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The sorry-ass, ‘State of the Union’

Via: Mock, Paper, Scissors

Republicans saying anything intelligent or compassionate is about as common as the Pope wearing a condom.  However these past few days, the GOP and the Teabaggers have gone out of their way to show their idiocy, nastiness and disdain of anything humane can always reach a new low.

– Rep. Darrell Issa of California was outraged that Obama stated in his SOTU that companies should have to inform the public what chemicals they are dumping into the ground.

– Sen. Mike Lee of Utah protested this point from the SOTU – Obama suggesting we not let kids drop out of school until they’re 18.  ”That’s none of his business!…These are matters for state and local government.”

– Presidential candidate and 15%-tax payer Mitt Romney: “Well, the banks aren’t bad people. They’re just overwhelmed right now.”

– State Sen. Ralph Shortey of Oklahoma introduced a bill in the state legislature “prohibiting the sale or manufacture of food or products which contain aborted human fetuses” even though he is not aware of this occurring in Oklahoma or anywhere.  Shortey cited research he did on the internet.

– Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich stated that US would have a base on the moon by the end of this second term.

– Mayor Joseph Maturo of East Haven, CT said he “might have tacos when I go home” when asked by WPIX reporter Mario Diaz what he would do for the Latino community.

– Rep. Jeff Fortenberry introduced the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act to ensure that all providers can back out of contraception coverage if they claim religious objection. Fortenberry claimed that birth control “is unrelated to the basic needs of health care” and Obama was bailing out Planned Parenthood

– Romney (again):  “I released two years of taxes and I think the average is almost 15 percent. And then also, on top of that, I gave another more 15 percent to charity. When you add it together with all of the taxes and the charity, particularly in the last year, I think it reaches almost 40 percent that I gave back to the community.” Romney (who thinks corporations are people, and people like him are corporations) justifies that his rate on the fact that capital gains are taxed twice, first on the corporate level and then when distributed.  Romney also wants you to think his donations to the church are actually a tax.

– Presidential candidate and complete douchebag Rick Santorum claimed that the president’s decision to de-emphasize abstinence programs suggests that Obama wants “people to be in poverty.”

– Gingrich (again) claimed his multiple affairs “make me more normal than somebody who wanders around seeming perfect” because he can understand “the human condition and challenges of life for normal people.”

– Colorado Republicans are preparing to expand gun rights, bringing back legislation that would allow concealed weapons in schools (including elementary) and let businesses use deadly force against intruders.

– Santorum (again) explained that sexual assault (rape) victims should “accept this horribly created” pregnancy because it is “nevertheless a gift in a very broken way” and that, when it comes down to it, a victim just has “to make the best of a bad situation“

– Hal Rounds of the Tennessee Teabaggers stated that the group wants to introduce a proposal to remove references to minorities in American history textbooks, along with any negative portrayals of the wealthy white men who led the nation in the early years. He further added that the group wants to address “an awful lot of made-up criticism about, for instance, the founders intruding on the Indians or having slaves or being hypocrites in one way or another.”

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Governor Brewer welcomes the President to Arizona.

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All of that, in less than a week.

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January 27, 2012 Posted by | 2012, Gingrich, GOP morons, President Obama, Romney, Santorum | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jan Brewer Can’t Write Her Book Because Obama Always Bothering Her

Via: Wonkette

Jan Brewer (see Glamour Shots® photo)  is writing some hottt new political book about the meth orgies Bristol Palin used to throw with Jesus and Joe Arpaio in the basement of Bristol’s bland foreclosed Arizona drug palace, but Brewer is a little behind on the manuscript deadline already slated for release on November 1 for reasons oh-so beyond her control.

Who is there to blame?

Maybe her legislative agenda or her hair appointments or just some random brown guy always named José?

NO, GUESS HARDER.

No?

Oh fine, it’s Barack Obama causing all problems, as usual. “I’m working away, trying to get this all done on the weekends and late at night, trying to get it done, and all of a sudden, here we go: he starts it all up again,” she told a reporter.

What’s Obama doing, calling her on the phone every night to leave sexy messages reminding her she looks like John McCain in drag?

http://wonkette.com/451780/jan-brewer-cant-write-her-book-because-obama-always-bothering-her

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August 24, 2011 Posted by | GOP morons | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Governor Jan Brewer vetos ‘birther’ bill

Via: Arizona Republic

Gov. Jan Brewer  on Wednesday shot down an effort by the Arizona Legislature to require  presidential candidates to provide proof of citizenship in order to get on the  state’s ballot.

In her veto letter, Brewer said House  Bill 2177 “creates significant new problems while failing to do anything  constructive for Arizona.”

The House and Senate could override the governor’s veto with a two-thirds  majority vote in each chamber, but on Monday, such a move appeared unlikely.

House Speaker Kirk Adams (see photo) shook his head wearily when asked Monday evening if  lawmakers would attempt to override the veto. “No,” he said. He added that  legislative researchers found that the last time a governor’s veto was  overridden was 50 years ago.

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HB 2177 would have required the candidates’ national political party to  provide documents validating that information, preferably with a long-form birth  certificate. That generally means a detailed birth certificate with extensive  birth-related information, such as date and time of birth, the doctor’s  signature, the hospital and parents’ names and birthplaces of the parents.

If that document was not available, the candidate would have had to provide  at least two of the following: an early baptismal or circumcision certificate (photo?),  hospital birth record, postpartum medical record signed by the person who  delivered the child or an early census record.

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2011/04/19/20110419xgr-birthveto0419.html#ixzz1JwtMi3D1

April 19, 2011 Posted by | Brewer, Trump | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jan Brewer Left Speechless As Teleprompter Fails

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer created an extended pause during a speech Wednesday, when her teleprompter died, forcing her to freeze for a short time.

Brewer was delivering a message about economic development and education reform in Mesa, Arizona, when she was left speechless by the faulty equipment.

“As we limit the growth of the public sector and restrain unnecessary regulation, stimulate the engine of free enterprise (long pause) Well, the Teleprompter went dead,” Brewer said, drawing laughs from the audience.

She then went on to read from the hard copy of her address.

Brewer experienced a much larger lapse during a gubernatorial debate in September while attempting to deliver her opening remarks. At the time, HuffPost’s Jason Linkins described the oratory catastrophe as the governor having “hit a snag when her train of thought derailed, leaving dead-air gaps that rival any of the ones on the Arizona-Mexico border.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/10/jan-brewer-speech-silence_n_834139.html

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photo: Jan Brewer in too scary, so I went with a ‘facsimile’.

March 10, 2011 Posted by | GOP morons | , , , | Leave a comment