After the first Presidential debate of 2012 there has been a whole lotta of fact checkin’. It’s an entire cottage industry now, that is for certain. So here are some of my thoughts on some of the “factually challenged” stuff that was flyin’ around Wednesday night. “The Challenger” 1. Romney: Obama is “cutting $716 billion” … Continue reading
It goes without saying that the GOP has sought fit to nominate a world class “flip-flopper” and a pathological liar for President & Vice President. First lets deal with Mr. Ryan. His RNC speech provoked the following from Fox News website. Yes, Fox News. That bastion of liberal media bias: On the other hand, to … Continue reading
UPDATE: It’s gotten so bad that even one of Fox News more tenured contributors said the following of Ryan’s pack of lies speech: On the other hand, to anyone paying the slightest bit of attention to facts, Ryan’s speech was an apparent attempt to set the world record for the greatest number of blatant lies … Continue reading
In 2006 Congress passed the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act that required the Postal Service to fund future retiree health care premiums for 75 years within a 10-year period ending in 2016. This mandate requires the Postal Service to pay $5.5 billion a year for a total of $55 billion. No other government agency has … Continue reading
Source: Michael J.W. Stickings @ “The Reaction” A few weeks ago, Richard wrote that Illinois Republican Rep. Joe Walsh could be President Obama’s secret weapon, suggesting that the president’s team “follow [him] around with a camera and record whatever he says. Just wait until Walsh says something offensive and stupid, which won’t take long, and … Continue reading
It’s not this is much of a surprise to anyone who, you know, actually has a3rd grader’s grasp of history, but it sums it all up in a sexy way.
With the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” politicians and Americans are re-examining what role military personnel’s sexuality should or should not play while serving the country. Needless to say we hear some ignorant ass stuff coming from social conservatardstives, but it all comes down to the same hollow arguments & falsehoods. Not only are … Continue reading
UPDATE: The coward has since deleted his Twitter account. Kind of reminds me of THIS GUY a couple months back. A few other outlets have covered this story over the last six weeks and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to chime in. The story starts with a guy named George Tierney of Greenville South … Continue reading