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Etch-A-Mitt Shakes Things Up Again: Welfare Moms Better Off With “The Dignity of Work”

Via Ryan Grim (ICYMI): Apparently Ann Romney forgot to mention to Willard that moms who don’t work outside the home do THE MOST IMPORTANT JOB IN THE WORLD!!!1 and already have ample dignity, thankyouverymuchyousupersexistsoand… oh, wait — Mittens meant those moms — … Continue reading

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The Pre-Butterfly Effect

Gee, I can’t imagine why the gender gap between the Democratic Party and the GOP has widened into a yawning chasm: HUNT: Let me ask you this. The Democrats of course say you are waging, the GOP is waging a … Continue reading

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Obama’s Citizenship & Race: Separated at Birth?

It never ceases to amaze me how eager some white liberals are to divorce race from political analysis when it comes to Obama. Bob Somerby of the Daily Howler (who seems to have settled nicely into his blogospheric role as … Continue reading

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Rand Paul Parties Like It’s 1964

by matttbastard Belated congratulations to newly-minted Kentucky GOP Senate candidate and latest Tea Party ubermensch of the moment Rand ‘Son of Ron’ Paul, for defeating the establishment candidate with Chuck Norris round-house kicks a well-fought insurgent primary campaign.  Why, It’s enough to make … Continue reading

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Burn, Hollywood, Burn

by matttbastard Salon knows the score – no Hollywood wingnut roundup is complete without giving mad props to alpha-wingnut Victoria Jackson: Again – no Hollywood wingnut roundup is complete without giving mad props to alpha-wingnut Victoria “There’s A Communist Living in the White … Continue reading

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Bye Bayh, Mon Cowboy

by matttbastard Every Republican’s favourite soon-to-be retired moderate [sic] DINO gunslinger Evan Bayh refuses to quietly ride off into the sunset: “There’s just too much brain-dead partisanship, tactical maneuvering for short-term political advantage rather than focusing on the greater good, … Continue reading

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Irony is Dead, Redux

by matttbastard   Education reformers were out in full force at this past Sunday’s Perry-Palin rally in Texas (I truly heart Moran Country).  (Also, TEH NUGE!!!1one Ain’t no party like a Tea Party partaaaay.) h/t Adam Serwer Photo: Bryan Fotographer, Houston Press Recommend this … Continue reading

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Obama, Chicago 2016 and “Stunning Humiliation”: Parody Joins Irony in the Afterlife

by matttbastard Quick: who published the following headline: The Onion, or The Murdoch Times? ‘Obama’s Olympic failure will only add to doubts about his presidency’ Congrats if you picked the latter. Behold the advent of a new post-parody era: There … Continue reading

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Anything, Anything

by matttbastard As extremism’s transition from vice to virtue seemingly reaches its apotheosis, Republican Sen. Jim DeMint upped the ante yesterday in the GOP Tourette’s strategy to fight Democratic health reform legislation: DEMINT: The problem is, the war in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Van Jones Gets Lani Guiniered by the Racist Right

by matttbastard Geez. Not five minutes after I had gone to bed, besieged White House green jobs adviser (and radical communist-anarchist!!1one) Van Jones finally became a martyr in the GOP’s increasingly ugly race war against the uppity Usurper-in-Chief: I am … Continue reading

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