Category Archives: Politics

Noontime Open Tabs – Updated

I rarely do this (at all, let alone midweek), but here’s two longish reads you might want to tackle when you take a break from the madness today: The Republicans waged a 3-decade war on government. They got Trump. Norm Ornstein … Continue reading

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RNC: Worst Super Villians Ever

In which obvious anagram Reince Priebus’ RNC tries their cunning hand at being an ersatz Dr. Evil. Continue reading

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Today in Rat-Effing

There is a lot of speculation (gossip? rat-eff’ing?) that Ayatollah Ted might have been a frequent flier, so to speak, with the DC Madame lo many years ago. “The question now becomes, how many times did Ted Cruz name and … Continue reading

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Today in Rat-Eff’ing – UPDATED

Earlier this week, you may recall this happened: And then Vulgarmort tweeted this: Lyin' Ted Cruz just used a picture of Melania from a G.Q. shoot in his ad. Be careful, Lyin' Ted, or I will spill the beans on … Continue reading

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Your 3-Martini Stupid is Served, Nikki Haley

[Haley] said Wednesday that Trump’s call for a temporary ban on Muslim immigration to the country is what compelled her to speak out. “You know, the one thing that got me, I think, was when he started saying ban all … Continue reading

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The Drinks of CPAC and POP QUIZ!

We were astonished to learn that those tea bagging party animals at #CPAC had to time to get their drink on: National Harbor, Maryland (CNN)The cocktail menu at Harrington’s Pub, a watering hole next to the hotel hosting an annual … Continue reading

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The Saga of Downton Abbey in Peoria, Cont.

Poor, fashion-forward Aaron Schock (R-Lindsey Graham’s Closet) just cannot seem to get a break: Rep. Aaron Schock used taxpayer money for private plane flight to Bears game PEORIA — Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., used taxpayer money to pay for a … Continue reading

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Shorter Ezra Klein

People believe what they want to believe. Klein has a chapter-length essay (I copied and pasted into Word to get a word count: 4,191 words) up on the first day of the news site VOX. Seriously. And it all comes … Continue reading

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Who Let The Pigs Out?

Castrating pigs is like cutting spending? Make politicians squeal by castrating them? Metaphors are hard for me. And yes, this is real.

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Before the anti-gay propaganda laws in Russia…

…there were safe-sex commercials: True confession: I thought it was going to be a pun on how puck sounds like, well, you know, before it dawned on me that in Russian, that might not work. D’oh!

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