Category Archives: Speaker John Boehner

John Boehner: Cheaters never starve.

Via The New York Daily News: WASHINGTON — New York Democrats lashed out at House Speaker John Boehner Thursday after he accused New York and four other states of “cheating” and “fraud” for sidestepping billions of dollars in federal food … Continue reading

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Food stamps, The threat of shut down and reaping the whirlwind of 2010.

I warned you. I warned you in 2010 and you let it happen anyway. I’ve said this before and I will say it again.  The current incarnation of the GOP can’t be trusted to run a Goddamn lemonade stand let alone this … Continue reading

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In which your humble narrator throws up his hands and admits he’s sick of blogging about politics.

Yes.  I saw the State of the Union Speech tonight. Yes, I thought it was a good speech. I’m delighted that Obama came out with an ambitious second term agenda.  I’m tickled that he came out for a higher national … Continue reading

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SCOTUS on ACA: A surprisingly good day.

I won’t lie to you.  Today, I was expecting a to eat a shit sandwich of Dagwood proportions. I actually chose not to log on today until I was able to get some food in my stomach.  So while I … Continue reading

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“So you vote for television, and everyone else, as far as your eye can see, votes to fuck you with switchblades.”

(H/T to Warren Ellis for the “Transmetropolitan” quote.) Well, it’s official.  The GOP has taken hold of The House and already, the fuckery is underway! -Darrell Issa (R-CA.) who’s the new chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government … Continue reading

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