Category Archives: Blue Dogs

Cynicism and Its Cure

The Senator from the Terrible Sand Kingdom of Arizonastan has revealed the terms of ransom for the latest, much-reduced incarnation of the build back better bill: Senate Democrats cleared a huge hurdle Thursday night by securing Kyrsten Sinema’s support for … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Here we go again: Manchin says he has reached deal with Democrats on economy, climate bill Uh-huh. Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) on Wednesday reached a deal with Democratic leaders on legislation that aims to lower health-care … Continue reading

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Sen. Joe Manchin Is A Colossal Jerk, Part Infinity

The trash panda of the Senate, Joe Manchin has once again run out the clock and again proved that he is a colossal jerk. Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) email thingie wins the morning with the deets (emphasis … Continue reading

Posted in climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Joe Manchin, Science | 10 Comments

News That Will Drive You to Drink

Happy Hour News This sounds like good news… Senate Democrats reach an agreement to raise taxes on some high earners WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats have reached an agreement to raise taxes on some high earners whom they say are abusing … Continue reading

Posted in Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Taxes | 4 Comments

One Lump of Stupid or Two, Joe Manchin?

We’ve seen this movie before, dumbass: Fwiw, Manchin told me this quote just over a week after Parkland in 2018: “It feels a little different. I’ve got grandchildren also in the school systems, and I understand the concerns that every … Continue reading

Posted in Gundamentalists, Guns! Guns! Guns!, Joe Manchin, Liars, Lying Liars Who Lie, NRA | 3 Comments

Cunning Runt (or vice-versa) Wins Foot Race

Such fun w/ @SenCapito and team at this morning’s @ACLINews #capchallenge – it was great to be out there together again & I can’t wait for next year’s race! 🏆 pic.twitter.com/eAxKntYRsR — Kyrsten Sinema (@SenatorSinema) May 12, 2022 This is … Continue reading

Posted in Arizonastan, Crazeee States, Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) | 3 Comments

Traitor Joe Wants To Perform Greatest Hits

I cannot believe that Manchinema thinks we’re this dumb, per Tiger Beat’s email thingie: IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED — Ever since Sen. JOE MANCHIN (D-W.Va.) tanked Build Back Better, Democrats have been waiting for the swing vote to … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News And the Traitor Joe Lieberman Award for excellence in back-stabbing goes to… Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., appeared in a Republican primary ad defending Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., from accusations that he supported President Biden’s Build Back Better … Continue reading

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Manchin: ‘I’m Baaaaaaa-ack!’

Sen. Joe Manchin is so serious about getting to yes on the Democrat’s climate-change agenda that he’s doing what he always does: he pretends he’s going to find 10 Republicans to vote yes before announcing regretfully that he can’t support … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 Pie Fight, climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Joe Manchin | 6 Comments

Lucy Finds Football, Tries Again

The definition of insanity: Senate Democrats are quietly laboring to address a big demand from Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the Democratic holdout that sank the centerpiece bill carrying President Joe Biden’s economic agenda. In recent days, Democrats across … Continue reading

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