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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

BLOCK THE VOTE

Tea baggers know all too well that the only way they win the Presidency in November is to suppress the vote. Look at Rev Al Sharpton’s video on how bad voter fraud is.



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Monday, July 30, 2012

From The Mind Of A Tea Bagger



BILLBOARD COMPARES OBAMA TO AURORA SHOOTER

Billboard Compares POTUS To Killer

A billboard in Idaho is comparing President Obama to James Holmes, the 24-year-old accused of killing 12 people in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater. The electronic sign, sponsored by the libertarian-leaning Ralph Smeed Foundation, says:

“Kills 12 in a movie theater with assault rifle, everyone freaks out. Kills thousands with foreign policy, wins Nobel Peace Prize.” “We’re all outraged over that killing in Aurora, Colorado, but we’re not outraged over the boys killed in Afghanistan,” a member of the group explained, adding, “We’re not saying that Obama is a lunatic.”



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Sunday, July 29, 2012

TAX FACTS

FOOD STAMPS


If you were to ask 100 people how much they believed a married person with one child would pay in taxes, you'd likely get 100 different answers. Following that, if you asked them to explain the breakdown of where that tax money went, specifically to SNAP (formerly the food stamp program), it would be fair to assume nearly all would be unable to muster a coherent response.

Many people might be surprised to learn that the average contribution to the food stamp program is a little over 10 cents, or one thin dime, a day. Let's look at the numbers.

A married person with one child making $50,000 a year will pay exactly $3,820 in federal taxes. Of those, $2100 is allocated to Social Security, and $725 is distributed Medicare. This leaves a whopping $995 to be used to pay for programs administrated by the Federal government. That money is broken down below in its entirety:

· National Defense $247.75 / 24.9%
· Health care -- $235.81 / 23.7%
· Job and Family Security -- $190.05 / 19.1%
· Net Interest -- $73.63 / 8.1%
· Veterans Benefits -- $44.77 / 4.5%
· Education and Job Training -- $35.82 / 3.6%
· Natural Resources, Energy, and Environment -- $19.90 / 2.0%
· Immigration, Law Enforcement, and Administration of Justice -- $19.90 / 2.0%
· International Affairs -- $15.92 / 1.6%
· Science, Space, and Technology Programs -- $9.95 / 1.0%
· Agriculture -- $6.96 / 0.7%
· Community, Area, and Regional Development -- $4.98 / 0.5%
· Response to Natural Disasters -- $3.98 / 0.4%
· Additional Government Programs -- $78.61 / 7.9%

The category needed for examination is "Job and Family Security", which comprises 19.1% of all of the $995 paid in. In the future I will examine other categories in more detail. The breakdown of the $190.05 is listed below:

· Unemployment insurance -- $22.88 / 2.3%
· Food and nutrition assistance -- $36.82 / 3.7%
· Housing assistance -- $19.90 / 2.0%
· Earned income, Making Work Pay, and child tax credits -- $32.84 / 3.3%
· Supplemental Security Income -- $18.91 / 1.9%
· Federal military and civilian employee retirement and disability -- $43.78 / 4.4%
· Child care, foster care, and adoption support -- $5.97 / 0.6%
· Temporary Assistance for Needy Families -- $6.96 / 0.7%
· Railroad retirement and additional income security -- $4.98 / 0.5%

As is evidenced above, despite a person paying $191.05 for "Job and Family Security", only $36.82 of that is going towards "Food and nutrition assistance."

Therefore, a married person with one child who makes $50,000 a year will pay $36.82 in taxes to ensure the food stamp program is fully funded. But wait, there is more. That $36.82 is not only for food stamps. Indeed, that money is allocated to two other programs that include the school lunch program, and the special supplemental food program for women, infants and children. Keep in mind, this comprises the totality of the costs associated with the program including administrative.

The breakdowns for how the $36.82 is allocated is not readily available, but do the math.

$36.82 divided by 365 days = 10 cents a day.

Consider the context. A person who is paid $50,000 a year earns, on average, $136 every 24 hours. Meaning that in a little over six hours, in the example where a person is paid for every hour of their life in perpetuity, that person would be able to pay for their entire yearly contribution to ensure that hungry people are fed.

By the way if you are curious as to what percentage 10 cents is while being compared to $136 a day the number is: 0.0735%

All of this information, and more, is freely available to the public and can be found on The White House's official website.










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Saturday, July 28, 2012

NEEDS

I don't need a government to give me morals, my folks did that. I don't need a government to dictate my faith, my conscience does that. We don't need men telling humans what they can and can't do with their own person.

