Category Archives: Conservatives

Republicans Embrace Paul Ryan’s Goal to Create Massive Government Bureaucracies

A while ago, when Republican Rep. Paul Ryan was embracing his Inner Compassionate Conservative by releasing his anti-poverty program, which included a “customized life plan” with a personalized contract with benchmarks and timelines, I noted that his idea was liberalism … Continue reading

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Gun Bullies For Freedom

From the Great State of Texas, we find this heartwarming defense of freedom (boldface mine): Armed gun rights activists from several different organizations gathered Tuesday at the Capitol to advocate for a bill approving unlicensed open carry of handguns. The … Continue reading

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The Conservative Political Con, Elmer Gantry Style

Right wing Republican and perennial presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has an interesting business model (boldface mine): Like many conservative pundits, Huckabee maintains an email list that he uses to generate income. The way it works is that because of his … Continue reading

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Using Anti-Postal Service Tactics Against Social Security

One of the tricks conservatives and their Democratic enablers have used in their attempt to privatize (further) the U.S. Postal Service is to require USPS to provide for 75 years of benefits over ten years. The inability of USPS to … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Conservative Lies–And News Media’s Failure to Confront Them

When you read something like this, it’s tempting to blame the victim (boldface mine): Amanda Mayhew is one of the beneficiaries [of the ACA, also known as Obamacare]. She earns little enough to qualify for Medicaid under the new guidelines, … Continue reading

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A Hidden Cost of Failing to Fund Mass Transit

Funding for mass transit is always recognized as a cost, as in ‘building that new subway line will cost $X million.’ But what’s typically neglected is the cost if you don’t build mass transit (boldface mine): If [Maryland Republican] Governor-elect … Continue reading

Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Fucking Morons, Transportation | 1 Comment

The War Against Light Bulb Vigilantes Marches On!

Lest you thought that Republicans had given up defending us from the gay Marxian Hitlerist Stalinism of energy efficient light bulbs, don’t worry, they’re still Johnny on the spot (boldface mine): In the trillion-dollar budget deal Congressional leaders revealed Tuesday, … Continue reading

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