Monday, September 22, 2014

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

From the "Latest Headlines" crawl:

Cartographers Without Borders arrive in Iraq

Texas Gov. Perry: Terrorists Have Already Entered Country Through Southern Border
At this very moment they could be cleaning your hotel room.

Study Shows Liberals, Conservatives, Smell Different, Each Prefers Same-Smelling Partner for Sex, Romance
Lone exception: James Carville, Mary Matalin.

Texas Court Upholds Right to Take Upskirt Pictures
“If God didn't want us to take upskirt pictures he wouldn't have given us cameras, mirrors and panties.”

Urban Outfitters Slammed for Selling Blood-Stained Kent State Sweatshirt
“Too soon?” asks outgoing product manager.
Yes.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Toothless Hicks Agree: We Love Obamacare, Wish a White Man Had Signed It

El Rude-o

So the New York Times interviewed people in Kentucky who have taken advantage of one part or another of the Affordable Care Act, especially the expansion of Medicaid. Robin Evans, a 49 year-old with high blood pressure and Graves' disease, is just "tickled to death" to have insurance coverage, which she had gone without for years. Of course, she's gonna vote Mitch McConnell out of office since he has made it his mission to repeal the ACA. Said Evans, "Born and raised Republican...I ain’t planning on changing now."

Sorry, what now?

That's right. The backwards ass country fucks who have benefited the most, the hillbillies who are such stereotypes that Pappy Yokum would feel ashamed, don't give a pile of horse shit that it was Democrats and Barack Obama who made it possible for them to live, purely and simply. They don't like the President. And if you don't think his race has nothing to do with it, then you have never been to Kentucky.

But the Rude Pundit can't help but think that Democrats have no one to blame but themselves here. For months, they bought into the Republican lies that the ACA was going to be a huge failure and didn't defend it when it needed defending the most. So even though Gov. Steven Beshear was a huge advocate, many Democrats allowed the narrative to be set by Fox "news" and by the goddamned cowards in our own party.

So here we are, at what should be a triumphant moment, and, instead, we get to watch the very people Democrats wanted to help spit on them and then go complain about Benghazi or the IRS or whatever other spoon-fed bullshit distracts them from reality.

No good deed by Democrats goes self-unpunished.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Robust Military Response to ISIS Demanded
By military contractors.

Fracking Boom in Midwest Turning Into Another California Gold Rush
Earthquakes included.

L.A. Times Corrects Report That Number of College-Educated People Increased 68% From 2006 to 2012, When Increase Was In Fact Only 33%
We’re even less well-educated than we previously imagined we were.

GM to Introduce Hands-Free, Foot-Free Cadillac in 2017
Will be sold first in Miami Beach, where many drivers can't reach steering wheel or foot pedals.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Emmylou only gets credit for an assist on this one, but I like it.

Thanks to bradpaisley96.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Truthy 'Toon

A tip o' the Brain to Teabonics.

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Minutemen Name Anti-Illegal Immigration Plan “Operation Normandy”
They'll station hundreds of Minutemen at border, just like at Normandy, when brave Nazis fought off illegal American troops.

Majority of ConservativeDon't Like Soccer
Fear it leads to socialized medicine.

99% of Comments to FCC Favor Net Neutrality
Only one percent favor using their immense wealth and political clout to oust any FCC commissioner who votes for it.

Largest Dinosaur Ever Discovered
Dreadnoughtus Schrani weighed 65 tons, ate voraciously, and decomposed into enough petroleum to drive a Chevy Suburban from Chicago to Detroit.

Saturday, September 6, 2014