What I need is a government that keeps roads safe, waters clean, fresh air to breath,safe food to eat. I need a government that ensures that the resources of the only planet known in the universe that is capable of supporting life are protected and conserved for future generations. I need a government that protects my loved ones from wanton predation by those who would steal and pillage the home and property that I've worked hard for and invested in, and also stealing our livelihoods from us.

I need a government that is blind like lady justice; one that ensures that the rule of law is applied with fairness and equality of opportunity, because they are smart enough to understand the concept of the chain only being as strong as its weakest link and that we all do better when we all do well.

I need a government that will ensure that the nation that I live in is not some sub standard, third world, oligarchic, theocratic, doctorial, plutocratic, thug ruled state in which only those with wealth or might of arms have access to basic rights and necessities.

I need a government that ensures the nation in which I and my family live is not overrun with the desperation of poverty, disease and crime.

If, in anyone's mind those needs make me wrong, evil, a liberal, a democrat, a socialist or communist.....I'm perfectly okay with that. In most intellectual minds and those of most sentient, logical beings, understand that its these beliefs that make a nation stronger not weaker, and if your in objection to my needs - then I guess that makes you a tea bagger?



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Friday, July 27, 2012

Mittens Makes Many Friends While Visiting England


Yesterday British Prime Minster David Cameron, leader of the Conservative Party, shot back at Mitt Romney for saying London’s preparation for the Olympics was “disconcerting.” “We are holding an Olympic Games in one of the busiest, most active, bustling cities anywhere in the world. Of course it’s easier if you hold an Olympic Games in the middle of nowhere,” Cameron said referring to Romney running the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

Later, London Mayor Boris Johnson, also a Tory, called out Romney in a speech at an Olympics event before to tens of thousands of people in London’s Hyde Park:

JOHNSON: I’ve never seen anything like this in all my life. … people are coming from around the world and they are seeing us and they are seeing the greatest city on earth. And there are some people who are coming from around the world who don’t yet know about all the preparations we’ve done to get London ready in the last seven years. I hear there’s a guy called Mitt Romney who wants to know whether we’re ready. He wants to know whether we’re ready. Are we ready? Yes we are!





In what’s been widely panned as “Romney Shambles,” the presumptive GOP presidential nominee’s trip to Europe hasn’t gotten off to a great start. One senior British official told the Guardian of Romney’s Olympic comments: “What a total shocker. We are speechless,” while Daily Mail politics editor James Chapman quoted a source saying that Romney was “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” in meetings with British officials.

British media has also reacted harshly to Romney. “Mr Romney is credited with rescuing the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City, now he’s appeared to question London’s readiness to host a successful olympics,” the BBC’s George Alagiah said, adding “If [Romney is] here to make friends, he’s got a funny way of showing it.”

Additionally: Foreign Policy’s Joshua Keating noted today that in his book “No Apology,” Romney belittled England as “just a small island” that “doesn’t make things that people in the rest of the world want to buy.”

The Daily Kos finds Romney in 2007 calling the U.K. a “second tier” nation.

All Mittens needs to do now is to insult the mother Queen before he leaves – then he can say he has pissed of the entire land. It didn’t take long for England to get pissed off with the tea baggers, if this keeps up, the entire world shall despise these troglodytes as much as America does.



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Thursday, July 26, 2012

NEWSROOM


“The Newsroom” — a show accused of being unfair in its portrayal of conservatives, which I love because it slams the tea baggers into submission with actual facts.

If you have access to HBO and you’re a Liberal, you’ll love this show!

Here is a clip.



I would hope that the Government of Pakistan [American GOP] is watching, they just might learn something, but as we know, facts often elude these troglodytes.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

HEY NUMB NUTS


Tea Party Congressman Calls McCain ‘Numb Nuts’ For Criticizing Bachmann’s Anti-Muslim Witch Hunt.

Tea Party Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) lashed out at Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for criticizing him and his fellow conservative members for suggesting that a senior aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood. Gohmert is part of a small group of five Republican members, led by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), who are demanding an investigation into whether Clinton deputy chief of staff Huma Abedin is connected to the group.

“Normally you don’t go blast somebody on the floor who is a colleague on the same side of the aisle unless you touch base with them,” Gohmert complained during an appearance on the Dennis Miller Show on Tuesday, referring to McCain’s denunciation of the group’s allegations as “nothing less than an unwarranted and unfounded attack.” The fiery Texan then launched into a personal attack against McCain, calling him “numb nuts” and suggesting the Muslim Brotherhood is now influencing him too:

GOHMERT: Well, it’s obvious that John McCain didn’t even read the letter because of what he said in accusing Michele and us of making these horrible accusations. There were five letters and there were many things that are stated that are facts in each letter. And I wish some of these numb nuts would go out and read the letter before they make these horrible allegations about the horrible accusations we’re making. But we also know that John McCain himself had said back in the early stages of stuff going on in Egypt that he was, in his words, “unalterably opposed to helping the Muslim Brotherhood.” Well, obviously the unalterable person has been altered, so he is okay with it now.





