Chris Christie will not stand for legalized pot, lest the quality of life in New Jersey become like that of Colorado.

In a radio interview Chris Christie recently said that pot would not be legalized in New Jersey as long as he was in charge.  His reasoning?  He doesn’t want Colorado’s quality of life to seep into his beloved state. A caller on New Jersey 101.5 radio pointed out to Christie that legalization seemed inevitable because of the [Read More...]

Louisiana lawmaker pushing to make the bible the state’s official book cancels that campaign.

Good news out of Louisiana (boy, have I waited a long time to say that)!  The state congressman who was pushing to have the bible adopted as the state book (Thomas Carmody, Republica, surprise, surprise…) is scrapping those plans: A Shreveport lawmaker said Monday he’s scrapping his proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana’s official [Read More...]

Senator Bob Corker: “The wisest thing Assad did was slaughter 1,200 people.”

Imagine for a moment I had a vendetta against the GOP (and all that is good in the world, like apple pie) for whatever evil reason instead of my actual motivation of just not liking bad/malicious decisions in politics.  I would wake up in the morning and think to myself “What kind of quote could [Read More...]

Senator doing a video on train safety almost hit by a speeding train.

Meet Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) who was filming a PSA on train safety.  Right after the line “Safety is paramount” a train comes whizzing by, blowing over the senator’s poster board and easel. Like a preacher giving a lecture on the dangers of being irrational. [Read more...]

Huckabee starting to think there’s more freedom in North Korea than in the USA.

The other day Mike Huckabee stood at a podium and criticized the United States government.  He was not imprisoned or murdered for his critique which, ironically, was that there is less freedom in the US than in North Korea. Former Arkansas governor, and current Fox News contributor, Mike Huckabee told a conservative gathering this weekend that he [Read More...]

Republican aide gives quote on the Affordable Care Act that will make you want to punch things.

So the GOP has a problem: with 7 million people having signed up for the Affordable Care Act in spite of the constant stream of misinformation and mud-slinging the GOP has pointed at it, if Republicans somehow manage to repeal it then they risk taking away health benefits from oodles of people. Simply repealing the [Read More...]

The Onion cited by homophobic vice mayor in Arizona to praise Fred Phelps.

The Onion’s slogan is “The most trusted name in news.”  The irony is that The Onion is a satire news site, some would say obviously so.  But to some people elected on the supposed ground of being at least equally as competent as his peers, The Onion may actually be the most trusted name in [Read More...]

The bill just came in for all those Benghazi investigations the GOP wanted…

Remember when the GOP was desperately trying to pin the Benghazi tragedy on Obama, only to finally have to admit that the outcome could not have been changed?  Yeah, the Pentagon just announced… Congress’ multiple investigations of the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, have cost the Pentagon millions of [Read More...]

Florida scraps plans to expand voucher program.

Man, you get a full night’s rest (and then some) and the world just gets brighter and full of joy.  Suddenly there are puppies sleeping with babies, creationists put out over not getting to include their pitch in a science program, and now the Florida state government scrapping a bill to expand their voucher program. [Read More...]

Massachusetts state senator files bill: no sex until your divorce is final.

The GOP is concerned: America is going to hell in a hand basket.  You heard them during the last election cycle: they’re going to focus on jobs and the economy. That’s why Richard J. Ross, a Wrentham Republican, filed by request Bill 787 which would prohibit adults in the process of divorce from having a dating/sexual relationship until [Read More...]