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The Libertarian Response To The State Of The Union

by @ Wednesday, January 26th, 2011. Filed under Congress, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Rand Paul, Ron Paul

Last night, John Stossel was joined by Ron Paul and others to discuss the State of the Union and the televised responses:

Debating The War On Earmarks

by @ Monday, November 15th, 2010. Filed under Blogging, Congress, Politics

Over at United Liberty, Jason Pye and I debate the War on Earmarks, specifically whether it really matters  considering the substantial fiscal issues facing the nation. As I have in many posts here and at OTB, I take the position that it is a  diversion from the real fiscal battles that need to be fought. […]

Republican Candidate For Congress Suggests BP/Obama Conspiracy To Destroy Oil Rig

Ladies and gentlemen, Bill Randall, candidate for Congress in North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District: “Maybe they wanted it to leak, but then it got beyond what was anticipated and we had an explosion and loss of life,” Randall said. “Is there a cover up going on? I’m not saying there necessarily is. But I think […]

Leading Member Of Congress Advocates Pursuing Policies “In Keeping With Values Of Jesus”

Except it’s not who you think it would be: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says she believes she must pursue public policies “in keeping with the values” of Jesus Christ, “The Word made Flesh.” Pelosi, who is a Catholic and who favors legalized abortion, voted against the ban on partial-birth abortion that was enacted into […]

The GOP’s Shameful Rant Against Gays In The Military On The House Floor

by @ Friday, May 28th, 2010. Filed under Congress, Individual Liberty, Political Parties, Politics, Republicans

The highlights lowlights from last night’s floor debate:

Alan Grayson Invents The Reductio ad Binladenum

by @ Friday, May 21st, 2010. Filed under Congress, Democrats, Dumbasses, Political Parties, Politics

Oppose Obama ? You’re just like al Qaeda: If it’s unacceptable to compare American politicians to a mass-murdering dictator, and I believe it is, then surely someone on the left will rise up and condemn Congressman Alan Grayson for comparing the President’s political opponents to the man who orchestrated the murder of 3,000 Americans, right […]

Sestak Gets Post-Primary Bounce, Statistically Tied With Toomey In Pennsylvania

by @ Thursday, May 20th, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Congress, Democrats, Elections, Political Parties, Politics

The first post-primary poll in Pennsylvania shows that the race between Joe Sestak and Pat Toomey is a statistical dead heat: Democratic Congressman Joe Sestak’s victory over longtime Senator Arlen Specter for his party’s nomination Tuesday has given him a bounce in support in Pennsylvania’s general election for U.S. Senate. The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide […]

“Family Values” Congressman Resigns After Admitting Affair With Aide

by @ Tuesday, May 18th, 2010. Filed under Congress, Dumbasses, Political Parties, Politics, Republicans

Ladies and gentlemen, Congressman Mark Souder: Rep. Mark Souder (R-Ind.) is resigning from Congress after telling colleagues he had an affair with a female aide. “I sinned against God, my wife and my family by having a mutual relationship with a part-time member of my staff,” Souder said in a statement Tuesday. “I am so […]

Sen. James Inhofe: Straight Soldiers Won’t Fight To Protect Their Gay Comrades

And the ignorant, bigoted crusade against gays in the military continues: You know, I’m pretty sure that the same argument was made back in 1948. H/T: LGF

Utah Republicans Deny Bob Bennett’s Bid For Re-Election

by @ Saturday, May 8th, 2010. Filed under 2010 Elections, Congress, Elections, Political Parties, Politics, Republicans

In a move that was somewhat expected, yet still quite astounding, the Utah Republican Party has declined to pick three-term Senator Bob Bennett as their nominee in 2010: Three-term Sen. Bob Bennett was driven from office Saturday by anti-incumbency rage and hostility toward Washington, becoming the first victim of the rising discontent. Bennett was bounced […]

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