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Paul Ryan

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2013

    The 10 Dumbest Rightblogger Ideas of 2013, Part 1

    Tradition requires a year-end listicle. We could just tick off the news events to which rightbloggers reacted ridiculously over the past 52 weeks -- from gay marriage victories to Rand Paul's filibuster to the Boston Marathon bombing to the George Zimmerman trial to Obamacare. But everyone else i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Former Romney Intern Adam Savader Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking One Woman, Won't Face Trial For the Other 14

    The pithed-looking fellows you see to your left are former vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan and Long Island native, former Romney/Ryan campaign intern, and super creepy dude Adam Savader. If Savader's fixed gaze looks familiar, it's because in late April, he was arrested and charged with cybersta ... More >>

  • Film

    June 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 10, 2013

    Rightbloggers Catch Filibuster Fever, Promote Paul, Denounce (or Don't) Drones

    Last week a Republican Senator filibustered on civil liberties in wartime -- and, get this, he was in favor of them! This remarkable event drew such attention that the filibusterer, Rand Paul, ended the week talking about running for President. How did our friends the rightbloggers -- who generally ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 26, 2012

    2012: The Year in Review

    From a deranged Dirty Harry to the rise of Honey Boo Boo, it was a long, strange, sad, and silly trip

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Let's Stop Caring About A President's Weight, Please

    Yesterday, Barbara Walters sat down with Governor Chris Christie for a live broadcast interview. For his dedication to New Jersey during Hurricane Sandy and the non-partisan, budding friendship with President Obama, the famous newswoman made room for the Governor on her 'The 10 Most Fascinating Peop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Barack and Mitt Will Have Lunch Today; Here's What They Could Talk About

    It has been almost a month now since America went to the polls and re-elected President Obama to another four years of running this whole place. Since then, we've collectively done well in the whole "taking our minds off the election" business. We've had Petraeus, the progress of the Sandy recovery, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Even After the Election, Mitt Revisits His '47 Percent' Mentality

    It's been over a week since the country (well, half of it at least) decided that Obama should have another shot at this whole being-President thing. We spent a few days philosophizing about what it meant for our country, then heard from the racists, then heard about Petraeus and, now, here we are. W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Romney Shellshocked By His Loss!

    We were ecstatic when Obama won last week, but opponent Mitt Romney went into shock, for some reason. Mitt put on a stoic face and quickly composed some conciliatory remarks to feed his feeble fan base, but believe me, he was feeling as empty and purposeless as Clint Eastwood's chair. The Republic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Who'll Be President In 2016?

    In this article, a pundit argues that it'll be Hillary Clinton. If she runs, that is. Says the author: "The economy will proably be strong by then, and I don't think the Republican A-team--who sat this election out--is nearly as formidable as their supporters hope. "Hillary Clinton and Corey Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Gary Clark Jr. - Hurricane Sandy Benefit at Brooklyn Bowl - 11/6/12

    Better than: Paul Ryan's hair.  Disasters have a way of forgetting themselves. The attention span of the public is fickle; once the actual logistics of dealing with catastrophe replace splashy news coverage we often lose interest. See: Hurricane Katrina. Other news catches our attention, some o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    A Few Lessons We Learned From The 2012 Election Season

    Election Day is upon us, people. We cannot even begin to count the minutes, hours, days and months since this whole boondaggle started to consume the media's attention but it's safe to say that it's been way too long. And, once it's over, we can return to normalcy, which is a prolonged period of tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Mitt Romney's Partying With Kid Rock Tonight; NY GOP Outrage Nonexistent

    New York Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox has spent a good chunk of this election season kvetching about the amount of time President Barack Obama has spent hobnobbing with celebrities.But when Cox's horse in this year's presidential race parties with celebs, the chairman's outrage is nonexistent -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Paul Ryan Stages A Fake Charity Photo To Make Himself Look Good

    According to an article in The Washington Post: "The head of a northeast Ohio charity says that the Romney campaign last week 'ramrodded their way' into the group's Youngstown soup kitchen so that GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan could get his picture taken washing dishes in the dining hal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2012

    Rightbloggers Bash "Bully" Biden for Speaking Roughly to Poor Paul Ryan

    The week before last, Obama phoned in his first debate performance against Romney, and rightbloggers were ecstatic that the challenger had "schooled" and "humiliated" the President. "If last night's debate was a boxing match," one of the brethren gloated, "a referee would have had to stop the fight. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    I Couldn't Watch Last Night's Debate

    The presidential one that preceded it was one of the most painful experiences I've ever had. I cringed watching slick Mitt, with all his lies and flip flops, wipe the floor with Obama, who came off like a nice uncle who'd wandered in for some tea and some chit chat. I felt like I was watching my f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Vice President Biden, You're No Lloyd Bentsen

