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a manifesto for psychopaths – (en)

Ayn Rand’s ideas have become the Marxism of the new right. It has a fair claim to be the ugliest philosophy the post-war world has produced. Selfishness, it contends, is good; altruism evil, empathy and compassion are irrational and destructive. &#...
by Damantigui on Nov 13, 2013

The Talk Show American 11/8/2013

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by The Talk Show American on Nov 9, 2013

Tea Party post Obama

Our Daily Train | By Jeremy StyronI wonder what will happen with the Tea Party when Obama leaves office and none of the over the top alarmist warnings come to fruition about impending doom and an American socialist state. Will they just latch on to s...
by Our Daily Train on Nov 9, 2013

Mag 192 in 55 — tea-hee

We’re talkin' about a new resurrection— Proud kinfolk tout 'merican, not Briton. Waving our hands— Preaching exceptionalism! We’re firebrands pretending to be blithesome. Join our Tea Party reunion— Forget the historical facts. We’re o...
by Writerquake on Nov 8, 2013

Mag 192 in 55 — tea-hee

We’re talkin' about a new resurrection— Proud kinfolk tout 'merican, not Briton. Waving our hands— Preaching exceptionalism! We’re firebrands pretending to be blithesome. Join our Tea Party reunion— Forget the historical facts. We’re o...
by Writerquake on Nov 8, 2013

Coke runnin' 'round my brain . . . .  A few years ago the Koch brothers (pronounced “coke”) were just a couple of little know billionaires.But then they became known as the financial angels and organizers of various Tea Party groups. Groups...
by Out of the Woods on Nov 7, 2013

Tea Party Conservatives Are The Bane Of The Republican Party

Anyone who thinks Republicans and Tea Party Republicans are one and the same, think again.  Isn't it time for both to move on?  They're definitely not compatible.Go back to 2010 with the likes of Tea Party favorites Christine O'Donnell and...
by Dogwalk Musings on Nov 6, 2013

U.S. Navy: SEALs Can Wear ‘Don’t Tread On Me’ Patches

The following is an e-mail dated October 22, 2013, that author and ex-Navy SEAL Carl Higbie allegedly received from his “former teammates” and which he republished in an opinion piece on The Daily Caller website last Friday: ALL: WARCOM a...
by Survival And Prosperity on Nov 4, 2013

How Government Pays for Things | Government 101 Series

You can’t go anywhere and not here people talking about Obamacare and health insurance right now. Many are finding themselves shocked at the dramatic rise in the cost of insurance now that portions of the Affordable Care Act have taken … Cont...
by The Conservative Revolution on Nov 3, 2013

Can Science Explain Tea Partiers’ Rage?

Can Science Explain Tea Partiers’ Rage? (via Moyers & Company)A growing body of research suggests that we are a nation divided not only by partisanship or how we view various issues, but also by dramatically different cognitive styles. Sociolog...
by Henry Sullivan on Nov 2, 2013

The Republican Civil War And Syria

In listening to the news about the continuing Syrian civil war, it occurred to me the one within the Republican Party isn't very different.  No, no one here is getting killed, but in another sense what had been the traditional Republican Party i...
by Dogwalk Musings on Nov 2, 2013

Cumulative Effects of Tear Party Politics

A very good article in the Washington Post on how Tea Party politics on the state level has hurt workers’ rights. The offensive to undercut workers’ rights are not as well-covered in the media as, say, the Tea Party’s assault on wom...
by Sparking the Left on Nov 2, 2013

The Longest Wait

I remember watching “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”  every year when I was a kid. Linus never gave up, but was left disappointed. Will the Tea Party come to its senses, or are we just Linus, all grown up?
by JoeTaxpayer on Oct 26, 2013

GOP Civil War

NPR Social Tools'Insurgent' Wing Grapples For Control Of The GOPJonathan Martin explains the Republican rift and how it was widened by the budget battlesFiscal Crisis Sounds the Charge in G.O.P.’s ‘Civil War’...
by Henry Sullivan on Oct 24, 2013

A Special Kind of Stupid Coming Out of Texas

Is there a a member of Congress from Texas more ridiculous than Ted Cruz? Louie Gohmert, you say? Possibly…but here’s another candidate for your consideration. via Foolocracy: Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold backed the government shutdown and...
by Mario Piperni dot Com on Oct 21, 2013

A vote to end stupidity and allowing common sense to prevail

"He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career."                            ... Take a walk on the wild side around New England's ou...
by Goodfellows52 on Oct 19, 2013

Republican Civil War Erupts: Business Groups v. Tea Party

Republican Civil War Erupts: Business Groups v. Tea PartyBy Michael C. Bender & Kathleen Hunter - Oct 18, 2013 9:51 AM CT...
by Henry Sullivan on Oct 18, 2013

He's No Jimmy Carter; He's Worse, and More Dangerous

No amount of warning was sufficient. In 1979 I was a young man, and even then, I thought I had lived through the worst president I could imagine. Who could possibly be worse than Jimmy Carter, I wondered. And then 2008 rolled around before I even sa...
by Sanity Sentinel on Oct 17, 2013

La secessione dei ricchi: l’Europa prepara il governo delle corporation

Prima la finanza è stata salvata dagli stati, poi questi ultimi sono stati messi sotto accusa per i bilanci scassati proprio dagli esborsi in favore del più sfacciato profitto privato e in ogni caso dediti a vizi deplorevoli come il welfare e le tu...
by Il Simplicissimus on Oct 17, 2013

He's No Jimmy Carter; He's Worse, and More Dangerous

No amount of warning was sufficient. In 1979 I was a young man, and even then, I thought I had lived through the worst president I could imagine. Who could possibly be worse than Jimmy Carter, I wondered. And then 2008 rolled around before I even sa...
by Sanity Sentinel on Oct 17, 2013


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