Gohmert has long believed that Muslim extremist organizations have infiltrated the American government. At a recent Congressional hearing, he furiously questioned Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano about whether Mohamed Elibiary, a member of DHS’s Combatting Violent Extremism Working Group (CVE) and a Muslim is part of a terrorist organization.

While Bachmann and her small group of supporters are doubling down on their attacks, a growing number of Republicans are distancing themselves from the charges.


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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Two Douche Bags, And A Partridge In A Pare Tree



Newt Gingrich came to Michele Bachmann’s defense during an event at Politico Tuesday morning, insisting that she and the four Congress people who have been criticized by other Republicans for implying that a senior aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, are raising legitimate concerns about the groups’ efforts to infiltrate the American government.

“There weren’t allegations, there was a question,” Gingrich insisted. “The question ought to be asked across the board, what’s the role of the Muslim Brotherhood, what are its various networks and to what degree does it now influence the United States?” Gingrich claimed that senior members of his own party — including Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI) — have bought into an “elite” culture of “political correctness” that prevents any discussion about radical Islam:

JIM VANDEHEI (POLITICO): So you think the Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the American government?

GINGRICH: I think it’s worth knowing and I think it tells you something about the level of hysteria attacking these five members of Congress….I would ask the question, what is it they’re afraid of learning?



The former House Speaker lamented that most Republicans, including the party’s presidential nominee Mitt Romney, have resisted investigating the influence of radical Islam on the government and singled out former primary opponent Rick Santorum as a leader on the issue.



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Monday, July 23, 2012

GUN FACTS





Did you know that:


86% of Americans support requiring *all* gun buyers to pass a criminal background check, regardless of who they're buying from.

63% favor banning high capacity magazines or clips.

69% support "limiting the number of guns a person could purchase in a given time frame."

66% support requiring gun owners to register their firearms in a national gun registry.

88% support banning those on the terrorist watch list from buying guns.





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Saturday, July 21, 2012

FAUX NEWS HAS THE ANSWER

Costumes Banned From Movie Theaters


I guess the problem wasn't unregulated guns or mental health, perhaps the costumes did it.

After the massacre at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises, some folks on Faux News have suggested banning costumes at movie screenings. AMC has already moved to do so:

AMC Theatres said it will not let any guests in costumes or face-covering masks into the theaters, and issued a ban on fake weapons. The company added that anyone wanting a refund in light of this new policy will be granted one. “We are taking necessary precautions to ensure our guests who wish to enjoy a movie this weekend can do so with as much peace of mind as possible in these circumstances,” AMC Theatres said in a news release.


I get this as a matter of company practice, and the ban on fake weapons may even be sensible, both from the perspective of preventing people from walking in the door with the real things disguised as fakes (although as Aurora tells us, that’s hardly the only way to get guns and gas into a theater) and from the question of where they put them once the screening starts. But it does make me pretty sad to think that theaters would start banning costumes altogether. Whatever a lone murderer does, the impulse to play, and dress up, and pay creative homage to culture you love is not the problem here.


UPDATE: AMC has clarified their policy: they’re just going to ban “face-concealing masks” and prop weapons. I understand the desire to make folks feel comfortable at screenings, but I hope with time, they’ll be able to relax on any costume elements.


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Friday, July 20, 2012

And Now The Speech In Its Entirety


Earlier this week we saw the Robme camp slamming the President with regards to comments made about businesses. Robme has taken his cue from the dead Andrew Breitbart on how to manipulate a video to suit your radical ideology.

And now the story as it truly unfolded:



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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Speaking Of Oxygen Thieves

Dipshit, Batshit Crazy Michelle Bachman

On the floor of the Senate yesterday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) repudiated Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-MN) McCarthyesque witch-hunt to root out the alleged Muslim Brotherhood infiltration of the U.S. government. The flap started when Bachmann all but directly accused Secretary Hillary Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin of working on behalf of the Muslim Brotherhood in a letter with four colleagues to the State Department’s Inspector General demanding an investigation.

While some Democrats have taken Bachmann to task for the charges, some Republicans, like House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Rogers (MI), lauded her witch-hunt.

Enter McCain, who put his foot down today and chided his fellow Republicans for the accusations against Abedin. McCain brought up his personal relationship with Abedin, adding that she “represents what is best about America.” He noted Bachmann’s letter and its sourcing to a report from notorious Islamophobe Frank Gaffney‘s Center for Security Policy (CSP). He then said:

To say that the accusations made in both documents are not substantiated by the evidence they offer is to be overly polite and diplomatic about it. It is far better, and more accurate, to talk straight: These allegations about Huma Abedin, and the report from which they are drawn, are nothing less than an unwarranted and unfounded attack on an honorable citizen, a dedicated American, and a loyal public servant.



Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) lead the charge against Bachmann, demanding “credible, substantial evidence” to back up her accusations. Bachmann then penned a long letter responding to Ellison, which he rightly dismissed as “16 pages worth of repeated false allegations. Just regurgitated nonsense.”

But Bachmann’s response to Ellison did adjust her sources. While many of the 59 footnotes are still dubious — such as those linking to the Islamophobe Steve Emerson’s group, the Investigative Project — she dropped the sole source cited in her initial letter to the State Department: Gaffney‘s CSP. In his request for information, Ellison had noted that Gaffney — a sometime Bachmann adviser and booster — had been “widely discredited.” McCain, who said he had worked with CSP and considers Gaffney a “friend” nonetheless called the accusations in the report “scurrilous.”


UPDATE: Bachmann responds in a statement on her website: “The letters my colleagues and I sent on June 13 to the Inspectors General of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the Department of State – and the follow up letter I wrote to Rep. Ellison on July 13 – are unfortunately being distorted.”



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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Palin Was The Choice


Food for thought:

This is how much Mitt Romney sucks. This is how much trouble he's in. McCain's camp took one look at him and realized he was too big a risk to put on the ticket so they went with the "Disasta from Alaska" instead. Because country first, after all.

McCain chose the half-witted hockey mom snowbillie, with a knocked-up teen daughter over Mitt Romney.



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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Robme’s Donor Does Business With Chinese Mob



Things are getting awkward for Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate who pledged to spend a “limitless” amount of money to get Mitt Romney elected. Adelson’s latest woes stem from business practices surrounding his lucrative casino in Macau, the only Chinese city with legalized gambling.

The Macau operation has long been under scrutiny but a new in-depth investigation from ProPublica and PBS focused on allegations of improper, and perhaps in some cases illegal, business dealings by Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands company in China. While focusing on the possibility that Sands violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act with a $700,000 payment to a Chinese associate, PBS also released documents that bolstered accusations of business ties between Adelson’s shop and Chinese organized crime figures.

PBS reports that Sands was clear that, in order to drive business from mainland China to their Macau casino, they would need to use “junkets” — trips arranged by private companies to ferry high-stakes gamblers to Macau:

Among the junket companies under scrutiny is a concern that records show was financed by Cheung Chi Tai, a Hong Kong businessman.

Cheung was named in a 1992 U.S. Senate report as a leader of a Chinese organized crime gang, or triad. A casino in Macau owned by Las Vegas Sands granted tens of millions of dollars in credit to a junket backed by Cheung,
documents show.


Cheung did not respond to requests for comment.

Another document says that a Las Vegas Sands subsidiary did business with Charles Heung, a well-known Hong Kong film producer who was identified as an office holder in the Sun Yee On triad in the same 1992 Senate report. Heung, who has repeatedly denied any involvement in organized crime, did not return phone calls.

Because Nevada gambling authorities forbid doing any business with organized crime, Sands’s Las Vegas gambling licenses could hang in the balance. (Adelson and his company refused to comment for the PBS story.) But Adelson has other issues with his China operations.

In 2001, Adelson allegedly helped derail House Republican measure opposing Beijing’s Olympic bid due to human rights issues. “The bill will never see the light day, Mr. Mayor. Don’t worry about it,” he reportedly told Beijing’s mayor after phoning then-House Majority Whip Tom Delay. Sands went on to receive its lucrative casino license from China.

Part of Adelson’s Chinese dealings, which came under federal scrutiny in 2011, went through a non-profit called the Adelson Center for U.S.-China Enterprise. According to a WikiLeaks cable flagged by Salon, the association, which was meant to facilitate business between the U.S. and China, was shut down by China after some “missteps” with “funds transfer mechanisms” used by Sands. Unlike competitors, the cable said, Sands lobbied Beijing directly instead of going through Macau authorities. Adelson and Sands deny any wrongdoing related to the federal investigation.

Adelson’s many interests in politics are sometimes business-oriented and, on other issues, purely driven by ideology. Either way, his spending is massive. Adelson pledged to join forces with the Koch brothers to take down President Obama. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) — a top surrogate for Romney’s campaign — said of Adelson’s Chinese business interests and political giving that “maybe in a round-about way, foreign money is coming into an American campaign, political campaigns.”



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Monday, July 16, 2012

SHOW US THE MONEY


Mitt, Release Your Tax Info



Mitt Romney appeared on Fox & Friends Monday morning to respond to the growing number of conservatives who are calling on the former Massachusetts governor to release more of his tax returns.