    It was right there. Paul Ryan teed one up for Joe Biden, basically saying "make me look as dopey as Dan Quayle -- I'm 'no Jack Kennedy.' Say it -- I dare you." And the vice president took the pitch.Lloyd Bentsen would be spinning in his grave.During tonight's debate, Ryan did the unthinkable: he mad ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 10, 2012

    Mitt Romney Leads Us Into an Age of Stupidity

    And other points you should consider this election

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Why The Ryan/Biden Debate Will Be Inherently More Entertaining

    America is still letting out an exhausted sigh from the debate two nights ago in Denver. At this point, who knows who won and who actually cares? The best/worst part of it all, as my colleague James King pointed out, is that Donald Trump was mentioned two times in 90 minutes; that's two times more t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2012

    Unlike All Of The Media, Paul Ryan Is Not So Psyched For The Debate

    Over the past two weeks, as the media buries the grave for Romney's campaign and writes its tombstone, we've heard it a million times, over and over again: the debates could change everything. The debates are going to be the most exciting television this fall. The debates will finally show the human ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 26, 2012

    Lewis Black: Romney's So White He Makes Dubya Look Jamaican!

    The comedian kvetches about Mitt and Obama—but cops to being hopeful

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Lewis Black: "Romney's So White He Makes Dubya Looks Jamaican!"

    Fiery comic Lewis Black talked to me for a rollicking romp of a column on the eve of his Broadway engagement, Running on Empty. Black is the hilarious ranter who hates both sides of the political spectrum, telling me Romney is pasty and pathetic, Paul Ryan is clinically insane, and Obama is so bori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Gawker: Paul Ryan Calls Romney "The Stench." Only, He Doesn't. At All

    Here's the latest example of lazy journalism leading to blatant inaccuracies and falsehoods in the blogosphere, compliments of our friends at Gawker -- and their incessant crusade to make Mitt Romney look stupid (as if he's not doing a fine job of that on his own): "Paul Ryan's Cute Nickname For His ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    NFL Refs And The Gentleman From Wisconsin

    Unions everywhere owe much to Paul Ryan. Yesterday, in a mind-boggling stretch of logic, the GOP vice presidential nominee equated Obama with the NFL referees who blew the call in Monday night's game between Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks. It didn't take long for a swarm of TV and i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2012

    Hurricane Romney, "Go Home and Call 211" and the Politics of Everything

    With Clint Eastwood's to-hell-with-this-wooden-chair speech in the past, the brutally drawn-out Republican National Convention has come to an end, leaving the Romney campaign to finally focus on the last three months of the election season. And these upcoming few weeks are the most important: as the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Fox Admits Paul Ryan's A Liar!

    An excellent opinion piece posted on foxnews.com calls Paul Ryan's convention speech last night "dazzling, deceiving, and distracting." As for the second claim, the author says the oration was "an apparent attempt to set the world record for the greatest number of blatant lies and misrepresentation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Paul Ryan Fails To Realize That Classic Rock Is Pretty Much The New Elevator Music

    Much ink has been spilled on the fact that Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan is a relative whippersnapper—born in 1970, the Wisconsin representative is 42 years old. Depending on who you're talking to, this makes him part of "generation x," or "the 13th generation," or "that demog ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 29, 2012

    Gay Republicans Sell Us Down the River With Lies!

    Some thoughts on gay self-loathing as Republicans convene

  • Voice Choices

    August 29, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Political Conventions: Pointless Schmooze-Fests Cost Taxpayers $136 Million

    As the saying goes, there ain't no party like a convention party 'cause a convention party...is costing taxpayers $136 million.That's right -- as the U.S. economy continues to shit the bed, taxpayers are shelling out more than $136 million so members of the country's two major political parties can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2012

    Kid Rock & Paul Ryan Rock Out to 'Bawitdaba' in Michigan

    "So one of us is running for Vice President, but only one of us listened to 'Bawitdaba' on the way over here in the Secret Service motorcade," Paul Ryan said this morning at a rally in Royal Oaks, Michigan. Miriam Coleman of Rolling Stone reported today that Kid Rock came out in support of the VP n ... More >>

  • News

    August 22, 2012

    Fear and Loathing in Tampa

    From cash-hungry strippers to protesters dressed as vaginas, your gonzo guide to the Republican National Convention

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2012

    Paul Ryan Really Likes Rage Against the Machine (By Accident)

    No, pigs are not flying - this story is just too ironically hilarious to not report on.Ever hear of Rage Against the Machine? We're sure you have: the band formed in the late 1980s and grew to fame throughout the Clinton years, as a response to Generation X's tendency to corporatize and globalize se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2012

    Paul Ryan Uses His Own Mama to Defuse Medicare Drama

    In Rep. Paul Ryan's 'The Path to Prosperity' budget, Medicare, the health insurance program that is loved by older Americans and hated by deficit hawks, will cease to exist some time around 2022. The program - a lasting stipulation of Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society - will be transformed into a vo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Paul Ryan's Workout Routine Is More Important Than Syria

    Since Mitt Romney tapped Paul Ryan's Workout Routine as his running mate Aug. 11, details have emerged that the vice presidential candidate has a grueling workout routine. "Fresh from a workout at a hotel gym in Iowa" and wearing "exercise shorts and a University of Wisconsin baseball cap pulled d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Paul Ryan Has Amazing Biceps!

