In a turnabout that put us in mind of some great works of satire, an obvious lunatic who had won the admiration of rightbloggers by threatening his own government with guns finally scared them off by saying black people on welfare might be worse off than slaves -- that is, by repeating Republican go ... More >>
In 1776, the Continental Congress signed a Declaration that they would separate from Great Britain because the King had unilaterally made changes to the national health care system. OK, close enough. Last week the President delayed yet another part of Obamacare, and most Americans probably thought ... More >>
Last week's threatened shutdown of the federal government over the budget was averted, at least temporarily, by a compromise plan. The compromise throws the big-spending Democrats into reverse, and gives Republicans who had promised sweeping cuts a small, face-saving victory. Now onto the next ... More >>
The Wichita, Kansas clinic run by abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, who was shot dead in church by a rightwing nut connected with the anti-abortion movement, is going to close down. "We are glad that Kansas will not be referred to as the abortion capital of the world," said a spokesman for Kansan ... More >>
Dave Weigel tips us to this video in which patriot Carl Swensson describes the "citizen grand juries" he and his buddies mustered in five states and which, you will be interested to learn, have "returned indictments against Barack Hussein Obama" for "fraud and treason." The charges stem from BHO ... More >>
Pay attention to Sacha Baron Cohen's comic take on America. You might just something learn.
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