At least eight Republicans have urged Romney to publicize the records and put the issue behind him, but the candidate is sticking to his guns. The public will see just two years of returns and no more, Romney said, before appearing to admit that the records may contain something politically damaging:

ROMNEY: The Obama people keep on wanting more and more and more. More things to pick through, more things for their opposition research to try make a mountain out of and to distort and to be dishonest about. We’re going to put out two years of tax returns.





Republicans are also raising alarms about Romney’s returns. “The fact is, there are a couple of years he may not have paid any taxes,” MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough predicted during Monday’s Morning Joe. “Maybe he’s concerned about that. But if it’s going to come out, he needs to get it out now so he has a couple of months to explain it.”



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Sunday, July 15, 2012

MR. NO APOLOGY WANTS A APOLOGY

BROCK LAUGHING AT MITT ROBME







HERE IS YOUR APOLOGY ASSHAT:



Like all bullies, Mitt Robme can dish it out, but he can’t take it. There has always been a perception surrounding Robme that he has a glass jaw. He is soft. He can’t take the heat, and he cracks under pressure. The Robme campaign’s pathological demands for retractions and apologies lend credibility to this perception.

What Robme and his campaign don’t seem to understand is that they are playing in the big leagues now. His opponent has been through all of this before and won. Robme’s attacks on Obama look like an ice cream social compared to the political war that was the 2008 Democratic primary against Hillary Clinton.

The cherry on top of the whole debacle came when the tea bagging nominee completely sabotaged his whole performance and gave the media a bigger headline, by refusing to release more tax returns.

Romney tried to claim the moral high ground by demanding an apology. The Obama campaign responded with a new TV ad airing in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia hitting the Republican on Bain, outsourcing, and his offshore bank accounts.

Mitt Robme didn’t get his apology, but he did get a giant fuck you from the Obama campaign.




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Saturday, July 14, 2012

MITT ROBME OF BAIN CAPITOL

Well, when the CEO of Bain Capital does it, that means that it is not illegal. Holy shit batman. I think maybe Robme should grab the pearls as the campaign is about over! The country has had one Thurston Howell III, we don't need another!


Mitt Robme Liar, Liar Pants On Fire






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Friday, July 13, 2012

Does This Sound Like You?

50 ideologies that make you a tea bagger. If you can associate with any of these 50 beliefs or sayings - you're a tea bagger:




1. At a debate, you boo a soldier because he is gay.
2. You accuse a decorated Vietnam veteran of “cutting and running.”
3. You accuse Obama of being a Muslim, yet condemn him for going to Jeremiah Wright’s Christian church.
4. You admire Sarah Palin’s keen intellect.
5. You agree with Alabama state senator Scott Beason who referred to blacks as “aborigines.”
6. You are considering moving to Canada to avoid health insurance mandates.
7. You are convinced that Obama is either Hitler, Stalin, the Joker or a combination of all 3.
8. You ascribe marital infidelity to your sense of patriotism.
9. You become hysterical at the thought of Muslims wanting to build a basketball court three blocks from Ground Zero, ignoring the fact that there was a mosque inside the World Trade Center.
10. You believe family values means having children from your first marriage try to convince people that your second wife is lying about your third wife.
11. You believe gay marriage is the “most important issue of our time”.
12. You believe Obama does not like white people.
13. You believe scientists are cross-breeding humans and animals and creating mice with fully functioning human brains.
14. You believe that Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the New Deal caused the Great Depression; even though FDR took office 4 years after it began.
15. You believe that gay marriage undermines traditional family values although your religion and family have advocated polygamy.
16. You celebrate Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” moment, yet deny Obama had anything to do with Osama bin Laden being killed.
17. You cheer at the idea of the uninsured dying.
18. You claim that your sons are doing their “patriotic duty” by supporting you in the election instead of serving in the military.
19. You confuse John Wayne and John Wayne Gacy.
20. You could not explain socialism if your life depended on it.
21. You disparage and call a veteran who is a double amputee “unpatriotic.”
22. You do not understand the difference between people you disagree with and Hitler or Karl Marx.
23. You equate any criticism of the Bush administration’s conduct of the war with not “supporting our troops”.
24. You equate masturbation with adultery.
25. You equate opinion with fact and offer no evidence of your beliefs.
26. You feel emotionally moved whenever Glenn Beck speaks.
27. You get “nauseated” at the idea of “separation of church and state.”
28. You hate the 14th Amendment and the Civil Rights Acts of 1964.
29. You invoke the threat of “Second Amendment remedies” when you do not get the electoral result that you want.
30. You like to shout-down other citizens at town-hall meetings and call it “proper democratic dialogue.”
31. You love benefits such as the interstate highway system, safe food and drugs, clean water and air, etc. – you just don’t want to pay for any of it.
32. You love having fresh produce on the shelves, nannies and groundskeepers but want the people who provide those services deported – or better yet to “self-deport” themselves.
33. You love to invoke Leviticus 18:22 but suddenly forget your Scripture when it comes to Leviticus 19:18.
34. You make frequent information requests to the Hawaii Department of Vital Records even though you are not a resident of Hawaii.
35. You overlooked eight years of Bush incompetence and criminal destabilization of the economy but decided in less than a day that Obama is the Anti-Christ.
36. You proudly display a sign that reads: “Obama is a M-O-R-A-N” at rallies.
37. You receive Medicare, yet oppose government run healthcare.
38. You strongly oppose the new health care law but have not read it.
39. You support Michelle Bachman signing a pledge that says that black children were better off during slavery.
40. You support the death penalty, the NRA and wars, yet claim to be “Pro-Life.”
41. You think Andrew Breitbart was a legitimate journalist.
42. You think being a teabagger has nothing to do with testicles.
43. You think George Soros wrote 1984.
44. You think health insurance reform somehow affects your 2nd amendment rights.
45. You think it appropriate to arm yourself for political rallies and think armed militias are a great and noble idea.
46. You think that atheists, gays and minorities are not real Americans.
47. You think that Creationism is a valid theory to teach children in science classes.
48. You think that natural disasters are God’s wrath on humanity for homosexuality.
49. You think the Tea Party is a grassroots organization.
50. You’ve ever held a sign that said, “You can have my healthcare when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers.”




