“Rape is rape,” says Paul Ryan, and no exceptions for any of them!

By · Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 · 10 Comments »

Ryan Refuses To Say Abortions Should Be Available To Women Who Are Raped, reports Think Progress, and that’s because he deosn’t believe they should be available. To anyone. Ever. This is the world Paul Ryan wants: In the Dominican Republic, a pregnant 16-year-old girl with acute leukemia is denied the chemotherapy she desperately needs. Not […]

I need a drink

By · Saturday, August 18th, 2012 · 14 Comments »

So now the Ayn Rand fan boy whose entire claim to fame is his plan to kill Medicare (and, sotto voce, Social Security, the Veterans Administration, the FDA, the EPA, etc.) is now staging weepy photo ops at Florida retirement communities where he pretends that his real claim to fame is that he wants to […]

The Krugman Theory

By · Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 · 6 Comments »

Krugman weighs in with his theory on why Mittens picked Ayn Rand as his running mate: So, let me clarify what I believe is really going on in the choice of Paul Ryan as VP nominee. It is not about satisfying the conservative base, which was motivated anyway by Obama-hatred; it is not about refocusing […]

Awesome! Mitt Romney picks Ayn Rand for VP!

By · Saturday, August 11th, 2012 · 22 Comments »

This is too fucking funny for words. What a campaign this is going to be. Hey, Grandma, Mitt and Paul and Rafalca are going to solve the budget problem by taking away your Medicare! And your Social Security! Woo hoo! Vote for Mitt!