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5 Right-Wing Absurdities This Week
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Andrea Tantaros, Ann Coulter, Bernie Sanders, Bigotry, Donald Trump, GOP Hate, GOP Lies, healthcare, InsaniTEA, living wage, Mike Huckabee, Racism, Rand Paul, stupidity, TEAbuggery )

- 826 days ago -
Almost every week, Republicans join a competition to see who can say the most outlandish things, and in the process, they push the envelope on just how nutty InsaniTEA can become. ... last week was no exception.
AUDIO: Idaho Republican Asks If a Woman Can Swallow a Camera for Gynecological Exam
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, women, health, female anatomy, congress, stupidity, Idaho, Rep. Vito Barbieri, republicans, news, ethics, government, politics )

- 1061 days ago -
Idaho state Rep. Vito Barbieri (R) was well on his way to becoming a national laughingstock on Monday for his bungled understanding of the female anatomy âEUR" now you can listen to what he actually said.
7 Jaw-Droppingly Dumb Things Republicans Think About Science
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, science, war on women, climate change, lies, stupidity, abortion, rape, stem cells, evolution )

- 1673 days ago -
Masturbating fetuses is just the start. From trees causing global warming to fetuses in your Pepsi, here are some of the battiest things Republicans have said about science.
Rush Limbaugh Says Obama Manipulated Hurricane Forecasts to Delay GOP Convention
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, elections, candidates, convention, Rush Limbaugh, conspiracy theory, hurricane Isaac, lies, propaganda, stupidity )

- 1971 days ago -
On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh suggested that the government manipulated hurricane forecasts in order to force Republicans to cancel a day of their national convention, saying the model "allows them to do it."
Eric Cantor Reassures GOP Lawmakers He Won't Try To Get Them Defeated
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Eric Cantor, Adam Kinzinger, Don Manzullo, Aaron Schock Kinzinger, Eric Cantor GOP Primary, Eric Cantor Campaign Donation, Eric Cantor Pac, candidates, stupidity )

- 2111 days ago -
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has been personally reaching out to GOP lawmakers to reassure them that he has their backs, despite the fact that he recently gave $25,000 to a group focused on defeating several House Republicans in their primary
Tell Congress That Pizza Is NOT a Vegetable - ForceChange
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Food, Children, government, stupidity, ethics, healthcare, congress, propaganda )

- 2249 days ago -
Tell Congress that Pizza Is NOT a Vegetable Tell Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to adopt the Obama administration's proposals and stop pandering to the corporate food lobby.
"Joe The Plumber" Lashes Out At Media
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Joe"The Plumber"Wurzelbacker, media, lashing out, stupidity, dishonesty, ethics, propaganda )

- 3380 days ago -
On Sunday, McCain traveled to Wurzelbacker's home state of Ohio, while the plumber was in New York making the media rounds with his family. -There for Reap What You Sow Wurzelbacher -You Are A Fraud Seeking Media Attention -Du-uh!!!
Schoolboy Spares NASA's Blushes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NASA, error, miscalculation, stupidity )

- 3566 days ago -
A 13-year-old German schoolboy corrected NASA's estimates on the chances of an asteroid colliding with Earth after spotting the boffins had miscalculated, a German newspaper reported.
U.S. Nuclear Plant Safety Checks System Under Fire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: nukes, stupidity )

- 3631 days ago -
The federal relicensing system used to ensure that America's 1970s-era nuclear plants are safe for future decades is coming under fire following an audit that found key safety evaluations lacked critical documentation.
Ohio E-Voting Review Makes a Mockery of "Recounts"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, stupidity, idiocy, fools )

- 3705 days ago -
like printing out all of your bank statements from Quicken, and totaling it all up by hand because you don't trust that the software is displaying your real balance on the screen... no, actually, it's even dumber than that. Let me see if I can explain.
British Minister Detained at US Airport
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, stupidity, Homeland Idiocy )

- 3736 days ago -
He was searched and detained by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - the same department whose representatives he had been meeting on his visit to the country.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, stupidity )

- 3738 days ago -
Satirical photo cartoon with short commentary. Nicely done.
Mandela Still Alive After Embarrassing Bush Remark
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, ignorance, stupidity, insanity )

- 3775 days ago -
"I heard somebody say, Where's Mandela?' Well, Mandela's dead because Saddam Hussein killed all the Mandelas," Bush, who has a reputation for verbal faux pas, said in a press conference in Washington on Thursday.
Short Shots #2: Dispatches From The War On Stupidity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: stupidity, republicans, bush )

- 3950 days ago -
Among people who think, 72% are liberal and 15% conservative. Among elite thinkers, the portion of liberals goes up to 87%. Thinking leads to liberalism, think about it.

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