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Thursday, July 12, 2012

POLLUTION IS GOOD


Faux News wants you to know that pollution is actually "good" for the environment.

FAUX NEWS AT ITS BEST








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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Middle Class Doesn't Get It


The other day Mitt Romney held a series of fundraisers in the Hamptons, culminating with a huge event at the home of billionaire David Koch. The LA Times was on the scene and reporter Maeve Reston caught up with a donor on her way into one of the events.

The woman, who wouldn’t reveal her name, said the following:

I don’t think the common person is getting it…my college kid, the baby sitters, the nails ladies — everybody who’s got the right to vote — they don’t understand what’s going on. I just think if you’re lower income — one, you’re not as educated, two, they don’t understand how it works, they don’t understand how the systems work, they don’t understand the impact.


The recommended contribution for the event she was attending was $25,000.

Earlier in the campaign Romney received criticism for saying, “I’m not concerned with the very poor.” He later said he misspoke.

Romney’s tax plan would give the richest 0.1% of Americans an average tax cut of $264,000.

I proposed a question to friends [whom are very much the middle class]; why they would vote for people whom want to squash their livelihood like a bug…to date, nothing but crickets. I agree, those voting are either freaking clueless or uneducated! Why would a teabillie vote for these one percent phucktoids? Like getting to center of a tootsie roll tootsie pop….the world may never know.



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Monday, July 9, 2012

Receiving Social Security Is Slavery?



During an appearance on Fox News on Sunday, Rep. Allen West (R-FL) compared social programs like Social Security to slavery, arguing that President Obama’s failed economic policies are creating a culture of “dependence” that is causing people who lose their unemployment benefits to enroll in the Social Security program:

HOST: The number of people going on Social Security disability out-paced the jobs created by the economy in the the month of June, that is a trend we have seen increase, and holding steady since ’09. Do you have a theory as to why that is happening? Is that something the federal government is creating or an unfortunate consequence of our economy?

WEST: That is an unfortunate consequence of failing economic policies coming from the president so that now when people are running out of the unemployment benefits, now they are looking toward going on Social Security disability… so once again we are creating the sense of economic dependence, which to me is a form of modern, 21st century slavery.






West’s comparison is not only dismissive of the 12.3 million people in forced labor around the globe — including many sweatshop workers held illegally and paid very little, girls and women forced into prostitution, and many others — but it is also wrong on the facts.

More than 8.1 million Americans received SSI in January 2012, and nearly 1.3 million of the recipients were children. SSI’s support is modest — the average monthly payment in January was $517 — but important. A 2005 study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities found that SSI lifted 2.4 million Americans above the poverty line in 2003 and is a crucial safety net that is keeping families afloat.

NFTOS
STAFF

Sunday, July 8, 2012

TEA BAGGER TRANSLATION


GOP TEA BAGGERS


Ever wonder what tea baggers mean with regards to certain language? Below is a list of terms along with the radicals definitions.

