Tea Party News Network website staff quits after report on ‘despicable practices’

But wait…hasn’t the Tea Party been performing despicable practices since 2009? The Raw Story The conservative Tea Party News Network website (TPNN) lost most of its staff on Thursday following a mass resignation over the site’s “despicable practices,”Politico reported. “You regularly show contempt for the people who make all your financial success possible,” the group said… More Tea Party News Network website staff quits after report on ‘despicable practices’

8 worst right-wing moments of the week — Bill O’Reilly is so smug it hurts

Salon The Fox News host mansplains inequality to Megyn Kelly, while Joe the Plumber makes disgusting UCSB comments 1. Joe the Plumber: Your dead kids don’t trump my right to have a gun. Now seems like a good time to once again call Sen. John McCain on the carpet for unleashing, not only the plague… More 8 worst right-wing moments of the week — Bill O’Reilly is so smug it hurts

“Your dead kids don’t trump my Constitutional rights”

Needless to say, when I read this I was as appalled as the rest of the rational Americans in our country… Daily Kos Conservative sensitivity at its finest, courtesy of Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher.  Speaking in a time of great tragedy, Wurzelbacher’s only response to a grieving father discussing his son’s right to live is that… More “Your dead kids don’t trump my Constitutional rights”

Joe ‘The Plumber’ Wurzelbacher wants you and ‘deranged Mexicans’ to admit wanting ‘a white Republican president again’

Who dragged this guy out of the sewer? The Raw Story In an article posted on his website, the man known as “Joe the Plumber” during the last presidential election cycle published an unattributed article whose author assured readers that wanting a “white Republican president” doesn’t “make you a racist, it just makes you an American.” The… More Joe ‘The Plumber’ Wurzelbacher wants you and ‘deranged Mexicans’ to admit wanting ‘a white Republican president again’

Joe the Plumber calls to ‘start shooting’ immigrants at the border

The extremist on the GOP side of the aisle are getting beside themselves. I get the whole “macho thing” they’ve got going on with gun advocacy and pretty much bullying the House and Senate, even when they’re not the majority.  I get the idea that they want to reflect strength and determination to their base… More Joe the Plumber calls to ‘start shooting’ immigrants at the border

Allen West Endorses Joe The Plumber For Congress

The dumbing down of the American political process continues… The Huffington Post Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher, more commonly known as “Joe The Plumber” for his role in the 2008 presidential campaign, won the endorsement of Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) in his bid for Congress in Ohio. In a campaign video posted Thursday by Wurzelbacher, West says,… More Allen West Endorses Joe The Plumber For Congress

Fox News executive admits his attempt to link Obama to socialism was a lie

Raw Story During the 2008 presidential campaign one Fox News executive repeatedly tried to smear Barack Obama with charges of “socialism.” Liberal watchdog group Media Matters has uncovered audio that indicates Fox News Washington managing editor Bill Sammon was just engaging in what he called “mischievous speculation.” In 2009, Sammon told an audience aboard Mediterranean cruise… More Fox News executive admits his attempt to link Obama to socialism was a lie

The 14th Amendment Brouhaha and other GOP Political Theater

It’s rather odd that the “party of strict constructionism” has decided that in the case of the 14th Amendment and “anchor babies“, times have changed.  Rachel Maddow was right, these people are not ashamed of their hypocrisy. On Sunday, Sen. John Kyl (R-Ariz.)  became the highest-ranking Republican to suggest support for the repeal of the… More The 14th Amendment Brouhaha and other GOP Political Theater