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The 47 Republican senators who last week went behind the government’s back to send a letter to Iran’s leadership did not commit treason, but they sure did something really, really dumb. The letter was an attempt to frighten their sworn enemy from entering a critical nuclear deal with the U.S. by warning Iranian leadership that […]

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You’d think that if the Empire State Building could speak, its voice would sound more like Hillary Clinton’s than Sarah Palin’s, but you’d be wrong. Because the Empire State Building is a Republican, apparently. The building shone with red, white, and blue in honor of Tuesday’s midterm elections, but after voters handed the Senate over […]

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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers just approved the .GOP top-level domain, ushering in an era of Republican websites that advertise their party affiliation right in the URL. You’ll be able to get your .GOP address in 75 days. The move is at least partially an effort to increase online fundraising for the […]

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Republican surrogate and all-around asshole Donald Trump made an announcement today that wasn’t much of the October Surprise he was promising, but did basically prove what believers-in-evolution have known all along: He’s still a birther. Although the neocon businessman appears to be satisfied with the validity of Barack Obama’s birth certificate, he’s now offering $5 […]

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The Ray Kelly, Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Cuomo were all in favor of the decriminilzation of public possession of small amounts of weed, citing the increasing incarceration of minorities as a result of stop-and-frisk. But the GOP was having none of it. Sad face. Cuomo responded to the GOP in a radio interview. “I believe […]

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In New York City, Democrats outnumber Republicans by at least six to one, but that isn’t stopping five Republican county chairmen from setting their sights on the 2013 mayoral race. Yesterday, the chairmen released a statement indicating they intend to find a Republican candidate for mayor of New York City by the fall. Billionaire supermarket […]

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Here’s yesterday’s Tea Party GOP debate on CNN summarized into 75 seconds, if you’re feeling like a hankering shot of terror juice with a chaser of incredulity. Did the herd really just cheer to let the uninsured die? […]

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Jesus-Reagan cradling little lamb Glen Beck, oh so snug and smug in his bosom of “Christian religious kitsch?” That looks about right. There’s still time to see Canadian expatriate/proud Brooklynite Michael Caines’ “altered 18th century paintings” at Mulherin Pollard Projects — portraits of those who will one day “fall into the shadow of history.” For […]

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Illegal immigrants can now qualify for in-state tuition in California, after a court deemed it so. Your grouchy, xenophobic old uncle is SO going to bitch about this next week at the Thanksgiving dinner table, probably. […]

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House Speaker-to-be Rep. John Boehner of Ohio and Tears told the incoming psycho/Tea Partying freshmen class of Congressional Republican House reps that “it’s about the people.” Then he laughed maniacally and bit the head off a dove. |NY Times| […]

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