Republicans Busted For Hyping Ebola While Blocking Obama Surgeon General Nominee

H/t: Ted PoiliticusUSA Republicans were busted on the Meet The Press and Face The Nation for hyping Ebola fears while refusing to confirm President Obama’s nominee to be Surgeon General. Video of Sen. Blunt on Meet The Press: Transcript: CHUCK TODD: Senator, I’m going to go back to the surgeon general issue here. This seems… More Republicans Busted For Hyping Ebola While Blocking Obama Surgeon General Nominee

Down goes Perry! The GOP’s “deep bench” just completely fell apart

If Rand Paul, Mitt Romney or Jeb Bush are the last men standing in terms of GOP presidential prospects for 2016, they’re in a heap of trouble… Salon – Joan Walsh Pity the billionaire Republican donors, trying to choose among Christie, Walker and now-indicted Rick Perry for ’16 There was a time, long ago, when the… More Down goes Perry! The GOP’s “deep bench” just completely fell apart

Pope Francis sounds too much like Obama to be honored by Congress, Republican says

Once again I say…history will not look kindly upon those wack-a-doodles in the 113th Congress. The Raw Story A bipartisan congressional resolution that would honor Pope Francis before his potential appearance in Philadelphia next year may not be acted upon because of Republican worries that the pontiff is perceived as being “too liberal,” The Hill… More Pope Francis sounds too much like Obama to be honored by Congress, Republican says

MN GOP candidate: ‘Knocked up’ women don’t deserve dinner, dancing at their wedding

Generally speaking and in my opinion, most GOP politicians are not nice people. To be fair, many Dems fit in that same category… The Raw Story A Republican candidate for a seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives is being criticized for outrageous statements about mothers-to-be she posted on her right-wing blog. Sheila Kihne hopes to unseat state Rep. Jenifer… More MN GOP candidate: ‘Knocked up’ women don’t deserve dinner, dancing at their wedding

GOP Lawmaker Finds Dana Loesch’s Private Number to Complain About Tweet

What the hell is this guy’s problem? It appears the GOP relishes their ability to display double standards.  Had she done the same to him he wouldn’t overlook the INVASION OF PRIVACY. Mediaite The rules of Twitter are simple: you have 140 characters to connect, debate, and communicate with people you’ve never even met. But someone needs… More GOP Lawmaker Finds Dana Loesch’s Private Number to Complain About Tweet

Bowe Bergdahl’s Fellow Soldiers Are Calling Him a ‘Deserter’

I suspect when all is said and done, like Pat Tillman, Bowe Bergdahl was disillusioned about the war in Afghanistan. We don’t know his psychological state when he wandered off base.  We don’t know much of anything except what the hysterical GOP is telling us and some soldiers who knew Bergdahl. The investigations into this… More Bowe Bergdahl’s Fellow Soldiers Are Calling Him a ‘Deserter’

GOP Senator Admits His Obamacare Alternative Would Burden The Elderly

I saw the segment this morning and I was rather surprised at Senator Hatch’s total disconnect on the issue… Think Progress At the beginning of this week, three GOP senators unveiled their alternative to Obamacare — a set of conservative policies that would essentially dismantle the health law’s core consumer protections, and give insurers an opening to deny coverage to… More GOP Senator Admits His Obamacare Alternative Would Burden The Elderly

UPDATE: Harry Reid Told Caucus That Pete Sessions Was Behind Obama Insult, Senators Say

No solid proof yet, but the issue is getting hotter… The Huffington Post Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told his Democratic caucus last week in a private meeting that a top House Republican said to President Barack Obama, “I cannot even stand to look at you,” according to two Democratic senators who were present.… More UPDATE: Harry Reid Told Caucus That Pete Sessions Was Behind Obama Insult, Senators Say

Poll: Republicans’ Handling Of Shutdown Gets Low Marks From 3 Out Of 4 Americans

The Huffington Post Nearly three-quarters of Americans disapprove of Republicans’ handling of the budget crisis, according to an ABC/Washington Post poll released Monday. Disapproval of the GOP, which has risen steadily since just before the government shutdown began, is now at 74 percent, up 11 points from late September. A majority of Americans are also discontented… More Poll: Republicans’ Handling Of Shutdown Gets Low Marks From 3 Out Of 4 Americans

GOP Rep. Complains He’s ‘Stuck’ Making ‘$172,000 A Year’

Many of us should be that “stuck”… TPM LiveWire Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA), who’s running for Senate in Georgia, complained that while his staff can jump to K Street and make $500,000 a year by lobbying, he’s “stuck” in Congress making a bare $172,000 a year. The comments, relayed by congressional aides to National Review, came during a… More GOP Rep. Complains He’s ‘Stuck’ Making ‘$172,000 A Year’