except that those who fall under the control of cults aren't necessarily weirdoes, they're victims. And we shouldn't forget that these people are our relatives, our neighbors and the folks at the next table in the restaurant. Especially if that restaurant is Hooters and it's dollar wing Wednesday.


Hypocrisy knows not bounds. They don't even care.

AMERICAblog News: Republican makes joke about Obama using teleprompter. Reads joke from a teleprompter.:
"UPDATE: Sam Stein of Huff Post tweets that there have now been six teleprompter jokes at the conservative CPAC conference, all read off of teleprompters."

Republican Liar. Redundant.

Pawlenty repeats false tale about Obama teleprompter | McClatchy:

"'President Obama was in a grade school classroom speaking to elementary school children and he was using a teleprompter,' Pawlenty said Friday in a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington.

'You've got to be kidding me,' he added. 'That's not a joke. That's a real story.'

Actually, it's not. The tale spread by bloggers over the Internet and in some media, including the Comedy Channel's Jon Stewart, blended together two Obama appearances Jan. 19 at the Graham Road Elementary School in Falls Church, Virginia, to make it appear he used the teleprompter when speaking to a classroom of 30 pupils.

In reality, Obama sat on a chair and spoke with the pupils without the device.

In a different classroom, he used the teleprompter to give scripted remarks on education to television cameras."

If uber-conservative Bob Barr is being 'jeered' you know these fuckers are bat-shit insane.

Yes, booo! Laws! Laws suck! Booo.

Bob Barr jeered at CPAC for saying waterboarding is torture | Raw Story:
"Either we believe, as lawyers, as lawmakers and as citizens, that there is value in laws, that laws that are passed have meaning and have a purpose, or we dont,' Barr said.

Lying Liars

James O'Keefe and the myth of the ACORN pimp | Media Matters for America:
"There's no doubt the pimp costume story worked. (Raise your hand if you were duped.) My guess is if you polled Americans today, and even ones who followed the story closely last year (including right-wing partisans), at least 90 percent would say O'Keefe sat inside ACORN offices while decked out in his pimp costume.

But it's not true. At least there have not been any publicly released ACORN videos to suggest otherwise."

"This story is important. There's a long tradition of undercover muckraking that's initiated many an important social change in this country. But this isn't muckraking, it's political theatre. The level of cynical deception in this 'story' runs several layers deeper than anything I've ever seen before, tapping into some really nasty, subterranean veins of stereotype, prejudice and racism --- on everyone's part --- to make what ends up being a completely distorted point. The fact that what should have been instantly seen as an obviously absurd proposition was taken at face value even by the US congress and the major media institutions of this country should inform us a little bit about how tenuous our racial progress might just be. This was a shameful episode deserving of more scrutiny than it's gotten so far."

Damn, Tejas.

Meet the Flintstones | The Texas Tribune:

"Nearly a third of Texans believe humans and dinosaurs roamed the earth at the same time, and more than half disagree with the theory that humans developed from earlier species of animals, according to the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll."

Damn, Utes.

Let's see... MLK was assassinated with a.... now what was it.... hmmm.

Think Progress � Utah state senator wants to create holiday honoring ‘gun pioneer’ on MLK Day.:
"“I see them as complimentary,” [Madsen] said. Browning is known for developing a variety of guns, including the gas-operated machine gun. Madsen said he plans to meet with the NAACP to discuss his proposal.

“We’ll see if they can take it in the spirit it’s intended,” Madsen said. [...]

“Guns keep peace,” [state Senate Majority Leader Scott] Jenkins [R] said. “I kind of like the idea of making his birthday a holiday. I’m all over that.”"

Damn, ND.

Bank Of North Dakota: America's Only 'Socialist' Bank Is Thriving During Downturn


My favorite Winter Olympian

Sven Kramer To NBC Reporter: 'Are You Stupid?' (VIDEO)



G-Spot Mouse Could Heat Geeks Up (PHOTOS)



;D said...

You should get the G-Spot just might learn ya somethin'! Whoa! :O

AAW said...

Once cannot learn a 'myth' o smiley-winking face person.


Jacqueline TresBella said...



Smiley face person said...

And certain Teabaggers suggest that evolution is a myth...