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Loud Mouth Braggart Watch

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 01/24/2012 @ 10:56:19 AM
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I for one can’t watch the Repugnant Debates.  I have to depend on others to give me the details textually so I can skip and skim. Newtie, as usual, slung … [Keep reading >>]

Gingrich Rides the Horses of Animus And Vituperation to South Carolina Victory

Filed under: Politics | Race | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 01/21/2012 @ 5:17:16 PM
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Well, the good people of South Carolina have hung a flapping, hysterical albatross around the the Republican Party and the country at large, even if Newt Gingrich bombs with the … [Keep reading >>]

South Carolina: Tea Party Heartland – as nasty as they want to be….

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 01/17/2012 @ 10:40:42 AM
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Matt Bai in last Sunday’s New York Times Magazine set the scene for the upcoming South Carolina Republican primaries:

The Tea Party’s Not-So-Civil war
“I don’t know a single Tea Party person,” … [Keep reading >>]

Santorum Snorts at the Trough…

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 01/16/2012 @ 1:34:47 PM
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The mighty reformer Rick Santorum turns out to have greatly enjoyed the cozy earmarks for donations trade during his time in the Senate.
A review of some of his earmarks, viewed … [Keep reading >>]

Mr. Paul and His Ugly Supporters

Filed under: Republicans — by Will Kirkland 12/26/2011 @ 1:47:51 PM
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For any who are intrigued by Ron Paul’s anti-war stance in Iraq and Afghanistan, his let ‘em alone ideas on drugs, his bucolic views on the paradise being prevented by … [Keep reading >>]

Herman Cain Drops Out … Weeks After It Mattered

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 12/3/2011 @ 1:58:04 PM
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In the end, Herman Cain left the presidential race as he entered it—more a sideshow than a contender.

And he wrapped up his never quite believable run in characteristically bizarre fashion.  … [Keep reading >>]

Bizarre ™(NG) Newt Gingrich News

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 11/29/2011 @ 12:03:27 PM

The bizarre™(NG) Newt Gingrich is making appearances in various media forums these days.  A front page piece in the New York Times today points out that  his “approach to history … [Keep reading >>]

Covering Newt

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 11/25/2011 @ 6:05:48 PM
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Just a reminder now that the “bizarre” Newt seems to be crawling up the backsides of the “corrupt” Rick Perry and the “disgraceful”  rest in their quest to pour concrete … [Keep reading >>]

The Torture Candidates

Filed under: Republicans | Torture — by Will Kirkland 11/15/2011 @ 12:22:07 PM
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The signs of intelligent life in the Republican universe are not overwhelming.  At the recent debate several proudly stood up for torture, one would neither stand up nor condemn.  Two … [Keep reading >>]

GOP Fraudsters Push Flat Tax

Filed under: Economy | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 10/30/2011 @ 2:27:41 PM
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From Robert Reich — whose blog is always worth checking into:

The so-called flat tax is all the rage among Republican presidential hopefuls. Herman Cain was the first. Now, Rick Perry … [Keep reading >>]

Herman Cain: K Street Man

Filed under: Republicans — by Will Kirkland 10/24/2011 @ 4:33:20 PM
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In general I don’t think it’s worth spending too much time on the crew of cretins running for the GOP nomination. Sometimes you just gotta have a laugh, though.  These … [Keep reading >>]

Left to the Wolves

Filed under: Republicans — by Will Kirkland 09/16/2011 @ 7:49:38 AM
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Krugman takes on the profound cruelty at the heart of the GOP dream
 CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked Representative Ron Paul what we should do if a 30-year-old man who chose not … [Keep reading >>]

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