Archive for the ‘Wingnuts’ Category

RedState’s Dan Perrin is happy in his reality and fact-free zone and has generated this wonderful set of conclusions on why McCain and Republicans have nothing to be worried about besides the looming landslide: Here are the six other reasons McCain-Palin will win: The Gallup poll after Labor Day has historically been a predictor of […]

It’s so delightful to watch Republican apologists desperately try each daily controversy that emanates from the Palin/McCain campaign. Powerline dutifully trots out the talking points it has been issued: The last 24 hours have been consumed by a media feeding frenzy over the fact that the Republican National Committee spent approximately $150,000 on clothes and […]

Nobel Prize? According to those geniuses at Powerline, it’s not that big of a deal: In the case of the Nobel Prize, the money must be welcome. But as honors go, a Nobel Prize in anything relating to public policy is not much more meaningful than praise from the Daily Kos. There you have it […]

History will record 2008 as the year that the unflinchingly hypocritical conservative/Republican paradigm of Shock Doctrine, Christianism, pro-torture, pro-wiretapping, pro-preemptive war, and rabid xenophobia dominating American political discourse since 1980, finally died. One need look no further than the principal cheerleaders and enablers of this catastrophe to see this collapse even before what looks to […]

I just want to keep this nugget handy: The “surge” of troops to Iraq has produced the signal foreign policy success of George Bush’s second term. Some other nuggets: There are a number of possible reasons why our government’s actions after September 11 may have made us safer. Overthrowing the Taliban and depriving al Qaeda […]

As always, Glenn Greenwald nails the epidemic hypocrisy of dead-ender wingnuts square on the head: “Those who disparage wars fought by the U.S. military Mohammed are threatened with violence. Those who organize protests against the U.S. Government publish anti-Islamic cartoons have fatwas issued against them, threatening their welfare. Any public dissent from sacred military orthodoxies […]

The amount of unacknowledged irony in this RedState post makes my head want to explode. “This year the Democrats have already introduced the largest tax increase in American history, demonstrating utter disregard for our hard-working taxpayers. Now they want to reach deeper into the pockets of the American family to feed their addictive tax and […]