    As many had guessed by the ripples under his shirt, Paul Ryan--Mittens' choice for Vice President--has bulging biceps and looks great with his limbs out. He's a devotee of a certain fitness regimen that keeps your body fat low and your muscle tone high.

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Paul Ryan Is In Love With St. Thomas Aquinas; What Does This Mean? (UPDATE)

    Since Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan as a running mate, many media outlets have pointed out the Wisconsin Rep's interest in Ayn Rand. And they should -- Ayn Rand's basic schtick is that selfishness is a virtue and as such, the only ethical economic system is pure capitalism. Under Rand, any social s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Five Reasons Why You Shouldn't Give A Shit About What Hollywood Thinks About Paul Ryan...Or Anything

    As you know, presidential hopeful Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate in his quest for the White House. Per usual, Hollywood has chimed in about his selection -- and for some reason people care.Regardless of how you feel about Ryan, Romney, abortion, gay marri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2012

    Nine Things You Should Probably Know About Paul Ryan

    Yesterday, after Romney's selection of Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Michael D. Shear of the New York Times wrote, "If Mitt Romney wins in November, a Tea Party favorite will be a heartbeat away from the Oval Office." With that being said, shouldn't we know a little more about the guy? Rega ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2012

    Rightbloggers Rejoice as Ryan Revives Romney, Reaganesquely

    The ideologically fluid Mitt Romney surprised a lot of people this weekend by choosing as his Vice-Presidential running mate Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, a hardcore conservative best known for frightening off independent voters. Democrats portrayed the choice as a gift. So did rightbloggers, often for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2012

    BREAKING: Mitt Romney Chooses Rep. Paul Ryan as His VP

    Whelp, it looks like the unbelievably hyped media might have gotten it right this time.At a campaign stop in Norfolk, Virginia this morning, Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney announced to whoever was listening that the Representative from Wisconsin, Mr. Paul Ryan, would run alongside him in this race ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2012

    Romney's VIP Pick Is A Zero When It Comes To Gay Rights

    Not surprisingly, Paul Ryan--the Wisconsin nightmare chosen by Mitt Romney as his wannabe Vice President--is not the type who'll have a float in a Gay pride parade. Paul Schindler's piece in Gay City News details the congressman's awful track record when it comes to LGBT rights.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2011

    Rightbloggers Get Behind Newt Gingrich, This Month's Next President of the United States

    The GOP Presidential race has had its share of joke candidates -- all of whom rightbloggers have taken seriously. There was Donald Trump; then the black Trump, Herman Cain; then Paul Ryan, Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, Chris Christie, and Herman Cain again. As erstwhile frontrunner Cain's campaig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2011

    Republicans Call Obama Plan 'Class Warfare'; Don't Know Definition of 'Warfare'

    ​Tomorrow, President Obama will unveil a deficit-cutting proposal that will include a revision to the U.S. tax code. The proposed change will feature a higher tax rate for the wealthiest 0.3% of Americans, who currently pay the IRS with a $15 gift card to Sam Goody every April (estimated figur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2011

    Paul Ryan's Medicare Plan Scaring Voters? Rightblogger Solution: Paul Ryan for President!

    Last Tuesday a Democrat came from behind to win a special election in New York's overwhelmingly Republican 26th Congressional District. Kathy Hochul's surge coincided with heavy, issue-specific campaign advertising, reminding NY-26 voters that Republicans in Congress supported a plan to turn Medicar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Mitch Daniels Out of 2012 Race; Herman Cain is the Next President of the United States

    Despite the speculation of Fox News ("he has a proven record of managing the kinds of fiscal problems that beset our nation"), the Washington Post ("a Daniels candidacy probably would be taken as a sign that the games are over for the Republican Party, that it is time to buckle down and organize to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Newt Gingrich Gets Glittered (for Gay Marriage)

    At a book signing in conjunction with the Minnesota Family Council & Institute Annual Dinner in Minneapolis, writes the YouTube poster/glitter provocateur of this video, "I greeted 2012 GOP presidential contender and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich with a shower of rainbow glitter" to protest ef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Let's Look at Obama's Debt-Reduction Plan!

    ​Hey American, did you do the assigned homework for today? You were supposed to watch Obama's big debt-reduction speech! People are going to try to talk to you about it, what are you going to say? Sure, whether you saw it or not won't affect your response to the plan or the president; our smal ... More >>

  • Art

    May 13, 2009
  • Film

    September 2, 2003

    Teenage Wasteland

    Returning to Columbine, Films Seek Psychological Answers Amid the Lore of Massacre

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