Category Archives: Cessna conservatives

Fissiparous Flying Tea Party

Remember Mark Meckler, the Tea Party Patriots organizer and pyramid schemer? He’s been flying around the country in a multimillionaire’s private jet: Donating a jet to the Tea Party Patriots seems in keeping with Thompson’s politics. It’s also very generous. … Continue reading

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Morning Awful

There’s a fantastic analysis at Salon about Stack’s nemesis, Section 1706 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, which removed that protection from certain “technical personnel” — specifically singling out those who provided services as an “engineer, designer, drafter, computer … Continue reading

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Doof Quote

Orrin Hatch, Cessna conservative, is out of touch with the reality-based community. The GOP never worried how the Medicare Part D plan would be paid for, and added a half-trillion to the deficit in the process. Now they’re trying their … Continue reading

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Astroturfing for Assassination?

More hypocrisy from the Cessna Conservative set: the astroturfers are buying TV ad time on Martha’s Vineyard during Obama’s vacation there: Rick Scott, chairman of Conservatives for Patients’ Rights said: “While President Obama is vacationing in the surf at Martha’s … Continue reading

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Dick Armey is Not Hurting

You may have heard that Dick Armey had to resign from his law firm job due to pressure from clients. He’s already something of a false martyr among the wingnut bloggers, but hold your pity: Armey is definitely not hurting. … Continue reading

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Cutting the Mustard

I hadn’t realized I was such an elitist cheese-eating surrender monkey, but I guess that I must be. As you’ve doubtless heard, the sage blogging wisdom of Cornell University law professor William A. Jacobson (is there any greater sign of … Continue reading

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Leaving work tonight, I got the word on Wednesday. Unfortunately, I won’t be teablogging. They just can’t swing it this week because of…well, it’s complicated. Let’s just say it’s good for me but bad for teablogging. Dale Jackson can rest … Continue reading

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Elitist Bastards! (UPDATE)

Remember the $400 haircut? The arrogance of arugula? From the attack machine that owns thirteen glass houses comes this latest example of Cessna conservatism: Sarah Palin’s wardrobe budget is a staggering $150,000, with not a penny of it spent in … Continue reading

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Those Elitist Bastards

According to, an elitist believes they “deserve favored treatment by virtue of their perceived superiority, as in intellect, social status, or financial resources.” Elitism is “The sense of entitlement enjoyed by such a group or class.” With that fair … Continue reading

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