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VERSE / Mariann G. Wizard : I’m Not Down With Jesus Anymore

“Republican Jesus.” Painting by Brett Bretterson / Uncyclomedia Commons. I’m Not Down With Jesus Anymore a response to “The Response” O I’m Not Down With Jesus Anymore – They say He votes Republican and leads us into war, and He … finish reading VERSE / Mariann G. Wizard : I’m Not Down With Jesus Anymore

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Ted McLaughlin : CBO Says Republican Policies Will Increase Debt, Deficit

Matt Yglesias refers to politicians who use deficits for short-term political gains (like Republicans whose tax cuts for the rich added $4 trillion to the deficit), as “deficit peacocks.” Illustration by Mario Piperni from mariopiperni.com.CBO projections:Republican economic policieswill expand debt, … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : CBO Says Republican Policies Will Increase Debt, Deficit

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Wild Pitch : Jim Bunning Plays the Fool

Graphic by Larry Ray, with apologies to the horse. We ran this image with Larry’s March 13, 2009, Rag Blog story about Jim Bunning — but we couldn’t resist using it again.Jim Bunning of Kentucky:Completely batty his last time at … finish reading Wild Pitch : Jim Bunning Plays the Fool

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Texas : Rick Perry Throws Kids Under the (School) Bus

Image from ConnectAmarillo.Governor Perry ignores student needs:Turns down $700 mission in fed funds Among the Republican leadership in Texas, politics is much more important than educating children or solving social problems. By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / January … finish reading Texas : Rick Perry Throws Kids Under the (School) Bus

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Texas : Rick Perry Throws Kids Under the (School) Bus

Image from ConnectAmarillo.Governor Perry ignores student needs:Turns down $700 million in fed education funds Among the Republican leadership in Texas, politics is much more important than educating children or solving social problems. By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Texas : Rick Perry Throws Kids Under the (School) Bus

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Textbooks in Texas : Rehabilitating Joe McCarthy?

Sen. Joseph McCarthy displays one of his many reports on Communists he found in the woodwork. Photo from Wisconsin History.What did you learn in school today?Efforts to vindicate commie-hunting senator By Justin Elliott / January 15, 2010 See ‘Who stays … finish reading Textbooks in Texas : Rehabilitating Joe McCarthy?

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Rush Limbaugh : Get Well, Class Clown

Rush Limbaugh. From “Republican Clowns” / Daniel Kurtzman / Ask.com.Sick, sick, sick…Rush Limbaugh, Class ClownBy Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog / December 31, 2009 There’s one in every classroom. Competing with the teacher for attention, cracking jokes, disrupting … finish reading Rush Limbaugh : Get Well, Class Clown

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Richard L. Scott: Healthcare Enemy Number One

See also Dr. Stephen R. Keister’s remarks below about Richard L. Scott. All of this is rather enlightening to say the least. Richard Jehn / The Rag Blog Former Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. co-founder Richard Scott is now chairman of Solantic, … finish reading Richard L. Scott: Healthcare Enemy Number One

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Republican Buffoon Bunning : Another Shameful Show

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog (with apologies to the horse).Sen. Jim Bunning: A Shameful Show While many senators were terse and faulted Geithner for not having a detailed bailout plan in hand, Senator Bunning was coarse, mean … finish reading Republican Buffoon Bunning : Another Shameful Show

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Brandon Darby : Austin Activist Outed as FBI Spy

Austin activist and admitted FBI informant Brandon Darby. Austin has its very own FBI spy. Recall that Scrub Bush took all the FBI agents off enforcing banking laws, and put them to work watching political groups here at home. — … finish reading Brandon Darby : Austin Activist Outed as FBI Spy

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