Activist Judge: Any judge attempting to protect the rights of minorities or the disadvantaged, particularly homosexuals

Alternative Energy Resources: deregulated federal parks, forests and wilderness areas and any other new place to explore for oil

Bible based: Anything in the Bible supporting the right-wing agenda

Civil Liberties: Unnecessary privileges – especially those sought by God-hating, baby-killing, elitist liberals who loves socialism

Civil Right: The guarantee of equal rights to everyone as embodied in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution (excludes those invoked by gays, women, minorities and the poor and otherwise disadvantaged)

Class Warfare: Any attempt to raise minimum wage or taxes on the wealthy

Energy Independence: the wildlife relocation program

Faith Based Initiative: Payoffs to the Conservative Christian Right

Free Markets: No-bid contracts to Halliburton and other friends of the GOP and Tea Party

Gun Control: Your trigger finger

The Homosexual Agenda: Homosexual exercising free speech; destruction of the planet earth as we know it

Liberal Media Bias: The facts do not fit our narrative

Pro-Family Politician: Any divorced congressman late on child custody payments who is against gay marriage and gay adoption

Pro-Life: The strongly felt belief in the absolute sanctity of human life beginning at conception (or before if you live in Arizona). However, this belief is suspended for the lower class when they reach the age of military service, for abortion doctors, or pinky liberal socialist commies from Kenya (not saying any names…..)

Religious Freedom: The right to spread conservative held literalist Biblical beliefs

The Return to Traditional Values: Restoration of classic beliefs such as public lynching and women’s servitude

Shared Sacrifice: Lower salaries and benefits for the working class and lower taxes for the wealthy

Staying the Course: Doing the same thing over again expecting the same results

Traditional Family Values: Marriage is a man and a woman only, gays cannot adopt, women should be barefoot in the kitchen

Voter Fraud: Any significant voter turnout by minorities, women or the poor

Women’s Reproductive Health Services: A deeply personal medical decision made between a woman and her legislators




NFTOS
Editor-In-Chief
Roger West

Saturday, July 7, 2012

HOW TO IDENTIFY A TEA BAGGER/TEABILLIE

Republican Tea Bagger

If you have ever been concerned about how to identify a republican tea bagger, fear not. We have a list of 50 ways to tell if people around you are TeaBaggers or even Teapublicans.


Their four-year-old is a member of the NRA.

They think Roe vs. Wade has to do with boats.

They can name the entire cast of The Dukes of Hazzard, but not their congressman.

Their grandmother has “ammo” on her Christmas list.

Their school colors are camouflage.

They spent more on their television than on their education.

They think “gun control” means their trigger finger.

They think the SAT is like the FBI.

They think people that send out graduation announcements are show-offs.

Christmas dinner was ruined because they ran out of ketchup.

Someone in their family died right after saying, “Hey, guys, watch this.”

Their gun safe is bigger than their refrigerator.

They can field dress a deer, but can’t change a diaper.

There is a gun rack on their bicycle.

A night on the town for them includes city jail.

Counting sheep makes them more aroused than sleepy.

During their senior year they had homeroom with their mother.

Fifth grade was the best four years of their life.

In high school they dated their current stepmother.

Most of their family have appeared on COPS.

Santa Claus refuses to let their kids sit in his lap.

The morning after their kids’ slumber party, the dogs have fleas.

The National Guard had to be called out to their last family reunion.

The UFO Hotline blocks their number.

Trick-or-treaters are afraid to come to their door.

When paying for beer, spare pistol shells fall out of their pocket.

They are turned on by a woman who can field dress a deer.

They call the operator to get the number for 911.

They can’t spell their name without looking at their belt.

They dated their mother’s current boyfriend in high school.

They get homesick watching cops.

They go to the ear, nose, and throat doctor to have their finger removed.

They have financed a tattoo.

They have shot anyone for looking at them.

They have used the O on a stop sign to sight their new rifle.

They let their fourteen-year-old daughter smoke at the dinner table in front of her children.

They list their parole officer as a reference on job applications.

They made a cheat sheet for a hunter safety test.

They played pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey and got 4 teeth knocked out.

They prefer to walk the excess length off their jeans rather than hem them.

They think a quarter horse is that ride in front of K-Mart.

They think Dom Perignon is a Mafia boss.

They think espresso means 10 items or less.

They think Liberation was that gay guy who played the piano.

They think Long John Silver is expensive underwear.

They use their daughter’s wedding as an excuse to buy a new shotgun.

They watch cartoons long after their children get bored.

Their flashlight holds more than four batteries.

