Category Archives: Republican Lies

Sargent Sabotage

Sargent thinks the GOP game plan (sabotage process, blame Obama, ????, POWER!) can still work: Republicans will argue that this shows that the public wants the GOP to stall the Dem agenda. But I think something else is going on: … Continue reading

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Talking Point

Dozens of GOP congresscritters say “flawed health care bill:” See what I mean when I say the mash-up is the final act in the evolution of media?

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Reconciling Reality

The history of reconciliation in graph form, via Rachel Maddow’s Twitter stream, ought to be used to challenge every Republican who yammers about “unprecedented” health care bills being “rammed down our throats.” Speaking of which: am I the only one … Continue reading

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GOP Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Why are there no Republicans in the Civil Rights hall of fame? This is the same Texas Board of Education that erased liberals from the civics books. This is Orwell, folks: Day by day and almost minute by minute the … Continue reading

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Another Joe Wilson Lie

Joe Wilson (real name Addison Graves Wilson) told a fib at his press conference last Thursday when he claimed to be an immigration attorney: According to the bio on Wilson’s website — or what’s left of the site, after it … Continue reading

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Tea Party Story Changes

FreedomWorks has revised its estimates of the tea party crowd in Washington Saturday… downwards, to “between 600,000 and 800,000″ attendees. Matt Kibbe, president of the astroturfing agency known as FreedomWorks, told the assembled teabaggers that ABC News had reported crowd … Continue reading

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Teabaggers Lie (UPDATE)

Matt Kibbe, president of the astroturfing agency known as FreedomWorks, told the teabaggers assembled in Washington that ABC News had reported crowd size as 1 million to 1.5 million people. Problem is, ABC never said that: At no time did … Continue reading

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Joe Wilson Is A Disgrace (UPDATE)

Funny, I can’t recall a single Democrat heckling Bush even once during any of his joint session speeches. Well, there was that one time Cindy Sheehan got arrested for wearing the wrong t-shirt, but I still can’t recall any heckling … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform Will Eat Your Grandma

Having succeeded in putting off legislation until after the August recess, Republicans and Blue Dogs are using the delay to launch a tidal wave of bullshit to kill the bill: If this line of attack sounds familiar, that’s because you’ve … Continue reading

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Vote Suppression in Alabama (UPDATE)

It was my fond hope to never again mention the existence of Dale Jackson, the Rush Limbaugh of Huntsville. But he did something yesterday that deserves mention: WVNN’s morning show host, Dale Jackson, posted a fake news release from “Marion … Continue reading

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Making Their Own Realities

Wingnut conservatism is an unquestioning ideology — really, it’s more of a theology. Whenever reality collides with that theology, the practitioners will first attempt to change the subject and then try turning the accusation on the accusers. Because it’s never, … Continue reading

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