Category Archives: Best gubmint money can buy

Crown Prince Bone Saw Tries Charm Offensive

Tiger Beat (again) email thingie  brings us the exciting news that Crown Prince Bone Saw is lobbying Congress, albeit indirectly: FIRST IN PLAYBOOK — Daniel Lippman reports that Greg Norman, the Australian golfer-turned-CEO of LIV Golf, is coming to Washington … Continue reading

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Grifters Gotta Grift, Campaign Finance Edition

The stench from this is enough to make a maggot on a merde wagon puke: Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas in a case involving the use of campaign funds … Continue reading

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GOP Adds 12th Plank To Platform

Guys, the Republicans have added another plank to Rick Scott’s 11-point platform for the 2022 election: Gouge Diabetics! Democrats in Congress unanimously passed a bill capping the cost of insulin at $35/month, and 193 Republicans voting against it (five didn‘t … Continue reading

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Guilty: Nebraska Rep. Fortenberry

You’ll never guess which party Fortenberry belongs to, folks, and here’s a hint: He took money from a foreign billionaire: LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska was convicted Thursday on charges that he lied to federal … Continue reading

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Joe Manchin Explains His Value Proposition To Investors

You cannot make this up: [Joe Manchin] exhorted [S&P Global’s CERAWeek—one of the continent’s largest energy conferences] attendees to provide leadership in Washington and look for a “return on investment” from politicians who solicit campaign donations from them, or “mother’s … Continue reading

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Tuberville: ‘I’m The Best Gubmint Money Can Buy’

Alabama Republican Senator Tommy Tuberville —the Louie Gohmert of Ron Johnsons of the Senate —distinguishes himself again: Repeat STOCK Act violator Sen Tommy Tuberville calls trading ban for Congress ‘ridiculous’ Alabama Republican Sen Tommy Tuberville told The Independent that efforts … Continue reading

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Hair Füror: ‘How Much Do I Need To Pay To Keep Meadows Silent’

You know something is up when Lord Damp Nut —the world’s biggest grifter and noted deadbeat— makes a $1M Amero silencing bribe donation to the non-profit of his former Chief of Staff and fellow accomplice in the Stupid Coup, Mark Meadows: … Continue reading

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Count-down to Voting Rights Starts Today

I do not pretend to understand all the inside baseball machinations of the Senate and what sort of dank, arcane rituals and parliamentary trickery that must occur before they can actually vote on anything, but by all accounts today is … Continue reading

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Your Proposal Is Acceptable

That didn’t take long: Unclear if Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy meant for this note to Trump, promising he won’t endorse Lisa Murkowski, to be public — but it is now! pic.twitter.com/VfefySAbOW — Jacob Rubashkin (@JacobRubashkin) December 31, 2021 We should … Continue reading

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Best Gubmint Money Can Buy

From Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie that confirms what we suspected: RAKING IN THE DOUGH — Manchin’s political action committee saw an uptick in corporate contributions ahead of his announcement that he would not vote … Continue reading

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