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GOP legislative “house’shit and ‘man’ure (NSFW)

I was totally disgusted yesterday by the puritanical and prudish actions of the male-dominated Michigan House leadership for silencing two female legislators. As the War on Women has been raging for nearly two years, Representative Lisa Brown (no relation) expressed satirical … Continue reading

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Ya get what ya vote for

Earlier this week, House Republicans blocked a Democrat proposal to require equal pay for women for equal work. This represents yet another attack on women by the right. So folks, we have an election coming up later this year. If … Continue reading

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The pungent odor of GOP brain farts

Oh, isn’t it quaint how republicans and fiscal conservatives so conveniently forget which party is principally responsible for the national debt. Being an election year, the pungent odor of hot air being expelled by them reeks across he airwaves on … Continue reading

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Write in “none of the above” in the GOP primary

Tomorrow is primary day in Michigan. To this progressive, all of the GOP candidates are a very sorry lot. Mitt turned his back on his home state two years ago and needs to be resoundingly reminded of that fact. Santorum … Continue reading

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Two canker sores of disrespect

Twice in recent weeks, high-ranking GOP party members in Michigan have made blatantly sexist statements towards professional women. First, Republican  State Representative Rick Jones of Grand Ledge compared an important female public relations professional to a “hooker.”  Then, just this week, former … Continue reading

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2012 resolutions for the Iowa GOP presidential candidates

Newt Gingrich – learn to smile like you actually mean it instead of like you have something sneaky hidden up your sleeve. Rick Santorum – visit the Wizard of Oz (or Dr. Oz) to find a heart – heaven knows … Continue reading

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A game of GOP “bait and switch”

Thought this poster found on tumblr.com was particularly telling. Didn’t the GOP run in 2010 on jobs and the economy ?  Huh, guess its a case of bait and switch. Don’t waste your vote in 2012 on the GOP’s false … Continue reading

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Intro to wicked yiddish for Bachmann

The following is a guest post that was submitted by a contributor who wished to remain anonymous: As with so many other things, Michelle Bachmann demonstrated her ignorance of a pretty basic and common yiddish term last week – “…chutzpah”. … Continue reading

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