Lying Republican twits.

Honest to Pete, you couldn’t make this stuff up.

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It’s a Republican thing.

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16 July 2015 · Comments Off on Updates Pending · Categories: Political Theatre, Republican Lies

Republican elephant shouting litany of Obama policies that Republicans claim will destroy the nation, but did not, have not, will not.

Via Job’s Anger.

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12 July 2015 · Comments Off on How Stuff Works: Zombie Lies · Categories: Endless War, Republican Lies

Man describes how kids have admitted that zombies don't exist, but still hold on to zombie apocalypse fantasy.  Second man notes that

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07 July 2015 · Comments Off on The Voter Fraud Fraud · Categories: Republican Lies

Dan Casey. Just read it. No excerpt or summary can do it justice.

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30 June 2015 · Comments Off on Chris-Crossed · Categories: Republican Lies

Chris Christie says one thing while doing the other.

Oh, mercy me, I think I shall have the vapors.

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23 June 2015 · Comments Off on A Rose by Any Other Name . . . . · Categories: Republican Lies

A letter writer to the Roanoke Times thinks a change is in order.

Too many on the “right” have been so wrong so often that the movement needs a name change to save the meaning of the word.

Now the “right” is wrong about the church shootings in Charleston.

Do read the rest.

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15 June 2015 · Comments Off on How Stuff Works, Trickle-On Economics Dept. · Categories: Republican Lies

Mr. Burns dangling doughnut on a stick just out of Homer Simpson's reach.

Via Job’s Anger.

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14 June 2015 · Comments Off on The Voter Fraud Fraud · Categories: Republican Lies

Gene Nichol tells one voter’s story of how disenfranchisement plays. A snippet:

When her turn finally came, she explained she wanted to get an ID so she could vote. “I handed him my license and other things,” she said. The agent looked at her license and threw it back on the counter. “Don’t you know you can’t use that,” he said, “it’s expired.” Ms. Robare explained she didn’t know it had expired. He refused to look at the other documents and turned her away. “He treated me like I was stupid,” she said. “I was in tears.” She went home.

After doing more research, she learned she would need copy of her birth certificate. That was something of a problem. Ms. Robare is adopted and, in New York, her records were sealed. So she was told she would have to apply to Albany for a new one. But she was dogged, learned where to make the request, and paid the special fee and delivery costs. The bill came to $72.

Follow the link to see what happens next.

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09 June 2015 · Comments Off on Hilary Clinton and the Voter Fraud Fraud · Categories: Republican Lies

Dick Polman discusses Hilary Clinton’s calling out that Republican Lie. A snippet (emphasis added):

Then, in a speech last Thursday, she added another key color to her palette: Voting rights reform. She proposed that all Americans be automatically registered to vote when they turn 18, and that all states offer at least 20 days of early voting. And she denounced the GOP’s ongoing voter-suppression campaign: “What is happening is a sweeping effort to disempower and disenfranchise people of color, poor people and young people, from one end of the country to the other.”

She also named names: Rick Perry, Chris Christie, Scott Walker, Jeb Bush (she could easily have added John Kasich), all of whom, in their gubernatorial tenures, have curbed access to the ballot. She said of Republicans, “What part of democracy are they afraid of?”

As my two or three regular readers know, I’m not a big Clinton fan, but I have to commend her for facing this particular lie squarely.

Do follow the link. The entire article is worth your while.

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18 May 2015 · Comments Off on Hey! Rubio! · Categories: Republican Lies

Yet another Republican steps into the quicksand legacy of President George the Worst’s Great and Glorious Patriotic War for a Lie in Iraq.

Lies, if and once they come to light, do have a way of coming back to bite their adherents in the nether regions, do they not?

Let the biting continue.

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07 May 2015 · Comments Off on All the News that Fits · Categories: Republican Lies

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28 April 2015 · Comments Off on Q. What Happens When Everything You Say Is Wrong? · Categories: Republican Lies

A. Nothing.

Let Paul Krugman explain.

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Leonard Pitts, Jr., tries to figure out when a fact becomes a non-fact. A snippet:

As best I can recall — my computer ate the email — that was how the key line went in a reader missive that had me doing a double take last week. It was not the outlandish assertion that struck me but, rather, the emphatic claim of its veracity. We’re talking Shift-Lock and all-caps so there would be no mistaking: “Obama is a Muslim. That is a FACT.”

Actually, it is not a fact, but let that slide. We’re not here to renew the tired debate over Barack Obama’s religion. No, we’re only here to lament that so many of us seem to know “facts” that aren’t and that one party — guess which — has cynically nurtured, used and manipulated this ignorance for political gain.

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Read what happens when someone takes the Laffer Curve seriously.

It’s not pretty.

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25 April 2015 · Comments Off on Patriot Gamers · Categories: Republican Lies

Via Kos.

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24 April 2015 · Comments Off on Causation · Categories: Republican Lies

John Cole.

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17 April 2015 · Comments Off on Voice of the Turtle · Categories: Republican Lies

Newspaper headline:  Republicans hold Lynch nomination hostage over abortion vote.  Mitch McConnell says,


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17 April 2015 · Comments Off on War and Mongers of War · Categories: Republican Hypocrisy, Republican Lies

Via C&L.

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