Their grandmother, mother, and wife all have children the same age. Their cast iron frying pan has been referred to as “Exhibit A



NFTOS
Editor-In-Chief
Roger West

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Obamacare By The Numbers


For nearly four decades the Public Option was rated between 65% and 75% favorable because people disliked the way insurance companies treated them. When Obama reformed health care, a couple of oil billionaire and some insurance company lobbyists easily convinced the teabillies that Obamacare was a communist plot to a socialist takeover. And as always the uneducated and less informed fell for it.







NFTOS
STAFF

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

INDEPENDENCE DAY




Independence Day is often a time for fireworks, barbecues and family as we celebrate the founding of the United States. But beyond the celebrations, this holiday should serve as a reminder to all of us that these privileges are not easily earned. For 236 years we have enjoyed the freedoms won by our nation’s founders and preserved by generations of soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen.

From Eugene Oregon to Gloucester Virginia, to military installations in Afghanistan and locations around the world, I want to thank each of you for your extraordinary efforts and your commitment to enabling our freedom via you're critical missions.

You ROCK US Armed Services!

Have a happy and safe Independence Day from NFTOS


NFTOS
Editor-In-Chief
Roger West

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

BILL O’REILLY IS OFFICALLY AN IDIOT


Bill O’Reilly apologizes for being an idiot.



Bill O’Reilly predicted the Supreme Court would strike down the Obamacare mandate and, if they didn’t, he’d “apologize for being an idiot.” Last night, O’Reilly said he wasn’t “really sorry,” but did come through with an apology anyway.




NFTOS has known all along that this piece of crap called O’Reilly was an oxygen thief , as most teabillies are - now he just confirms what the country already knew..



NFTOS
Editor-In-Chief
Roger West

Monday, July 2, 2012

ROMNEY STRATEGY

Ignore Journalists, Pander To Right-Wing Conspiracy Websites

In a stunning interview with Breitbart.com, two top advisers to Mitt Romney revealed the campaign’s plan to largely ignore journalists in favor of right-wing conspiracy websites.

From the beginning of the campaign, Romney has pointedly avoided news outlets who might pose tough questions. The press dubbed it “the Mittness Protection Program.” As the campaign wore on, Romney has refused to answer direct questions about major policy issues central to the campaign. For example, Romney has still not stated whether he would undo Obama’s order ending deportations for many young undocumented immigrants.

Romney campaign spokesman Lenny Alcivar recently outlined how the campaign will avoid journalists and cooridnate and communicate their message through Brietbart.com and the Drudge Report:
When this election is over, one of the lessons that will be learned by the mainstream media is that they no longer have a toe-hold on how Americans receive their news. Never before – in a way that has taken Democrats off stride – have we seen the confluence of an aggressive online community, led by Breitbart, and an aggressive campaign team not willing to cede an inch of ground to Democrats. This combination has created a new political reality. We no longer allow the mainstream media to define the political realities in America. The rise of Breitbart, Drudge and others, combined with an aggressive Romney campaign is a powerful tool in the arsenal of the conservative movement.


…The governor will no longer allow the mainstream media to dictate the terms of this debate. This is just the beginning… We are witnessing the rise of the center right media.

The Drudge Report and Breitbart.com, founded by the late Andrew Breitbart, a Drudge protege, are actually far-right websites that reguarly traffic in paranoid and offensive conspiracy theories. A few examples:

1. The Drudge Report aggressively pushes the birther conspiracy theory. Drudge promoted Jerome Corsi’s book alleging Obama was not born in the United States. After Obama released his long form birth certificate, Drudge pushed the theory that it was a forgery. He recently featured a discredited story (first published on Brietbart.com) suggesting Obama was born in Kenya.

2. The Drudge Report pushed the theory that Chief Justice Robert upheld Obamacare because of “cognitive problems” due to epilepsy medication.

3. The Drudge Report reguarly links to and promotes 9/11 truther Alex Jones. Jones also promotes conspiracy theories regarding “global elites enacting one-world government; secret FEMA camps; weather control; mass sterilization; the Oklahoma City bombing; the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster; vaccines; and the government using products like juice boxes to ‘encourage homosexuality with chemicals so that people don’t have children.’” [Red State,
6/20/11; Media Matters, 10/11/10]

4. Breitbart.com pushed the conspiracy theory that the Navy Seal operation last spring was a hoax and Bin Laden might be alive. [ThinkProgress,
5/2/11]

5. Breitbart.com frequently accused “President Obama of failing to release a valid birth certificate.” [Media Matters,
9/29/09]

6. Bretbart.com “routinely compares Obama to Hitler, Stalin, Lenin, Mao, Pol Pot, and Castro.” [Media Matters,
9/29/09


It’s not just Romney’s advisors who are promoting sites like Drudge and Breitbart.com. In an interview with NewsMax, another far right site, Romney personally praised the Drudge Report.



NFTOS
Editor-In-Chief
Roger West