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Posts Tagged ‘Republican liars’

July 8th, 2022 - 1:28 pm § in Biden, China, Politics

What the GOP says about gas prices

Something is happening that Republicans eyeing the fall elections don’t like: Hiring remains strong and gas prices are falling. I’m not saying they’re against a strong job market and lower gas prices; they’d just rather take credit for it themselves. Anyway, this is what Hous[...]

July 8th, 2022 - 8:49 am § in Politics

Why do Republicans lie so much?

Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-GA) has introduced a bill to repeal the federal excise tax on guns and ammunition (see story here). He explains, “As assaults against Americans’ Second Amendment freedoms continue to emerge, so do treacherous threats that seek to weaponize taxation in order to price this con[...]

June 29th, 2022 - 2:14 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Who is Cassidy Hutchison?

Besides the witness who shredded the last remnants of whatever illusions of respectability and legality still clung to the Trump gang of seditionists who tried to violently overthrow our government? She’s not a lawyer. Not a Democrat agent, either. Hutchison (bio here) is 25 years old. SheR[...]

June 16th, 2022 - 1:35 pm § in Politics

Being stupid isn’t lying

Rep. Greg Steube (R-FL) isn’t necessarily a liar. He just lacks “a fundamental understanding of how television works” (see story here). On Thursday, June 17, 2022, Steube “confidently blared on Twitter that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi allowed CNN to broadcast its Jan. 6 commit[...]

May 4th, 2022 - 2:33 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Stupid things some people listen to

Newsmax is a rightwing propaganda website (details here) originally funded by Richard Mellon Scaife who, until his 2014 death, spent much of his inherited billions on spreading rightwing extremism. It has a following. I don’t know why. That defies logic (more about this below). Anyway, “[...]

June 4th, 2016 - 12:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Repugnant Republicans

Scandals Embroil Alabama Governor, Speaker and Chief Justice Impending trials reach to the tops of three branches of government, and the prosecution could lead to a meltdown of the state’s political system. NYTIMES.COM|BY CAMPBELL ROBERTSON[...]

October 19th, 2015 - 9:06 pm § in Politics

Video maker admits controversial Planned Parenthood pics are fake

Republicans are out to destroy Planned Parenthood even though abortions are only 2% of the services it provides, and millions of mostly rural, mostly poor women depend on the organization for health screenings and other vital health services. As part of their concerted attack against Planned Parenth[...]