Santorum: We Don’t Need Food Stamps Because Obesity Rates Are So High

I’m no longer shocked or dismayed from what the cretins on the far right have said in recent weeks.  I simply remind myself that they’re playing to their extreme right-wing base and both the base and the far right politicians are just way out there when it comes to their rhetoric and intent. Think Progress… More Santorum: We Don’t Need Food Stamps Because Obesity Rates Are So High

Racism Rears It’s Ugly Head On The Fifth Column

In the year that this blog has been in existence, I must say, this is the first time I actually got a deep-seated racist comment from anyone before.  It sort of floored me at first, since it was so unexpected. The post was a copy of Mario Piperni’s post:  Did Someone Say Lame Duck?  The commenter felt… More Racism Rears It’s Ugly Head On The Fifth Column

Republican House Rep. Steve King Calls Obama “Very, Very Urban”

“Figure this out, Madame Speaker, we have a very, very urban Senator, Barack Obama, who has decided he’s going to run for president, and what does he do? He introduces legislation to create a whole new Pigford claim.” ~ Rep. Steve King (R-IA) WTF?  I know Rep. Steve King has been known to be certifiable,… More Republican House Rep. Steve King Calls Obama “Very, Very Urban”