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The Human Face of Religious and Sexual Repression in the United States, Courtesy of the Republican Party

As the speculation regarding the identity of Willard’s Vice-Presidential running mate begins, we know that he will have to veer to the Right in order to appease the Republican base, who trust Willard even less than the Rushbots trusted John … Continue reading

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Something Something Santorum

Panels 1 through 3 seen on Twitter on Tuesday. I hate Rick Santorum. Not just because of his creepy wax-dummy-sat-too-close-to-the-radiator smile and not just because he’s a small-minded relic of an age that can’t end soon enough. I hate Rick … Continue reading

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Centrism Undying (Part 1 of 2)

One guy “says” that the other guy shot and killed him, but who’s to say? Part 1 of 2.

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Fishing License Tax Open Thread

Correspondent Mia Raven caught this t-shirt at Rick Santorum’s Montgomery speech. I’ve seen this meme before, and it’s always struck me as funny when middle class white people complain about the existence of fiduciary taxes. My personal favorite TAX on … Continue reading

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The Internet Is For Santorum

Google Analysis here. Does anyone else have trouble picturing Santorum as a real person and not a strawman simulacrum conjured into being by a college student magician who just read The God Delusion for the first time?

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Morning Awful: Santorum in Puerto Rico

The ‘net was abuzz with Rick Santorum’s latest faux pas yesterday after he told a Puerto Rican newspaper that islanders would have to learn English before becoming a state. The real question, however, is not whether Santorum will lose voters … Continue reading

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Santorum, Gingrich Appeal to Authoritarians in Alabama

The Laurens County, South Carolina Republican Party has high standards for its candidates. They have to pledge their opposition to abortion under any circumstances, their support of unlimited gun ownership, and a federal budget balanced even on the back of … Continue reading

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Santorum’s Stump Speech

Mia Raven bravely attended Santorum’s stump speech in Montgomery yesterday and uploaded her video to my YouTube account.

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Morning Awful: Santorum-Gingrich Debate

Mitt Romney might have been shrewd to sit out the Alabama Republican Presidential Forum in Birmingham last night, because it gave Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich a chance to try and out-wingnut each other in isolation. My favorite part is … Continue reading

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Pigeons Come Home to Roost

Your takeaway from last night is that Republicans have alienated working class and Muslim voters. Here’s how Democracy Now! covered the results. If you can’t stand the recap, skip forward to the interview with Chris Savage and Dawud Walid because … Continue reading

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Elon James White’s Teachable Moment for Rick Santorum

At the 2:50 minute mark, he simplifies why Republican women are drawn to Rick Santorum’s candidacy, even though he espouses (pun intended) some of the most repressively anti-women social ventures imaginable in the 21st Century … Quite simply, Rick Santorum … Continue reading

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