Category Archives: Conservatives

When They Tell Us Who They Are

Bigot eruptions aren’t just for Republican congressman and elite racist Steve King. It now appears that Republican congressman Jason Smith, who is part of the Republican leadership team, had an ‘incident’ on the House floor. While Democrat Tony Cardenas was … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget The Randian Batshitloonitarian Right

While many on the left-ish side of the political spectrum are aware of the radical nature of both the theocratic right and the white supremacist right, less attention has been to the radicalism of the Any Rand-following batshitloonitarian wing of … Continue reading

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We Need A More Progressive Income Tax

Last week, Democratic congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez proposed a seventy percent tax on earned income above $10 million. Naturally, conservatives had a major panic attack (SNOWFLAKES!), and many people demonstrated, either honestly or dishonestly, that they don’t understand tax brackets (one of … Continue reading

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Democrats As The Mistress For Mean Old Republicans

Recently, Colin McAuliffe and Sean McElwee discussed whether areas that vote Republican receive more government assistance and concluded: There is no doubt that there is a sizeable number of people who rely on government transfers but vote for Republicans. The … Continue reading

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We’re Going To Forget. Sigh.

Last week, this clip of NY Times royal court scribe White House reporter Maggie Haberman made the rounds. In it, she describes how Republicans are admitting privately that they regret support Il Trumpe. Mind you, they’re still not actually doing … Continue reading

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Bubbles And Conversions

Before I get into this, I’m not trying to drag Kurt Burdella, since it’s clear he’s feeling very unmoored right now. At the same time, we probably wouldn’t agree much on policy. But his Damascene op-ed is very interesting (boldface … Continue reading

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Tennessee’s Republican Anti-Vaxxer: Republicans Need To Fix This

Last week, it was revealed that Tennessee Republican Congressman-Elect Mark Green is a full-blown vaccination conspiracist. While he’s sort of walked it back, he did so in the ways that most anti-vaxxers do, as Orac details. In other words, there’s … Continue reading

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