Today’s Republicans: Anti-Constitutional, corrupt Pedophiles and Convicts.

It’s true. Leading Teapubbies are pretty much guaranteed to fit into or more of those categories. For proof, one need only browse the news of the day:

Anti-Constitutional: in a clear and massive violation of the Establishment Clause, Steve Palazzo sent Christian Bibles to every other member of Congress to help them make good decisions. Uhmmmm, Stevie Boi, the law of the land forbids the making of laws based on religion. Really. Look it up.

Corrupt: the Repub Majority Whip used a lobbyist to help hire and fire his staff. Yes. Yes, he did:

Quinn Gillespie & Associates’ John Feehery sat in on and participated in multiple official interviews with job candidates last month for the new majority whip’s press operation. Scalise has not yet announced who he will name as his communications director.
Sometimes lawmakers rely on lobbyists for strategic advice. But inviting a lobbyist into an interview is highly unusual. Several ethics lawyers and current and former leadership aides said they have never heard of a similar arrangement.

Pedophiles: Ted fucking Nugent is a practicing serial child-molester, and he is well-loved by Repubs across the nation. And Duck Daddy Phil Robertson advocates marrying underage girls. In fact, he did so himself.

Convicts: Dinesh D’Souza, a self-admitted and convicted felon, will…oh Hell, I’ll just quote the article:

Dinesh D’Souza, a conservative author and filmmaker who in May pleaded guilty to making illegal campaign contributions, will give the keynote speech at the West Virginia Republican Party’s annual “Victory Dinner” in September.

D’Souza will speak at the fundraiser in Charleston on Sept. 19, four days before he is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court on one felony count of campaign finance law violation.
“Dinesh D’Souza has been a warrior for more than 20 years for conservative values and solutions to some of our most difficult problems as a nation, like education and immigration,” state Republican Party Chairman Conrad Lucas said in an email announcing D’Souza’s appearance. “We are proud to bring him to West Virginia at such an important time in our state’s Republican turn to red.”

Got that? These people are not bad apples in the barrel: they are lauded and exalted by the rest of the fruits in that container. Child molesters, thieves, whores and felons: those, my friends, are the very model of the New Republican Party. They lead it, promote it, belong to it, and vote for it. They are what the party of Lincoln has become.

Vote for a Republican, and you signal your support for child abuse and other disgusting, Anti-American acts.
Vote against them if, well, you DON’T support child abuse and other disgusting, Anti-American acts.

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Idiot Repub thinks you can walk 1,500 miles while suffering from Ebola. Dafuq?

What a complete and utter brainless jackass is Congressman Todd Rokita, R-Bedlam. He said on a radio program that some of the illegal immigrant kids that have been conned into coming here are possible carriers of Ebola: http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/indiana-congressman-says-immigrant-kids-might-have-ebola/article_6cd84d69-3909-50d7-aa64-cc211b491795.html

For the readers of this blog, here are the symptoms of Ebola, direct from the CDC. Tell me if you think somebody could make it overland from, say, Guatemala while suffering from this list of ailments:

Symptoms of Ebola HF typically include:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Joint and muscle aches
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Lack of appetite

Some patients may experience:

  • A Rash
  • Red Eyes
  • Hiccups
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Bleeding inside and outside of the body

Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to ebolavirus though 8-10 days is most common.

Yeah, seems kinda unlikely, doesn’t it? Pretty obvious to anyone, you’d say, and you’d almost be right. It’s obvious to anyone but a Teabagging Republican Congresscritter. Tell me, why dafuq does ANYONE for these half-wits?

No, make that quarter-wits. We’re supposed to believe that Ebola sufferers (and children, at that) are trekking across Central America, hundreds and hundreds of miles, over  mountains and through  deserts? Christ on a Lone Star bottle cap, what stupidity exists between the ears of GOP politicos.

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Bastille Day, and how it could happen again:

On this day in 1789, the 99% of  18th-century France started a bloody revolution against the 1% of their day. That revolution happened because the ruling elite were a load of blind, deaf, ideological, excessively conservative idiots. Said idiots acting a lot like the Teabaggers and Randians of our time, now that you mention it. A lot of history is being repeated. For example:

  • Wealth and income inequality were at then-historic highs,
  • Infrastructure was degraded and inadequate, due to lack of funding,
  • Poverty, infant mortality, and chronic hunger were the “new normal”,
  • The government was too preoccupied with internicene pissing matches to do its job,
  • The government pretty much flipped off the 99% on frequent occasions, and
  • Wars of choice were bleeding the country of lives and wealth.

Fast-forward to the present day, and you can see the very same things happening here. The ‘baggers and greedheads of the Right Wing keep saying AMFYOYO to the populace, and the American people have had just about enough of it.  You’d think that the rich and powerful would have gained a few smarts in two-and-a-quarter centuries, but you’d be wrong. They are just as pig-ignorant, stubborn, willfully stupid and inhumane now as they were then.

If we don’t make some basic changes back to a less partisan, more equitable era, we’ll see history repeat itself. And with a more heavily-armed and radicalized bunch of revolutionaries than the Bourbons had to deal with, we can assume even more people will die, and far more of our nation will be destroyed than ever happened during the Terreur.

Note to the 1% of the 21st century:  get a clue, and that soon. Learn from the mistakes of your predecessors, for all of our sakes. The lives you save will not just be your own; they’ll be ours as well.

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Buh-Bye, Mister Weasel: Eric Cantor gets what he deserves.

Eric Cantor, a Virginia Repub and House Majority Leader, got his ass handed to him yesterday. Seems an upstart Teabagger totally spanked his bony old butt in the primary election. And why did he get whupped on so harshly?

Because the Tea Party and other fringe elements of the Republican Party that Cantor and others tried to co-opt and use for their own purposes turned out to be even stranger bedfellows than they seemed. Because the fringie folks never got the memo saying they should just go away between elections. Because when you try to ride a tiger, it will eventually turn around and devour you.

So Cantor’s career is in the belly of the Teabag Tiger, soon to be shat out once fully consumed. And he deserves it for being foolish enough to think he could control such a beast.

Let’s see who shall be gobbled up next. Bets?

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Not a homeowner? The GOP would take away your right to vote.

These nimrods just keep getting nimroddier: influential Republicans are on record as saying just that. Congresscritter Ted Yoho said it:

“I’ve had some radical ideas about voting and it’s probably not a good time to tell them, but you used to have to be a property owner to vote,” he said to applause.

You know, the way it was back in the days of slavery.

Teabagging Repub Judson Phillips also extolled the virtues of not letting Americans who rent their homes vote:

“If you’re not a property owner, you know, I’m sorry but property owners have a little bit more of a vested interest in the community than non-property owners”:

To be clear: these Repubs want to take away the voting rights of more than a third of all Americans. That’s their idea of freedom, I guess. If you rent, they want to take away your rights.

Frankly, if you rent and vote for the GOP, you are just as stupid as repub women, black republicans, gays who vote republican, Hispanics who give Repubs their votes, and so on. Stupid, stupid people, giving Boehner and Co. the rope they’ll use to hang you with.

Remember who supports your right to vote, when you vote.

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