Category Archives: Conservatives

I Think We Disagree About What ‘Works’ Means: The Birth Control Edition

Jill Filipovic talks to some protestors who oppose safe and legal abortion (boldface mine): “Abstinence,” Clark says. “It’s possible. I taught my daughters abstinence. It doesn’t mean I’ve been successful with my first two, but I have three more to … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Couldn’t Elect Someone Worse Than Sen. James Inhofe, Right?

Wrong. Very, very wrong. Suffice it to say, the new kid on the block isn’t a Keynesian or MMT/MMR sympathizer (boldface mine): Oklahoma Senator-elect James Lankford says his “biblical worldview” will guide his actions in the upper chamber. “Budget, for … Continue reading

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One Problem With a Lockstep Batshitloonitarian GOP Is…

…when Democrats defend their home state industries at the possible expense of the nation as a whole, there’s no sane Republican to counteract them. While the linked article discusses the medical device tax, this applies to many issues: I expect … Continue reading

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It’s Not Treason When They Do It

I realize the Secret Service is having a tough time of things lately, but this seems worthy of a personal visit (boldface mine): In a Facebook post last week, Jefferson County Recorder of Deeds Debbie Dunnegan referred to Obama as … Continue reading

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Those Budget Cuts Certainly Didn’t Help Our Preparedness

The state of our public health infrastructure is, well, kinda like the rest of infrastructure (boldface mine): But here at home, two programs that deal directly with emergency preparedness for hospitals have been cut. The CDC’s emergency preparedness program, which … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Funding, Healthcare | 1 Comment

Giving Ideas the Respect They Deserve

Which in many cases, is none at all. Elizabeth Stoker Bruening on complaints about style (boldface mine): Which is another way of putting: discuss this as though it’s ordinary. Some people were upset about the Rand post [which argued that … Continue reading

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Former Republican Executive Director Says Something Horrible About Ebola

I’m shocked, really, I am (boldface mine): The former general counsel and executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party is coming under fire for the novel solutions to the Ebola epidemic he is posting on Twitter. The vehemently pro-life … Continue reading

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