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Member since: Tue May 17, 2005, 02:26 PM
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Longtime election integrity and GOTV activist. Adept at whupping bricks upside heads.

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Never mind.

Ohioans used to call Dennis Kucinich "Kooch", and it's a profanation of his good, liberal name to associate it with that teabagging, sex-hating loon from the southeast.

There are lots of other things to call Cuccinelli, anyhow. And most of them are more fun, and fitting.

On edit: I did not realize that this nickname was of long standing. My apologies to all those who have corrected me, and my sympathy for your having had to deal with the jackass for so long.

John Arthur, Warrior, has passed away.

http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2013/10/22/8127/
"A very brave man has died. John Arthur, who with his husband forced the Teapublican government of Ohio to recognize their same-sex marriage, has passed away. He will be listed as Mr. Obergefell’s husband on the death certificate, and the two will be buried side by side.

You know, just like every other married couple. Because he was a warrior. Because he had to be a warrior.

RIP John Arthur. If there is any justice in this universe, your memory will be honored for many years to come."

The Federal Budget Deficit is SHRINKING. Even if the Teabaggers pretend it isn’t.

http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2013/10/21/the-federal-budget-deficit-is-shrinking-even-if-the-teabaggers-pretend-it-isnt/

Snips:
"Facts are awesome things. For all the screeching from the Boehner Brigade and Marching McConnells, we do not have an enormous increase in spending. Obama is, in fact, the biggest tightwad Prexy since Eisenhower."

"Remember the shrinking deficit as the Teapublicans scream about the “urgent” need for deep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and other vital programs. There is no urgent need to cut such costs. None. Zip. Nada. Ixnay."

More at the link.

Raped in a small town? Don’t just rely on the cops: call Anonymous

http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2013/10/17/raped-in-a-small-town-dont-just-rely-on-the-cops-call-anonymous/


Snips:
Once again, a small town police force sides with the rapist and abuses the victim. Once again, the rapist gets off scot free. Once again, Anonymous targets the rape-loving locals. And once again, suddenly, the “justice’ system starts prosecuting the rapist:

Short form: A young girl got drugged and raped by a high school football star in Maryville, MO. The locals covered it up, dismissed the charges, abused the victim and her family, and generally acted like the rape-loving mother***ers that they are. Indeed, they got the victim’s mother fired, ran the family out of town, and burned down their house. When the family objected, the local pig lawman said that they should just “get over it”. Meanwhile, the scumsucking child-molesting rapist s***head is off at college, making rape jokes on Twitter.

Then, Anonymous got pissed off. And just like in other crappy little rape-havens across the country (like Steubenville, Torrington, et.al) people from outside of the pisspot little towns (like, say the Attorney General) started pressuring the locals to do something about the crimes except jerk off while watching the incriminating videos of the rapes. The locals have, true to form, refused to put down their puds and enforce the law, so the Staties are stepping in. Hopefully it’ll end up like Steubenville, with the rapists in jail and the whole town under criminal investigation.


More at the link.

"Victory"? Somebody buy Ted Cruz a friggin' dictionary

http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2013/10/17/victory-somebody-buy-ted-cruz-a-friggin-dictionary/

Snips:
Ted Cruz thinks that defeat is victory; or at least, he thinks that being ahead during a contest means more than who actually wins or loses at the end of a contest: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/10/16/cruz-it-was-a-remarkable-victory-until-senate-republicans-caved-on-the-shutdown/

Of course, Teapublicans did not win a victory at the end of the recent shutdown/default debacle. At the end, they were forced to “surrender”, in the words of Speaker Boehner. Most of us see a surrender as a, well, defeat. But not Teddy Boi Cruz. In his world:
•Cleveland won a remarkable victory last week, because they led at the half. (Of course, Detroit won the game later)
•Rome won a remarkable victory over Rebbe Yeshua bar Joseph when they crucified him. (Of course, the Christians are still around, and the Roman empire is long gone).
•England won a remarkable victory over the rebellious American colonies…you get the idea.


More at the link.

The Seinfeld Shutdown

http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2013/10/16/the-seinfeld-shutdown/

The Teapublican Shutdown was about nothing, it turns out. First it was about Obamacare, then it was about the deficit, then it was about the debt, and so on and on and on. In the end, nothing seemed to be behind the shutdown, as the stated reasons kept changing. So, it was about nothing.

And THAT, friends, is also what it accomplished. Nothing.

Remember this when next you cast a ballot


Nothing else at the link.

Turnout is what we need.

Machine rigging is effective in close elections: big margins make it riskier.

On this day in 1793,Marie Antoinette was beheaded.Luckily for Teabaggers,America has no Guillotines

http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2013/10/16/on-this-day-in-1793-marie-antoinette-was-beheaded-fortunately-for-teapublicans-america-has-no-guillotines/

The only punishment these latter-day Antoinettes are likely to suffer is the loss of their cushy DC jobs. Like the French aristocracy of their day, Teapublicans are thumbing their noses at the populace, stealing our money, allowing children to starve and sick people to die, all the while laughing merrily at our struggles as they lead their gilded lives. The parallels to this writer’s ancestral homeland are obvious.

Congressional “Republicans” would have us believe that taking away the paychecks of millions of Americans and refusing to pay what is due to millions of others, crashing the economy and wrecking the government; all of these, the Teabaggers tell us, are the “will of the people”. Anyone possessed of even a moiety of their marbles would know that the will of the people would never be the theft of our money and the destruction of our way of life. But the Baggers, sad to say, haven’t so much as a shard of one of their marbles, and so they repeat the mistakes of Marie and Co.

Gentle Reader, when you next go to the polls, please use your votes to cut away Tea Party contingent from Congress. Unlike Marie Antoinette, they won’t die: indeed, a (metaphorical) electoral guillotine just might help our country to stay alive.

Strange women lying in ponds and distributing swords is looking pretty good lately



Saw it on FB, figured we could use a chuckle in here too.

Teabaggers want to overthrow the government. So, screw those people.

http://bluntandcranky.wordpress.com/2013/10/15/teabaggers-want-to-overthrow-the-government-so-screw-those-people/

"Here’s one core belief of a Radical Centrist: “Revolutions suck”. Extremists like Teabaggers are so bloody stupid, they WANT a revolution, and they WANT to violently overthrow our Constitutional government. They say so themselves:


“[Obama] will finally know that his time has come to leave his perverted, Islamic concept of Mecca, our nation’s hallowed capital,” Klayman concludes. “I do not advocate violence, but it is time we show Obama that we mean business. He would be well advised to ride off into his Islamic sunset, link up with 72 virgins and party on at his expense – not ours!”

http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/klayman/130923

In case you didn’t pick it up: The “72 virgins” are a misquoted reference to the Islamic afterlife. This means that Mr. Klayman wants Obama dead. Yes, he is threatening the life of the President.

Of course, most people would never dream of following a child molester into battle, but Teabaggers are showing themselves willing to do so. Yes, Klayman is a child molester, as judged by a real court of law (not one of his phony ones):http://wonkette.com/485407
"


More at the link. SMH.
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